“The best drums come to the Crow Fair” goes the saying among the crow people. It is said with pride and a feeling of hospitality. This album includes songs by ten outstanding groups representing the finest singers of the Northern Plains and Canada.
Recorded live by special permission during the Crow Indian Fair and Celebration, Crow Agency, Montana.
1. Host Drum: Castle Rock Crow Singers (Henry Rides Horse, leader)
2. Northern Cheyenne Singers (Clifford Bighead, leader)
3. Assiniboine Sioux Singers (Charles Gray, leader)
4. Parker-Cree Singers (Videl Stump, leader)
1. Mesquakie Bear Singers (Charles Pushetonequa, Sr. leader)
2. Cardston Blood Singers (Edward Little Bear, leader)
3. Wind River Arapaho/Shoshone Singers (Felix Groesbeck & Duane Tillman, leaders)
4. Mandaree Singers (Bill Baker, leader)
5. Yakima Nation Singers (Gilbert Onepennee, leader)
6. Kiowa Gourd Singers, Oklahoma (eleven singers)