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My Ten Favourite Song References to A Canadian Place

Yesterday I wrote about songs that reference Canada.  I promised I'd share my ten favourite musical references to my home and native land.  Here are my top ten with apologies to Stompin' Tom Connors. "Bobcaygeon" by The Tragically Hip - I'm starting this list with Bobcaygeon because it's a village
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Pond of Dreams

I was bouncing around YouTube looking for NHL content when I saw someone had posted Pond of Dreams.  This was a 2.5 minute clip that aired prior to the 2000 all-star game.  I remember watching it then and getting goose bumps. Lemieux's lines are a little stiff and it's
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Humble Howard, Are You Okay?

All day long I've been getting hits from people Googling Humble Howard leaves mix and other similar searches.  I rank rather highly for these searches, thanks to this entry about Fred Patterson getting the boot last September.  I listened to Humble & Fred every morning for years when they were
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Hurry Up And Wait

After a restless night of the most severe back pain I've ever experienced, I decided at 5:00 this morning to visit St. Joseph's Health Centre.  At the very least I figured they could rule out anything serious and prescribe some heavy duty pain killers.  Even in the very early
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