Great Big Sea tour poster

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

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"Sweat of Your Brow" record label

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

CC Music store sign

A look at a few legendary Glasgow bands and the guitar shop they shared in common.

Roxy Roller album cover

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 […]

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"

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

"Sunshine On Leith."

A quick look at Leith, and Scotland’s most famous musical twins.