MP3 Georgie Jessup - American Holocaust
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Kurz-Beschreibung von CDbaby: Roots rock traditional american music, mixing Native American influences with poignant, biting lyrics in the spirit of polictical folk.
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*NOMINATED FOR THE INDIAN SUMMER MUSIC AWARDS 2004*
Native Spirit category
Georgie Jessup is a three time WAMA nominated singer songwriter, and musician of extraordinary passion. S/he has an equally extraordinary ability to encourage audiences to look deeply into their prejudices and other transgressions. Consequently, audiences tend to respond emotionally, if not always lovingly. Georgie has developed a successful career by challenging musical styles, personal identifications, and storybook history lessons. S/he has released three CD’s AMERICAN HOLOCAUST, SWEET GRASS SMOKE, and WINKTE & CRAZY SACRED DOGS and is working on he/r fourth release with co-producer and engineer/musician, Billy Kemp and his band Willbilly.
Austria’s own Big City Indian for their 2003 release Native Heart Urban Soul recorded he/r song, Red Cloud’s Room, from the Sweet Grass Smoke CD.
Georgie’s AMERICAN HOLOCAUST is a controversial CD. The title caused the album to be banned at many radio stations before anyone listened to the music. Those who listened heard carefully crafted songs illuminating the dignity of all people, and they heard an artist pleading for the preservation of a country founded on the principles of life, liberty, and justice for all.
"Georgie sings from the heart, like a rare flower in a wilderness. She speaks to us about the deepest issues. Issues that all of us should care about, but so many of us pretend don’t affect us. Georgie reminds us that we are all related in our human condition and struggle. And Georgie reinforces that we are all trapped by gender and physical being,and that the brightest life and light we have is our soul."
Candye Kane: Sire Records recording star-r&b/blues singer songwriter
We need more artists like (Georgie Jessup) to keep the circle strong. I’m listening to (American Holocaust) CD, I haven’t heard it for a while. I’d forgotten how much energy (Georgie) put into it. Everything, (Georgie) put everything intoit, and it comes through ’Loud n’ Pround’...great work...
John Gregg Sr.(Hopi/Inuplat) Assistant Manager, American Indian Radio on Satellite (AIROS) https://www.tradebit.com
Jessup’s songs, with their strong messages and anthemic choruses, make you want to join in even if you have never heard them before...organic and rootsy yet open to the world
Bob Steele, Mid-Atlantic Gay Life
Natalie Davis, The City Paper
I have yet to be touched as deeply and meaningfully as Iam by ’American Holocaust’...haunting songs and powerful words
David Baker, The Baltimore Alternative
My sister warrior, I will remain your ally and your friend until every battle’s won
Author/activist Leslie Feinberg(Beacon Press & Firebrand Books)
cold soul, thrill seeking, motown social-conscience funk
Eve Ziebart The Washington Post
certainly one of a kind...thought provoking lyrics
Michael Apted Osiris Films / director THUNDERHEART, GORILLAS IN THE MIST, INCIDENT AT OGLALA
very radio friendly...belongs on the better half of the top-40
Linen Shorts Dirty Linen Magazine
thank (Georgie)for caring about what words...can mean to the soul!"
Chris Bohjalian author; PAST THE BLEACHERS,WATER WITCHES, MIDWIVES,TRANS SISTER RADIo, Contributing writer for the Boston Globe,Reader’s Digest
an ambitious undertaking...’Greed’, and ’Let Us Be’ give AMERICAN HOLOCAUST a poignant punctuation...that would make Marlon Brando proud....Truth is, each and every puzzle piece of this ten song opus is a memorial to our original forefather,(Native Americans)
Mark Bound Music Monthly Magazine
prvocative....It, (AMERICAN HOLOCAUST), questions the values that put "progress" before humanity and answers that the only true progress is acting in harmony with earth, sky, plants,animals, and...fellow humans
News From Indian Country Magazine
I liked the songs and the vision
Jim Musselman Appleseed Recordings
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powerful work...really got me moving..." "Gripping...grabs you right from the start..." "I love it....A really feel good...tune that says something catchy yet original"Wonderful! I can’t think of a thing to make it better!" "Sign (them ie Sweet Grass Smoke / Georgie Jessup)now, now, now...absolutely beautiful...absolutely mesmerizing..."
INTERESTING QUOTES BY THE FOUR PRESIDENTS & OTHERS ON https://www.tradebit.comHMORE
"Commemorating America’s political accomplishments"
Gutzon Borlum, 1925, on creating Mt. Rushmore
"lay waste all the settlements around...that the country may not be merely overrun but destroyed"
"...to pursue[the Indians]to extermination, or drive them to new seats beyond our reach."
"I don’t go so far as to think that only good Indians are dead Indians,but I believe nine out of ten are, and I shouldn’t like to inquire too closely into the case of the tenth."
"render it secure for the advancing settler."
Ordered the largest official mass execution (of Indians) in history in which guilt of the executed could not be positively determined.
"A more ripe and rank case of dishonorable dealings will never, in all probability, be found in our history."
U.S. Court of Claims on aquisition of Paha Sapa
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