Tag Archive: chinook song

The (Chinook) Marseillaise du whisky

#1 on the Kamloops country chart in the winter of 1897!  70 years before the Beatles retooled the French national anthem for pop use in “All You Need is Love“… Don’t be fooled… Continue reading

Chinook Jargon songs, part 3

From the same book as parts 1 and 2 (page 66): found in the 1864-1867 diary of Arthur S. Farwell, ‘later Surveyor-General’ for BC.  (See also part 1, part 2 and part 4.)… Continue reading