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Canadian music thread.

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posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 06:49 AM

Originally posted by TheDuckster

After 3 edits later, Ducky finally gets the vid posted correctly.

I'm such a lame arse. :bash:
Don't worry Duckster you are not alone.Without Intrepids help I still wouldn't be able to do it right!
Thanks Intrepid!

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:56 AM
Gordon Lightfoot. This guy IS one of the classics!

"The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" has an eerie connotation about it. I never tire of hearing this one. Great song!

P.S. Thanks Access! Once I get the hang of it...there's no stopping me! hee hee

[edit on 19-7-2007 by TheDuckster]

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 08:11 AM
Dang! Intrepid cut me off at the pass with ol' Gordon.

Ok... how bout Alanis Morissette

You Oughta Know

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 08:29 AM
April Wine

I like to rock

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:13 PM
Max Webster- High Class in Borrowed Shoes:

Kim on his own, I'm a Wild Party:

And Rock and Roll Duty:

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:26 PM
Alannah Myles, Black Velvet:

Lover of Mine:

I worked with her bodyguard and he said she really WAS all that.

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:26 PM
Loreena McKennitt - Between the Shadows (instrumental)

Thames River in Komoka Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada

Loreena McKennitt - The Mummers' Dance

[edit on 2007/7/19 by Hellmutt]

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:40 PM

Damn they're looking old.

These Eyes:

And their biggest hit, American Woman:

Interesting story behind this tune. Burton was outside after a break and the band cranked up the tune and he heard it and came back inside and ad lib'd the words to the tune. It was recorded and someone said that they should do this in the studio. That someone was right. It was their biggest hit. This was during Viet Nam btw.

BTO coming up.

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:43 PM

Originally posted by Hellmutt
Here's another great Canadian, Daniel Lanois.

I haven't seen Danny in years he recorded a song I and a friend did at his Grant Street Studios in Hamilton in the late 70's, back then Danny was still fairly unknown,( and I still am
) cost us 1900$ to do it. Our claim fame was the song got picked up by CBC for the sound track of a Tee Vee show called live it up.

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 07:56 PM
Bachman Turner Overdrive- Roll on Down the Highway:

Elvis loved this song so much he had a belt buckle made, TCB, Taking Care of Business:

Edit: It's good to know that fat older guys can still rock.

[edit on 19-7-2007 by intrepid]

posted on Jul, 19 2007 @ 09:32 PM
Here's a selection from the west coast.

The Odds were the house band at a club I used to frequent. I think they only released a couple albums, but I spent many an evening drinking to their music. This video was made with clips from Supernatural and was most likely produced by a teenage girl. I'm disappointed I couldn't find the original; it featured Kids in the Hall in drag.

Heterosexual Man -

Chilliwack - My Girl

Devin Townsend is in lots of different bands/projects. This is considered the 'lighter side of Devin' which is kind of scary.

Devin Townsend Band - Vampira

Doug and the Slugs - Making It Work

posted on Jul, 20 2007 @ 09:07 AM
I might understand the lack of Guy Lombardo contributions, but where's Mahogany Rush? No love for Frank Merino? A room mate of mine in college had the Child of the Novelty 8-track, which we wore out.

Here's a trivia question for you - who designed and developed the stereo 8 track? >hint< There's an ATS relevance.

posted on Jul, 20 2007 @ 04:53 PM
A 3 page thread on Canadian music and no Mention of Arcade Fire?!!!

In that case, my Canadian music tip is Arcade Fire. Absolutely sublime, best band in the world right now, even in my 'british guitar music is the best' opinion.

posted on Jul, 21 2007 @ 07:37 PM
What is missing in this thread?How about this:

posted on Jul, 21 2007 @ 07:51 PM
Sorry Intrepid.I know this band is not one of your favs.But I like them and they are playing here next weekend.

Honeymoon Suite Feel it again.

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 06:18 AM
Ok Intrepid, here is one for your son.Hope he likes. This is North Bay's own High Holy Days!

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 03:41 PM
I had to post this again, just to say Yippee! I went to see Chilliwack last night. The park across from my place has music festival almost every weekend during the summer. Chilliwack was the last band to play yesterday and they opened (and closed) with My Girl.

Chilliwack - My Girl

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 06:44 PM
Chilliwack? I grew up on Vancouver Island in the 70's. I remember them well.

54 40- Love you All

She La

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 07:16 PM
54-40, there's some good memories. Back in high school my buddies had a band and they covered these two.

Baby Ran

I Go Blind

Hey AccessDenied, I like Honeymoon Suite too - classic 80's goodness.

Stay In The Light

posted on Jul, 22 2007 @ 07:37 PM
My ultimate Canadian guilty pleasure from the 80's - Platinum Blonde. All these songs are off Standing In The Dark, which has a permanent slot in my CD player.

Doesn't Really Matter

Standing In The Dark

Not In Love

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