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Dick Nolan (Richard Francis Nolan) (February 4, 1939 – living), singer, songwriter and guitarist was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Corner Brook is a city located in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, located on the Humber River. ... Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. ...


In his early teens Dick sang on local radio and in 1954 he gave his first CBC broadcast. Dick was made regular appearances on the CBC radio program Woodland Echoes, sponsored by Bowater's Newfoundland Limited. 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation CBC, is Canadas government-owned radio and television broadcaster. ...


In 1958 he moved to Toronto, where he performed in various nightclubs such as the Horseshoe Tavern with his Blue Valley Boys in the 1960s. Recording for Arc Sound, he made 11 LPs, including albums of songs by Johnny Cash, as well as Newfoundland, Maritime, Christmas and country material. Some were recorded in duet with his daughter Bonnie Lou Nolan or with Marlene Beaudry. The songs Golden Rocket and The Fool were popular in this period. }|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Toronto, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Diversity Our Strength {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|250px|City of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Location. ... The Horseshoe Tavern The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, more typically simply The Shoe, is a popular concert venue, located in downtown Toronto, which has been in operation since 1947. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential singer and songwriter. ... The Fool (Zero) The Fool is also the name of a former California rock band with something of a cultic following. ...


Nolan returned to Corner Brook in the late 1960s, and appeared on TV, and at the Bella Vista nightclub, and elsewhere. In 1972 he began to record for RCA (BMG). His first LP, Fisherman's Boy, included the song Aunt Martha's Sheep, composed by Nolan and a fellow islander, Ellis Coles of Carmanville. Written in the traditional ballad style but with contemporary references in its lyrics, it would be Nolan's biggest hit, and was followed 1972-4 by such singles as Home Again This Year and Me and Brother Bill. 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Bertelsmann AG - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Nolan returned in 1973 to Toronto where he has performed in restaurants and nightclubs catering to Newfoundlanders. He has appeared on CBC TV country music shows and in Nashville at the Grand Ole Opry. The most successful of his more than 25 LPs released by Arc Sound, RCA, Pickwick, and Boot include Fisherman's Boy, Home Again This Year, and Happy Newfoundlander. His songs have been published by Bay Music and Dunbar Music. 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Nashville skyline Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly Saturday night country music radio program broadcast live on WSM Radio in Nashville, Tennessee. ... RCA, formerly an initialism for the Radio Corporation of America, is now a trademark used by two companies for products descended from that common ancestor: Thomson SA, which manufactures consumer electronics like RCA-branded televisions, DVD players, video cassette recorders, direct broadcast satellite decoders, camcorders, audio equipment, telephones, and related... Pickwick is a functional Dodo, and pet of Thursday Next in Jasper Ffordes novels. ... A pair of classic black leather Dr. Martens. ...


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Dick Nolan: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage (228 words)
Dick Nolan (1937-) will forever be associated with Aunt Martha's Sheep, a comical song that became a huge hit in 1972.
Nolan was born and raised in Corner Brook, where he began performing and making radio appearances as a teenager.
Beginning in the mid-1960s, Nolan was a key figure in the rise of "Newfoundland country," a style that combines country and western music with traditional Newfoundland themes.
Sports Network (371 words)
Nolan, the son of former 49ers head coach Dick Nolan (1968-75), will become the 15th head coach in team history when a deal between the two sides is worked out.
Nolan toiled for seven years as an assistant in the college ranks before joining Dan Reeves' staff in Denver in 1987 as a special teams coach/defensive assistant.
Mike and Dick Nolan are the fifth father-son duo to coach in the NFL.
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