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Music of Canada
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Canada has been a source of rock and roll music for decades, beginning with Paul Anka who in 1957 went to New York City where he recorded his own composition, "Diana". The song brought him instant stardom and went to No. 1 on the U.S. and Canadian charts. Since then, Canada has produced many internationally-popular rock and roll artists. The history of music of Canada has mirrored the history and evolution of the country. ... The Maritime Provinces of Canada are culturally marked by the strong influence of Scottish and Irish settlers. ... Music is a part of the warp and weft of the fabric of Nova Scotias cultural life. ... Prince Edward Island is a Canadian province. ... New Brunswick is a Canadian province. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nunavat is a province of Canada, inhabited mostly by Inuits and other members of the First Nations. ... The Northwest Territories are a territory of Canada. ... 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History of rock in Canada

Main article: Rock and roll

Rock and roll itself arose in the United States in the late 1940s after World War II, from a combination of the rhythms of the blues, from the African American culture, and from America's country music and gospel music scene. Though elements of rock and roll can be heard in country records of the 1930s, and in blues records from the 1920s, rock and roll did not acquire its name until the 1950s. An early form of rock and roll was rockabilly, which combined country and jazz, with influences from traditional Appalachian folk, and Gospel music. Going back even further, rock and roll can trace one lineage to the Five Points, Manhattan district of mid-19th century in New York City, the scene of the first fusion of heavily rhythmic African shuffles and sand dances with melody-driven European genres, particularly the Irish jig. Rock and Roll spread to Canada in the early 1950s and across the world beginning in about 1956. Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Country music, the first half of Billboards country and western music category, is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Gospel music is a musical genre characterized by dominant vocals (often with strong use of harmony) referencing lyrics of a religious nature, particularly Christian. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, and emerged in the early-1950s. ... For other uses, see Jazz (disambiguation). ... The Appalachian Mountains are a system of North American mountains running from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada to Alabama in the United States, although the northernmost mainland portion ends at the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec. ... Folk can refer to a number of different things: It can be short for folk music, or, for folksong, or, for folklore; it may be a word for a specific people, tribe, or nation, especially one of the Germanic peoples; it might even be a calque on the related German... Five Points (or The Five Points) was a notorious slum centered on the intersection of Worth St. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... The jig (sometimes seen in its French language or Italian language forms gigue or giga) is a folk dance type as well as the accompanying dance tune type, popular in Ireland and Scotland. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


1950s-1960s

Rock was heard first in Canada on US radio stations with broadcasts reaching into Canada from US stations close to the Canadian border, and U.S. recordings. Canada has remained a major market for US and later, British and European acts. Many US musicians toured Canada in the late 1950s, usually appearing in nightclubs. Those Canadians with successful recording careers in the 1950s usually had moved to the USA like Paul Anka, the Crew-Cuts and The Diamonds This bands would leave an indelible mark during the Doo-wop days. The Four Lads, originally known as The 4 Dukes, first hit the charts in 1952 with "Mocking Bird". The first Canadian-made rock recording to achieve international popularity was 'Clap Your Hands' in 1960 by a Montreal quartet, The Beaumarks. Bobby Curtola first single was released in 1960, "Hand In Hand With You". He would go on to crack Billboard's Top 100 several more times in the 1960s with gold hits such as "Hitch Hiker", "Aladdin", "3 Rows Over" and his biggest chart-topper "Fortune Teller" . With the rise of The Beatles in the mid-1960s and the subsequent popularity of many other British bands, Canadians began to form rock groups in numbers. Often, however, Canadian records were simply covers of American or British pop hits. One important example was a Winnipeg band called Chad Allan & the Expressions, who had a 1965 hit with a version of Johnny Kidd and the Pirates' "Shakin' All Over". Ronnie Hawkins, an Arkansas born rockabilly singer, became the most prominent figure in Canadian rock beginning in 1958. He did more than any other to popularize Canadian Rock. The popularity of US rock in Canada encouraged young Canadians to form bands and led to existing groups, especially those devoted to country music, to change styles or to incorporate some rock hits in their repertoires. Country rock and folk rock singers like Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Denny Doherty (of The Mamas & the Papas), David Clayton-Thomas, Neil Young, Andy Kim, Zal Yanovsky (of The Lovin' Spoonful), John Kay (of Steppenwolf), and Ian & Sylvia also found international audiences. Their success paved the way for a new wave of Canadian singer-songwriters, including Stan Rogers, Murray McLauchlan, Bruce Cockburn and Willie P. Bennett. United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Paul Albert Anka, OC (born July 30, 1941, in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor. ... The Crew-Cuts were a Canadian vocal quartet that made a number of popular records that charted in the United States of America. ... The Diamonds. ... Doo-wop is a style of vocal-based rhythm and blues music popular in the mid-1950s to the early 1960s in America. ... The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... Clap Your Hands may refer to: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, an American indie rock band. ... Bobby Curtola, CM (April 17, 1944 –) is an early Canadian Rock and Roll singer and one-time teen idol. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... // In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Johnny Kidd and the Pirates were a rock and roll group from the United Kingdom who performed in the late 1950s and 1960s. ... Ronnie Hawkins, born January 10, 1935 in Huntsville, Arkansas, United States, is a pioneering rock and roll musician and cousin to fellow rockabilly pioneer Dale Hawkins. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, and emerged in the early-1950s. ... Jan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Bob Dylans folk-rock album, Blonde on Blonde Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. ... Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... Leonard Norman Cohen, CC (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. ... Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty (November 29, 1940 – January 19, 2007) was a Canadian singer and songwriter born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... The Mamas & the Papas (credited as The Mamas and the Papas on the debut album cover) were a leading vocal group of the 1960s. ... David Clayton-Thomas (born 13 September 1941 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK) is a musician and singer. ... This article is about the musician. ... Andy Kim, born December 5, 1952 in Lala Land, Jupiter, is a pop singer/songwriter. ... Zalman Yanovsky (December 19, 1944 - December 13, 2002) was a founder with John Sebastian of The Lovin Spoonful rock band in 1964. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... John Kay (left), Steppenwolf album cover John Kay (born 12 April 1944 as Joachim Fritz Krauledat in Tilsit, East Prussia) is a German-born Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist known as the front man of Steppenwolf. ... Steppenwolf is a rock band that helped establish heavy metal music in the late 1960s along with bands like Blue Cheer and Iron Butterfly. ... Ian and Sylvia Tyson were a Canadian folk music duo who performed and recorded from the early 1960s through the early 1970s. ... Stanley Allison Rogers (November 29, 1949 – June 2, 1983) was a Canadian folk musician and songwriter. ... Murray McLauchlan (born June 30, 1948) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, guitarist, pianist, and harmonica player. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Willie P. Bennett is a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter. ...


The Diamonds

Main article: The Diamonds

Formed in 1953 the first recording for Mercury was "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" , a cover of The Teenagers’ version. They also covered songs by such artists as The Clovers, The Willows, and The Heartbeats. Their biggest hits were 1957's "Little Darlin'" (originally by The Gladiolas) and 1958's "The Stroll", which was an original song written for the group by Clyde Otis, and came from an idea by Dick Clark. In 1984 they were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame;[1] in October 2004, into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame[2] in Sharon, Pennsylvania, and in 2006 into The Doo-Wop Hall of Fame.[3] The Diamonds. ... Why Do Fools Fall in Love was originally a 1956 hit song by doo-wop group Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers and later revived 25 years later by soul singer Diana Ross in 1981. ... Frank Joseph Frankie Lymon (September 30, 1942 – February 27, 1968) was an African-American rock and roll/Rhythm and blues singer, best known as the boy soprano lead singer of a New York City-based early rock and roll group called The Teenagers. ... The Clovers are an American doo wop group. ... The Heartbeats were a 1950s American doo-wop group best known for their song A Thousand Miles Away, which charted at #53 in 1957. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs was a singing group, active in the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... Clyde Otis is an American songwriter and producer best known for his collaboration with singer Brook Benton, and for being the first African American A&R executive for a major label. ... For other persons named Dick Clark, see Dick Clark (disambiguation). ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... The Vocal Group Hall of Fame was organized to honor what they term the Greatest Vocal Groups in the World. The Hall of Fame is headquartered in Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States. ...


The Four Lads

Main article: The Four Lads

In 1950 they began to sing in local clubs in Toronto and soon were noticed by scouts. Recruited to go to New York, they were noticed by Mitch Miller, who asked them to do backup for some of the artists he recorded. In 1953 they made their first of five gold records, "Istanbul (Not Constantinople)", which launched them to stardom and kept them busy throughout the 1950s and 1960s in the USA and Canada. Their most famous hit was "Moments to Remember" in 1955, and their next best known was "Standin' on the Corner" in 1956. They were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2003. The Four Lads, in a 50s nostalgia concert which aired on PBS. The Four Lads were a singing group. ... See also: 1949 in music, other events of 1950, 1951 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Malcolm Sargent becomes chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Mitch Miller (born Mitchell William Miller, July 4, 1911) is an American musician, singer, conductor, record producer, A&R man and record company executive. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... The Vocal Group Hall of Fame was organized to honor what they term the Greatest Vocal Groups in the World. The Hall of Fame is headquartered in Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Paul Anka

Main article: Paul Anka

A singer, songwriter and actor from Ottawa, Ontario, at age 14 in 1955 he recorded his first single, "I Confess." In 1957 he went to New York City where he auditioned for ABC the song, "Diana". The song brought Anka instant stardom as it rocketed to number one on the U.S. Billboard charts. "Diana" is one of the best selling 45s in music history. He followed up with four songs that made it into the Top 20 in 1958, making him one of the biggest teen idol of the time. He elected to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1980. In 1991, the Government of France honoured him with the title '"Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters". He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6840 Hollywood Blvd.[4] In 2005, he received a star on Canada's Walk of Fame,[5] and was also appointed an officer of the Order of Canada.[6] Paul Albert Anka, OC (born July 30, 1941, in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... On January 4, 1936, Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade and on July 20, 1940 the first Music Popularity Chart was calculated. ... For other uses, see Teen idol (disambiguation). ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... Seal of the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means (those) desiring a better country (Hebrews 11. ...


Bobby Curtola

Main article: Bobby Curtola

A rock and roll singer and teen idol, from Port Arthur, Ontario. Bobby Curtola had several songs on the Canadian music charts beginning with "Hand In Hand With You" in 1960. His biggest chart-topper came in 1962 with the song, "Fortune Teller" which was also successful internationally. In 1966 he won an RPM Gold Leaf Award (The Gold Leaf Awards, which were in effect the first Juno Awards) for becoming the first Canadian to have a gold album. In 1998, in recognition of his long service to the Canadian music industry as well as his humanitarian work around the world, he was made a member of the Order of Canada. His pioneering contribution to the genre has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.[7] Bobby Curtola, CM (April 17, 1944 –) is an early Canadian Rock and Roll singer and one-time teen idol. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Teen idol (disambiguation). ... Port Arthur, Ontario, was a city in Northern Ontario which amalgamated with Fort William, Ontario and the townships of Neebing and McIntyre to form the City of Thunder Bay in January 1970. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with RIAA certification. ... Seal of the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means (those) desiring a better country (Hebrews 11. ... The Rockabilly Hall of Fame was established on March 21, 1997 to present early rock and roll history and information relative to the artists and personalities involved in this pioneering American music genre. ...


Ronnie Hawkins / The Band

Main article: Ronnie Hawkins
Main article: The Band

Born January 10, 1935 in Huntsville, Arkansas, was a pioneering rock and roll musician and cousin to fellow rockabilly pioneer Dale Hawkins. Known as "Rompin' Ronnie" Hawkins or "The Hawk," he was a key player in the 1960s rock scene in Toronto and for the next 40 years, performed all over North America, recording more than twenty-five albums. His 1984 LP, 'Making It Again', garnered him a Juno Award as Canada's best Country Male Vocalist. In 1958 he formed a backing band called The Hawks, which produced some of the earliest Canadian rock stars. Among them were the members of The Band, who began touring with Bob Dylan in 1966 and then struck out on their own in 1968, releasing well-remembered albums like Music from Big Pink and The Band. The Band also have been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[8] Ronnie Hawkins with The Band, helped tear down the Berlin Wall in 1989 and performed at President Bill Clinton's 1992 inaugural party. Ronnie Hawkins, born January 10, 1935 in Huntsville, Arkansas, United States, is a pioneering rock and roll musician and cousin to fellow rockabilly pioneer Dale Hawkins. ... For other uses, see Band. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Huntsville is a city in mountainous Madison County, Arkansas, United States. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... Dale Ellis Hawkins aka DJ (born on November 24, 1993 in Long Beach, California) is a 9th grader White student at wilson , High School who is often called the DJ of the LBC. (Fellow peoples Zerrick Santos and Robert Anderson are his homies. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... The Band, circa 1969. ... For other uses, see Band. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Music From Big Pink is the 1968 debut album by folk-rock band The Band. ... The Band is the eponymous second album by The Band, released on September 22, 1969 (see 1969 in music). ... For other uses, see Band. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... View in 1986 from the west side of graffiti art on the walls infamous death strip Walls poster in memory of the fall. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III[1] on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ...


