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Trivia Q & A # 48 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 48 –...

Q. What P.E.I. singer/songwriter wrote one Anne Murray's biggest hits - Snowbird? A.  Gene MacLellan (February 2, 1938 – January 19, 1995) was a Canadian singer-songwriter from Prince Edward Island.  Among his notable compositions were "Snowbird", made famous by Anne Murray, "Put Your Hand in the Hand, "The Call", "Pages of Time" and "Thorn in My Shoe". Elvis Presley, Joan Baez and Bing Crosby were among the many artists who recorded MacLellan's songs. MacLellan was born in Val-d'Or, Quebec, and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. He would eventually move to Atlantic Canada, settling in Pownal, Prince Edward Island. He won a Juno Award in 1971 as best songwriter. MacLellan was a frequent guest on Don Messer's Jubilee and later a regular cast member of Singalong Jubilee with Anne Murray and Bill Langstroth. Sadly, MacLellan committed suicide in Summerside, on January 19, 1995. He was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame later that year. His daughter Catherine ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 264

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Nov 22, 2016 Telephone Scam back in Sarnia Deker Bauer Foundation getting ready for New Years Eve Masquerade Ball. Winter Wonderland event to support Bluewater Health Foundation in Sarnia. Sarnia Santa Claus parade to be live streamed. Visit our website at www.tvsn.ca (The Video Show Network)

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Dylan Menzie visits Cheeky Monkey

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Dylan Menzie visits Cheeky...

On Saturday, November 19, 2016 it was a true pleasure to welcome PEI singer/songwriter Dylan Menize to Cheeky Monkey.  Dylan along with his band mates, drove from their previous nights gig in Guelph to be here in time for an afternoon acoustic solo set by Dylan. Playing one of his favourite instruments, his treasured vintage 1920's 4 string tenor guitar, he entertained the audience with a mix of his original songs and interesting stories.  His songs are sometimes serious, sometimes whimsical, the way any good songwriters material should be.  They are well crafted songs, but what really stands out when Dylan performs is his emotionally charged delivery.  Going from a soft, intimate sound one moment to soaring and impassioned the next, impressed many of us.  His vocal projection certainly did not need any microphone amplification in our store.  Dylan  has the art of personal volume control mastered using his voice as an ...

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Trivia Q & A # 47 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 47 –...

Q. What is the name of the 198o's Toronto based band who's debut album, "Love Junk", was produced by the amazing Todd Rundgren with the single "I'm An Adult Now" quickly becoming a smash hit on MTV and all across Canada? A. Pursuit of Happiness Led by Edmonton, Alberta singer and songwriter Moe Berg, The Pursuit of Happiness were launched in 1985 when Berg and drummer Dave Gilby moved to Toronto, Ontario. They soon met bassist Johnny Sinclair and formed the band, adding sisters Tamara and Natasha Amabile as backing vocalists. Their debut single, "I'm an Adult Now," quickly became a smash hit across Canada in 1986, sparked by a low-budget video which made it onto the Canadian music video channel MuchMusic. In 1988, they signed to Chrysalis Records. Their debut album, Love Junk, was produced by Todd Rundgren and released that year. "I'm an Adult Now" was re-recorded and released as a ...

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METALLICA – HARDWIRED… TO SELF-DESTRUCT SWAG

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METALLICA – HARDWIRED&...

Thanks to our good friends at Warner Music Canada/Blackened we will have awesome goodies to give to  METALLICA fans when they come in to pick up their new release - HARDWIRDED... TO SELF-DESTRUCTION being released Friday, November 18,2016. They are first come first serve limited swag, so get here fast. METALLICA - HARDWIRED... TO SELF-DESTRUCT is available on Deluxe CD, regular vinyl LP & Deluxe LP that includes 3 - 180 gm LP's + bonus CD + Litho set + 8 button pack.     Giveaway items include: ~Stickers ~Lanyards ~Posters ~Turntable mats Again - they are first come first serve and limited number available.

