For train lovers everywhere. Whiskey Jack covering my fave Stompin’ Tom song, Algoma Central 69.
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
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
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