XIT

XIT (Crossing of Indian Tribes) was a Native American rock band originally based in Albuquerque, New Mexico and are known for being signed to and releasing two albums in the 1970s on the Motown label. Historically, XIT established a new genre, American Indian Rock, which created music industry awareness, established the ground idiom, and contributed to paving the way for bands such as Redbone, Blackfoot, and Indigenous, as well as New Mexico’s blues guitarist Levi Platero.

above: Someday from XIT’s album Plight of the Redman, released in 1972.

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