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#1130660 - 09/14/17 05:05 PM Canadian songwriters-Thanks..  
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Raleigh, ya'll
So many Canucks, so little time...This is just my way of saying "thanks".

Gordon Lightfoot: "In The Early Morning Rain"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pqttl9aWm0

Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrLk4vdY28Q

Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9VoLCO-d6U

Neil Young: Old Man:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYUgGs9IStY

Stan Rogers: Barrette's Privateers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIwzRkjn86w

Bruce Cockburn: Wondering Where the Lions are:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L6Lpx6JIMmk

The McKensie Brothers, "Twelve Days of Christmas:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DTwLqR071M

RUSH: Tom Sawyer:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrhnhXHVSQg

I'm sure that I'm missing a few....Especially one from Everett Adams:-)

Midnite(South of the Border)Bob













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#1130666 - 09/14/17 06:29 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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Nice one Bob, as you said there's a few more...
As an aside, my wife and I were at a Bowie concert back in the day at an outdoor stadium. When the lights came up after the show I noticed Cockburn and his lady friend were seated directly behind us. Exercising my incredible wit I said: "So Bruce, did you ever find where the lions were?"
He didn't answer, though he managed a grin....

#1130689 - 09/15/17 02:04 AM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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Thanks for that lovely reminder list, Midnite. smile

Here's another to add.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y6ssHz4rWQ

Heart Like A Wheel: Kate & Anna McGarrigle


Honour the Earth. Without it, we'd be nowhere.

Life is too important to take seriously.

http://www.reverbnation.com/donnamarilynrichblend

Guild of International Songwriters and Composers


#1130695 - 09/15/17 07:03 AM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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Midnite: Thanks for the mention, though I've had a few local "hits" and some of my gospel songs are being played in many parts of the world in churches, I doubt that you would have recognized them as mine.LOL

#1130730 - 09/15/17 06:09 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: DonnaMarilyn]  
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Originally Posted by DonnaMarilyn
Thanks for that lovely reminder list, Midnite. smile

Here's another to add.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y6ssHz4rWQ

Heart Like A Wheel: Kate & Anna McGarrigle


Love it, love it love it, Donna! Thanks!

...And now, if anyone has 14 minutes to spare...Guess who re-united a few years ago, OK, " a "few years" is relative...All I know is that it was "The other day", to give a 14 minute version of "American Woman"?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_fNGa26hig

Midnite


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#1130733 - 09/15/17 06:37 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: 9ne]  
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Raleigh, ya'll
Originally Posted by 9ne
Nice one Bob, as you said there's a few more...
As an aside, my wife and I were at a Bowie concert back in the day at an outdoor stadium. When the lights came up after the show I noticed Cockburn and his lady friend were seated directly behind us. Exercising my incredible wit I said: "So Bruce, did you ever find where the lions were?"
He didn't answer, though he managed a grin....


Hey 9ne....You got him to smile...Well done! At least he didn't answer, "Yes I did, and it was while took my fall vacation"...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKXxdfAqc70

For my money, no one has ever combined poetry and music the way that Mr. Cockburn has done...

Midnite

P.S..."Don't shoot me man, I'm a graceful slow dancer".....

P.P.S...I saw him live in the late 90's in a 1,500 seat venue. Folks kept shouting out songs for him to play, but he'd written so many, that he eventually smiled and said "You are all asking me to play songs that I can't even remember the chords to. So I'll just play the ones that I remember. Will that be okay?" The crowd cheered, and he continued with only his guitar and and some weird cymbal that he would kick now and then...The personification of humility and awesomeness....

P.P.P.S....Bruce's "Christmas" CD is one that anyone who gets tired of traditional Christmas carols as the season draws nigh, should be on your "Go To" list:-)



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#1130742 - 09/16/17 08:47 AM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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Aw, Humm,
You forgot THE SINGING RANGER. Now everybody who is/was THE SINGING RANGER??


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#1130745 - 09/16/17 10:39 AM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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#1130749 - 09/16/17 11:39 AM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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So many obvious ones not yet mentioned---Guess Who from days of old, and my current favourite creative bunch, Walk Off The Earth probably "bookend" my list


An example of the years in between. Have you folks ever hear of Parachute Club???


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWVJTb0EloY
Rise Up A great joyful anthem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkB8eRK93D0
Dancing At The Feet of the Moon More joy


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtjsaX5z_14
Boy's Club Loraine getting cheeky and political






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#1130753 - 09/16/17 02:42 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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Thanks for starting this thread, Midnite:

I seldom have time to click on the links you guys provide but sure do appreciate all the Canadian contributions to the American Music Scene. As I recall (and I'm guessing many here have never heard of them) several of the "Sons of the Pioneers" were Canadian born. One of them, I think, went on to "made for TV" long running westerns and had a big role in "Gunsmoke." Sorry, can't remember if it was Chester or Festus. (Old age creepeth!) LOL!

Have yourselves a great weekend. ----Dave

#1130754 - 09/16/17 04:47 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Originally Posted by Dave Rice
Thanks for starting this thread, Midnite:

I seldom have time to click on the links you guys provide but sure do appreciate all the Canadian contributions to the American Music Scene. As I recall (and I'm guessing many here have never heard of them) several of the "Sons of the Pioneers" were Canadian born. One of them, I think, went on to "made for TV" long running westerns and had a big role in "Gunsmoke." Sorry, can't remember if it was Chester or Festus. (Old age creepeth!) LOL!

Have yourselves a great weekend. ----Dave


Hey, Bro Dave:-). It wasn't the actor who played Chester, that was Dennis Weaver...A wonderfully mild-mannered human and actor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Weaver

Ok, back to north of the border:-)

Midnite


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#1130755 - 09/16/17 04:56 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: John Voorpostel]  
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Originally Posted by John Voorpostel
So many obvious ones not yet mentioned---Guess Who from days of old, and my current favourite creative bunch, Walk Off The Earth probably "bookend" my list


An example of the years in between. Have you folks ever hear of Parachute Club???


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWVJTb0EloY
Rise Up A great joyful anthem

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkB8eRK93D0
Dancing At The Feet of the Moon More joy


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtjsaX5z_14
Boy's Club Loraine getting cheeky and politica



Hey John, check out my post 4 posts above re: Guess Who:-)

Walk Off The Earth is from north of the border??? I never knew!...And Parachute Club?...."Rise up, rise up, spirit time has come"....Oh, the clothes. Oh, the hair. Oh the '80's....Oh the "message". Beat's the helloutta "Like a Virgin"!!!!

Thanks!

Midnite


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#1130759 - 09/16/17 08:25 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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Ottawa band of the early seventies

Five Man Electrical Bandlittle known fact--they actually released an LP with the Guess Who. Each took a side. The band was then called The Staccatos.

Two of their big hits

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeVhhHRDcQU
I'm A stranger Here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9lh7lqZojc
Signs


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#1130764 - 09/16/17 10:39 PM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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World famous producer and a great musician in his own right

Daniel Lanois

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBw3S9IAKPc
The Maker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Er1d2MtglWw
The Messenger


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#1130768 - 09/17/17 06:52 AM Re: Canadian songwriters-Thanks.. [Re: MidniteBob]  
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