NDN KARS: Most Requested

Rising from the grassroots of North America, Keith Secola is a songwriter of the people. Critics refer to him as the Native versions of both Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen. "NDN Kars" (Indian Cars), his most popular song is considered the contemporary Native American anthem, achieving legendary status. It has been the most requested song on Native Radio in the US and Canada for over twenty years. Today, Keith Secola is hailed as the "Godfather of Native Americana" and is one of the most influential artist's in Native music. Throughout his career Keith Secola has won numerous awards and nominations in various categories. He joined Jimmy Hendrix, Hank Williams, Crystal Gayle, Richie Valens and many others in 2011 when he was inducted into the Native American Music Awards Hall of Fame.

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World

In 1958,  Link Wray released the single "Rumble" using the 'power chord' ​launching a music revolution and facilitating the emergence of "punk and heavy rock". The single reached #16 on the charts selling over 1-million copies and is the only instrumental single to ever be banned by radio in the U.S. In 2017, the documentary "RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World" by Stevie Salas was released telling the story of Link Wray and other Native American musicians who were major influences for such icons as the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Iggy Pop, Robbie Robertson, George Harrison, and many more with guest appearances. In 2018, the song "Rumble" was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in a new category for singles.

Derek Miller | Stoned for Days

The 2002 solo debut album "Music is the Medicine" by Derek Miller features the single 'Love Sick Blues' and won the 2003 Juno Award. In 2010, Miller released his third album "Derek Miller with Double Trouble", a collaboration with the former band of Bluesman Stevie Ray Vaughn featuring the single 'Stoned for Days'. Double Trouble also features "Damned If I Do", a duet with Willie Nelson which received a Juno Award nomination. His other Juno Award winning/nominated albums include "The Dirty Looks" (Best Rock Album and Aboriginal Recording of the Year) and "Rumble: A Tribute to Native Music Icons featuring songs originally performed by Indigenous artists like Link Wray, Robbie Robertson, Charley Patton and others; including Miller's cover of "Come and Get Your Love" by well-known Native American band Redbone. 

Robert Mirabal | 1000 Miles

It was rare for a musician to receive virtual artistic freedom from a major label, and equally rare for a traditional Native American artist to achieve mainstream popularity, yet Robert Mirabal managed to do both with his many albums of traditional music, rock and roll, and spoken word. A leading proponent of world music, he merged his Indigenous American sound with those of Africa, Asia and Australia, tapping into a planetary pulse with a style that defied categorization winning multiple Grammy & Native American Music awards with multiple nominations in various categories. 

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