Canada’s Best Music – 5 Songs At A Time – Part 10


Fred Eaglesmith @ Roots of Heaven (Haarlem, Th...

Fred has recorded since 1980 with many incarnations.  A great songwriter, this is a live version of one his finest ballads.

2. Glass Tiger

“Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone)”

Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone)

This classic rock band recorded this song in 1986.  It reached number 1 in Canada and number 2 in the USA.

3. Tommy Hunter

“Travelin’ Man”

Pure country, Tommy had his own TV show on the CBC for 27 years.  he has recorded since the early 60’s.

4.  Alexisonfire

“The Northern”

Alexisonfire discography

Canada’s group of the year in 2009.  Pure rockers, including the obligatory shouted lyrics, which works well in this tune.

5. Burton Cummings

“Break it to them Gently”

English: Burton Cummings, lead singer and song...

The Guess Who’s lead singer goes solo.  Great voice.  This is a live version from what appears to be 1978 or so.

About John

I enjoy travel, sports, music and anything else that jumps up at me for the moment, which is why I blog. There will be lots of music and travel posts and a smattering of sports and humour. I enjoy promoting Canada and am unabashedly a proud Canuck.

Posted on February 5, 2012, in Canada, Canada's Best Music, Canadian Music, Classic Rock, Country, Live Music, Music, Pop, Rock and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. For some reason, that first one reminded me of John Prine.
    Wow, 50 already? Keep em coming!

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