Category Canada

"SoulShack Survivors" album

#89 Funkmobile | Bass is Base

Counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. #89 is Bass is Base’s “Funkmobile.”

"Big Blue Sky" cover

#90 Teenland | The Northern Pikes

Counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. #90 is “Teenland” from the Northern Pikes.

Record label, "Rock Me Gently."

#91: Rock Me Gently | Andy Kim

Andy Kim with “Rock Me Gently” clocks in at #91 on HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever.

Great Big Sea tour poster

#92: Mari-Mac | Great Big Sea

We’re counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. #92 is Great Big Sea’s “Mari-Mac.”

"Sweat of Your Brow" record label

#93: Sweat of Your Brow | Jully Black feat. DeMarco

We’re counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. #93 is Jully Black feat. DeMarco with “Sweat of Your Brow.”

Roxy Roller album cover

#94: Roxy Roller | Sweeney Todd

We continue counting down the Huffington Post’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever, with Sweeney Todd’s “Roxy Roller” at #94. Sweeney Todd was a short-lived mid-Seventies glam band formed in Vancouver, Canada’s response, perhaps, to T Rex. The group’s origins are traced to 1973, when Nick Gilder, an English-born singer who grew up in Vancouver, paired […]

#95: Informer | Snow

We’re counting down the Huffington Post’s declaration of Canada’s Best 100 Songs Ever, and at #96 is Snow’s “Informer.” Now, it’s not that I disparage Darrin Kenneth O’Brien’s mad rap skills; they’re quite formidable. I respect the man’s ability, and while this is a hugely recognizable track that enjoyed tremendous chart success in 1993, I […]

"For the Beauty of Wynona"

#96: The Messenger | Daniel Lanois

Counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. Daniel Lanois’ “The Messenger” is at #96.

Joel Plaskett with Ukelele

100 Best Canadian Songs Ever: #97 Nowhere With You | Joel Plaskett

Counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. #97 is Joel Plaskett’s “Nowhere With You.”

Thick as Thieves by Trooper

100 Best Canadian Songs Ever: #98 Raise A Little Hell | Trooper

We’re back to counting down HuffPo’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever. #98 is Trooper’s “Raise A Little Hell.”