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Inside Rock
Mar 11, 2021
The True North Rocks (Part 1) (S1-E12)
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The True North Rocks (Part 1) (S1-E12)

The JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the podcast as they celebrate some of Canada’s musical talent.  Giz shares some of his experiences with Canadian rock stars… and the JabberGuys get into some bands and performers with interesting backstories.

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The Guess Who
- the band’s original name was Chad Allan and the Reflections
-  Top Hits: American Woman, No Time, No Sugar Tonight

- Randy Bachman
Roll On Down the Highway, Let It Ride, Takin’ Care of Business

Barenaked Ladies
- From Scarborough, Ontario
- Steven Page leaves the band
- Big Bang Theory theme song

Bruce Cockburn 

Ian Thomas
- Only top 40 - Painted Ladies
-  Brother of Dave Thomas - SCTV

Bryan Adams

- Sweet City Woman, Minstrel Gypsy
- Hit the Road Jack - “Hey Ray” … who’s Ray?

 April Wine
- Myles Goodwyn
- Who wrote ‘Bad Side of the Moon’? - Elton

- In the top 5 bands with consecutive gold albums - Rolling Stones, Beatles, KISS, Aerosmith, and RUSH
- Thank you, Donna Halper

- Rick Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine

 Blue Rodeo
- Favourite lyric from - Till I am Myself

Kim Mitchell
- Queex recites his favourite lyric
- Kim plays everywhere… stadiums to school gyms

 Max Webster
- Hangover, Toronto Tontos

- Mystery around their first album -  rumours of a potential Beatles reunion
- "We're Off You Know"

- Originally called ‘Pockets’
- Big in Germany

Honeymoon Suite
- Johnny ‘D’ and Queex dated the same girl … (nuff said)
- Theme song for the movie Lethal Weapon

 Tragically Hip
- Cha loves ‘em… Queex and Ote not so much
- Gord Downie

 Five Man Electrical Band
- I’m a Stranger Here, Signs, Doin’ the Best We Can Rag, Absolutely Right

 The Band
- Giz shares his experience with Levon Helm

Jeff Healey

- See Forever Eyes, Nickels and Dimes, Take Me Away
- Song Writer - Jim Vallance - “Rodney Higgs”
- Ron Tabak has a cycling accident - no helmet, no light, at night, in the snow?

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