Canada’s Best Music – 5 Songs At A Time – Part 31
Today’s list makes a change. Time to go to a countdown. Only 350 songs to go. The play-list includes both classic rock and a classic player. Yes, the great one, Neil Young, makes another appearance here. It also includes Skinny Puppy, which is a new one on me.
346. Skinny Puppy
Skinny Puppy was a Vancouver based electronic band, formed in 1982. They have recorded 15 albums, including a new one “Weapon” this year.
The band, Spoons, hail out of Burlington and were your prototypical 80’s synth-pop hair band that were everywhere back then. This song was one of their bigger hits and was recorded in 1984, only hitting 55 on the Canadian Billboard chart.
“Two for the Show”
Trooper have played since 1965. I have seen them on two occasions. Once sitting in the front row at a bar in Winnipeg way back in the day, the second, about 10 years ago at the Brier (Canada’s Men’s Curling Championship) in Saskatoon. Don’t really remember either performance that well. This song was recorded in 1976.
349. Corey Hart
Corey Hart was never my favourite, other than “I Wear My Sunglasses At Night” which was kind of cool. To me, he epitomized pretty much everything that I didn’t like about 80’s music. I am sure there will be some disagreement on that, or maybe not.
350. Neil Young
“Only Love Can Break Your Heart”
And now, The Master. Enjoy!! As an added bonus, live at the Fillmore East with Crosby Stills & Nash.
Posted on May 1, 2013, in Canada's Best Music, Canadian Music, Classic Rock, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Pop, Rock, Singer Songwriter and tagged Canada, Canadian Music, Corey Hart, Neil Young, Skinny Puppy, Spoons, Trooper. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.