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Floyd Westerman - The Land Is Your Mother (La Tierra Es Tu Madre) album

Floyd Westerman - The Land Is Your Mother (La Tierra Es Tu Madre) album
Performer: Floyd Westerman
Genre: Rock / Blues / Folk
Title: The Land Is Your Mother (La Tierra Es Tu Madre)
FLAC album size: 1711
Style: Folk, Blues Rock, Folk Rock
Country: Germany
Released: 1984

The Land Is Your Mother (La Tierra Es Tu Madre) 01:00:15 22. Sioux Rabbit Song 0103:33.

Intro: G Gmaj7 Em Am D D7 G Gmaj7 Hold me close and hold me fast Em The magic spells you cast Am D This is La Vie en ros-e D7 When you kiss me heaven sighs D And though I close my eyes Dsus4.

The loneliness and weariness of struggle is everywhere in Westerman's voice; it stands in strident contrast to the militant country sound on the earlier album. It's not the sound of surrender, but the sound of long suffering. The Land Is Your Mother (La Tierra Es Tu Madre). Floyd Red Crow Westerman.

Category Country Year. US-08-0110 Floyd Westerman. The Land Is Your Mother (LP, Album). Trikont, Unsere Stimme. US-08-0110 Germany 1984.

Floyd Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta . Red Crow" in Dakota (August 17, 1936 – December 13, 2007), was a Sioux musician, political activist, and actor. After establishing a career as a country music singer, later in his life, he became a leading actor depicting Native Americans in American films and television. He worked as a political activist for Native American causes.

Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta (August 17, 1936 – December 13, 2007), was a Sioux musician, political activist, and actor. Westerman was born Floyd Westerman (Kanghi Duta) on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, home of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, a federally recognized tribe.

Westerman's 1982 album, The Land is Your Mother, reflected the convergence of the interests of indigenous peoples worldwide and the environmental movement. He toured with Sting's rainforest tour in the early 1990s, and became involved in Harry Belafonte's campaign against the spread of nuclear power. But his musical success led to the movies. He described the invasion of Iraq as "just another land grab, like they did with Oklahoma and the midwest in America. Back then it was about land and gold and now it was about oi. Westerman also broadcast adverts for Lakota, a topical pain reliever, often wearing Native American dress and he continued to perform, as Chief Eagle Horn in Buffalo Bill's show in Hidalgo (2004), and in the television film The Tillamook Treasure (2006).

Mother, do you think she's dangerous–to me? Mother, will she tear your little boy apart? Ooh-ah, mother, will she break my heart? Hush now, baby, baby, don't you cry Mamma's gonna check out all your girlfriends for you Mamma won't let anyone dirty get through Mamma's gonna wait up until you get in Mamma will always find out where you've been Mamma's gonna keep baby healthy and clean Ooh, babe, ooh, babe, oh, babe You'll. This track is about the character Pink’s relationship with his mother: him looking to her for guidance and advice, her responding by helping him to build the metaphorical wall that will serve to both protect and isolate him from the world. Notice how it switches from mother to mamma and points in the song, not only referencing the song Hush, little baby, but signaling a change in perspective from Pink talking to his mother reassuring Pink.

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G Gmaj7Hold me close and hold me fast. AmThe magic spell you cast. Am7 D7This is La Vie En Rose. Am7 D7When you kiss me heaven sighs. AmAnd though I close my eyes. Am7 D7I see La Vie En Rose. G Gmaj7When you press me to your heart. AmI'm in a world apart. Am7A world where roses bloom. Am7And when you speak, angels sing from above. D7Everyday words seem to turn into love songs, G Gmaj7Give your heart and soul to me. Am7 D7 Gmaj7And life will always be La Vie En Rose. Please rate this tab: Autoscroll.


A1 How Long Have You Been Blind
A2 B.I.A. (Bureau Of Indian Affairs) Blues
A3 Chante Waste' Wi (De Ni Shna Na)
A4 Quiet Desperation
A5 Yellow Metal
B1 Soon, Moon, And Tears
B2 Joseph
B3 Or Do You Care
B4 Bring Me To My Knees
B4 Wounded Knee
B5 The Land Is Your Mother (La Tierra Es Tu Madre)
B6 Rabbit Dance

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Full Circle Productions
  • Copyright (c) – Full Circle Productions


Artwork incorrectly lists "Rabbit Dance Song" as the last song on Side A, in fact it is the last on Side B.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
US-08-0110 Floyd Westerman The Land Is Your Mother ‎(LP, Album) Trikont, Unsere Stimme US-08-0110 Germany 1984
S-12466 Floyd Westerman The Land Is Your Mother ‎(LP, Album) Not On Label S-12466 US 1984
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