David Clayton Thomas

Main article: David Clayton-Thomas

Born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK moved to Willowdale, Ontario when he was not yet school-aged. He idolized the music of John Lee Hooker and began playing guitar and singing, and by the time he was twenty one had his own band in 1964, "The Shays". In 1967, he joined forces with former members of the Toronto R&B outfit, Jon and Lee & The Checkmates and renamed them his new backing band, The Phoenix. David Clayton Thomas is best known as a vocalist with the band Blood, Sweat & Tears, whose first album with him as lead singer in 1969 produced three gold singles and three Grammy Awards including the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. The album included his own composition "Spinning Wheel" which became a big single hit on both sides of the Atlantic. In 2002, the album was honored with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award[9] and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1996. David Clayton-Thomas (born 13 September 1941 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England, UK) is a musician and singer. ... Kingston upon Thames, part of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, is an ancient market town where Saxon kings were crowned, and is now a lively suburb of London. ... This article is about the English county. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Willowdale is an established and affluent community in the former City of North York, now part of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an influential American post-war blues singer, guitarist, and songwriter born in Coahoma County near Clarksdale, Mississippi. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline or one of the following guidelines for inclusion on Wikipedia: Biographies, Books, Companies, Fiction, Music, Neologisms, Numbers, Web content, or several proposals for new guidelines. ... This article is about the band. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... // Perhaps the two most famous musical events of 1969 were concerts. ... Music recording sales certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has sold a certain number of copies. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Grammy Award for Album of the Year is the most prestigious award category. ... The Atlantic Ocean, not including Arctic and Antarctic regions. ... The Grammy Hall of Fame Award is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old and that have qualitative or historical significance. Alphabetical listing by title: List of Grammy Hall of Fame Award recipients A-D List of Grammy Hall... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ...


Andy Kim

Main article: Andy Kim

A pop singer and songwriter from Montreal, Quebec was named Andrew Youakim, in 1968 he went under the stage name Andy Kim and released the single "How'd We Ever Get This Way?" on the Steed label. That record made the U.S. Top Twenty. In 1969, Kim had two hit singles, "Rainbow Ride," which again made it into the U.S. Top Twenty, and "Baby, I Love You," which got to #5 and was popular enough in Canada to earn him a Juno Award as "Top Male Vocalist." The same year, with Jeff Barry, Kim co-wrote "Sugar, Sugar" which was a hit single for The Archies, reaching No. 1 on the U.S. pop music charts and ultimately becoming the RIAA Record of the Year. Kim along with Barry would find great success as bubblegum pop songwriters writing songs for many late sixty's and early seventy's pop groups like The Archies (The Archie Show). and The Monkees. Andy Kim, born December 5, 1952 in Lala Land, Jupiter, is a pop singer/songwriter. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who sings, i. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, comedians, musicians, djs, clowns, and professional wrestlers. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Steed Records was a record label founded by songwriter-record producer Jeff Barry in the late 1960s, which continued until the mid-1970s. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... In popular music, a chart-topper is an extremely popular recording, identified by its inclusion in a ranked list—a chart—of top selling or otherwise judged most popular releases. ... Baby, I Love You was written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, and Phil Spector. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Jeff Barry (born Joel Adelberg, 1938, Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Ellie Greenwich (born 1940, Brooklyn, N.Y.) comprised one of the most prolific and successful Brill Building song writing and production teams in the early 1960s. ... Sugar, Sugar was a 1969 number-one hit single, originally released on the album Everythings Archie, supposedly by fictional characters The Archies, actually the product of a group of studio musicians managed by Don Kirshner, after The Monkees rejected it. ... The Archies, ca. ... These are the Billboard Hot 100 #1 Hits of 1969: See also: 1969 in music, List of Number 1 Hits (USA) Categories: No 1 hits in the United States ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... The RIAA Logo. ... Bubblegum pop (bubblegum rock, bubblegum music, youth music, or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music. ... The Archies, ca. ... The Monkees were a pop-rock quartet created and based in Los Angeles in 1965 for an NBC American television series of the same name. ...


Gordon Lightfoot

Main article: Gordon Lightfoot

A folk singer, composer, lyricist and poet from Orillia, Ontario. Lightfoot was gaining recognition by his early twenties as a songwriter for two of his songs ("For Lovin' Me" and "Early Mornin' Rain") which were covered by Ian and Sylvia in 1964. During this time, many of Lightfoot's songs were racking up hits for artists like Peter, Paul and Mary, Chad and Jeremy, Marty Robbins, Leroy Van Dyke, Judy Collins, Richie Havens, The Kingston Trio and Harry Belafonte. In 1966, his debut album Lightfoot! was released and it brought him recognition as a singer as well as a songwriter. "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" is a song written and performed by Gordon Lightfoot in commemoration of the sinking of the bulk carrier SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. The single reached #2 on the Billboard pop charts in November 1976, making it Lightfoot's second most successful (in terms of chart position) single, with "Sundown" reaching number one in 1974. Lightfoot has received 15 Juno Awards[10] and been nominated for 5 Grammy Awards.[11] He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2001. Lightfoot was inducted into Canada's Walk of Famein 1998. In May 2003 he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada, the country's highest civilian honour. Lightfoot is also a member of the Order of Ontario, the highest honour in the Province of Ontario. Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. ... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Sappho and Alcaeus of Mytilene, by Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1881). ... The Welcome sign to Orillia Orillia, pronounced ōrĭlēə, is a city located in Simcoe County in south-central Ontario, Canada, on Lake Couchiching. ... Ian and Sylvia Tyson were a Canadian folk music duo who performed and recorded from the early 1960s through the early 1970s. ... The trio Peter, Paul and Mary (often PP&M) is a musical group from the United States; they were one of the most successful folk-singing groups of the 1960s. ... Chad and Jeremy were a singing folk rock duo in the 1960s, composed of Chad Stuart (born David Stuart Chadwick, 10 December 1941, Windermere, Cumbria) and Jeremy Clyde (born Michael Thomas Jeremy Clyde, 22 March 1941, Dorney, Buckinghamshire). ... Marty Robbins (September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982) was one of the most popular and successful American country and western singers of his era. ... Leroy Van Dyke (born October 4, 1929) is billed as The worlds most famous auctioneer. ... Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939 in Seattle, Washington) is an American folk and standards singer and songwriter, known for the stunning purity of her soprano; for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk, showtunes, pop, and rock and roll); and for her social... Richie Havens (born January 21, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American folk singer and guitarist. ... The Kingston Trios original lineup: Bob Shane, Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds The Kingston Trio is an American folk group. ... Harold George Belafonete, Jr. ... Lightfoot may refer to: Gordon Lightfoot, a Canadian singer-songwriter; or Lightfoot!, the 1966 debut album by Gordon Lightfoot. ... The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald is a song written and performed by Gordon Lightfoot in commemoration of the sinking of the bulk carrier SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. ... SS Edmund Fitzgerald was a ship that sank suddenly, without a distress signal, in a storm on Lake Superior on November 10, 1975. ... For the the Quebec municipality, see Lac-Supérieur. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... The Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame was established in 1984 to honour Canadian country music artists, builders or broadcasters, living or deceased. ... 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Steppenwolf

Main article: Steppenwolf (band)

Although only 2 of the original 5 members were born in Canada (Jerry Edmonton and Goldy McJohn), Steppenwolf and German born frontman John Kay were among the biggest names in Canadian music in the 1960s and 1970s. Kay would later become a Canadian citizen and has been recognized (by himself) with induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and Canada's Walk of Fame. Steppenwolf is most famous for the songs Born to Be Wild, Magic Carpet Ride and The Pusher. Born to be Wild is the group's biggest hit, making it to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968 and receiving recognition by being named one of the 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll,[12] by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and as one of Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.[13] Steppenwolf is a rock band that helped establish heavy metal music in the late 1960s along with bands like Blue Cheer and Iron Butterfly. ... Jerry Edmonton (October 24, 1946-November 28, 1993) was the drummer for rock group Steppenwolf. ... Goldie McJohn (born May 2, 1945) is a Canadian musician, best known as the keyboard player for the rock group Steppenwolf. ... John Kay (left), Steppenwolf album cover John Kay (born 12 April 1944 as Joachim Fritz Krauledat in Tilsit, East Prussia) is a German-born Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist known as the front man of Steppenwolf. ... Canadian citizenship is obtained by birth in Canada (other than as a child of a foreign diplomat), by birth abroad, when at least one parent is a Canadian citizen, or can be granted to a permanent resident who lives in Canada for three out of four years before applying for... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... Born to Be Wild is a rock song written by Mars Bonfire. ... Magic Carpet Ride is a rock song written by John Kay and Rushton Moreve from the band Steppenwolf. ... This article, image, template or category belongs in one or more categories. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fames 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll is based on the permanent exhibit of the same name. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time was the cover story of a special issue of Rolling Stone magazine published in November 2004. ...


The Guess Who

Main article: The Guess Who

The Guess Who formed in 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and was the first Canadian rock band to establish a major successful following outside their own country while still residing there. Produced by the legendary Jack Richardson, they were the first Canadian rock group to have a No.1 hit reached the top on the Canadian Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time "American Woman" in 1970, an achievement not matched again by a Canadian band until Nickelback did it in 2002. The Guess Who have won two Juno Awards from four nominations. The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Jack Richardson, (b. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ... Insert non-formatted text hereInsert non-formatted text here American Woman album cover An album (and single) released in 1970 by Canadian rockers The Guess Who. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Originally named "The Expressions", the band wanted radio stations and record buyers to believe they were a British Merseybeat band in disguise. So when they released their debut album, it didn't bear their own name — instead, it was labelled "Guess Who?". The ruse worked, and within a few years The Guess Who were one of Canada's biggest musical names. To this day, their best-known songs ("American Woman", "Share the Land", "These Eyes", etc.) remain among Canada's most enduring classic rock anthems. A radio station is an audio (sound) broadcasting service, traditionally broadcast through the air as radio waves (a form of electromagnetic radiation) from a transmitter to an antenna and a thus to a receiving device. ... For the TV program please see Merseybeat Merseybeat, sometimes referred to as Merseysound, was a style of music popular during the 1960s. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ...


1970s

By the end of the 1960s, the American and British counterculture and hippie movement had moved rock towards psychedelic rock, heavy metal, progressive rock and other styles, incorporating, for the first time in popular music, socially and politically incisive lyrics. The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... In sociology, counterculture is a term used to describe the values and norms of behavior of a cultural group, or subculture, that run counter to those of the social mainstream of the day, the cultural equivalent of political opposition. ... For the British TV show, see Hippies (TV series). ... Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that attempts to replicate the mind-altering experiences of hallucinogenic drugs. ... Heavy metal redirects here. ... For the Swedish political music movement, see progg. ...


With the introduction in 1970 of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission's (CRTC) broadcast regulations the Canadian recording industry made rock a major focus of its activity. Increased production and the ground-breaking international popularity of The Guess Who at the end of the 1960s opened markets outside Canada to the country's musicians. Moreover, success abroad usually ensured success in Canada. most immediate effect of the Canadian content regulations was the sudden rise to fame of Anne Murray, whose 1970 "Snowbird" was a multi-million selling record. Led by The Guess Who, Anne Murray and The Poppy Family the early 1970s were a golden age for Canadian music. Many performers from the late 1960s came to the fore front in the following years, among them The Bells from Montreal, Chilliwack from Vancouver, Five Man Electrical Band from Ottawa, Lighthouse from Toronto, The Stampeders from Calgary. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, in French Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) was established in 1968 by the Canadian Parliament to replace the Board of Broadcast Governors. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Not to be confused with Ann Murray. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Not to be confused with Ann Murray. ... The Poppy Family was a late 1960s-early 1970s Canadian pop musical group based in Vancouver, British Columbia. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The Bells were a Canadian rock band from Montreal that had two notable hit singles in the early 1970s. ... Nickname: Motto: Concordia Salus (well-being through harmony) Coordinates: , Country Province Region Montréal Founded 1642 Established 1832 Government  - Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area [1][2][3]  - City 365. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... The Five Man Electrical Band was a rock group from Canadas capital city of Ottawa, best known for their 1971 hit Signs. The group consisted of Les Emmerson, Brian Rading, Ted Gerow, Mike Belanger and Rick Belanger. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... The cover of One Fine Morning (1970) was painted by British artist Roger Dean. ... The Stampeders were a 1970s Canadian rock band, consisting of Rich Dodson, Ronnie King, and Kim Berly. ... This article is about the Canadian city. ...


Canadian cultural critics have noted that in general, the late 1970s were a lesser era for Canadian music. Many of the acts who had defined the earlier half of the decade were no longer recording, and the new artists emerging in this era simply didn't seem to be able to capture the Canadian pop zeitgeist in the same way. Many of them, in fact, were only "one-hit wonders". This article is about the German word. ... A one-hit wonder is a Top 40 phenomenon: the combination of artist and song that scores big in the music industry with one smash hit, but is unable to repeat the achievement with another hit. ...


