Native Americans In Rock

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The recent documentary, “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World“, highlighted the unsung contributions of Native Americans in rock music. Inspired by the documentary, on this episode of Music 101, we’ll trace the influence of Native Americans in modern music.

For more music discovery from Native American artists, you can learn more at the Native American Music Awards website.

Charley Patton | “Down The Dirt Road Blues”
Mildred Bailey | “Rock It For Me”
Link Wray | “Rumble”
Peter LaFarge | “The Ballad Of Ira Hayes”
Johnny Cash | “Custer”
Buffy Sainte-Marie | “The Universal Soldier”
The Band | “Across The Great Divide”
Jimi Hendrix | “Cherokee Jam”
Redbone | “Come And Get Your Love”
Jackson Browne | “Doctor My Eyes”
The Wild Tchoupitoulas | “Brother John”