All posts tagged “Wade Hemsworth

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The Sinking of the I’m Alone

Your Daily Dose today features the late Wade Hemsworth, a great Canadian songwriter. Never mind that he also wrote The Blackfly Song, The Logdriver’s Waltz and The Shining Birch Tree. Here’s Adam Miller performing The Shining Birch Tree. Let me say that if I had… Read More

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The Wild Goose

I was thinking about the songs of Wade Hemsworth today. Every now and then, one of them finds its way into my head and sticks around for a while. Here’s The Wild Goose… Then there’s this clip….I’ve pointed to it before. I could listen to… Read More

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The Wild Goose

The late Wade Hemsworth wrote some of the best songs that ever came out of this country, yet most people I know have never heard of him. I think it’s time to celebrate a few of those tunes here on 27th Street. Here’s the Wild… Read More

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Better Times are Coming

On the occasion of the passing of Kate McGarrigle, I found myself looking on YouTube at videos of Kate and her sister Anna, when I stumbled upon this lovely clip from Adrienne Clarkson Presents featuring the McGarrigles with their old friend, Wade Hemsworth, writer of… Read More