However, a number of established Canadian acts, including Rush, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Bruce Cockburn, April Wine, Pat Travers and Neil Young, remained influential and recorded some of their most popular material of all during this period, and former Guess Who lead singer Burton Cummings emerged as a popular solo artist in soft rock. Another of this period's most influential and popular rock bands, Heart, resulted from the collaboration of two sisters from Seattle with a supporting band from Vancouver. Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario; presently comprised of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... April Wine is a Canadian rock band formed in 1969. ... Patrick Henry Travers (born April 12, 1954) a native of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a Hendrix-influenced guitarist who began putting out albums on Polydor Records in the mid 1970s. ... This article is about the musician. ... Burton Cummings, OM, D.Mus (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician and songwriter. ... Soft rock, also referred to as light rock or easy rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work or when driving. ... For other uses, see Heart (disambiguation). ... Seattle redirects here. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ...


With the introduction in this period of rock music on FM radio stations, where it was common practice to program extended performances, musicians were no longer limited to songs of three minutes' duration as dictated by AM stations. The Canadian music industry was still nascent, however, with little independent music media and a limited distribution infrastructure. The two most internationally renowned bands to arise from this industry were Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Rush, both dominated by powerful managers. Bachman-Turner Overdrive's manager, Bruce Allen, went on to produce Loverboy and eventually manage such major pop stars as Bryan Adams, Martina McBride, and Anne Murray. This article is about the genre. ... The abbreviations FM, Fm, and fm may refer to: Electrical engineering Frequency modulation (FM) and its most common applications: FM broadcasting, used primarily to broadcast music and speech at VHF frequencies FM synthesis, a sound-generation technique popularized by early digital synthesizers Science Femtometre (fm), an SI measure of length... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario; presently comprised of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Bruce Allen is a physics professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. ... For other uses, see Loverboy (disambiguation). ... For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... Martina McBride (born Martina Mariea Schiff, July 29, 1966 in Sharon, Kansas) is an American Grammy nominated country music singer-songwriter. ... Not to be confused with Ann Murray. ...


Neil Young

Main article: Neil Young

First came to prominence as a member of the folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield in the mid-1960s and then as a solo performer backed by the band Crazy Horse. He reached his commercial peak during the singer-songwriter boom of the early 1970s with the albums After the Gold Rush and Harvest as well as with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.[14] He has five Juno Awards from twenty-four nominations. In 2000, the cable music channel VH1 ranked Young 30th on a list of the Top 100 Artists of Rock and Roll. He was also 39th on VH1's list of Top 100 Hard Rock Artists. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked Neil Young[15] #34 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.[16] Young was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1982. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice: first in 1995 for his solo work, with an induction speech given by Eddie Vedder, and again in 1997 as a member of Buffalo Springfield. Young has twice received honorary doctorates. First in 1992, an Honorary Doctorate of Music from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario and secondly in 2006, an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from San Francisco State University. This article is about the musician. ... Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived but influential folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song For What Its Worth. ... For other uses, see Crazy Horse (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Neil Young album. ... Harvest is an album by Neil Young, which was the best-selling album of 1972. ... Crosby, Stills & Nash, also Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young when including occasional fourth member Neil Young, are a folk rock/rock supergroup. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994 and VH1: Music First until 2003) is an American digital television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently... Hard Rock redirects here. ... This article is about the music magazine. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III on December 23, 1964 in Evanston, Illinois) is the lead singer and one of three guitarists for the rock band Pearl Jam. ... Lakehead University (LU) is situated at the head of Lake Superior in Thunder Bay, Ontario. ... Nickname: Motto: Superior by nature Location of Thunder Bay, Ontario Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Ontario Region Northwestern Ontario District Thunder Bay District CMA Thunder Bay Settled 1679 as Fort Caministigoyan See histories of Port Arthur and Fort William Amalgamation 1 January 1970 Government [1][2]  - Type Municipal Government  - Mayor Lynn... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 107 Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... San Francisco State University (commonly referred to as San Francisco State, SF State, State and SFSU) is a public university located in the southwestern San Francisco, California, bordering Lake Merced and Lowell High School, near Fort Funston and Daly City, near the San Mateo County line. ...


BTO

A hard rock band formed in 1970 by Randy Bachman and Chad Allan (both of The Guess Who). The band released their first album under the name Bachman-Turner Overdrive in the spring of 1973 and it won two Juno Awards despite being largely ignored in the United States. Their second album was Bachman-Turner Overdrive II the album hit #4 in the U.S., and won Juno Awards for Best Group, Album, and Producer. BTO II was certified gold in eight countries. It also yielded their best-remembered # 1 single, "Takin' Care of Business" written by Randy Bachman. 1974's album Not Fragile went straight to the top of the charts, and the single "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" hit #1 in the U.S. and #2 in the UK. From today's point of view, BTO were one of the early hard rock bands which opted for songs backed by catchy melodies and powerful riffing. The band has a total of seven Juno Awards from twelve nominations. Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... // Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... Promotional image of Randy Bachman from 2005 Randolph Charles Bachman, OM, D.Mus (hon. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... // January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour Asia. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive II is the second album by Canadian rock band Bachman_Turner Overdrive, released in 1973 (see 1973 in music). ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Takin Care of Business is a song written by Randy Bachman and first recorded by Canadian rock group Bachman-Turner Overdrive for their 1973 album Bachman-Turner Overdrive II. Licensed as the theme to Office Depot commercials and re-recorded by many bands (including a famous cover by The Chipmunks... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Not Fragile is the third album by Canadian rock band Bachman-Turner Overdrive, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Rush

Main article: Rush (band)

A progressive rock band from Willowdale, Ontario formed in 1968, Rush are one of the longest-lived and most popular of Canadian musical exports. Rush boasts 25 gold records and 14 platinum (3 multi-platinum) records,[17] making them one of the best-selling rock bands in history. Rush currently place fifth behind The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, KISS and Aerosmith for the most consecutive gold and platinum albums by a rock band. They have been awarded several Juno Awards and were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1994. Additionally, Lee, Lifeson, and Peart are all Officers of the Order of Canada, the first rock musicians so honoured.[18] Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario; presently comprised of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... For the Swedish political music movement, see progg. ... Willowdale is an established and affluent community in the former City of North York, now part of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... “Golden record” redirects here. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... Rolling Stones redirects here. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in January 1973. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... See also: 1994 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1994 Record labels established in 1994 // January 29 - The Supremes Mary Wilson is injured when her jeep hits a freeway median and flips over just outside of Los Angeles, California. ... Seal of the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means (those) desiring a better country (Hebrews 11. ...


Hard Rock & Heavy Metal

Following in Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Rush footsteps, a wave of hard rock and heavy metal acts emerged from all across Canada, including Triumph from Toronto, Trooper from Vancouver, and April Wine from Halifax. In 1971 the Canadian content law was passed ensuring Canadian culture and artists weren't overrun by the American media outlets. Artists like Moxy, The Kings, Prism, Crowbar, Saga, Nick Gilder, Ian Thomas, Goddo, Harlequin, Mahogany Rush, Streetheart, Pat Travers, Max Webster and Ironhorse saw their greatest success during this time. Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario; presently comprised of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Triumph is a Canadian rock band that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. ... Trooper is a Juno Award winning[1] Canadian rock band that developed from a group formed by vocalist Ramon McGuire and guitarist Brian Smith in 1965. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... April Wine is a Canadian rock band formed in 1969. ... This article is about the city of Halifax, specifically. ... Canadian content (abbreviated cancon or can-con) refers to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission requirements that radio and television broadcasters (including cable/satellite specialty channels) must air a certain percentage of content that was at least partly written, produced, presented, or otherwise contributed to by persons from Canada. ... Moxy is a Canadian hard rock band, formed in Toronto, Canada in 1974, from previous members of Leigh Ashford — including singer Douglas Buzz Shearman (former singer of Sherman & Peabody which also featured Greg Godovitz of Goddo and Gil Moore of Triumph), toured with Earl Johnson (former member of King Biscuit... The Kings is a Canadian band formed in the 1970s, best known for their North American hit This Beat Goes On/Switchin To Glide. ... Prisms Armageddon album, 1979 (re-released in 2004) Prism is a Canadian rock band formed in Vancouver in 1976. ... Crowbar was a Canadian rock band from Hamilton Ontario, probably best known for their 1971 hit Oh, What a Feeling. The band included: King Biscuit Boy (Richard Newell) on harmonica Roly Greenway on bass guitar Kelly Jay (Blake Fordham) on vocals and piano Jozef Chirowski on keyboards Sonnie Bernardi on... Saga is a progressive rock quintet, formed in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. ... Nick Gilder (born December 21, 1951) first came to prominence as frontman for the Canadian glam rock band Sweeney Todd. ... Ian Thomas (born 1950) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actor. ... Following a frustrating stint with Fludd, bassist Greg Godovitz formed Goddo along with former Brutus guitarist Gino Scarpelli and drummer Marty Morin in 1975. ... Harlequin was a Canadian rock band that formed in Winnipeg in 1975 and lasted until the mid 1980s. ... Mahogany Rush is a Canadian rock band led by guitarist Frank Marino. ... Streetheart was a Canadian rock band from Regina, Saskatchewan. ... Patrick Henry Travers (born April 12, 1954) a native of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a Hendrix-influenced guitarist who began putting out albums on Polydor Records in the mid 1970s. ... High Class in Borrowed Shoes Max Webster was a Canadian rock band of the late 1970s. ... Ironhorse was rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba formed by former The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive member Randy Bachman. ...


April Wine

Main article: April Wine

A hard rock band from Halifax, Nova Scotia, April Wine would release over 20 albums,[19] with The Nature of the Beast going Platinum. They have forged a live performance reputation that sees them still drawing devoted crowds all across Canada and around the world 39 years after taking their first steps into the hard rock spotlight. Though April Wine's accomplishments have been many, they have yet to be "officially" recognised by the Canadian Music/Entertainment Industry's governing bodies. They have never been awarded a Juno, but have been nominated eleven times. They have yet to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame or the Canadian Walk of Fame. Myles Goodwyn, however, was awarded the ECMA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003. April Wine is a Canadian rock band formed in 1969. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... For other uses, see Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... Nature of the Beast is the 9th studio album by Canadian rock band April Wine, released in 1981. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... Myles Goodwyn, born June 23, 1948 in Woodstock, New Brunswick, is a guitarist, lead vocalist, main songwriter and founding member of the veteran Canadian Hard rock band April Wine. ... Desktop Wallpaper from the ECMA website with the ECMA logo. ...


Trooper

Main article: Trooper (band)

A hard rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, that saw great success in Canada during the late 1970s and early 1980s. After hearing Trooper perform, Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive and The Guess Who signed the band to his "Legend" label and produced the band's first album, Trooper , that containing the Canadian hit "Baby Woncha Please Come Home". In 1980 Trooper was honoured with a Juno Award for "Best Group", and two of their albums (Hot Shots and Flying Colors) were also nominated that year for "Best Album".[20] Hot Shots, broke all Canadian sales records at the time for Canadian sales of a Canadian album, reaching Quadruple-Platinum.[21]Although the band has had only one big American hit with "The Boys in the Bright White Sportscar" [22] and the small hit "Raise A Little Hell", the band has released ten albums with mainstream success all over Canada. Trooper is a Juno Award winning[1] Canadian rock band that developed from a group formed by vocalist Ramon McGuire and guitarist Brian Smith in 1965. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... Promotional image of Randy Bachman from 2005 Randolph Charles Bachman, OM, D.Mus (hon. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Trooper is the self titled debut album by Canadian rock band Trooper, released in 1975. ... Main articles: History of Canada, Timeline of Canadian history Canada has been inhabited by aboriginal peoples (known in Canada as First Nations) for at least 40,000 years. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Hot Shots is the 5th studio album by the Canadian rock band Trooper, released in 1979. ... Flying Colors is the 6th studio album by the Canadian rock band Trooper, released in 1979. ... Hot Shots is the 5th studio album by the Canadian rock band Trooper, released in 1979. ...


