Katie Lee - Colorado River Songs album download
|2||When The Colorado Rises|
|3||Two Little Flies|
|7||The Drinking Song|
|9||Song Of The Boatman|
|10||Pore Colly Raddy|
|11||The Tale Of The Tickaboo|
|13||Ghosts Of The Old San Juan|
|14||The Wreck-The-Nation-Bureau Song|
|15||Through This World|
|16||Rusty Old Red River|
|19||The Giants Once Among Us|
NotesBonus tracks added and tracks reordered from original LP
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 0 931555 662347
|FH 5333||Katie Lee||Folk Songs Of The Colorado River (LP, Mono)||Folkways Records||FH 5333||US||1964|
Katie Lee (October 23, 1919 – November 1, 2017) was an American folk singer, actress, writer, photographer and environmental activist. From the 1950s, Lee often sang about rivers and white water rafting. She was a vocal opponent of Glen Canyon Dam, which opened in 1963, and called for the canyon to be returned to its natural state; for her environmental activism, was often called "the Desert Goddess of Glen Canyon. Colorado River Songs was expanded to include more songs and re-released in 1997 on CD. She released Glen Canyon River Journeys on CD, which mixes music and her narration. She also was featured on the 2005 Smithsonian Folkways compilation album, Songs and Stories from Grand Canyon She authored five books.
Arizona native Katie Lee (born 1919) demonstrates her true love of her surroundings through this collection of environmentally themed folk songs. The 14 songs Lee g herself on guitar-focus on the Colorado River and the adverse environmental effects caused by the damming of the river. In 2011, Lee was inducted into the Arizona Music Hall of Fame.
Katie Lee was born on October 23, 1919 and died on November 1, 2017. She was an American folk singer, writer, actress, photographer and environmental activist. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. After that, she went on to study with two of the most successful folksingers of the 1940s, Burl Ives and Josh White. In 1964, Lee released an album on Folkways Records, entitled Folk Songs of the Colorado River. In the 1980s, she recorded a cassette-only release Colorado River Songs consisting of old songs popular among river runners on the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon, and some original compositions. This release was hailed by Edward Abbey and David Foreman among others.
Library Of Congress Catalog Number R 64-1272.
Obituary: Katie Lee 1919-2017. Joey van Leeuwen and Katie Lee. Originally Published: November 21, 2017 12:13 . Treasured folk musician, environmental activist, and author Katie Lee, of Jerome, Arizona died peacefully in her home on November 1, 2017. Katie Lee never stopped fighting to drain Lake Powell and return the natural flow of the Colorado River. Her book Glen Canyon Betrayed, a personal journey of her boating trips through the canyon before it was dammed, has become a classic. The University of New Mexico first published Katie’s acclaimed book, Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle: A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse, which is accompanied by a double album collection of the songs performed by Katie Lee and Travis.
More by Katie Lee. Don't Go Away. Warmer in the Winter. Songs of Couch and Consultation. Folk Songs of the Colorado River. More Katie Lee. Listen to The Best Of Katie Lee - Recorded Live At The Troubadour (Digitally Remastered) now. Listen to The Best Of Katie Lee - Recorded Live At The Troubadour (Digitally Remastered) in full in the this site app. Play on this site.
There are two artists name Katie Lee. 1) Katie Lee (October 23, 1919 – November 1, 2017) was an American folk singer, writer, actress, photographer and environmental activist.