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40 Year Flashback: July 1st, 1980

Martha and the Muffins, Echo Beach, #13 after 10 weeksBurton Cummings, Fine State of Affairs, #31 after 7 weeksTeenage Head, Something On My Mind, #32 after 16 weeksToo Bad, Doug and the Slugs, #33 after 12 weeks http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/rpm/Pages/search.aspx

42 Year Flashback: June 24, 1978

Canadian highlights from this week 42 years ago: Dan Hill stays (barely) in the top fifty with Let The Song Last Forever. This orchestration is pure 1978 sappy, sucky, romance. Christopher Ward hangs in there at #47 with Maybe Your Heart Does this tune take you back to your high school slow dance? If not, what does it […]

42 Year Flashback: June 17, 1978

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Black Lives Matter

The unconscionable displays of racism in the United States during the past weeks and months have prompted millions of people around the world to take to the streets in protest over the inhuman, intolerable cruelty that Black Americans have endured from this nation’s system of criminal justice. The protests have come against the background of […]

42 Year Flashback: June 10, 1978

‘Baby Hold On’ by Eddie Money moved up to No. 7. The rest of the top 50 is a disco/pop mish-mash. Gordon Lightfoot’s ‘Circle Is Small’ continues down to No. 47 and Christopher Ward’s ‘Maybe Your Heart’ stays at No. 50. Heart’s tune ‘Heartless’ was No. 32. I was 15 years old. Ann Wilson of […]

42 Year Flashback: June 3, 1978

BOOM – And Christopher Ward’s recording of ‘Maybe Your Heart’ breaks into the Top 50. Ward was one of MuchMusic’s first veejays when the show kicked off in 1984.  http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/films-videos-sound-recordings/rpm/Pages/search.aspx

42 Year Flashback: May 27, 1978

RPM Top 50, May 27, 1978 The best a Canadian music act could achieve was Gordon Lightfoot’s  ‘The Circle Is Small’ at No. 25. After 16 weeks on the RPM chart was on its way down. Disco fever was infecting the North American Market. Anne Murray was hanging in there, as was Heart, Trooper and […]

Righteous Roses by ELINOR

Don’t forget to water those righteous roses before the garden gate closes

Brenda Brown Releases ‘Life Among Giants’

[HAMILTON, CANADA – May 2020]  Brenda Brown is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Life Among Giants. Brenda’s rich and expressive voice is perfectly backed up with eleven exciting new arrangements for jazz ensemble, big band, and full orchestra. Life Among Giants is a significant tribute to the era of classic jazz repertoire and […]

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