Triumph

Main article: Triumph (band)

Being a Canadian power trio, Triumph were often compared to Rush, but at the start, their own brand of heavy rock remained structured and traditional, eschewing concept albums and instrumental improvisation. The band is considered heavy metal by most standards, though the band themselves were reluctant to embrace this label. Gil Moore once described Triumph as a cross between Emerson, Lake & Palmer and The Who.[23] However, Rik Emmett's eclectic songwriting styles soon revealed his personal tastes ran closer to the heart of progressive rock. The band has eight separate albums that have gone gold and one certified Platinum album called "Allied Forces". Triumph has been nominated for five Juno Awards, including Group of the Year Award in '79, '85, '86, and '87. Triumph is a Canadian rock band that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. ... Main articles: History of Canada, Timeline of Canadian history Canada has been inhabited by aboriginal peoples (known in Canada as First Nations) for at least 40,000 years. ... The power trio is a rock and roll band format popularized in the 1960s. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band originally formed in August 1968, in the Willowdale neighbourhood of Toronto, Ontario; presently comprised of bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Heavy metal is a form of rock music characterized by aggressive, driving rhythms and highly amplified distorted guitars, generally with grandiose lyrics and virtuosic instrumentation. ... Gil Moore was the drummer and vocalist (sharing vocal duties with guitarist/vocalist Rik Emmett) of the Canadian power trio, Triumph. ... Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP) were an English progressive rock group. ... The Who are a British rock band that first formed in 1964, and grew to be considered one of the greatest[1] and most influential[2] bands in the world. ... Rik Emmett (born 1953 in Toronto, Ontario) is a founding member of the Canadian rock band Triumph. ... For the Swedish political music movement, see progg. ... Allied Forces is the fifth studio album by Canadian rock band Triumph, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Burton Cummings

Main article: Burton Cummings

A soft rock, pianist and showman, Cummings was the lead singer for The Guess Who from 1965 to 1975. Starting in 1976 his solo hits in Canada ruled the charts for the next five years. The album "Dream of A Child", released in 1978, was one of the best-selling Canadian albums in history at that time. Cummings charted outside Canada with "Stand Tall" and "You Saved My Soul" and inside Canada with "Stand Tall", "I'm Scared", "Break it to Them Gently," and "Fine State of Affairs." He has been awarded with four Juno Awards from his nineteen nominations. Burton Cummings, OM, D.Mus (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician and songwriter. ... Soft rock, also referred to as light rock or easy rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work or when driving. ... A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ...


Punk

Many acts have had equally vital, if less remunerative careers outside the mainstream in punk rock and its derivations, generally distinguished by a tendency to extremes of one sort or another. Whether in instrumental intensity, lyric content, or performance style Canadian pop music evolved with the times, reflecting worldwide trends. In the late 1970s, as punk rock and disco ruled the landscape, Canadian punk groups such as D.O.A., The Viletones, The Forgotten Rebels, Rough Trade, Diodes, Teenage Head, The Demics, The Young Canadians and Subhumans emerged and continued in the 1980s with popular bands like SNFU, Dayglo Abortions, and Nomeansno. Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... For other uses, see Pop music (disambiguation). ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... This article is about the music genre. ... D.O.A. is a hardcore punk band from Vancouver. ... The Viletones were a Canadian punk band from Toronto, led by Steven Leckie, a. ... The Forgotten Rebels are a punk rock band from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. ... Rough Trade was a Canadian new wave rock band in the 1970s and 1980s. ... The Diodes were a Canadian punk band in the heyday of punk from 1977 through 1980. ... Teenage Head is a Canadian rock group from Hamilton, Ontario and was one of the most popular Canadian new wave/punk rock bands during the early 1980s. ... The Demics were a Canadian punk rock band, active in the late 1970s. ... Art Bergmann is a Canadian rock singer_songwriter, who was one of the key figures in Canadian punk rock in the late 1970s. ... This page is about the Canadian band called The Subhumans. ... SNFU is a Canadian hardcore band which started in 1981, disbanded between 1989 and 1991, broke up in 2005, and reassembled in 2007. ... Anyone who has ever seen the Dayglo Abortions live could tell you that they are, in fact, an abortion. ... Nomeansno is a rock music group originally from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and now located in Vancouver, British Columbia. ...


D.O.A.

Main article: D.O.A. (band)

A band from Vancouver, British Columbia whose music was often described as hardcore punk and they are often referred to as the "founders" of Hardcore by their following along with Bad Brains and D.C's Minor Threat. Their second album Hardcore 81 was thought by many to have been the first actual reference to the second wave of American punk bands sound as "Hardcore". D.O.A. is a hardcore punk band from Vancouver. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... Hardcore punk, now commonly known as hardcore, is a subgenre of punk rock that originated in North America in the late 1970s. ... Bad Brains are an American punk rock band, originally formed in Washington, D.C. in 1979 . ... Minor Threat was an American hardcore punk band that formed in Washington DC in 1980 and disbanded in 1983. ...


1980s

Things changed course in the 1980s, the changing of the political culture was accompanied by an explosion in youth culture. Until the mid-1960s little attention was paid to rock by daily newspapers except as news or novelty. With the introduction during the 1970s of the "rock critic" coverage began to rival that of any other music and Canadian acts were getting international press coverage by the late 1970s. The 1980s saw Canada support and promote many of its own talent in pursuit of true originality. Canadian rock generally had been discouraged by market forces before the 1980s, in particular the need to conform to the taste of a Canadian audience that has had its standards and expectations formed by constant exposure to US and British acts for the past three decades. The popularity of Chilliwack, for example, rose dramatically after the band turned from the experimental nature of its first few LPs to a mainstream pop style consistent with the US style. Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Music videos assumed a major role in the promotion of pop rock recordings in 1980s for US exposure. Videos produced many mainstream pop-rockers that saw huge success in and outside of Canada. Success in the larger US market remained the major goal of most, if not all, post-1970 Canadian rock acts; a goal in fact reached with some greater or lesser degree of consistency by several, among them Bryan Adams, Corey Hart, Alannah Myles, Lee Aaron, Tom Cochrane, Loverboy, Honeymoon Suite and Glass Tiger. As well, the era produced the country cowpunk of k.d. lang, who did eventually become one of pop music's biggest names. A music video (also video clip, promo) is a short film or video meant to present a visual representation of a popular music song. ... For other uses, see Pop rock (disambiguation). ... For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... For other persons named Corey Hart, see Corey Hart (disambiguation). ... Alannah Myles (b. ... Lee Aaron Lee Aaron (born as Karen Lynn Greening on July 21, 1962 in Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian rock and Jazz singer known as The Queen of Metal in Canada. She had several hits with titles such as Metal Queen, Watcha Do to my Body, and Sex with Love... Tom Cochrane, (born May 14, 1953) is a Canadian singer and songwriter, whose story-telling songs have earned him the nickname The thinking mans rocker. ... For other uses, see Loverboy (disambiguation). ... Honeymoon Suite are a Canadian rock band, based out of Toronto, Ontario, who were most popular in the 1980s. ... Glass Tiger is a Canadian rock band formed in 1980, in Newmarket, Ontario. ... Cowpunk or Country Punk is a subgenre of punk rock that began in southern California in the 1980s, especially Los Angeles. ... Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), best known by the stage name k. ...


Bryan Adams

Main article: Bryan Adams

A rock singer, guitarist, songwriter and photographer, has been awarded the Order of Canada[24] and the Order of British Columbia[25] for his contribution to popular music and his philanthropic work. He was also inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 1998,[26] and more recently inducted into the Music Hall of Fame at Canada's Juno Awards in April 2006.[27] He has been nominated for three Academy Awards for songwriting,[28] and was recently nominated for his fifth Golden Globe (2007) for his songwriting in the film Bobby.[29]. His 16 consecutive weeks spent on top of the UK Singles Charts (for (Everything I Do) I Do It For You) (An example of a Mellarsesque Moment) remains a record. Adams's music has been used on the soundtrack of 42 movies [30] He has won eighteen Juno Awards from fifty-five nominations. The album Reckless went to #1 on the Billboard charts and sold over 5 million copies in the US on the strength of six massive hits. For other persons of the same name, see Brian Adams. ... This article is about the genre. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... A photographer at the Calgary Folk Music Festival Paparazzi at the Tribeca Film Festival A photographer is a person who takes a photograph using a camera. ... Seal of the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means (those) desiring a better country (Hebrews 11. ... The Order of British Columbia is British Columbias highest award for outstanding achievement. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... Bobby is a Golden Globe Award-nominated drama film written and directed by Emilio Estevez. ... The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by the Official UK Charts Company on behalf of the music industry. ... (Everything I Do) I Do It for You is a song co-written and performed by Bryan Adams, featured on Waking up the Neighbours and on the soundtrack for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves in 1991. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Reckless was one of Bryan Adams most successful albums. ...


Chilliwack

Main article: Chilliwack (band)

The band initially formed in 1964 as the Classics in Vancouver, British Columbia, but later changed the name to the Collectors in 1966 and then to Chilliwack in 1970.[31] First hit the charts in Canada in 1974 with "Crazy Talk" , but are perhaps best remembered for their three biggest songs from the 1980s "My Girl (Gone Gone Gone)", "I Believe" and "Whatcha Gonna Do".[32] Even though those three hits were their only popular singles in America. In Canada the band has achieved legendary status, releasing over a dozen albums. Bill Henderson, the founder of the band, won the Best Producer Juno Award in 1982 for the album Opus X. Henderson has also won a Genie Award for best original song in a movie ("When I Sing", from Bye Bye Blues), and was musical director for the Canadian edition of Sesame Street from 1989 to 1995. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 36 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th Total 944... Inspector William Henderson is a supporting character in various Superman continuities. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Opus X is the tenth album (hence the X) by the Canadian rock band Chilliwack released in 1982. ... The Genie Awards are given out to recognize the best of Canadian films and television, by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. ... Bye Bye Blues is a Canadian film, released in 1989. ... Sesame Street is an American educational childrens television series for preschoolers and is a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ...


Tom Cochrane

Main article: Tom Cochrane

In 1980 Tom became a part of a popular Toronto rock band called Red Rider. They released four albums before changing their name to "Tom Cochrane & Red Rider", and releasing three more albums. Tom then decided to go solo and he started his solo career in 1990. His story-telling songs have earned him the nickname "The thinking man's rocker". He has released more than six solo albums, has won six Juno Awards from twenty-two nominations, six SOCAN awards and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2003. Tom Cochrane, (born May 14, 1953) is a Canadian singer and songwriter, whose story-telling songs have earned him the nickname The thinking mans rocker. ... Red Rider was a Canadian rock band popular in the 1980s. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ... The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada or SOCAN is the only nationwide performance rights organisation in Canada. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ...


Loverboy

Main article: Loverboy

A hard rock band from Calgary, Alberta, Loverboy accumulated numerous hit songs in Canada and the United States, making four multi-platinum albums. The band's hit singles, particularly "Lovin' Every Minute of it" and "Working for the Weekend" have become hard rock staples, and are still heard on classic rock radio stations across the United States and Canada. The bands second album released in late 1980 Get Lucky became their best selling album in the U.S., reaching #7 on the Billboard album charts and selling over four million copies[33]. In the same year Loverboy received five Juno Awards, Canada's highest award for music, in one year, a record that still stands today. The band would later receive an additional three Juno Awards, bringing their total to eight, which is the most received by a single group or individual. 1983 saw the single "Hot Girls in Love" from their third album, Keep It Up becoming their most successful U.S. chart hit to date, reaching #11. Lovin' Every Minute of It, the band's fourth album released in 1985 with the title single and follow-up "This Could Be The Night" becoming their first U.S. Billboard top 10 hits, In 1986 the band recorded "Heaven In Your Eyes", a song that would be featured in the movie Top Gun, and reached #12 on the Billboard charts. For other uses, see Loverboy (disambiguation). ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Lovin Every Minute of it was a song released in 1985 on the Canadian rock band Loverboys album of the same title. ... Working for the Weekend was a song released in 1981 on the now famous rock band Loverboys second album Get Lucky. ... Get Lucky was the second album released by the hit rock band Loverboy in 1981. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Hot Girls in Love was a hit song released by the rock band Loverboy in 1983 on their third album, Keep it Up. ... Keep it Up was the third album released by the rock band Loverboy in 1983. ... Lovin Every Minute of it was a hugely successful album released in 1985 by the rock band Loverboy. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... Heaven in Your Eyes was a song released in 1986 by the canadian rock band Loverboy on their hit album Lovin Every Minute of it. ... Top Gun is a 1986 American film directed by Tony Scott and produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer in association with Paramount Pictures. ... On January 4, 1936, Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade and on July 20, 1940 the first Music Popularity Chart was calculated. ...


