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Great Big Sea - 100% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: World Music
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Spirit Of The West - 97% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Vancouver, Canada, nouveau roots band Spirit Of The West comprise songwriters Geoffrey Kelly (flute, tin whistle, bodhrán) and John Mann (guitar/vocals), as well as Vince Dietrich (drums), Linda McRae (bass/guitar/accordion) and Hugh McMillan (bass/mandolin). They have been mainstays of the Canadian folk and rock scenes since making their debut in 1984 with a s Read more

The Rankin Family - 89% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Folk World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Canadian folk quintet built around Rankin family members John Morris (28 April 1959, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 16 January 2000), Raylene (b. 15 September 1960, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada), Jimmy (b. 28 May 1964, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada), Cookie (b. 4 May 1965, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada) and Heather (b. 24 October 1967, Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada). They formed when e Read more

Ashley MacIsaac - 43% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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24 February 1975, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. Although Ashley MacIsaac was raised to the Cape Breton tradition of folk fiddle playing, his eclectic, highly contemporary performances draw on influences ranging from hip-hop to grunge. His 1992 debut album, recorded with Joey Beaton (piano) and David MacIsaac (guitar), gave little indication of his later ecleticism, treati Read more

Gordon Lightfoot - 43% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1938, Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lightfoot moved to Los Angeles, USA during the 50s where he studied at Hollywood’s Westlake College of Music. Having pursued a short-lived career composing jingles for television, the singer began recording demos of his own compositions which, by 1960, owed a considerable debt to folk singers Pete Seeger and Bob Gibson. Lightf Read more

Enter The Haggis - 41% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Blue Rodeo - 39% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This country rock band from Toronto, Canada, have often found themselves fielding comparisons with the Band, although in truth their sound owes as much to Buffalo Springfield and the Beatles. They deserve wider recognition outside Canada where they remain one of the country’s most popular acts. The band was formed by two distinctive singer-songwriters and guitarists, Jim C Read more

The Tragically Hip - 26% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This politically correct Canadian guitar rock band has proved massively popular in its native country, while earning comparisons to Green On Red and early R.E.M. further abroad. The line-up comprises Bobby aka Rob Baker (12 April 1962, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; guitar), Gordon Downie (b. 6 February 1964, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; vocals), Johnny Fay (b. 30 April 1966, King Read more

Bruce Cockburn - 24% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 May 1945, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This guitarist and singer-songwriter has long been heralded as Canada’s best-kept secret. After studying briefly at the Berklee College Of Music, Cockburn began his career in the mid-60s as a member of the Children. He played with a number of other Canadian bands including the Esquires, the Flying Circus, Olivus and 3’s A Crowd Read more

Old Blind Dogs - 24% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Scottish folk band formed in 1990 by three veterans of the Aberdeen music scene, multi-instrumentalists Ian F. Benzie, Jonny Hardie and Buzzby McMillan. Carmen Higgins (fiddle) and Dave Francis (percussion) joined the trio in the first year of the band’s existence, but it was the addition of percussionist Davy Cattanach, who had spent most of his musical life playing in ro Read more

The Clancy Brothers - 24% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Easy Listening Folk World Music
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Gaelic Storm - 21% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: World Music
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Ian & Sylvia - 18% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ian Dawson Tyson, 25 September 1933, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Ian Tyson’s father went to Canada in 1906 with dreams of being a cowboy and passed on his aspirations to his son, who worked on a farm, entered amateur rodeos and worked as a lumberjack. He says, ‘I’m always grateful for my logging and rodeo days because that’s where the songs come f Read more

The Corries - 18% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of Scotland’s most popular and enduring British folk acts, the Corries rose to prominence during the mid-60s when founder member Bill Smith (guitar/vocals) was joined by Ronnie Browne (guitar/vocals) and Roy Williamson (1937, d. 12 August 1990; guitar, vocals, concertina, harmonica, bodhran, kazoo, mandolin). Initially known as the Corrie Folk Trio, their early rele Read more

Harry Chapin - 16% match to Stan Rogers

Genres: Pop / Rock Vocals
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 December 1942, New York City, New York, USA, d. 16 July 1981, New York, USA. The son of a big band drummer, Chapin played in the Brooklyn Heights Boys’ Choir and during his teens formed a group with his brothers, Tom and Stephen. Immensely talented as a writer and film maker, he directed the Oscar-nominated Legendary Champions in 1968, after which he returned to music Read more


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