With Anne Murray’s wholesome, squeaky clean Canadian image, how did an infamous photo of the Springhill singer posing with the unlikely company of Alice Cooper, John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, and Micky Dolenz effectively change her career?
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.
Did you know The Rock’s father was a Amherst-born Nova Scotian who broke down racial barriers in the world of wrestling?
The new Cancon supergroup consisting of Sam Roberts, Chris Murphy of Sloan, Dave Monks of Tokyo Police Club and Menno Versteeg of Hollerado are donating the proceeds of their album’s test press to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
“The music and the sounds beneath were captured that night on this exclusive “Live at Almon Billiards” recording, almost not having seen the light of day due to the sound equipment having almost been drenched in a pitcher of cheap beer when a drunkard sloppily fell after having one too many shots of Jameson.”
“I walked out halfway through. I couldn’t take it any more. As far as I can tell from the first half, this is a movie made by the mentally warped for the mentally warped.”
Some Halifax R N’ R as thick as that gravy on your hot turkey sandwich. Here’s our exclusive premiere of the opening track from the upcoming SMOLY HOAX album.
Rita MacNeil introducing Sloan on her show in 1995 should be featured on Canadian Heritage Minutes.