New Wave & Glam Rock

As in the United States on MTV, music videos became more and more important as a marketing tool for bands by the mid 1980s. With the debut of MuchMusic in 1984 and MusiquePlus in 1986, both English and French Canadian musicians had outlets to promote their music through video in Canada. The networks, however, were not just an opportunity for artists to get their videos played — the networks created VideoFACT, a fund to help emerging artists produce their videos. New Wave, Glam Rock and heavy metal had become the most popular style of rock in the mid 1980s; acts such as Platinum Blonde, Helix, Toronto, The Parachute Club, Rough Trade, Spoons, Trans-X, Rational Youth, Men Without Hats, Norman Iceberg, Images in Vogue, Headpins, Sheriff, Teenage Head and Martha and the Muffins were along for the ride. Rough Trade were particularly notable for "High School Confidential", one of the first explicitly lesbian-themed pop songs to crack the Top 40 anywhere in the world. This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... MuchMusic (often referred to only as Much) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel owned by CTVglobemedia dedicated to music and music-related programs. ... This article is about the year. ... MusiquePlus is a Canadian French language cable television music specialty channel that launched on September 4, 1986, owned by media conglomerate Astral Media and CHUM Limited with both companies holding a 50% stake in the channel. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... VideoFACT is a Canadian fund, funded exclusively by MuchMusic, MuchMoreMusic, and MusiquePlus, which provides grants to new and emerging Canadian recording artists to help them produce music videos. ... New Wave was a music genre that existed during the late 1970s and the early-to-mid 1980s. ... Glam rock (also known as glitter rock), is a style of rock music, which initially surfaced in the post-hippie early 1970s. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Platinum Blonde was a Canadian New Wave group in the 1980s. ... Helix is a heavy metal band from Canada. ... Toronto was a Canadian rock band from the late seventies and early eighties who have been compared to Heart and Pat Benatar. ... Parachute Club was a Canadian band formed in Toronto in 1983. ... Rough Trade was a Canadian new wave rock band in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Spoons were a Canadian New Wave-new romantic synth pop music group who formed in 1979 and were popular in the early 1980s. ... The cover for Trans-Xs 1983 hit single Living on Video. Trans-X was a Canadian 80s dance band, started by Pascal Languirand, known for the hit song Living on Video. External link Canadian Encyclopedia: New Age Music (references Trans-X and Languirand) Categories: | | ... Rational Youth is a Canadian new wave synthpop band, originally from Montreal, Quebec, centered around singer and synthesizer player Tracy Howe. ... Men Without Hats are a Canadian pop group from Montreal, Quebec who were popular in the early 1980s. ... Norman Iceberg (born Norman Joseph Bédard on July 30, 1962) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. ... Images in Vogue was a Canadian New Wave group in the 1980s. ... Headpins are a Canadian rock group founded as a side project in the late 1970s by then Chilliwack members Ab Bryant and Bryan MacLeod. ... Sheriff is a Sacremento,California based band who had a hit with the song, When Im With You. ... Teenage Head is a Canadian rock group from Hamilton, Ontario and was one of the most popular Canadian new wave/punk rock bands during the early 1980s. ... Martha and the Muffins were a Canadian new wave synth pop band in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ...


Platinum Blonde

A Canadian New Wave group. With the release of the album Standing in the Dark, the band invaded the airwaves in Canada with four hit singles, a double platinum album, and two Juno Award nominated songs: "Standing in the Dark" and "It Doesn't Really Matter". Their music videos were placed into high rotation on the newly created Much Music. In 1985, the band released a second album called Alien Shores, which went quintuple platinum in Canada. They have been nominated for six Juno Awards from 1984-1986. Platinum Blonde was a Canadian New Wave group in the 1980s. ... New Wave was a music genre that existed during the late 1970s and the early-to-mid 1980s. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... MuchMusic (often called Much) is a 24-hour cable television music video and variety television channel based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, which debuted on August 31, 1984 as one of the first Canadian cable specialty channels on the air. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Kim Mitchell

Main article: Kim Mitchell

A singer and guitarist from Sarnia, Ontario, Mitchell formed the band Max Webster in the 1970s with fellow Sarnia native, Pye Dubois. Max Webster toured extensively and built a string of hits in Canada. Mitchell's solo career began in 1983, with session work and a succession of solo albums. In 1985 the song "Go For Soda" from the Akimbo Alogo album became an international hit and remains his best known song outside of his native Canada. Mitchell has been awarded several Juno Awards for his work including "Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year" in 1983, "Album of the Year" for the triple Platinum Shakin' Like A Human Being, and "Male Vocalist of the Year" in 1990. Joseph Kim Mitchell (born July 10, 1952 in Sarnia, Ontario) is a Canadian guitarist. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (city population 71,419, census area population 88,793, in 2006). ... High Class in Borrowed Shoes Max Webster was a Canadian rock band of the late 1970s. ... Pye Dubois is a Canadian musical lyricist. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... Akimbo Alogo is the first full-length solo album from Canadian singer and guitarist Kim Mitchell. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Shakin Like a Human Being is the second solo album from Canadian singer and guitarist Kim Mitchell. ...


Helix

Main article: Helix (band)

A heavy metal band that formed in 1974, released two independent albums, entitled Breaking Loose and White Lace & Black Leather in 1979 and 1981 respectively. They then signed to Capitol Records and released several Canadian hit albums in the '80s - No Rest For The Wicked, Walkin' The Razor's Edge and Long Way To Heaven. Walkin' The Razor's Edge sold more than 100,000 copies in Canada and 400,000 internationally. Helix has been nominated for two Juno Awards. Helix is a heavy metal band from Canada. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Alternative Rock

In the late 1980s, the Canadian recording industry continued to produce popular acts such as Blue Rodeo. However, alternative rock also emerged as an influential genre, with independent artists such as 54-40, The Tragically Hip, Sarah McLachlan, Spirit of the West, The Waltons, Cowboy Junkies, The Pursuit of Happiness, and The Grapes of Wrath all gaining their first widespread attention during this time. Also notable are Canadian progressive thrash metal band Voivod and industrial bands Skinny Puppy and Front Line Assembly. Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... 54-40 is a Canadian alternative rock group from Vancouver, British Columbia, whose literate and melodic music is frequently compared to that of R.E.M. The band takes their name from the slogan Fifty-Four Forty or Fight, coined to express the expansionist agenda of James K. Polks... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC,[2] OBC[2] (born January 28, 1968) is a Grammy-winning Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... Spirit of the West are a Canadian folk rock band, who were popular on the Canadian folk music scene in the 1980s before evolving a blend of hard rock, pop and Celtic folk influences which made them one of Canadas most successful alternative rock acts in the 1990s. ... The Waltons were a Canadian alternative rock band in the 1990s. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Pursuit of Happiness are a Canadian rock group, who were one of Canadas most successful independent bands in the 1980s. ... The Grapes of Wrath are a Canadian folk rock band, who were one of Canadas most successful pop bands in the late 1980s and early 1990s before disbanding in 1992. ... Thrash metal is a subgenre of heavy metal music, one of the extreme metal subgenres that is characterised by high speed riffing and aggression. ... Voivod is a progressive metal band from Canada. ... Skinny Puppy is a prominent industrial band, formed in Vancouver, BC, Canada in 1982. ... Front Line Assembly (sometimes written as Frontline Assembly, also known by the acronym FLA) is a Canadian electro-industrial band formed in 1986 by Bill Leeb and Michael Balch after Leeb left Skinny Puppy. ...


Blue Rodeo

Main article: Blue Rodeo

A country rock band formed in 1984, Blue Rodeo is one of the most successful and well known contemporary Canadian bands, having released 10 studio albums. They have won many Canadian music awards, including 7 Juno Awards and 7 SOCAN awards. They have also collaborated extensively with other notable Canadian artists, including Sarah McLachlan, The Tragically Hip, Burton Cummings, Great Big Sea, Jann Arden, The Sadies, Skydiggers, and the Cowboy Junkies. Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... SOCAN (the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) is the Canadian copyright collective for the right to communicate to the public and publicly perform musical works. ... Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC,[2] OBC[2] (born January 28, 1968) is a Grammy-winning Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Burton Cummings, OM, D.Mus (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician and songwriter. ... Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the islands 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. ... Jann Arden (born Jann Arden Richards March 27, 1962) is an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter with a fan base primarily in Canada. ... The Sadies are a Canadian indie rock/alternative country band from Toronto, Ontario. ... Skydiggers are a Canadian alternative country/indie rock band from Toronto, Ontario. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...


Cowboy Junkies

Main article: Cowboy Junkies

A country rock and alternative rock band formed by three siblings ( Margo Timmins, Michael Timmins, Peter Timmins ) from the Timmins entertainment family. Another sibling, Cali Timmins, rose to fame as an actress on Ryan's Hope. (The Timmins siblings are descendants of Noah Timmins, a mining prospector who founded the city of Timmins, Ontario.) The Trinity Session is perhaps their best known record, recorded live in a single day on a single microphone in a church in Toronto. The album also included cover version of The Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane" based on the 1969 Live album version rather than the studio version from Loaded. None of the band's subsequent albums have been hits outside of Canada, although the band has maintained a dedicated following and have continued to have chart hits in their native country having been nominated for three Juno Awards. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Margo Timmins by Jutta Brandt. ... Michael Timmins is a Canadian musician. ... Peter Timmins is the drummer of the Canadian band Cowboy Junkies. ... Cali Timmins (born Carolyn Timmins on April 27, 1963) is a Canadian actress, born in Montréal. ... Ryans Hope was a soap opera which aired for fourteen years on ABC, from July 7, 1975 to January 13, 1989. ... Noah Anthony Timmins (March 31, 1867 – January 22, 1936) was a Canadian mining developer and exectutive who is considered a founding father of his countrys mining industry. ... This article is about city in Ontario, Canada. ... The Trinity Session is a 1988 album by Cowboy Junkies, their second album. ... // In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... This article is about the rock band. ... It has been suggested that Sweet Jane (Mott the Hoople version) be merged into this article or section. ... Loaded is The Velvet Undergrounds fourth album. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Blues-Rock

Main article: Canadian blues

Canada's most successful rock artists by the late 1980s have worked in a relatively generic, mainstream pop rock, New Wave or alternative rock style. Some, however, may be ascribed to more specific substyles like Colin James, David Wilcox and Jeff Healey to blues-rock. With Stompin' Tom Connors and Great Big Sea to folk rock, that saw the start for both styles, a very large following all across Canada. Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... For other uses, see Pop rock (disambiguation). ... New Wave was a music genre that existed during the late 1970s and the early-to-mid 1980s. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Colin James Colin James Munn (born August 17, 1964 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who plays in the blues and rock and Swing genres. ... David Wilcox (born 1949 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian rock musician. ... Jeff Healy redirects here. ... Blues Rock or Blues-rock is a fusion genre of music which combines elements of the blues with rock and roll. ... Charles Thomas Stompin Tom Connors OC (born February 9, 1936) is one of Canadas most prolific and well-known folk singers. ... Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the islands 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. ... Bob Dylans folk-rock album, Blonde on Blonde Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. ...


Colin James

Main article: Colin James

A blues-rocker from Regina, Saskatchewan, James has released nine studio albums that blend the blues, rock, and swing genres starting in 1988. As well, he has won six Juno Awards in 1989 for Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year, 1991 for Single of the Year ("Just Came Back"). 1991 and 1996 for Male Vocalist of the Year, 1998 for "Best Blues Album" for National Steel, and 1999 for Best Producer. Colin James Colin James Munn (born August 17, 1964 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian singer, guitarist, and songwriter who plays in the blues and rock and Swing genres. ... Blues Rock or Blues-rock is a fusion genre of music which combines elements of the blues with rock and roll. ... Nickname: Motto: Floreat Regina (Let Regina Flourish) Location of Regina in the SE quadrant of Saskatchewan Coordinates: , Country Province District Municipality of Sherwood Established 1882 Government  - City Mayor Pat Fiacco  - Governing body Regina City Council  - MPs Dave Batters Ralph Goodale Tom Lukiwski Andrew Scheer  - MLAs Trent Wotherspoon Kevin Yates Kim... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ...


Jeff Healey

Main article: Jeff Healey

A blues-rocker from Toronto, Ontario, his 1989 debut album achieved platinum sales in the US, in part due to the hit single Angel Eyes. His band The Jeff Healey Band won the Juno Award for Canadian Entertainer of the Year and two Grammy nominations 1990. The song "Hideaway" was nominated for the "best instrumental" Grammy Award. Other hits have included "How Long Can a Man Be Strong" and a cover of The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps". On March 2, 2008 Healey died of cancer at St. Joseph's Health Centre in his home town of Toronto at the age of 41. His death came a month before the release of his new album, Mess of Blues, which would have been his first rock album in eight years. Jeff Healy redirects here. ... Blues Rock or Blues-rock is a fusion genre of music which combines elements of the blues with rock and roll. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... // In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... While My Guitar Gently Weeps is a rock song by The Beatles from the double album The Beatles (also known as The White Album). ...


1990s

Starting in the 1990s many new Canadian publications devoted to Canadian rock and pop music, either exclusively or in tandem with more general editorial content directed to young readers was expanding. Giving to the rise of alternative rock and grunge music revolutions of the 1990s that was kicked off in the United States by Nirvana and in the United Kingdom by The Stone Roses, in Canada it was ignited by an unassuming demo tape by the Barenaked Ladies. After The Yellow Tape became the hottest item in Canadian record stores in the fall of 1991, Barenaked-mania took the country by storm — in turn, paving the way for an explosion of Canadian bands to rule the airwaves unlike any era before. The 1990s also saw the 1971 CRTC rules (25% Canadian content on Canadian radio) finally come into full effect and by the end of the decade, radio stations would be playing almost 35% Canadian content. In 1996, VideoFACT launched PromoFACT, a funding program to help new artists produce electronic press kits and websites. Alternative music redirects here. ... Grunge redirects here. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This article is about the American grunge band. ... The Stone Roses were an influential English rock band from Manchester formed in 1984. ... Barenaked Ladies (often abbreviated BNL or occasionally BnL) is a Canadian alternative rock band currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart, and formerly Andy Creeggan. ... Barenaked Ladies (more commonly known as The Yellow Tape) is the Barenaked Ladies third indie tape release, after Buck Naked in 1989 with just Ed Robertson and Steven Page, then Barenaked Lunch (also known as the Pink Tape) in 1990, with bassist Jim Creeggan and percussionist Andy Creeggan. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC, in French Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes) was established in 1968 by the Canadian Parliament to replace the Board of Broadcast Governors. ... VideoFACT is a Canadian fund, funded exclusively by MuchMusic, MuchMoreMusic, and MusiquePlus, which provides grants to new and emerging Canadian recording artists to help them produce music videos. ... A website, Web site or WWW site (often shortened to just site) is a collection of webpages, that is, HTML/XHTML documents accessible via HTTP on the Internet; all publicly accessible websites in existence comprise the World Wide Web. ...