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The Show with David Burrows # 263

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Published on Nov 15, 2016 What is on this weeks show. Beauty and the Beast is coming to the Imperial Theatre. Organization 'Give a book campaign' Sarnia City Hall updates - Political Wing, Recorded Meetings Sarnia Sting Visit our website at www.tvsn.ca (The Video Show Network)

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Trivia Q & A # 46 – 2016

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Trivia Q & A # 46 –...

Q. This group, a Toronto-born band, hit the music scene in 1984, and remains a huge draw a quarter-century later. Formed by 2 high-school buddies, their single "Try" not only hit number one in Canada, but also hit number three on the difficult-to-crack US charts. Can you guess the name of this Canadian country-rock group? A. Blue Rodeo The band consists of original members Jim Cuddy (guitar/vocals), Greg Keelor (guitar/vocals), and Bazil Donovan (bass), plus newer additions of Glenn Milchem (drums), keyboardist Michael Boguski, and guitarist Colin Cripps. Drummers Cleave Anderson and Mark French, keyboardists Bob Wiseman, James Gray and Bob Packwood, and multi-instrumentalists Kim Deschamps and Bob Egan are former band members. Cuddy and Keelor met in high school and became great friends. After university, when all their other friends were starting to get jobs, they decided to form a band and started to play music more often. They put together a ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 262 – 5th Anniversary

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Published on Nov 8, 2016 Opening Segment: Candlelight Vigil attracts about 100 people including some Sarnia City Councillors. The Entertainment Scene: Sarnia Justice Film Festival returns to the Sarnia Public Library this Saturday. Thea DeGroot talks about 'Minimalism'. The documentary offers ways to 'live with less' and why some small changes will make a big difference. In The Community: Tis' the season for the 'Gift Of Christmas'. Aaron Zimmer of Blackburn Radio shares the need for unwrapped gifts. The local station has been holding the event now for 47 years. Zimmer, also explains why the need for unwrapped gifts may be larger than most of us realize. www.chok.com Closing Segment: Sarnia Sting return to the Progressive Auto Sales Arena this Saturday. New web series. 'Behind The Net' with David Burrows & Jay Peckham The Show celebrates 5 years. David closes with a special message. Watch more videos at www.tvsn.ca SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more exclusive videos and updates.

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2016 Bruce Cockburn & Rolling Stones News

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2016 Bruce Cockburn &...

November 10, 2016... For the first time since 2010’s Small Source of Comfort, Bruce Cockburn is back in the studio recording album number 33 with an expected release in 2017. The sessions are being produced by Colin Linden. Small Source of Comfort won the 2011 Juno for Best Roots Album as well as two Canadian Folk Music Awards. The singer-songwriter turned 71 this year, and headlined the Vancouver Folk Festival earlier this summer. He now lives in San Francisco. The Rolling Stones have released a new music video for the track "Hate To See You Go," from their upcoming Dec. 2 album featuring a dozen blues covers, entitled Blue & Lonesome. It is one of two songs written by Chicago blues-harpist Little Walter featured on the band’s first studio album in over a decade.

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Wild First Friday with Wild Cards

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For the November 2016 First Friday, a somewhat 'new' group played at Cheeky Monkey.  Wild Cards consists of 3/4 of Erika & Sara And The Guys.  Over the years, they had played here a multitude of times including for Record Store Days.  We have and do think very highly of their musicianship.  With a new singer, their sound has morphed into something different again. Sara Campbell on guitar, Scott Vegh on bass guitar and Gerry Hawley on drums have a  gutsier, upbeat sound with the addition of  Renee Card as the front vocalist.  Renee brings a seasoned, strong and somewhat sultry sound to the overall feel presented. Their play list varied from the likes of 'Long Train Running' by the Doobie Brothers to current hits like 'Stay With Me' by Sam Smith.  The first come off like a slow, sizzling groove with the second was litterly dripping with emotion.  All four look to ...

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