The Best Stories Behind the Top 20 Canadian Rock, Pop, & Folk Songs

The Best Stories Behind the Top 20 Canadian Rock, Pop, & Folk Songs

Book - 2012
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Besides producing most of the greatest hockey players in the world and some of the funniest comedians, Canada is well known as the home of gifted singer-songwriters, including Ian and Sylvia, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, The Band, Steppenwolf, The Guess Who, Gordon Lightfoot, Rush, Barenaked Ladies, Shania Twain, and Alanis Morissette, among others. TRIVIA The brain may die, but the compulsion for trivia lives on. Molly Harper Every song has a story, and in some cases, the stories told about the genesis and enduring appeal of the song are as enjoyable as the song itself.
Publisher: Kingston, ON : Fox Music Books, c2012
ISBN: 9781894997133
Branch Call Number: ANF 782.42 BRO
Characteristics: 287 p. ; 23 cm

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WGTaylor Feb 05, 2013

Recent Quill & Quire review is spot-on: the book's really just episodic biographies of the artists behind the songs; there's very little in terms of 'best stories behind the songs.'

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