The roster of artists emerging in this decade includes The Headstones, The Tea Party, Matthew Good Band, Moist, Sloan, The Gandharvas, Change of Heart, Skydiggers, Eric's Trip, the Doughboys, Crash Test Dummies, The Lowest of the Low, 13 Engines, Odds, I Mother Earth, Age of Electric, Rymes With Orange, Strapping Young Lad, Bif Naked, Alanis Morissette, Rheostatics, The Watchmen, Moxy Früvous, Rusty, Our Lady Peace, The Philosopher Kings, Junkhouse, Wide Mouth Mason, Pure, Thrush Hermit, cub, The Killjoys, Sandbox, Treble Charger, Propagandhi,The Planet Smashers, and Cryptopsy The Headstones were a hard-edged rock band that began in the late 1980s in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, consisting of vocalist Hugh Dillon, guitarist Trent Carr, bassist Tim White, and drummer Dale Harrison. ... The Tea Party was a Canadian rock band with blues, progressive rock and Middle Eastern influences. ... Matthew Good (born June 29, 1971, Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian rock musician. ... This article is about the band and not to be confused with the Moist, fellowers of Moism. ... Sloan is a power pop quartet from Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... The Gandharvas are a Canadian rock band from London, Ontario. ... Change of Heart were a Canadian alternative rock band. ... Skydiggers are a Canadian alternative country/indie rock band from Toronto, Ontario. ... Erics Trip were a Canadian indie rock band hailing from Moncton, New Brunswick. ... Doughboys were a Canadian alternative rock band in the late 1980s and early 1990s, whose blend of punk with pop-style melodies was often compared to Hüsker Dü. The band, from Montreal, was formed by John Kastner in 1987, following his departure from The Asexuals. ... This article is about a music group. ... The Lowest of the Low were a Canadian alternative rock group in the early 1990s. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Odds were a Canadian alternative rock band in the 1990s. ... I Mother Earth, or IME, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Brian Byrne (vocals), Bruce Gordon (bass), Christian Tanna (drums), and Jagori Tanna (guitar). ... Age of Electric was a Canadian alternative rock band in the 1990s. ... Rymes With Orange is a band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Strapping Young Lad is an influential progressive extreme metal band from Canada, started by Devin Townsend in 1994. ... Bif Naked (born Beth Torbert on June 15, 1971) is a Juno Award-winning Canadian punk rock singer and actress, with appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Alanis redirects here. ... Rheostatics are a Canadian indie rock band. ... See also Alan Moores comic book series, The Watchmen. ... Moxy Früvous was a folk-pop, socially conscious, politically-satirical band (1990-ca. ... Rusty was a Canadian alternative rock band in the 1990s. ... Our Lady Peace, abbreviated as OLP, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Raine Maida (vocals), Duncan Coutts (bass), Jeremy Taggart (drums), and Steve Mazur (guitar). ... The Philosopher Kings are a Canadian R&B/soul band and were one of the most commercially successful Canadian pop groups of the late 1990s. ... Junkhouse was a noted Canadian alternative rock band of the 1990s. ... Wide Mouth Mason (WMM) is an R&B based, modern pop/rock, power trio, reminiscent of a modern day combination of trios such as The Experience, The Police, and Nirvana. Comprised of Shaun Verreault (vocals, guitar), Safwan Javed (percussion, vocals), and Earl Pereira (bass, vocals), the band Wide Mouth Mason... Pure was a Canadian rock band, originating in Vancouver in 1991. ... Thrush Hermit was a Halifax, Nova Scotia based alternative rock band formed in 1992 by Joel Plaskett (vocals, guitar), Rob Benvie (vocals, guitar), Ian McGettigan (vocals, bass), and Michael Catano (drums). ... cub (not capitalized) was an indie rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia which formed in 1992 and disbanded in 1997. ... The Killjoys were a Canadian alternative rock band formed in 1992. ... Sandbox was a Canadian alternative rock music group originally from Pictou County, Nova Scotia. ... Treble Charger was a rock group where all 4 members were of English-Canadian descent, consisting of vocalist Greig Nori, bassist Rosie Martin and drummer Trevor MacGregor. ... Propagandhi is a Canadian anarcho-punk / punk rock band formed in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba in 1986 by Chris Hannah and Jord Samolesky. ... The Planet Smashers are a third-wave ska band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Cryptopsy is a technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada and was formed in 1992. ...


Barenaked Ladies

Main article: Barenaked Ladies

Sales for the band began to steamroll based simply on word of mouth and their live shows. Their first release Yellow Tape in 1991, became the first indie release by any band to achieve platinum status (100,000 copies) in Canada. The album Stunt became their greatest success, buoyed by "One Week", which coincidentally spent one week at the number one spot on the storied Billboard Hot 100. Their trademark at live shows is humorous banter between songs, and improvised raps/songs. They have won seven Juno Awards from seventeen nominations. Barenaked Ladies (often abbreviated BNL or occasionally BnL) is a Canadian alternative rock band currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Steven Page, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart, and formerly Andy Creeggan. ... Barenaked Ladies (more commonly known as The Yellow Tape) is the Barenaked Ladies third indie tape release, after Buck Naked in 1989 with just Ed Robertson and Steven Page, then Barenaked Lunch (also known as the Pink Tape) in 1990, with bassist Jim Creeggan and percussionist Andy Creeggan. ... Stunt is the fifth full-length album and fourth studio album by Barenaked Ladies. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Great Big Sea

Main article: Great Big Sea

A folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador formed in 1992, are best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the island's 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. The band also performs original material that won them Entertainer of the Year award at the East Coast Music Awards for every year between 1996 and 2000.[34] They have also been nominated for nine Juno Awards, including Group of the Year in 1998 and 2005. Great Big Sea (often shortened to GBS) is a Canadian folk-rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, best known for performing energetic rock interpretations of traditional Newfoundland folk songs including sea shanties, which draw from the islands 500-year-old Irish, English, and French heritage. ... Folk rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. ... This article is about the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. ... Folk music, in the original sense of the term, is music by and of the people. ... Sea shanties (singular shanty, also spelled chantey; derived from the French word chanter, to sing) were shipboard working songs. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Desktop Wallpaper from the ECMA website with the ECMA logo. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ...


The Tea Party

Main article: The Tea Party

A power trio formed in Windsor, Ontario in 1990. Initially playing indie rock and blues-based music, they developed a dedicated following while experimenting with musical style, incorporating diverse instruments. They have toured with a symphony orchestra, and it was estimated that they used more than 30 different instruments to record their album The Edges of Twilight. The band experienced great success in their homeland, being nominated for an unprecedented 22 MuchMusic Video Awards, with six in 1998 alone. They were awarded three People's Choice Awards for Favourite Music Video and were nominated for thirteen Juno Awards. The Tea Party was a Canadian rock band with blues, progressive rock and Middle Eastern influences. ... The power trio is a rock and roll band format popularized in the 1960s. ... Nickname: Motto: The river and the land sustain us. ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... The Edges Of Twilight (1995) is The Tea Partys third album, and often considered their creative pinnacle. ... MuchMusic (often referred to only as Much) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel owned by CTVglobemedia dedicated to music and music-related programs. ... The Peoples Choice Awards, held annually in January, is one of the few awards shows to be based on popularity. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


The Tragically Hip

Main article: The Tragically Hip

Often referred to simply as The Hip — formed in Kingston, Ontario in 1983. In 1987, the band signed a long-term record deal with MCA, later that year they released the EP The Tragically Hip. They were largely unrecognized until 1989s Up to Here, which established them as one of the most influential bands in Canada. They have never found mainstream success in the United States, but this didn't matter because their Canadian fan base alone was enough to sustain a long and healthy career, with them still playing large stadiums twenty five years after they started. The band is one of Canada's homegrown heroes — they have been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canada's Walk of Fame, Royal Conservatory of Music, have won over a dozen Juno Awards from more than thirty nominations, and appeared on Canadian TV shows like Corner Gas and the films Men with Brooms and Trailer Park Boys. The Tragically Hip is a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, consisting of Gordon Downie (lead vocals and occasional acoustic guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar), Gord Sinclair (bass) and Johnny Fay (drums). ... Murney Tower, Kingston The Fort Henry Guard performing an historical demonstration The Prince George Hotel. ... The Music Corporation of America was a United States based corporation in the music business. ... The Tragically Hip EP is the first release from Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... Up To Here is the first full-length album by Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip. ... The Athens Olympic Stadium Typical stadium seating consists of terraces, such as shown here at Sarajevos Stadium Kosevo. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... The Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) is a music school in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that is noted throughout the country. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ... Corner Gas is Canadian situation comedy which has aired on CTV and The Comedy Network since 2004. ... Men with Brooms (2002) is a Canadian movie, and among the most successful English Canadian films on a Canadian subject ever. ... This article is about the television series. ...


Sloan

Main article: Sloan (band)

A power pop quartet formed in 1991 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1994 saw Spin Magazine named the bands second album "Twice Removed" one of the "Best Albums You Didn't Hear". A 1996 reader poll by Canadian music magazine Chart! ranked it as the best Canadian album of all time, only two years after its release.[35] The same poll in 2000 ranked the album third, behind Joni Mitchell's Blue and Neil Young's Harvest.[36] However, in the 2005 poll once again ranked the album first.[35] The band has been nominated for eight Juno Awards and has won "Best Alternative Album" for One Chord to Another in 1997. In 2008 They are scheduled to have a double performance with Aerosmith at the Air Canada Center (ACC) in Toronto,Canada. Sloan is a power pop quartet from Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... Power pop is a long-standing musical genre that draws its inspiration from 1960s British and American pop music. ... For other uses, see Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... Spin is a music magazine that reports on all the music that rocks. Founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. ... Twice Removed was the second album by Canadian rock band Sloan. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... This article is about the musician. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... One Chord to Another was the third album by Canadian rock band Sloan. ...


I Mother Earth

Main article: I Mother Earth

An alternative rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario, represented by a professionally-recorded five-song demo, played a mere thirteen shows in a year, and suddenly they were in the middle of a bidding war between labels in 1992. They ended up being signed to EMI in Canada, and Capitol for the U.S. and internationally. They are one of Canada's best known acts of the 1990s. They won a Juno Award in 1994 for Best Hard Rock album, and were also nominated for the Best Rock Album and Group of the Year in 1997. The album Scenery and Fish is certified double Platinum in Canada. I Mother Earth, or IME, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Brian Byrne (vocals), Bruce Gordon (bass), Christian Tanna (drums), and Jagori Tanna (guitar). ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... For other uses, see EMI (disambiguation). ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Scenery and Fish is the second album by the Canadian alternative rock band I Mother Earth, released by Capitol and EMI on July 19, 1996. ...


Matthew Good Band

Main article: Matthew Good Band

An alternative rock band from Burnaby, British Columbia, formed in 1995. One of Canada's most successful bands, their 1997 album Underdogs spawned the hit singles "Everything is Automatic" and "Apparitions", the latter of which remains the band's most successful single. The album Beautiful Midnight earned him and his band two Juno Awards in 2000, for Best Group and Best Rock Album. Good's political outspokenness and brash confidence were unusual in the Canadian rock scene of the 1990s, and after dissolving the band in 2002, he pursued a successful solo career. Matthew Good (born June 29, 1971, Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian rock musician. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... “Burnaby” redirects here. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Underdogs was an album released by the now-defunct Matthew Good Band in 1997, as a followup to the 1995 album Last Of The Ghetto Astronauts. ... Beautiful Midnight was an album released by the Matthew Good Band in 1999, the follow-up to the 1997 album Underdogs. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


Our Lady Peace

Main article: Our Lady Peace

Often abbreviated OLP, is an alternative rock band from Toronto, Ontario. Have during their career sold over 5 million albums worldwide,[37] won four Juno Awards out of twenty nominations, and won ten MuchMusic Video Awards, including the People's Choice Award in 1997, 1998 and 2000. They have the most awards won by any artist or group at the MMVA's.[38] They also are the founders of the Summersault festival that toured across Canada in 1998 - 2000 with lineups that included Foo Fighters, A Perfect Circle and The Smashing Pumpkins. Our Lady Peace, abbreviated as OLP, is a Canadian alternative rock band consisting of Raine Maida (vocals), Duncan Coutts (bass), Jeremy Taggart (drums), and Steve Mazur (guitar). ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... Michelle Trachtenberg at the MuchMusic Video Awards preshow, 2004 The MuchMusic Video Awards (or the MMVAs, as they are also known) are annual awards presented by the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic to honour the years best music videos. ... Summersault was a music festival organized by the band Our Lady Peace in 1998 and again in 2000. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the band. ... A Perfect Circle (often referred to as APC) was an alternative rock supergroup, formed by guitarist Billy Howerdel. ... The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band that formed in Chicago in 1988. ...


