Lost Forty Project Videos
Beginning February 1st, 2016, The Lost Forty released twelve YouTube videos (one each month) featuring our arrangements of songs from The Minnesota Folksong Collection, a new digital archive of folksongs collected from singers who lived long ago in northern Minnesota. Check em out!
February: “The Clipper Ship Dreadnought”
March: “The Crafty Miss”
April: “To Work Upon the Railroad”
May: “Jerry Go Oil the Car”
July: “Heenan and Sayers”
August: “The Persian’s Crew”
September: “Lost on the Lady Elgin”
October: “Van Diemen’s Land”
November: “The Hunter’s Death”
December: “A Shanty Man’s Life”
January 2017: “What a Time on the Way”
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.