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Old Posted Oct 25, 2017, 3:25 PM
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The radio for some reason will not stop playing this old cover by Damhnait Doyle. I believe the original was by Ron Hynes. Anyhow. I hate country and this song but it's stuck in my head. VOCM is playing it 2-3 times a day lately.

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^ hmm.. you mention Country music a lot for someone who professes to hate the genre...
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The Law and the Prophets from a few months ago…

...plus one from couple years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhtMVJLol9o

I always love to hear about how certain music groups formed in Saskatchewan.
Saskatoon's Brock Fehr first made a name for himself along with fellow Paris-of-the-Prairies musician Denise Valle while competing in the Saskatoon competition 'The Duo' season 4. Brock met other musicians during the event and The Law and The Prophets resulted.

R&B/pop artist Denise Valle does a lot of collaborative work with other Canadian & International artists, for a listen to some more of Denise check out:

https://soundcloud.com/denise-valle



One of Denise and Brock's 'The Duo' performances also happens to be my favourite live cover of Aretha Franklin's song Natural Woman.

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Do I? If a lot of what I've said I liked counts as country, I just didn't realize that lol But I'm not surprised. I'm sure Ron Hynes probably counts as country? And there's a couple of deep talking Johnny Cash-style singers here with the stupidest lyrics about Roxanne from around the bay or sealing that I really really crush on lol

I can see how a lot of things would be country but remove the twang and throw in an accordion and I'm good lol.
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In Canada, folk music has always been considered country. Sometimes it is called country & roots or whatever. That's because what has been developed in Nashville is very similar to what has been developed in Saint John.
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Do I? If a lot of what I've said I liked counts as country, I just didn't realize that lol But I'm not surprised. I'm sure Ron Hynes probably counts as country? And there's a couple of deep talking Johnny Cash-style singers here with the stupidest lyrics about Roxanne from around the bay or sealing that I really really crush on lol
I can see how a lot of things would be country but remove the twang and throw in an accordion and I'm good lol.
I'm not familiar with Ron Hynes but maybe he would be Newfoundland's equivalent to Country (?)

Country music genre in the 21st Century isn't exactly the same as Country your grandparents listened to from last century. Acts like Shania Twain, Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and Taylor Swift have helped morph Country to be more closely aligned with Rock/Contemporary music. I don't even hear any twang in most current Country music these days.


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This week I'm spotlighting Friends of Foes, the Saskatoon Indie/Ethereal wave/Shoegaze/Dream pop group is on tour for the Fall season but are set to release new album in the new year.



I noticed that Black Box Analog Design & Plugin Alliance America used Friends of Foes single from earlier this year called 4Walls as an audio example for their HG-2 plug-in advertisement on website ...for all you audio engineers out there..
https://www.plugin-alliance.com/en/p...sign_hg-2.html


for some more Friends of Foes songs, like my favourite called Monarch, check out:

https://soundcloud.com/friends-of-foes

Winter is another favourite from Friends of Foes from a couple years ago.
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https://www.facebook.com/etiennefletchermusic/

Étienne Fletcher, bilingual musician from Regina recently released his English version of latest EP in September and is on tour in support of the album, This month he'll be releasing the French version of EP for Novemeber.

http://leaderpost.com/entertainment/...two-pronged-ep

Étienne toured coast to coast this past Summer, plus performed in a festival circuit in Quebec.

https://www.facebook.com/festivalenc...?fref=mentions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70RB6oWz0bI
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With a Punk/Garagey sound, The Steves from Regina are light hearted & have a great sense of humour.
The Steves recently released in September their latest album Weakman via Grind Central Records/Sweety Pie Records from Edmonton.

http://exclaim.ca/music/article/the_steves-new_train

for more zany hilarity, stay tuned for Little Darling in 2nd half of this video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gvq_IUEh_Rg
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So, back around 1955, this Icelandic Canadian folksinger from Wynyard Saskatchewan decided to check out his Icelandic heritage by travelling to Iceland, but he only has enough money to get to St.John's NL, where he planned to scrape together enough for the rest of the trip. He lands at a radio station, where the following happens.

"He tossed a Gerald S. Doyle songbook on the table and he said, "Can you sing any of that?" And this was my first introduction to Newfoundland folk music, so I opened it and thumbed through, I said "My God this is beautiful stuff." I had never heard any of it before and I said "This must be on all kinds of records," I said "I've never run across any of it." He said, "I don't think any of them are on records" and I thought this is a gold mine, you know, oh my." -- Omar Blondahl

He then recorded what was to be the first (or maybe the second) LP album ever of Newfoundland songs in 1955. No one had considered the songs to be important enough to record, up until that point. How things have changed, now you can bottle Newfoundland iceberg sweat and sell it.

(The first Nfld. songs album was by Montrealer Alan Mills in 1953.)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Blondahl

Omar Blondahl - Let me Fish off Cape St. Mary's (1956)
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Two Newfoundland schools have won categories in CBC's national music class challenge.

The choir from Holy Heart:

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And St. Bonaventure's:

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There were more than 500 entries. The winners in the other four categories were:

Sir William Osler Glee Club, Hamilton.
Ecole Arbutus Global Middle School, Saanich BC
Beechwood Elementary, Pierrefonds QC
Campus View Elementary, Victoria
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i have been looking for this song since 1988! I know kon kan had a version of it

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