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  Music of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian music includes pop and folk genres; the latter includes forms derived from England, France (particularly in Quebec), Ireland, Scotland, and various Inuit and Native American ethnic groups.
Music was dance-oriented and requested luck in hunting, gambling, or weather, and only rarely, if ever, expressing traditional purposes like love or specialized forms like work songs and lullabies.
Canadian cultural critics have noted that in general, the late 1970s were a lesser era for Canadian music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Canada   (4489 words)

  
 Canadian Music Hall of Fame - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian Music Hall of Fame honors Canadian musicians for their lifetime achievements in music.
Members of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame represent many of the world's great talents.
It is also referred to as the Juno Hall of Fame.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Music_Hall_of_Fame   (119 words)

  
 Hank Snow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
A weekly Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio show brought him national recognition and he began touring Canada until the late 1940s when American country music stations began playing his records.
He headed to the "Country Music Capital of the World", Nashville, Tennessee, and Hank Snow, the "Singing Ranger" would be invited to play at the Grand Ole Opry in 1950.
In 1979, Hank Snow was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the.
www.sevenhills.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Hank_Snow   (552 words)

  
 Canconrox - A quick recollection of Canada's rock pioneers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Born in Montreal in 1936, Leondard Cohen was the true innovator of merging poetry with music.
Cockburn's countless contributions to the Canadian music scene were recognized in 2001, when he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
But her contributions to the Canadian music scene in general were recognized with her induction into The Hall of Fame in 1995.
www.canadianbands.com /bios_1b.html   (1466 words)

  
 Radio Ink - The Voice of Radio Revolution
Her induction to the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame is in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an artist and her tremendous contribution to the music industry internationally.
His induction to the Canadian Country Broadcast Hall of Fame is for reaching people through his voice in radio and the pride and passion he carried for country music through his life.
His induction to the Canadian Country Broadcast Hall of Fame is in recognition of his strength and courage to reach his dreams and the legacy he has given the country music industry.
www.radioink.com /HeadlineEntry.asp?hid=110866&pt=todaysnews   (403 words)

  
 Saga Induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame Petition
SAGA were the first rock band to release a digital live recording on CD, and their music has been celebrated with the inclusion of their hit song “On the Loose”, on the first Canadian “Oh What A Feeling” music collection.
They remain at the forefront of the music technology revolution as demonstrated by their partnership with KORG keyboards and their web-site: www.SAGA-WORLD.com, and are leaders in developing innovative ways to communicate and interact with their fans.
The Saga Induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame Petition to The Juno Nomination Commitee for the Hall of Fame Inductees was created by and written by Andrew Horton & Derrick Lee.
www.petitiononline.com /sagajuno/petition.html   (415 words)

  
 Music Hall of Fame organizers seeking minimal-rate lease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The city of Hamilton doesn't have to approve a signed lease agreement with the organizers who are trying to land the Canadian Music Hall of Fame for the waterfront.
Kujavsky praised the first meeting of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame stakeholders, held at Liuna Station July 30, saying there was a "convergence of opinion" among the 22 representatives who attended the gathering.
He is proposing as part of his group's submission to the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) that the stakeholders will be able to hold one-half of the number of directors on the proposed hall of fame board.
www.stoneycreeknews.com /NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=brabant/Layout/Article&c=Article&cid=1092348638285&call_pageid=1071061598490&col=1073476868360   (482 words)

  
 CANOE -- JAM! Music: Neil Young to perform at the Junos
It was announced yesterday that the ex-Winnipegger will perform at the Juno Awards April 3 in Winnipeg, holding to a vow he made years ago that he would only attend the Canadian music awards if they were ever held in the city where he began his music career.
As suspected, this year's Music Hall of Fame inductees The Tragically Hip will also perform, it was confirmed yesterday by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Young is a three-time Juno winner, a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and a two-time member of the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame -- once for his solo work and as again a member of Buffalo Springfield.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/Junos/2005/2005/01/27/911295.html   (503 words)

  
 CBC Arts: Hamilton, Toronto and Winnipeg vie for music hall of fame
Hamilton, Toronto and Winnipeg vie for music hall of fame
TORONTO - A music hall of fame for Canada is one step closer to becoming a reality as Hamilton, Toronto and Winnipeg made the short list of possible host cities for the proposed building.
Imagined as the equivalent of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the hall will have space for rotating exhibits, a performance area and interactive educational features to lure tourists.
cbc.ca /story/arts/national/2004/10/26/Arts/musichalloffame041026.html   (374 words)

