The Earth is Our Mother is a wonderful way to incorporate music into your Earth Day Celebrations. Although it is not an authentic Native American song, its message is to take care of our world.
The United States has a long tradition of harvest songs. Ours stem from songs sung by Native American, hymns sung by Pilgrims and finally secular folk songs that remind us of the old farm.
It takes a special kind of person to love this CD collection. Someone that loves the bizarre and unusual. Someone that gets that the music is serious artistic expression and not a weird joke.
In 1959, why did Tom Lehrer record a song of all the known elements of his time based on the tune of the Major-General's Song from the opera The Pirates of Penzance?