beaver island http://wmuk.org en Brian Miller revives music of the northern lumber camps http://wmuk.org/post/brian-miller-revives-music-northern-lumber-camps <p></p><p>Minnesota musician <a href="http://evergreentrad.com">Brian Miller&#39;s</a> most recent CD, <a href="http://evergreentrad.com"><em>The Falling of the Pine</em></a>, is his second album of songs that were sung in the lumber camps across the northern states in the 19th and early 20th&nbsp;centuries.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 19:55:07 +0000 Cara Lieurance 9506 at http://wmuk.org Brian Miller revives music of the northern lumber camps Musician carries on Beaver Island culture, community http://wmuk.org/post/musician-carries-beaver-island-culture-community <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Music on Beaver Island, Michigan, has always been essential to island life, but it also draws the interest of outsiders such as musicologist Alan Lomax, for its unique color, which draws from a history of Irish American fiddling, songs and ballads of the Great Lakes, and a Grand </span>Ol<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Opry<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> set list established in the </span>30s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>40s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span>50s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:22:00 +0000 Cara Lieurance 3186 at http://wmuk.org Musician carries on Beaver Island culture, community