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Big Sugar - 75% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Comprising Gordie Johnson (vocals/guitar), Terry Wilkins (vocals/bass), Al Cross (drums), Kelly Hoppe (saxophone/harmonica), Paul Brennan (drums) and Gary Lowe (bass), Big Sugar was one of the newest sounds to blow out of Canada, combining the blues vocabulary of the Tony D Band with a visionary abandon more akin to the Rheostatics. Leader and mastermind Johnson grew up in Wind Read more

Blue Rodeo - 70% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal 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

Matthew Good - 67% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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I Mother Earth - 48% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Alternative rock band I Mother Earth formed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1990. Within two years the outfit, Edwin (vocals), Bruce Gordon (bass, replacing original member Franz), and brothers Christian Tanna (drums) and Jagori Tanna (guitar/vocals), had set off a major label bidding war. The eventual winners were Capitol Records. However, the ensuing debut set, 1993’s Di Read more

Sloan - 44% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Canadian alternative rock band originated at the Nova Scotia College Of Art in Halifax, where Andrew Scott (15 November 1967, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; drums) and Chris Murphy (b. 7 November 1968, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada; bass) linked with Patrick Pentland (b. Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland; guitar) and Jay Ferguson (b. 14 October 1968, Ha Read more

Moist - 43% match to The Tragically Hip

Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Vancouver, Canada-based band, featuring David Usher (vocals) and Mark Makowy (guitar), who met at a party hosted by mutual friend and keyboard player Kevin Young. Makowy brought in bass player Jeff Pearce, and eventually drummer Paul Wilcox completed the line-up. Following a demo cassette in early 1993, the band went on to release a debut album on their own label in February of Read more

Spirit Of The West - 38% match to The Tragically Hip

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

Our Lady Peace - 31% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Originally comprising Raine Maida (Michael Raine Maida, 18 February 1970, Weston, Ontario, Canada; vocals/guitar), Mike Turner (b. 5 June 1963, Bradford, West Riding Of Yorkshire, England; guitar), Chris Eacrett (bass) and Jim Newell (drums), Our Lady Peace formed in Toronto, Canada, in 1992. The band took their unusual name from a 1943 poem by American poet Mark Van Doren. Read more

Hawksley Workman - 30% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Canada. The true biographical details about Canadian singer-songwriter Hawksley Workman are difficult to ascertain. The artist’s fecund imagination has fashioned a life story that includes periods spent ice-cutting and polishing rental shoes in a tap-dance academy before becoming a celebrated dancer himself. Whatever the truth behind Workman’s upbringing, he establ Read more

Kim Mitchell - 25% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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Having dissolved Max Webster in 1982, Mitchell was inspired to pursue a solo career. After signing with Anthem Records he released a mini-album that followed closely in the Max Webster tradition. He then took a break from music until he signed with Bronze Records. His next release was the excellent and slightly offbeat Akimbo Alogo, which also included the single ‘Go For S Read more

Barenaked Ladies - 24% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Children's Music Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Taking their name from a childhood slang term for a naked woman, the Barenaked Ladies are, in fact, five strapping lads from Scarborough, near Toronto, Canada. They were formed in 1988 by songwriters Steven Page (22 June 1970, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; guitar/vocals) and Ed Robertson (b. Lloyd Edward Elwyn Robertson, 25 October 1970, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada; guitar/ Read more

Colin James - 24% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Blues
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Colin James Munn, 17 August 1964, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. James’ first musical love was folk, but by his early teens he had developed a keen interest in the blues. His schoolwork suffered as he proceeded to master blues guitar. Upon leaving school at the age of 16, James moved to Winnipeg and formed the HooDoo Men. In 1983 James befriended Stevie Ray Vaughan who b Read more

Great Big Sea - 24% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: World Music
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April Wine - 23% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, this hard rock outfit became an immediate success, going on to make inroads in the American market after establishing itself as a platinum act in Canada. Through fluctuating line-ups they arrived at steady membership by the late 70s, including original lead singer Myles Goodwyn (23 June 1948, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Brian Gr Read more

Tom Cochrane - 23% match to The Tragically Hip

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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13 May 1953, Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Cochrane is one of Canada’s longest-standing and most respected rock songwriters and performers. His debut on Daffodil Records came in 1974 with the album Hang On To Your Resistance, recorded with his own band, named simply Cochrane. From 1980-89 he became the singer for the popular Canadian rock act Red Rider, releasing seven a Read more


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