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O Canada

Not too long ago, a close friend of mine became a Canadian citizen. Today we celebrated that fact. I told her and her husband that I would provide the music for the party…   Blue In Yr Eye – Amy Millan Snowbird – Anne Murray Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) – The Arcade Fire The Power – Army Girls Sleepy Maggie – Ashley MacIsaac Tall Tall Shadow – Basia Bulat Two Girls From Montreal – The Bicycle Somebody Waits – Blue Rodeo Hasn’t Hit Me Yet – Blue Rodeo Anthems For A Seventeen Year Old Girl – Broken Social Scene Lovers In A Dangerous Time – Bruce Cockburn Pop Goes the World – The Burning Hell Golden Baby – Cœur de pirate Claire – Cuff The Duke Sold… Read More »O Canada

Greg Keelor

I’ve been to a lot of shows in my life. In my top five is a show that Greg Keelor played at Lee’s Palace around the time of the release of his second solo record called Seven Songs for Jim. The band consisted of Keelor on guitar, Bryden Baird on flugelhorn, and Travis Good on guitar and fiddle. He broke the set into two. The first was the funeral, in which they played the seven songs from the record (plus a Tom Waits cover) which were written while his father was in the hospital dying. The second set was the wake, and the band played a lot of great folk… Read More »Greg Keelor