Celebrating Canada on Day 150

Hello! Congratulations Canada, you will be 150 years old this year ~ 2017!!!

On Tuesday, May 30th we will be playing Canadian songs on the 150th day of the 150th year. That’s pretty cool.

Here is our song list for May 30th:

Black rum And Blueberry Pie Page 1      Black Rum And Blueberry Pie page2

Farewell to Nova Scotia – unknown: folk song attributed to Nova Scotia heritage

Four Strong Winds – written by Ian Tyson; made famous by “Ian and Sylvia”, and also Neil Young

Good Old Hockey Game (PDF) by Stompin’ Tom Connors

Harvest_Moon by Neil Young

If I Had A Million Dollars (C) by the Bare Naked Ladies

I’m Glad I Live In Canada (C) by Bowser and Blue

Oh Canada – uke – NOT the traditional wording “we play our ukes for thee”

Song For The Mira (PDF) – written by Allister McGillivray

Sudbury Saturday Night  also by Stompin’ Tom Connors

Summer Vibe by Walk Off the Earth

The Log Driver’s Waltz written by Wade Hemsworth, by the McGarrigle sisters

This Land Is Your Land words re-written by the Travellers

Up On Cripple Creek (C) by THE BAND!!

Wagon Wheel Darius Rucker (G) by Canadian Musician Darius Rucker, formerly of the band Hootie and the Blowfish.

Some of these songs celebrate things distinctly Canadian and other songs are a nod to the East Coast, to Ontario, to country music roots, or just darn fun!

We’re allowed to have fun and to celebrate our nation’s age, culture and heritage. I hope you enjoy!

 

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