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Book Review: Get Hip to the History of Canada's Underrated Band

Michael Barclay’s “The Never Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip” ( ECW Press, 2018) is a different kind of music biography fitting for a band that had a different appeal in music. 1,151 more words


Unauthorized Tragically Hip biography sparks heated debate among fans

Music journalist Michael Barclay’s The Tragically Hip biography came out on April 3, but Hip fans have been buzzing about the unauthorized account of the band’s rise to Canadian rock and roll fame for the last few months. 396 more words


April Pad Challenge Day 9

I’m a little behind and playing catch up. Day nine’s prompt is to take the phrase “Battle (blank);” replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your poem. 130 more words

I stole this from a hockey card

I’ve gone through a revival with the Tragically Hip in the past couple of years. I’d seen them live about a decade ago and kept a few of their albums close, but obviously, the news about Gord Downie’s condition and ultimate fate spurred a re-inspection. 701 more words


Radio Show 252 Thursday April 5, 2018 9-11pm Eastern US Time on WBKM.ORG


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Tonight’s local music radio show on WBKM.ORG will run from 9-11pm US Eastern time Thursday April 5. It can be streamed from the website or here: … 605 more words

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Quote of the week: Week of March 26, 2018

No dress rehearsal

This is our life

—from The Tragically Hip’s “Ahead By A Century” by Gordon Downie, Johnny Fay, Joseph Paul Langlois, Robert Baker & Robert Gordon Sinclair


Hip lines

Gord in his feathered hat singing,
you are ahead by a century

Me in my darkened lounge fighting
tears for a singer I barely knew… 19 more words