American Woman

“American Woman” was a huge hit, and “The Guess Who” was from Winnipeg. That was before Lenny Kravitz gave it new breath.

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Not an official video, but I adore it. It is of the time.

This mural by Larry Rich graces an outer wall of the “Long and McQuade” store in Winnipeg. Here’s the rest of it.

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Pictured above is Chad Allen who was the singer before Burton Cummings.

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Aaand here’s Burton!

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Who are these other Players?

Artist(s): Larry Rich
Artist(s): Larry Rich

Here’s Lenny’s version.

Shots taken by Resa, on October 29, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

1817 & 1877

Winnipeg – 1817 & 1877

The 2 historical murals in this post are the last 2 of 5 in this historical series by Jill Sellers.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Lord Selkirk signs a treaty with Chief Peguis that cedes part of The Red & Assiniboine river valleys.

Artist: Jill Seffers
Artist: Jill Seffers

I wish I had better pics, but the relentlessly blinding prairie sun was out in full force.

Artist: Jill Seffers
Artist: Jill Seffers

These murals are at 1812 Main Street.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

In 1877 Western Canada’s first locomotive, The Countess of Dufferin, arrives by barge in Winnipeg.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

mmm

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

The sun just bleached everything.

Artist: Jill Sellers
Artist: Jill Sellers

Other Posts (with better pics) from these beautiful murals

Canadian Pride

Cree Woman

A Cree Encampment

Scene – 1816

Cuthbert Grant – 1816

The Battle of Seven Oaks

Shots taken by Resa, on October 06, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

A “Trip” on the Avenue

A “Trip” on the Avenue is the official title of this mural at 791 Corydon Avenue.

Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen

It is a gorgeous Mural. Hope you love it as much as I do!

Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen

 

Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen
Artist(s): Michel Saint Hilaire, Mandy van Leeuwen

Shots taken by Resa, on October 11, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg

Amazon Woman

678 Main Street

I am on Main Street dodging cars and sun taking pics of “Mural Of The Year” 2005. I posted one pic only of her before… it was this pic, but there are many more.

Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

The official name is “Welcome to Downtown”

Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson
Artist(s): Charlie Johnston (C5 Artworks), Mandy van Leeuwen, Jennifer Johnson

It is an awfully gorgeous Mural. Hope you love it as much as I do!

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Shots taken by Resa, on October 07, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

The Murals of Winnipeg