All posts tagged “Stompin Tom Connors

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Happy Canada Day

Let’s celebrate Canada Day by listening to a selection of Canadian folk music. I’d like to start with a tune I’ve posted before (not this again, I’m sure you’re thinking). It’s Ward Allen from the Ottawa Valley performing his masterpiece, Maple Sugar. Don’t worry, just… Read More

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Stompin’ Tom RIP

As I grew up I somehow or other absorbed the lyrics to many Stompin Tom tunes. I don’t know where I heard them. They never played his music on the radio. The songs were just always there. You just had to reach out and grab… Read More

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Trains, Trains, Trains

Boxcars, by Butch Hancock What will  music be like when there are no more songs about trains or cars? For now, we still have a few and I’m right there clinging to them. Here’s Steve Earle and the Del McCoury Band from their fantastic album… Read More