Why Are There So Many Non-Newfoundland Songs On This Site?
Every once in a while someone asks me that question.
Firstly, I always have and always will give priority to those songs which originate with the composers and performers of Newfoundland and Labrador whether they be traditional or modern.
Secondly, It can't be denied that much of the musical heritage of our province comes either directly or indirectly from other sources. Many songs have been adopted into our culture from the other atlantic provinces, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, etcetera.
For example, did you know that...