Step back 35 years and take a stroll down Water Street in St. John’s with 100 found photos from 1984 in the latest edition of the Secret East archival series.
Missing sports during the pandemic? Craving some Newfoundland sports nostalgia? Someone just uploaded full games from the final St. John’s Maple Leafs AHL season in 2004. You’re welcome.
Recorded in 1920 and released by Okeh Records, “Crazy Blues” stands out as possibly the very first vocal blues record made by an African American woman.
The Krystals formed in 1966 when a young Dutch engineer relocated to Labrador City for work in his field, but soon found himself resuming a role in his other area of expertise: rock n’ roll.
Stream the full length debut of Kyle Gryphon’s dark Newfoundland neofolk masterpiece.
Folk songwriter Kyle Gryphon debuts his new album with a haunting ballad of the broken working Newfoundlander: “don’t think, don’t feel, get back to work.”
Bawnie Oulton effortlessly croons a smokey rendition of “These Days” by Jackson Browne on an episode of CBC’s Kinda Kountry filmed in St. John’s circa 1978.
Recognize one of these rappers? Before being simply known as Cory on the Trailer Park Boys, Cory Bowles was dropping bars as Cheklove Shakil of Truro, Nova Scotia’s Hip Club Groove.
We are in a goddamn pandemic and I can’t leave my home. I don’t know when I’ll have this much time on my hands ever again.
Did you know The Rock’s father was a Amherst-born Nova Scotian who broke down racial barriers in the world of wrestling?