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Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by brookdalebill, Nov 14, 2020.
Who are your favorite/most influential Canadian recording artists?
Anne Murray - ehh
Here’s mine, in no particular order.
Kim Mitchell (strangely perhaps, NOT Max Webster, I like KM’s solo stuff)
Wide Mouth Mason
Guess Who (and all offshoots)
The Hawks (Do Ronnie and Levon count for this exercise?)
The other Hank (Snow)
I'm about a half dozen short.
EDIT: Redd. Can’t believe I forgot Redd V. Pick and a finger!
I'll have to think about the rest.
I'm forgetting a few...
I forgot to mention my all time favorite jazz guitarist, Lenny Breau.
Lenny is considered a Canadian artist, and his parents were both Francophone Canadians, but Lenny was born in Auburn, Maine.
Perhaps he had dual citizenship.
He was a fascinatingly brilliant mess.
His murderer got away with it.
All the guess who folks, Neil , steppenwolf , April wine, rush , mahogany rush , triumph
our lady peace
No votes for Blue Rodeo or the Tragically Hip?
Chad Allen and the Expressions
Great Big Sea
The Poppy Family
David Clayton Thomas with Blood Sweat and Tears
Kenny Sheilds with any of his bands
Tom Cochrane and Red Ryder
I forgot Bruce Cockburn
Doug and the Slugs
The Bachman's and Lenny for sure but I just found out that Bonnie is from TO.
Lots of respect/covers for this tune from Jeff Beck to...
The Rankin Family
While your post is slightly funny ,unfortunately Shatner thinks he can sing
Jeff Healey, Neil Young, Oscar Peterson, Guess Who, Stampeders, Mason Williams, Anne Murray, Ed Bickert, Ian and Sylvia (Tyson), Colin James, Steppenwolf, Heart, Robbie Robertson, Chilliwack, Gord Lightfoot, Triumph, Joni Mitchell, Rush, KD Lang, Dutch Mason, Dianna Krall, Drake, Alanis Morrisett, Michael Buble, Shania Twain, Paul Anka, Bruce Cockburn, Hank Snow, Daniel Lanois, Jann Arden, Liona Boyd, Amos Garrett, Frank Marino, Ronnie Hawkins, Zal Yanovsky, Pat Travers, ,,,
There's a dozen, or so, RM
Colin Cripps - if you have instagram he's a great person to follow - guitars, guitars and more guitars oh and some amps too.
Great Big Sea
Le Vent Du Nord