Posts Tagged ‘Canadiana’


And now, the search result for “The Canadian Johnny Cash”

March 8, 2013

The video below is the entirety of a Stompin’ Tom Connors concert film. Connors passed away a few days ago, and this was posted on “If Charlie Parker Was A Gunslinger…

Across This Land with Stompin’ Tom Connors – YouTube.

Let’s talk about “World Music” for a moment. We’ve heard the music Tom is playing here before. But we have not heard it used in the telling of tales of French Canadian lumberjacks. It’s a little like hearing Fela Kuti, and picking out the bits of James Brown. It is familiar, but alien. It also won’t leave your head.


Why is this page not the first result for Googling “The Canadian Beatles”?

January 6, 2013

The New Pornographers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The New Pornographers – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.