  
 The Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame
To establish a permanent Hall Of Fame and Museum for the storage, preservation, and public display of musical instruments and other artifacts and memorabilia pertaining to the composition, performance, recording, and transmission of country music in the Ottawa Valley and elsewhere in Canada;
The Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall Of Fame was founded in 1980, incorporated as a non-profit organization in 1987, and became a registered charity in 1988.
The Hall of Fame annually inducts new members in the Entertainer, Builder and Citation categories to recognize those who, in a variety of ways, have made significant contributions to the furtherance of country music in the Ottawa Valley and Canada.
www.ottawacountrymusichof.org   (418 words)

  
 Boston.com / A&E / Music / Neil Young to Rock Canada's Juno Awards in April   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Young was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1982 and has earned three Juno awards during his nearly 40-year career.
Dubbed the "godfather of grunge," Young is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee both as a solo artist and as a member of Buffalo Springfield.
Also set to appear onstage at the MTS Center in Winnipeg are the 2005 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees the Tragically Hip.
www.boston.com /ae/music/articles/2005/01/26/neil_young_to_rock_canadas_juno_awards_in_april   (218 words)

  
 Music Industry Hall Of Fame Induction
Fans were stricken to learn that Lightfoot was felled during a concert in his hometown of Orillia, Ontario on September 7th, 2002 by a burst artery.
Gordon was also honored as a charter member of Canada's Walk of Fame and recently was elevated to the "companion" of the Order of Canada (highest level) in December of 2003.
Lightfoot was also inducted into The Canadian Songwriters' Hall of Fame earlier this year.
www.lightfoot.ca /cmihall.htm   (296 words)

  
 Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced @ Top40-Charts.com - 40 Top 20 & Top 40 Music Charts from 25 ...
Induction into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame recognizes long-term contribution to the growth and development of Canadian country music.
He has been recognized for his accomplishments and contributions to the country music industry many times throughout his career and most recently he was named an "Industry Builder" by the Western Canadian Music Alliance.
Paul has won the CCMA Music Director of the Year Award five times and On Air three times, and is proud to have reported from Country Music Week every year since 1984.
top40-charts.com /news.php?nid=16302   (982 words)

  
 Soul Shine Magazine : The Hip In Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Canadian institution The Tragically Hip are to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
If you’re looking for the Hall as you traverse the country, don’t be discouraged if you don’t find it.
The induction is more of a lifetime achievement honour bestowed by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the same people who bring us the Junos each year.
www.soulshine.ca /news/newsarticle.php?nid=1308   (275 words)

  
 CBC Arts: Toronto wins Canadian Music Hall of Fame
And while the recent Juno ceremony showcased Winnipeg's illustrious musical roots, the hall of fame is meant to celebrate the entire country, Reynolds said.
The hall of fame will be part of a 10-storey building already under construction at the intersection of Yonge and Dundas streets.
Though this will be the first physical location for the hall of fame, the academy has been inducting musicians and industry leaders into a virtual hall since 1978.
www.cbc.ca /story/arts/national/2005/05/17/Arts/musichall050517.html   (470 words)

  
 Canadian Music Week 2002
Finkelstein, a leading figure in the Canadian music industry for over 35 years, is a Canadian success story.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Canadian Music Week is the single biggest entertainment initiative in Canada dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s media and entertainment industries.
Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, including retailer Sam "The Record Man" Sniderman, concert promoter Donald Tarlton (a.k.a.
www.cmw.net /2002/media/halloffame2003.html   (628 words)

  
 Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943, in Fort Macleod, Alberta), is a Canadian musician and painter.
Through the 1970s she expanded her horizons, predominantly to rock music and jazz, to become one of the most highly respected singer-songwriters of the late 20th century.
Mitchell was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1981 and into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.
celebrities.adoption.com /famous/joni-mitchell.html   (1123 words)

  
 Tom Cochrane - Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
A long and fascinating career characterized by creative adventurousness and musical and personal integrity make Tom Cochrane a highly deserving inductee into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Cochrane was born in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, the son of a bush pilot.
His passion for music has not waned and he is currently writing and pre-producing songs for his next release.
www.tomcochrane.com /pages/media/articles/biographies/cdnmusichalloffame.htm   (479 words)

