The first recording by the Wakami Wailers; a collection of traditional folk songs from the lumberjack winter camps of the late 19th century. Lush three-part harmonies, fiddle, acoustic guitars, and mandolin dominate the recording. Released in 1985.
"14 tracks that define the heroic, lonely and frequently dangerous lifestyle of logging." Rambles
"With jaunty rhythms and excellent vocal harmony, the Wailers have dug out some treasures of Canadian folk music from the archives and brought them to life." Northern Journey Online
Lost Jimmy Whelan/Julia Delany
How We Got Up to the Woods Last Year
Save Your Money When You're Young
A Lumberjack's Legend
The Last of the White Pine Loggers