Stompin’ Tom Connors’ saucy wit extended to Nunavut

See on Scoop.itInuit Nunangat Stories

One little-known tune, from his 1969 album, Bud the Spud, is entitled “My Little Eskimo.” http://youtu.be/zXXr5T5XKyA Another, the Martin Hartwell Story, tells the tale of a pilot who survived a plane crash while flying between Cambridge Bay and Yellowknife.

But many Nunavummiut will remember The Ballad of Muk Tuk Annie, from the 1974 album Stompin’ Tom Meets Muk Tuk Annie, based on a long poem by Eric Linden called the Ballad of Muktuk Annie. (See video embedded below.)

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Northern_Clips‘s insight:

"…One little-known tune, from his 1969 album, Bud the Spud, is entitled “My Little Eskimo.” Another, the Martin Hartwell Story, tells the tale of a pilot who survived a plane crash while flying between Cambridge Bay and Yellowknife…."

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