Origins/ADD: Seneca Canoe Song
Subject: Origins: Seneca Canoe Song|
From: Joe Offer
Date: 07 Dec 16 - 03:58 AM
The Seneca Canoe Song is one of those songs I've always heard about, but never heard. I found it on Pete Seeger's Folkways album titles Champlain Valley Songs, Folkways No. FH5210, 1960.
Here are the notes:
The lyrics are in the Rise Up Singing Songbook:
SENECA CANOE SONG (Kayowajineh)
Kayowajineh, yo ho hey yo ho
Kayowajineh yo ho hey
Pete Seeger tells his story of the song:
Album recording (Seeger's Circles & Seasons):
Anybody know anything else about this song or its background?