Hank Ballard & the Midnighters It seems like a thousand years ago and at the same time just yesterday grooving with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters at the Horseshoe Tavern here in Toronto.
Another Chip Taylor gem
Time for some Chip Taylor
Someone I’m connected with on the Twitter machine asked about fave Canadian hit songs. Well, I’m not up on the pop hits of the day, but the first thing that popped into my head was “the log driver’s waltz pleases girls completely”. I think Wade… Read More
Jesse Lege, Joel Savoy and the Cajun Country Revival
A bit of Canadian musical history in rural Alberta. This is an National Film Board production.
Enjoy this holiday Tiny Desk Concert by the late great Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings.
Tom Jones has recorded Bob Dylan’s Not Dark Yet. It’s treated much differently than the more haunting Bob Dylan version, which had the whole Daniel Lanois treatment. Here’s Dylan’s recording….
Earl Mitton was born in 1926 and grew up in Stewiacke, NS. Earl started playing fiddle at age 10. After serving in the armed forces, he moved to New Brunswick in 1946. In 1960 he started a band called The Valley Rhythm Boys which got… Read More