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The Show with David Burrows # 286

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Published on Apr 25, 2017 Opening Segment: Sarnia Sting draft pick reception. The Entertainment Scene: A positive rapper with a passion for his music. That is how local rapper Ian Linton aka IL feels about his music. IL and his friends are also putting on a concert at their school to raise funds for school activities. IL also talks about his new album that he is currently working on. In The Community: With the warm weather upon us, more bicycles are on the road. Proper safety and operation of a bicycle is important for everyone. Murray Finch of the Kiwanis Club of Forest Ontario, talks about the annual bike safety rodeo. Finch invites parents to bring their children out for a fun, interactive and informative event. Closing Segment: Sarnia Sings announces Eric Ethridge Evan & John return to Cheeky Monkey for First Friday. More local events and videos at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 16 – 2017

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Q. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" is one of the most popular songs produced by "The Band", comprised by both Canadian and American artists. But, who did write the song's lyrics? A. Canadian Robbie Robertson. The song talks about the suffering of the Confederate soldiers and civilian=s at the last days of the American Civil War. It recounts several dramatic, at least from the Confederate point of view, events, such as the Siege of Petersburg, the evacuation of the capital of Richmond and the capture of President Jefferson Davis. Robertson wrote that, when he visited the ex-Confederate States, he often heard people saying "The South will rise again" and he was touched by it. Robertson stated that he had the music to the song in his head but at first had no idea what it was to be about. Then the concept came to him and he did research on ...

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HOW WAS RECORD STORE DAY 2017?

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HOW WAS RECORD STORE DAY 2017?

Well, there are not enough descriptive words to express how great it was. Thanks to all the wonderful suppliers & customers, we beat last years records every which way.  The suppliers provided us, as best they could, with more interesting titles than ever and the crowds where here to buy them in bigger numbers than previous years.  Along with taking advantage of our 'We pay the tax' sale' we exceeded expectations by a long shot. The shopper that came the farthest distance we are aware of was from Cincinnati Ohio.  Drove through the night to get here and be at the front of the line outside after he was forwarded our e-newsletter on Friday after closing with the list of exclusives we got by a local friend.  Had a few people in from Michigan, Toronto and London as well. Part of the fun day was the  3 mystery packages with cryptic names ...

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RECORD STORE DAY 2017

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RECORD STORE DAY 2017

Mark the date...  RECORD STORE DAY 2017 - Saturday April 22nd - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm come celebrate at Cheeky Monkey Thursday, April 20 UPDATE... Box of goodies for giveaways just arrived from Outside Music.  Collector stickers, postcards & posters. Wednesday, April 19 UPDATE... - 8:25 pm (yes well after closing time).  Record Store Day brings many first for everyone - including me.  For first time I can recall in our 35 + years of business, Roland asked me to help sticker product.  That is a sign of how much inventory is coming in for RSD.  Takes 2 of us to inventory and price everything.  Well not everything - much more still to come before Saturday. Monday, April 10 UPDATE... CLICK HERE for a listing of what exclusive releases there are for North America.  Several things to keep in mind... not all of these may be available in Canada ...we order virtually ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 285

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Published on Apr 19, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #285 Opening Segment: Special Announcements The Entertainment Scene: The Harmonious Sounds of The Bluewater Chordsmen​. Chordsmen members David Crosbie​ and Robert Ian Crosbie​ talk about the upcoming performance with the chordsmen at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​ on April 30th. www.bluewaterchordsmen.com In The Community: It's time to ride a bike.Ride a BIG BIKE for the Heart & Stroke Foundation​. Cindy Winder​, representative for the local non-profit talks about the groups yearly signature event and how you can get involved. www.bigbike.ca Closing Segment: A special livestream of the draft reception and awards with the Sarnia Sting​ #gostinggo A new 'LIVE' show to launch on April 25th - #livewithdavid thx to our friends at #belivetv A very special shout out to Alfonso Leon Peterman​ More local events and shows at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 15 – 2017

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Trivia Q & A # 15 –...

