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David Archibald: Music

I Call it Home

The Ballad of Pirate Bill

The Rocks of Tobermory

Pukaskwa Wind

It's No Tin!

Paddle to the Sea

St. Nora's Tower

(David Archibald)
February 4, 2005
words & music by David Archibald
The song takes an upbeat look at the life of a towerman in the early days of Ontario's fire Tower system.

Babylon Shore

In Flanders Fields

(Renée Archibald)
November 1, 2006
words: John McCrae music: Renée Archibald

The Great Bear of Winter

(David Archibald)
November 15, 2006
David Archibald
originally released in 1996 on a cassette of the same name

Wildman's Broken Heart

Spirit of the Inland Sea

When the Ship Comes In

Student Songs

Try, Try, Try

(Connaught P.S. Gr. 5s)
October 31, 2013
Connaught P.S. Gr. 5s & David Archibald

Sparky - the Brain Bike

(Southview P.S. Grade 5s)
March 29, 2015
Ms. LaRochelle's Gr. 5 class -- Southview P.S.

Playing in the Snow

(Grade 2s Tamworth Elementary School)
May 13, 2012
Tamworth Elementary School's Grade 2s with a little help from David Archibald

The Giving Day

(Gr.5/6 Students of Keppek-Sarawak School)
December 1, 2012
Keppel-Sarawak P.S. Grade 5/6 with a little help from David Archibald

Running Home (for Terry Fox)

(Gr. 7/8, Mr. Moon, Adjala Central P.S., LORETTO, ON)
July 27, 2011
Gr. 7/8 Mr. Moon, Adjala Central P.S. with help fromDavid Archibald
Ontario Arts Council sponsored song-writing workshops.
From the east coast to the west
He's been running, heart pounding in his chest
On a journey
On a quest
He's running home

Obesity Blues

(Gr. 5/6 Mr. Douglas, Mother Teresa Catholic School)
July 27, 2011
Mr. Douglas' 5/6s and David Archibald

Vector

(Henderson P.S. KINGSTON, ON)
July 27, 2011
Gr. 5/6 Mme. Lajoie's class with help from David Archibald
Ontario Arts Council supported song-writing workshops 2011. Vector is the villain in the movie "Despicable Me."
Qui a volé mes biscuits?
Qui a volé la lune?
Qui dit toujours "ah, oui, ah, oui"
Qui s'habille comme un clown

Forces

(Mrs. Louck's Grade 3s)
January 22, 2013
St. Charles Catholic School Grade 3s with a little help from David Archibald
Ontario Arts Council Sponsored songwriting workshops in Thorold, ON
It's got a North Pole
And that's a fact
It's got a South Pole
And they attract...

Miracle Tree

(Gr. 8-2 River Oaks P.S., OAKVILLE, ON)
July 27, 2011
River Oaks P.S. Gr. 8-2 with help from David Archibald

Let Us Remember

(Terrace Bay P.S., TERRACE BAY, ON)
July 27, 2011
Gr. 5,6,7,8 Terrace Bay P.S. with help from David Archibald

Safe, Strong & Free

(Gr. 3, Mrs. Power, St. Charles Catholic School, THOROLD, ON)
July 27, 2011
Gr. 3, Mrs. Power, St. Charles Catholic School with help from David Archibald
Ontario Arts Council supported song-writing workshops 2011.
We're litter free, peanut free
Homework free -- hurray!
Oh, could there be a better school?
No way!

Ma Chère Marie

(Gr. 6, 7, 8 École franco-terrace with help from David Archibald)
May 24, 2003
music: David Archibald lyrics: École franco-terrace
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