Although he possessed otherworldly talents, Nova Scotia-born boxer Sam Langford died penniless in 1956. Langford’s story is built more on rumour and legend than actual fact, because when he was active there was a concerted effort to diminish his historic career.
To commemorate the 23 year anniversary of the passing of Fred Gamberg, we wanted to revisit some of his contributions to St. John’s music history. Check out the 90s local rock compilation he helped create, as well as the session from his days as the founding drummer of Giver.
“Our ideal night out is dancing with happy people while sing-screaming all the words, and Beyoncé ticks all the boxes”.
Photos from the May 26th SE/LV showcase in St. John’s featuring Booji Boys, Botfly, Yee Grlz and Conditioner.
“It’s a Canadian Content Crime Podcast. It could be aired on the CBC and count as their Canadian content for the day, even. So much Canadian stuff, you have maple syrup in your ears after listening, it is so Canadian”.
In Newfoundland’s sporting folklore much of what we know is not actually known. A lot of the information we have is based on rumour and storytelling and of course, loosely kept statistics. This keeps the legends and myths of our past alive and ensures they have a level of mystery to them, which in turn makes them somewhat larger than life.
The St. John’s Sea Dogs sounds like an ideal name for a sports team, and considering the sophomore album from this riff rock ensemble, we’re certain they can only be here to play hardball.
How did the most successful, highest grossing music tour of all time come to hold its final show in New Brunswick?
Due to popular demand, you can now bless your bod with our ‘Jesus, Mary & Joseph’ t-shirts!