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Cream: Baker, Bruce, and Clapton

Glasgow Greats: Jack Bruce

We bid Glasgow farewell with a look at the late, great Jack Bruce.

Baker Street album

Stuck in the Middle: Paisley’s great musical claim

A brief look at Paisley, Scotland’s great musical talent, Gerry Rafferty.

Lulu

Glasgow Greats: The Bond Girls

A look at the two Glaswegian pop singers who recorded James Bond movie theme songs.

Sunshine Superman album

Glasgow’s Greats: Donovan

A brief look at Glasgow native and consummate psychedelic folk singer, Donovan

"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 […]