101 Fascinating Canadian Music Facts - Dundurn

101 Fascinating Canadian Music Facts

Available Oct 3rd 2023

Paperback
$ 19.99

Description

101 true stories — many rarely told and some never published before — to surprise and delight Canadian music fans.

Did you know that Serena Ryder played the quietest concert ever from the ocean floor during low tide at Fundy National Park? What about powwow group Northern Cree meeting Cyndi Lauper on the red carpet at the Grammys? Or that Academy Award–winner Meryl Streep is a huge Blue Rodeo fan and — thanks to her — the group ended up in the Hollywood movie Postcards from the Edge?

In 101 Fascinating Canadian Music Facts, author and historian David McPherson shares these and 98 other tales gathered from his more than twenty-five years working in the music industry. Music lovers and trivia buffs alike will enjoy perusing this collection of stories — gathered from coast to coast — to discover fun facts and hilarious tales from Canada’s music industry.

Contributors

David McPherson

David McPherson is the author of the acclaimed Legendary Horseshoe Tavern: A Complete History and has written for Grammy.com, the Globe and Mail, SOCAN’s Words and MusicNo DepressionAmerican Songwriter, and Acoustic Guitar. He lives in Waterloo, Ontario.

Book Details

Paperback
October 2023
5x7 in
224 pp
9781459751583
ePub
October 2023
-
224 pp
9781459751590
ePub
October 2023
-
224 pp
9781459751606