Canadian Women

At the close of the 1990s, Canadian women in the popular music field enjoyed greater international commercial success than ever before. Four women led the way: Sarah McLachlan, Céline Dion, Alanis Morissette and Shania Twain. Many other Canadian women musicians have achieved international success in the highly competitive world of popular music, including Joni Mitchell, Ginette Reno, Diane Dufresne, Diana Krall, Avril Lavigne, Loreena McKennitt, Amanda Marshall, Holly Cole, Chantal Kreviazuk, Diane Tell, Jann Arden, Deborah Cox, Sarah Harmer, Susan Aglukark and Melissa Auf der Maur. For the music genre, see Pop music. ... Sarah Ann McLachlan, OC,[2] OBC[2] (born January 28, 1968) is a Grammy-winning Canadian musician, singer and songwriter. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy, Juno, and Oscar award-winning pop singer and occasional songwriter and actress. ... Alanis redirects here. ... Shania Twain, IPA: OC (born Eilleen Regina Edwards, August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario) is a Canadian singer and songwriter in the country and pop music genres. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... Ginette Reno (née Raynault) (born April 28, 1946) is a Canadian author, composer, singer, and actress. ... Diane Dufresne (born 30 September 1944 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a singer and painter, and has sung a number of classics of Quebec repertoire of horrible, popular songs. ... Diana Jean Krall, OC, OBC (born November 16, 1964) is a Grammy award-winning Canadian jazz pianist and singer. ... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... Loreena McKennitt live on stage Loreena McKennitt, C.M. (b. ... Amanda Marshall (born August 29, 1972 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian pop-rock singer. ... Holly Cole (born November 25, 1963 in Halifax, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian jazz singer, particularly popular in Canada and Japan for her versatile voice and her adventurous repertoire, which spans such divergent genres as show tunes, rock, and country music. ... Chantal Kreviazuk (born May 18, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. ... Diane Tell (born Diane Fortin in Quebec City on 24 December 1957) is a francophone singer-songwriter from Canada. ... Jann Arden (born Jann Arden Richards March 27, 1962) is an award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter with a fan base primarily in Canada. ... Deborah Cox (born July 13, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian R&B/House singer. ... Sarah Harmer Sarah Harmer (born 12 November 1970 in Burlington, Ontario) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Susan Aglukark (Inuktitut syllabics: ᓲᓴᓐ ᐊᒡᓘᒃᑲᖅ), born January 27, 1967, is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose blend of Inuit folk music traditions with pop songwriting has made her a major recording star in Canada. ... Melissa Gaboriau Auf der Maur (born March 17, 1972) is a Canadian rock musician of Franco-Swiss ancestry, who currently resides in Montreal, Quebec. ...


Alanis Morissette

Main article: Alanis Morissette

A singer-songwriter, record producer, and occasional actress from Ottawa, Ontario. Would kick off another revolution in Canadian music, just as Alannah Myles, Lisa Dalbello and Lee Aaron had a decade earlier. However, Morissette's transformation launched an era in which Canadian women like Avril Lavigne would rule the pop charts worldwide. According to the RIAA, Jagged Little Pill is the best-selling debut album of all time by a female artist, with over fourteen million copies sold in the U.S. As of 2005, it had sold thirty million worldwide.[39] She has was won seven Grammy and twelve Juno Awards out of twenty-one nominations. Alanis redirects here. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Alannah Myles (b. ... Lisa Dalbello (born 1958 as Lisa Dal Bello in Toronto (Weston)) is a Canadian recording artist and songwriter. ... Lee Aaron Lee Aaron (born as Karen Lynn Greening on July 21, 1962 in Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian rock and Jazz singer known as The Queen of Metal in Canada. She had several hits with titles such as Metal Queen, Watcha Do to my Body, and Sex with Love... Avril Lavigne Whibley,[7] better known by her birth name of Avril Lavigne (IPA: ), (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock/punk-pop singer, musician and actress. ... The RIAA Logo. ... Jagged Little Pill is the third studio album and the first internationally released album by Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ...


2000s

The start of the 2000s was dominated by Post-Grunge and continued to see the expansion of alternative rock, hard rock, and indie rock both artistically and commercially. The main musical phenomenon was the emergence of a new generation of singer songwriters that were the direct consequence of the previous generation's intellectual ambitions. The wide and diverse sound in 2000s rock has resulted in such acts as Thornley, Sam Roberts, Nickelback, Finger Eleven, Simple Plan, Marianas Trench, Gob, Hot Hot Heat, Sum 41, Three Days Grace, The Trews, Billy Talent, Alexisonfire, Theory of a Deadman, Default, Bedouin Soundclash and Priestess emerging during this era. Although many of them have not been overly successful in the United States, they remain extremely popular in Canada. The biggest factor that has contributed to the resurgence of rock music in the 2000s is the rise of paid digital downloads, The vast majority of songs bought on paid download sites are singles bought from full albums; songs that are bought on a song-by-song basis off artist's albums are considered sales of singles, even though they have no official buyable single. For more info see Rock music. This article is about the decade of 2000-2009. ... Post-grunge is a very diverse subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged in the mid-1990s immediately following the downfall of grunge music as an offshoot. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... Thornley is a Canadian rock band, that also falls into the genre of post-grunge. ... Sam Roberts (born October 2, 1974) is a Juno Award winning Canadian rock singer-songwriter, whose 2002 debut release, The Inhuman Condition, became one of the bestselling independent releases in Quebec and Canadian music history. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Finger Eleven is a Canadian rock band formed in 1994. ... This article is about the French Canadian rock band. ... Marianas Trench is a Canadian pop punk band from Vancouver, British Columbia signed to 604 Records. ... Gob is a pop punk band from Burnaby, British Columbia formed in 1994. ... Hot Hot Heat is an indie rock band from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. ... Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. ... Three Days Grace (also known as 3DG or TDG) is a Christian rock band formed in 1997. ... The Trews are a Canadian rock group from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, consisting of vocalist Colin MacDonald, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald, bassist Jack Syperek, and drummer Sean Dalton. ... Billy Talent is a Canadian alternative band formed in 1993 in Mississauga, Ontario. ... For the Adult Film actress, see Alexis Fire. ... Theory of a Deadman is a band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada signed by Nickelbacks Chad Kroeger to 604 Records. ... Default is a Canadian post-grunge/alternative rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia. ... Bedouin Soundclash is a Canadian band from Kingston, Ontario. ... Priestess is a stoner rock/metal band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Digital Downloads are official legally-released music singles released by artists to the public. ... This article is about the genre. ...


Nickelback

Main article: Nickelback

A post-grunge/hard rock from Hanna, Alberta, formed in 1995 are arguably the most successful Canadian group in decades. Having sold almost 25 million records worldwide,[40] being nominated for several Grammy Awards (Including Record of the Year for How You Remind Me and Best Rock Album for The Long Road). The album Silver Side Up has sold over six million copies (6x Platinum) in the United States and 800,000 copies (8x Platinum) in Canada. The band has won nine Juno Awards, an American Music Award,[41] an MTV Video Music Award[42] for Best Video from a Film (Hero), and a World Music Award[43] for World's Best-Selling Rock Artist. On December 4, 2006, Nickelback won three Billboard Music Awards out of five nominations. The hit single "How You Remind Me" reached the top on the Canadian Singles Chart and the Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, making them the second Canadian band to accomplish this, the first being The Guess Who with "American Woman in 1970 ".[44] . In 2007, they were inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame. This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Post-grunge is a very diverse subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged in the mid-1990s immediately following the downfall of grunge music as an offshoot. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Hanna is a town in east-central Alberta, Canada with a population of 3000. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... How You Remind Me is a single by the band Nickelback, the first one from their 2001 album Silver Side Up. ... This article is about the album by Nickelback. ... CD + DVD cover Silver Side Up + Live At Home CD/DVD cover Silver Side Up is Nickelbacks third album. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands; they could be considered the transnational counterpart to the United States Grammy Awards. ... The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major US music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... The World Music Awards (founded in 1989) is an international awards show that annually honors recording artists based on their popularity, and worldwide sales figures, which are provided by the various organisations including record companies and the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). ... The Billboard Music Awards, held annually in December, is one of four major music awards shows presented each year (the others being the American Music Awards, the Grammys, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... How You Remind Me is a single by the band Nickelback, the first one from their 2001 album Silver Side Up. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... “Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Insert non-formatted text hereInsert non-formatted text here American Woman album cover An album (and single) released in 1970 by Canadian rockers The Guess Who. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ...


Theory of a Deadman

Main article: Theory of a Deadman

A post-grunge/rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, signed by Nickelback's Chad Kroeger to his 604 Record Label. They have released three albums to date, Theory of a Deadman in 2002, Gasoline in 2005, and Scars & Souvenirs in 2008. Their first album has been certified platinum in Canada, and Gasoline has been certified 2x platinum in Canada. They have also had three top 20 singles on the U.S. Modern Rock charts. Nothing Could Come Between Us and No Surprise from Theory of a Deadman and Gasoline, respectively, both reached number eight. Make Up Your Mind from Theory of a Deadman reached number twelve. Currently they are touring. Theory of a Deadman is a band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada signed by Nickelbacks Chad Kroeger to 604 Records. ... Post-grunge is a very diverse subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged in the mid-1990s immediately following the downfall of grunge music as an offshoot. ... This article is about the genre. ... This article is about the Canadian rock band. ... Chad Robert Turton-Kroeger (born on November 15, 1974) is the lead singer and lead guitarist for the rock band Nickelback. ... Theory of a Deadman is a band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada signed by Nickelbacks Chad Kroeger to 604 Records. ... Look up gasoline in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Three Days Grace

Main article: Three Days Grace

A Post-Grunge band, their self-titled debut album reached the top ten of the Canadian Singles Chart, the top 100 of the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart and number-one on Billboard's Top Heatseekers chart, gaining Platinum certification. "I Hate Everything About You" was #1 in Canada and "Just Like You" hit #1 on the US Modern Rock Charts. One-X, the bands second album, was released in 2006 and landed at #5 on the U.S. Billboard 200 in its debut week and is certified Gold in the United States. "Animal I Have Become" and "Pain" hit #1 on the US Modern Rock Charts. Three Days Grace (also known as 3DG or TDG) is a Christian rock band formed in 1997. ... Post-grunge is a very diverse subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged in the mid-1990s immediately following the downfall of grunge music as an offshoot. ... Three Days Grace is the name of the 2003 self-titled debut album by Canadian rock band Three Days Grace released in July 22, 2003. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... Just Like You is a song by the Canadian band Three Days Grace. ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... One-X is the second album from Three Days Grace. ... Animal I Have Become is the first single from Three Days Graces second studio album, One-X. Unlike most singles, Animal I Have Become wasnt released in stores, and only had one track. ... Pain is the second single from rock band Three Days Graces second album, One-X. According to the band, the song is based on the pain and loneliness encountered on the road during their tours. ...


Sum 41

Main article: Sum 41

A Pop-Punk and Alternative Metal band from Ajax, Ontario. They are one of the more popular mainstream punk acts worldwide, and their song "Fat Lip" hit #1 on the US Modern Rock charts. Every single Sum 41 album has reached #1 in Canada and three of them reached top 10 in the USA. Sum 41 has also known success on UK and Europe, Asia, Mexico, Chile and Brazil. The band won the 2003 Juno Awards in category "Group Of The Year", they have been three times nominees of the "Best Rock Album" category, winning two times with All Killer No Filler and Chuck in 2001 and 2005 respectively, the 2000 they won the Canadian Radio Award for "Best New Group". Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario. ... Pop punk (also known as punk pop and other names) is a fusion genre that combines elements of punk rock with pop music, to varying degrees. ... Alternative metal is an eclectic form of music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. ... For other uses, see Ajax. ... For other uses, see Fat Lip (disambiguation). ... Modern Rock Tracks is a music chart that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. ... The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the G8, the European Union, and NATO. Usually known simply as the United Kingdom, the UK, or (inaccurately) as Great Britain or Britain, the UK has four constituent... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... All Killer No Filler is the sophomore album by Sum 41, released on May 8, 2001 (see 2001 in music). ... Singles from Chuck Released: October 2004 Released: January 2005 Released: June 2005 Released: June 2005 (same date as Some Say) Chuck is an album by Sum 41. ...


