Description

The Zuni people are a Pueblo tribe that settled in the desert of the American southwest more than 2000 years ago. The beautiful songs and ornate dances that accompany their ceremonies celebrate the planting and harvesting of crops and offer prayers for rain and a successful hunt. These historic recordings give a glimpse into the life and traditions of an ancient people.

TRACKS: Click below to listen.
Tracks 1-4 were recorded in 1953 and originally released as Canyon Records 78RPMs ARP-156a/b and ARP-157a/b
1. Zuni “Squaw” Dance (2:59)
2. Fast Comanche Dance (2:33)
3. Nah-Ha-Li-Shoo Song (3:38)
4. Buffalo Dance Song (2:34)
Tracks 5-13 were recorded in 1968 and originally released as Canyon Records LP “Zuni” (CR-6060)
5. Buffalo Dance Song of 1967 (1:59)
6. Comanche Dance Song of 1967 (1:34)
7. Harvest Dance Song (2:27)
8. Harvest Dance Song (2:21)
9. Turkey Dance Song (2:02)
10. Ha-Ha-Wu Dance (2:02)
11. Mid-Sixties Comanche Song (1:17)
12. Corn Dance Song of 1967 (1:46)
13. Rain Dance Song (3:45)
Tracks 14-23 were recorded in 1971 and originally released as Canyon Records LP “Summer Songs From Zuni” (CR-6077)
14. Rain Dance Song (3:30)
15. Rain Dance Song (4:06)
16. Comanche Dance Entry Song (2:22)
17. Fast Comanche Dance Song (2:05)
18. Nah-Ha-Li-Shoo Song (1:36)
19. Hee-le-lee Song (1:53)
20. Rain Dance Song (3:57)
21. Fast Comanche Song (2:13)
22. Nah-Ha-Li-Shoo Song (1:49)
23. Moo-Wy-Yeh (1:27)
Total Time: 54:32