Oscar's parents wonder how they will ever communicate with their nonverbal, autisitic child.
New Big Sky Singers: Hallelujah (50 Years Ago Today) a bandcamp.com
Requiem for Native America juxtaposes Native America with Catholic missionaries (Black Robes).
Oscar the Flying Boy introduces Oscar, a nonverbal autistic child, his struggles and triumphs and his journey toward communication.
Oscar, a nonverbal, autistic child, loves to jump on the trampoline. It is in those moments of weightlessness that he feels free from any constraints.
This CD was produced in 2019 and is the New Big Sky Singers second major recording. The members of the group met at The University of Montana in the late 1960's and have been singing ever since. This album is a celebration of their long friendship.
The album honors the NBSS members' musical relationship and honors many of the song writers they admired during their journey.
Fifty Years Ago Today – Rob Quist
Going Out of My Head – T. Randazzo/B. Weinstein
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
Don't Think Twice – Bob Dylan
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Freddy Mercury
City of New Orleans – S. Goodman/arr. Don Collins
Old Me Better – Kevin Moore/John Parker/arr. Rob Quist
Go Lassie Go – Francis McPeake
You Can't Do That – John Lennon/Paul McCartney
You've Got a Friend – Carole King/arr. Gary Funk
Sporting Life Blues – Brownie McGhee/arr. Don MacDonald
Scotch and Soda – David Guard
Play Me Something Good – Don MacDonald
City of Immigrants – Steve Earle
This Land is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
Pete Hand, string bass
Don MacDonald produced the CD containing outstanding song tracks of the New Big Sky Singers singing their own arrangements of originals and old standards.