Indie rock

The boom of independent music at the turn of the millennium had changed the dynamics of the music industry. At about the same time, the CD (cheap to manufacture) replaced the vinyl album and tape (expensive to manufacture). Shortly thereafter, the Internet allowed musicians to directly distribute their music, thus bypassing the selection of the old-fashioned "record label". The decade has been notable for a surprising number of ambitious indie rock albums by bands. The Canadian indie rock scene has been the focus of national and international attention in many publications, such as Spin, The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Under the Radar, as well the Canadian edition of Time Magazine. In popular music, independent music, often abbreviated as indie, is a term used to describe genres, scenes, subcultures, styles and other cultural attributes in music, characterized by their independence from major commercial record labels and their autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing. ... The music industry is the industry that creates, performs, promotes, and preserves music. ... CD may stand for: Compact Disc Canadian Forces Decoration Cash Dispenser (at least used in Japan) CD LPMud Driver Centrum-Demokraterne (Centre Democrats of Denmark) Certificate of Deposit ÄŒeské Dráhy (Czech Railways) Chad (NATO country code) Chalmers Datorförening (computer club of the Chalmers University of Technology) a 1960s... 33⅓ LP vinyl record album The vinyl record is a type of gramophone record, most popular from the 1950s to the 1990s, that was most commonly used for mass-produced recordings of music. ... Look up Tape in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... Spin is a music magazine that reports on all the music that rocks. Founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. ... The New York Times is an internationally known daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed in the United States and many other nations worldwide. ... This article is about the magazine. ... Under the Radar is an American magazine that bills itself as The solution to music pollution. ... (Clockwise from upper left) Time magazine covers from May 7, 1945; July 25, 1969; December 31, 1999; September 14, 2001; and April 21, 2003. ...


It can be difficult for an indie group to break through in Canada because there is no nationwide rock station. In England, the BBC has its own nationwide rock network and any indie group that can get onto the playlist instantly gets nationwide play. It was because of this that groups like Oasis and Blur were able to become internationally famous. In Canada, on the other hand, although rock bands may get some exposure from outlets such as MuchMusic, CBC Radio 3 (picking up where CBC Radio 2's Brave New Waves left off), on terrestrial radio bands must largely rely on building an audience city by city, as each commercial radio station makes its playlist decisions independently. Similarly, it is more difficult to travel nationwide as well, creating regional communities that revolve around major music scenes in cities like Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal or Halifax, each with a handful of offshoot suburban town scenes that produce the next wave of fresh bands. Oasis are an English rock band, formed in Manchester in 1991, led by lead guitarist and primary songwriter Noel Gallagher and his younger brother, lead vocalist and songwriter Liam Gallagher. ... Blur are an English rock band formed in Colchester in 1989. ... MuchMusic (often referred to only as Much) is a Canadian English language cable television specialty channel owned by CTVglobemedia dedicated to music and music-related programs. ... CBC Radio 3 consists of four major parts all devoted to Canadian arts and music: a Sirius Satellite Radio station (channel 94), an 8. ... CBC Radio Two is a radio network in Canada, operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. ... Brave New Waves is a Canadian radio program, which airs weeknights from midnight to 4 a. ...


Arcade Fire

Main article: Arcade Fire

An indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, their first album, Funeral, debuted in September 2004 in the USA and in February 2005 in the UK, and was highly acclaimed by critics. Without a major label backing, the success of the band and the album Funeral has been acclaimed as an Internet phenomenon. After a 9.7 rating from Pitchfork, Merge Records sold out their inventory of Funeral and it became the label's first album in the Billboard 200 chart. Arcade Fire were nominated for a Juno Award in 2005 for Alternative Album of the Year and subsequently nominated for a Grammy in 2006 for Best Alternative Music Album. Many experts picked them to win, but they lost to The White Stripes album Get Behind Me Satan. In 2007, they released Neon Bible, which became a top selling album in Canada and the United States Arcade Fire (often known as The Arcade Fire) is an indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... This article needs cleanup. ... Singles from Funeral Released: June 20, 2004 Released: March 28, 2005 Released: May 23, 2005 Released: September 12, 2005 Released: February 16, 2006 Funeral is the highly critically-acclaimed debut album by Arcade Fire. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Pitchfork Media, often referred to simply as Pitchfork, is an internet publication devoted to music criticism, focusing primarily on the world of independent music. ... Merge Records is an independent record label based in Durham, North Carolina. ... The Billboard 200 is a ranking of the 200 highest-selling music albums and EPs in the United States, published weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... The 48th Annual Grammy Awards were held on Wednesday 8 February 2006 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. ... This article is about the American duo. ... For the 1936 Irving Berlin song see Get Thee Behind Me Satan. Get Behind Me Satan is the fifth studio album by The White Stripes and was released in June 2005. ... Neon Bible is the second studio album by Canadian indie band Arcade Fire. ...


Canadians in music Halls of Fame

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Despite the successes of many Canadian groups worldwide, only four have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.[45] Officially there are three Canadian groups in the Hall of Fame, but several others have been recognized as part of American groups. The Canadians currently inducted are: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ...

Neil Young has been inducted both individually and as part of Buffalo Springfield, but not as a part of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash were inducted, but Neil Young was not. For other uses, see Band. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... Leonard Norman Cohen, CC (born September 21, 1934 in Westmount, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, poet and novelist. ... This article is about the musician. ... Buffalo Springfield was a short-lived but influential folk rock group that served as a springboard for the careers of Neil Young, Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and Jim Messina and is most famous for the song For What Its Worth. ... Dennis Gerrard Stephen Doherty (November 29, 1940 – January 19, 2007) was a Canadian singer and songwriter born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. ... The Mamas & the Papas (credited as The Mamas and the Papas on the debut album cover) were a leading vocal group of the 1960s. ... Zalman Yanovsky (December 19, 1944 - December 13, 2002) was a founder with John Sebastian of The Lovin Spoonful rock band in 1964. ... John Sebastian (born March 17, 1944) is an American songwriter and harmonica player. ... Crosby, Stills, & Nash (sometimes known as Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young) is a pioneering folk rock/rock supergroup that formed out of the remnants of three 1960s bands the Buffalo Springfield, the Byrds, and the Hollies. ... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... Stephen Arthur Stills (born January 3, 1945) is an American guitarist and singer/songwriter best known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young). ... Graham Nash on cover of his recording, Wild Tales, 1973 Graham William Nash (born February 2, 1942) is an English-born singer-songwriter known for his light tenor vocals and songwriting contributions in pop group The Hollies and folk-rock band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and as a photography collector...


Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Canadian musicians can aspire to being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.[46] The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ...


Canada's Walk of Fame

There are several Canadian singers and groups on Canada's Walk of Fame.[47] The Walk of Fame tends to recognize single performers as opposed to entire groups. For example, Robbie Robertson of The Band has a star, but the entire group does not have a star. John Kay of Steppenwolf has a star, but the entire group does not. Only four entire rock groups have stars: The Guess Who, Rush, The Tragically Hip and Nickelback. Other notable rockers with stars include Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Bryan Adams, Alanis Morisette, Jann Arden and famed music producer David Foster. Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... Robbie Robertson (born Jaime Robert Robertson, 5 July 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a songwriter, guitarist and singer, best known for his membership in The Band. ... John Kay (left), Steppenwolf album cover John Kay (born 12 April 1944 as Joachim Fritz Krauledat in Tilsit, East Prussia) is a German-born Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist known as the front man of Steppenwolf. ... For other persons named David Foster, see David Foster (disambiguation). ...


French-Canadian Rock

Main article: Music of Quebec

Quebec, meanwhile, Robert Charlebois introduced elements of rock into the music of the chansonnier in the late 1960s. Consolidated by Ville Émard, rock was thereafter a major influence on many French-language pop rock acts from 1970s until today, among them Aut'Chose (with Lucien Francoeur), Contraction, Corbeau, Harmonium, Maneige, Morse Code, Octobre, Offenbach, Pagliaro, Sloche, and Gilles Valiquette, Corbeau, Francoeur, Madame, Offenbach, and the Taches, rock was renewed in Quebec pop later in the decade by Les B.B., Laurence Jalbert, Jean Leloup, Daniel Bélanger, Pagliaro, Parfaits salauds, and Villain Pingouin, Banlieue Rouge, Beau Dommage, Chapeaumelon, Dany Bédar, Dan Bigras, Boom Desjardins, Marie-Mai Bouchard, Daniel Boucher, Gerry Boulet, Bran Van 3000, Les Breastfeeders, La Chicane, Corbeau, Martin Deschamps, Dumas, France D'Amour, Lucien Francœur, Les Frères à Ch'val, Gorguts, Harmonium, Éric Lapointe, Daniel Lavoie, Jean Leloup, Malajube, Marjo, Noir Silence, Offenbach, Okoumé, Michel Pagliaro, Kevin Parent, Paul Piché, Bruno Pelletier, Plume Latraverse, Projet Orange, Richard Séguin, Stefie Shock, Marie-Chantal Toupin, Les Trois Accords, Vilain Pingouin, Andrée Watters, Nanette Workman, Cryptopsy, Neuraxis, Quo Vadis, Miranie Morissette, Jorane Being a modern cosmopolitan society, today, all types of music can be found in the Canadian province of Quebec. ... Robert Charlebois (born June 25, 1944) is a Canadian author, composer, musician, performer and actor. ... Look up Contraction in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Daniel Bélanger (born in Montreal, 1962) is a Québécois musician and singer. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Beau Dommage is a 1970s rock band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, who achieved great popular success in Quebec and France. ... Dan Bigras (born 23 December 1957 in Montreal, Quebec) is a francophone rock singer from Canada. ... Daniel Boucher is a Quebecois musician. ... Joseph Gaétan Robert Gérald (Gerry) Boulet (March 1, 1946-July 18, 1990) was a Canadian rock singer. ... Bran Van 3000 (also known as Bran Van and BV3) is a Canadian collective (or musical band) from Montreal, Quebec with a techno-infused sound. ... Les Breastfeeders are a Canadian indie rock group from Montreal, whose style is a combination of garage rock with yé-yé influences. ... La Chicane is a francophone rock band from Quebec, Canada. ... Martin Deschamps is a Canadian rock singer from Quebec. ... Dumas (born Steve Dumas, 1979) is a Québécois singer and a native of Victoriaville, Quebec. ... Gorguts was a technical death metal/avant-garde metal band from Quebec, Canada. ... Harmonium was one of the most influential rock bands from Quebec. ... Éric Lapointe (born 28 September 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a francophone rock singer. ... Daniel Lavoie (born March 17, 1949) is a French-Canadian singer and songwriter. ... Jean Leloup on the cover of La vallée des réputations Jean Leloup (born May 14, 1961) is a Quebecois singer-songwriter. ... Malajube is an indie rock band from Montréal, Québec. ... Marjolène Morin (born 2 August 1953 in Montreal, Quebec), professionally known as Marjo, is a francophone Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Offenbach is a Canadian blues rock band, initially active from 1969 to 1985. ... Gaboon (Aucoumea klaineana), a tropical hardwood also known as okoumé or angouma and commonly described as ebony. ... Michel Pagliaro (born 1948 in Montreal), often credited as simply Pagliaro, is a rock singer, songwriter and guitarist from Quebec. ... Kevin Parent (born 12 December 1972 in Greenfield Park, Quebec) is a French Canadian singer-songwriter. ... Paul Piché is a Québécois chansonnier, environementalist, political activist and renown Quebec sovereigntist. ... Bruno Pelletier (born August 7, 1962), is a Quebecois singer. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Projet Orange is a Canadian musical band from Quebec City, Quebec. ... Richard Séguin (born March 1952 in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Québec) is an author, composer and singer. ... Stefie Shock (born Stéphane Caron) is a Québécois singer-songwriter. ... Marie-Chantal Toupin is a Canadian musician. ... Les Trois Accords is a rock/pop band from Drummondville, Quebec. ... Vilain Pingouin is a rock band from Quebec. ... Nanette Joan Workman (born 20 November 1945 in Brooklyn, New York) is a singer-songwriter and actress. ... Cryptopsy is a technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, Canada and was formed in 1992. ... Neuraxis is a Canadian death metal band. ... // Quo vadis is a Latin phrase meaning Where are you going? It is used as a proverbial phrase from the Bible (John 16:5). ... Miranie Morissette is a French Quebec singer. ... Jorane (b. ...


See also

The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... The Polaris Music Prize is a music award annually given to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label. ... The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music. ... The history of music of Canada has mirrored the history and evolution of the country. ... Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... This is a list of Canadian musicians. ... This is a list of bands originating from Canada. ...

External links

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Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Canadian Encyclopedia is the most authoritative resource on Canada. ... Jam! is a Canadian website, which covers entertainment news. ... CBC Radio 3 consists of four major parts all devoted to Canadian arts and music: a Sirius Satellite Radio station (channel 94), an 8. ...

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