Soliciting suggestions for the 2015 seasonal music list

Every year around the start of December I publish a list of “Canadian atheist seasonal music”; a list of songs to help stave off the madness threatened by the endless stream of repetitive, treacly, monotonous music virtually every station, store, and party plays. This year, I’m soliciting suggestions a little … Continue reading

“Bye Bye Mr Harper Goodbye”

Helen Austin‘s “Harper Song (Canadian Lies) – Parody” will certainly sound familiar to Canada’s baby boomers. It’s a parody of “American Pie,” a 1971 song by American folk rock singer and songwriter Don McLean. Austin wrote and performed the Harper song because We need a change in the Canadian Govt … Continue reading

Blue Rodeo: “Stealin’ All My Dreams”

Blue Rodeo has released a new (hit?) single: “Stealin’ All My Dreams: A Modern Day Protest Song.” Why? Greg Keelor says, “I didn’t want to talk about it, so I wrote a song about it.” What is “it”? Jim Cuddy explains, “Blue Rodeo does not always speak with one voice. … Continue reading

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It’s almost the end of the “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer,” but the 2015 Canadian election pollsters are just gearing up to predict how Canadians will vote on October 19, 2015. For many of us, it’s too much and too early with no relief in sight. However, the video … Continue reading

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