Q. What was Rush's first chart single? A. "Closer to the Heart" is a single by Rush, released in 1977, from the album A Farewell to Kings. It was the first Rush song to feature a non-member as a songwriter in Peter Talbot, a friend of drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. It was issued as a single for Christmas 1977 and was Rush's first hit single in the United Kingdom, reaching No. 36 in the UK Singles Chart in February 1978. "Closer to the Heart" was one of five Rush songs inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame on March 28, 2010. The song's title was used for an episode of Trailer Park Boys, in which Alex Lifeson appears as himself. At the end of the episode, Lifeson and Bubbles (Mike Smith) play the song together. In 2005, Rush performed the song with Smith (in character as Bubbles) and Ed Robertson ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 284

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Published on Apr 11, 2017 Opening Segment: Sarnia-Lambton Crime Stoppers offers a reward for information regarding Canatara Park vandalism. The Entertainment Scene: A full cast ages 5-19 are preparing for HT Glee. A production of dance and music for all ages will take the stage April 19th at Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON. 3 of the young superstars, Olivia, Noah, and Leland talk about why they love performing and why they are excited to be involved with HT glee. In The Community: It's time to go swimming! The 2nd annual 2nd Annual Daffodil Dip will once again take place at the Sarnia Riding Club. Paula Haley McKinlay from Canadian Cancer Society invites the public to join them for the fun event. www.cancer.ca/daffodil Closing Segment: Sarnia Court Cafe is now open for business at the Sarnia Court House Happy Easter! Watch more videos and events at www.tvsn.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 14 – 2017

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Q. In what 1980 song did the singer lament 'my job is very boring, I'm an office clerk'? A. Martha and the Muffins are a Canadian new wave band, active from 1977 to the present. Although they only had one major international hit single, "Echo Beach", under their original band name, they had a number of hits in their native Canada, and the core members of the band also charted in Canada and internationally as M + M. The group's initial line-up came together in Toronto in 1977, when David Millar asked his fellow Ontario College of Art student Mark Gane to help him start a band. Millar recruited Martha Johnson to play keyboards; Johnson brought in a friend from high school, Carl Finkle, to play bass; and Gane's brother Tim signed on as the drummer. With Millar and Mark Gane as guitarists, and Johnson as lead vocalist, this is the line ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 283

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Published on Apr 4, 2017 The Show with David Burrows #283 Opening Segment: The 100th Anniversary of The Battle at Vimy Ridge was held at Sarnia Cenotaph. Hundreds gathered in remembrance of Canadians who lost their lives at the battle. The Entertainment Scene: Jesus Christ Superstar​ is coming to Imperial Theatre, Sarnia ON.​. Playing the lead role of JESUS is Steven Thrasher​ Thrasher recalls doing the performance some 17 years with Carrie Beauchamp​ who has brought her Hidden Talents cast to bring the story to life on stage here in Sarnia. Thrasher also talks about how he began in theatre and why he was willing to travel from Toronto to rehearse for this performance. www.imperialtheatre.net In The Community: A local group known as The Bluewater Chamber Choir​ is preparing for a performance in support of Rayjon. Rachel Giacomin​explains how the choir began and the mission behind the music. Closing Segment: A new LIVE show is coming to The Video ...

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Trivia Q & A # 13 – 2017

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Q. Which Canadian artist has her own record label, named after a road in the town where she lives? A.  Loreena  McKennitt,  (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes. McKennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. Quinlan Road is a fully independent record label and management office founded in 1985. It is wholly owned and operated by its only artist, Loreena McKennitt. McKennitt's first album, Elemental, was released in 1985, followed by To Drive the Cold Winter Away (1987), Parallel Dreams (1989), The Visit (1991), The Mask and Mirror (1994),  A Winter Garden (1995), The Book of Secrets (1997), An Ancient Muse (2006), A Midwinter Night’s Dream (2008), and The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2010). All of her work is released under her own label, Quinlan Road. In 1990, McKennitt ...

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