  
 Steve Richards - 2001 Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee: Gary Buck    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Buck spent several years as Director of the CMA in Nashville, and was one of the founding directors of the Canadian Country Music Association.
In 1999 he joined forces with the CCMA and its "Hall of Honour", for the creation of the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame is located on the grounds of the Calgary Stampede, its permanent home.
www.steverichards.net /GaryBuck.htm   (312 words)

  
 Sault Ste. Marie News and Weather: Full Story on SooToday.com
Unfortunately, we regret to inform you on behalf of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (CMHF) Committee, that Sault Ste Marie was not accepted as a potential host city.
Marie Canadian Music Hall of Fame Committee I would like to express our appreciation for having had the opportunity to bid on providing a home for the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Marie Canadian Music Hall of Fame committee as a positive response to your offer to be included as one of a select number of satellite sites of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
www.sootoday.com /content/news/full_story.asp?StoryNumber=8754   (559 words)

  
 David Foster @ peermusic - The Independent Major
He was also inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Foster's musical talent was apparent to his family at an early age.
The youngster, born in Victoria, British Columbia, grew up with six sisters and parents who were supportive of his interest in music.
www.peermusic.com /artistpage/David_Foster.html   (470 words)

  
 CANOE -- JAM! Music: Hip trip down memory lane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Being inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame would be a career pinnacle for most bands.
The festival ran for three years until the original concept of setting up in a small city in the middle of nowhere and leaving the next day was corrupted by interfering music industry types and promoters.
The Tragically Hip will be formally inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame next Saturday at a gala dinner and awards ceremony at the Winnipeg Convention Centre.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/2005/03/28/974046.html   (1575 words)

  
 Civilization.ca - Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
The Canadian power trio has been among the world’s most popular bands for more than a quarter of a century.
The band was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1994, received the Order of Canada in 1997, and was given its own star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in 1999.
The band was also inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame in February 2003.
www.vmnf.civilization.ca /media/show_pr_e.asp?ID=314   (405 words)

  
 Welcome to CARAS
Established by the academy in 1978, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame is home to such icons as Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, The Band, Joni Mitchell, Hank Snow, Anne Murray, Oscar Petersen, Bruce Cockburn, Daniel Lanois and Tom Cochrane.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences /L'academie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l'enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization whose main focus is the exploration and development of opportunities to promote and celebrate Canadian artists and music.
The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame/ Le Panthéon des Auteurs et Compositeurs Canadiens honours and celebrates the outstanding accomplishments of our country’s popular music songwriters and those who have contributed significantly to their legacy.
www.carasonline.ca /HOF_home.php   (1001 words)

  
 earlydays1
Before the Sloans and Morrisettes, the Canadian music industry was alive and vibrant...
All three groups were inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1984.
The Band would receive recognition for their lifelong commitment to excellence in 1988 when they were inducted into The Canadian Music Hall Of Fame.
www.fortunecity.com /tinpan/album/964/earlydays1.html   (807 words)

  
 Canadian Corporate News: Bruce Cockburn to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Canadian Corporate News: Bruce Cockburn to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame.@ HighBeam Research
One of this country's most celebrated and respected artists, will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame during the 30th Anniversary Juno Awards Show next March.
Bruce Cockburn, who this week is performing in Washington, DC at the 2000 Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, will take his rightful place in the Hall of Fame alongside such icons as Gordon Lightfoot, Anne Murray, The Guess Who, Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Hank Snow and Paul Anka, to name just a few.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:66187183&refid=ink_tptd_np   (200 words)

  
 Canadian Country Music Week - Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Gary has always been known to deliver his music and performance with a passion and a rare sincerity that has delivered the career longevity many aspire to, but rarely achieve.
Raised on the Canadian Prairies, this award winning singer/songwriter is a champion of vanishing values and the frontier spirit.
The 2005 Canadian Country Music Awards, will be broadcast on Monday, September 12 on CBC at 8 p.m./ 9 p.m.
www.ccma.org /ccmatoday/cmw/media/jujy19.html   (832 words)

  
 CIRPA: Canadian Music Hall of Fame to Open in Toronto in 2007
The Hall of Fame will open in June 2007 in the Metropolis shopping and entertainment centre currently under construction at the corner of Yonge and
The “Hall of Fame” currently exists in the form of photographs on a wall at the CARAS headquarters in
One or two people are inducted into the Hall of Fame each year.
www.musicbusinesscanada.net /Page.asp?PageID=122&ContentID=790   (387 words)

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