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Trivia Q & A # 9 – 2016

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Q. This Montreal singer/songwriter first made his mark as a poet and novelist. His first major song hit was an account of his 1966 love affair with a young woman. He wrote it as a poem and Judy Collins urged him to set it to music. Who is he? And what was the song? A. Leonard Cohen Cohen had received critical acclaim as a poet and novelist but had maintained a keen interest in music, having played guitar in a country and western band called the Buckskin Boys as a teenager. In 1966, Cohen set out for Nashville, where he hoped to become a country songwriter, but instead he got caught up in New York City's folk scene. In November 1966, Judy Collins recorded "Suzanne" for her album In My Life and Cohen soon came to the attention of famed record producer John Hammond. "Suzanne" was inspired by Cohen's platonic relationship ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 225

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Published on Feb 24, 2016 Opening Segment: Many Sarnia pool players dominate the 22nd OVNEA 8-ball championships. Bloomin' Late at Eclipse Catering Bar & Grill. The Entertainment Scene: The 3rd annual Chili Willy Cookoff. Ashley Tanguay of Memorable Moments, shares the details of this fun event including local music. www.memorableevents.ca In The Community: 'Bowl For Kids Sake'. An annual event in support of Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Michael Hurry, Executive Director for the organization talks about the fun event coming to Marcin Bowl. Hurry also talks about the need for more volunteers at the organization. Apps with Mark Russell: Did you feel that shake? Closing Segment: Tanya Marie Harris coming to Sarnia for 2 special shows. Paresh Thakkar of Personal Touch Eatery to appear on 'Chopped Canada' More videos and events at www.TVSN.ca

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NOW IN STOCK – AXE RECORDS

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Cheeky Monkey is pleased to announce that it has another new supplier - Axe Records. Axe specializes in re-issues of classic Canadian albums of the early 70's. Included in their catalog of releases are CD's by Major Hooples Boarding House, Thundermug, Madrigal, Steel River and others. All of these bands played in the area and all had/have loyal fans.

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Trivia Q & A # 8 – 2016

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Q. This band was formed in Toronto in 1968. It was unique in the way it combined rock with, jazz, classical, and a big band sound. It's biggest hits were "Pretty Lady", "One Fine Morning", and "Sunny Days". What band am I referring to? HINT: keeping seafarers safe on dark and stormy nights. A. Lighthouse Recognized as one of the best performing acts of their time, they toured 300 days a year including sold out performances at Carnegie Hall, the Fillmore East, Fillmore West, Expo ‘70 in Japan and the Isle of Wight Festival in England where they were the only act besides Kris Kristofferson (who had trouble with his sound system) asked to perform twice among acts that included The Doors, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, The Who and Chicago. Back home, their free concerts at Toronto’s Nathan Philips Square attracted one hundred thousand people. Indeed, it’s hard to find a person who ...

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MISSY BURGESS PERFORMS THE SONGS OF TOM WAITS

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It was a dark and windy night, thankfully it wasn't stormy too, the perfect setting for a Lawrence House Concert. February 19th Missy Burgess along with guitarist Gianni Cinnelli presented a performance of The Songs Of Tom Waits.  Tom has been around for nearly 50 years and over that time he has delivered a challenging and varied body of work ranging from beatnik jazz to folk, to theatre to all out assault experimental  noise. Missy's performance focused mostly but not entirely on the earlier period of Waits' work, with some standard well known compositions like Ol' 55 and I Hope I Don't Fall in Love With You but also included a few obscure selections such as Mockin' Bird (from The Early Years - a collection of demos from the early 70's) and The Fall of Troy (first released on the Dead Man Walking Soundtrack). Her voice, while not at all similar to Waits' ...

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CBC Music Cross Canada SEARCHLIGHT 2016 For Muisicians

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CBC Music's cross-Canada search for the best up and coming musicians is back, and this time it's bigger and better than ever.  -- As posted on music.CBC.ca Musicians from coast to coast to coast will compete for the $50,000 grand prize, which includes $20,000 worth of equipment fromYamaha Canada, a performance slot at the 2016 CBCMusic.ca Festival in Toronto, and a Career Booster package from Canadian Musician magazine, including a studio session, mentorship, album production/distribution and more (valued at $25,000). Winners will also be featured on CBC Radio's q. There's also $5,000 in audience prizes up for grabs from Yamaha Canada, just for watching and voting. We’re doing things differently this year, the biggest twist being that the top 4 finalists will vie for the grand prize on a prime-time televised broadcast on CBC TV, competing in front of a live audience and our celebrity judging panel. Musicians will also get the chance ...

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The Show With David Burrows # 224

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Published on Feb 16, 2016 Episode #224 Opening Segment: Canada celebrates the 51st year of it's flag. The Entertainment Scene: The 22nd annual OVNEA 8-ball championships are coming to Sarnia for its 2nd year in a row. Local charter owner and pool player Elio D'Andrea talks about the event what it brings to our community.D'Andrea also shares some of his personal achievements and his passion for the sport. In The Community: February 20th is National Kindness Day. Dana Piggott of the Sarnia Kinsmen, is inviting the community to join them at the local No Frills on Exmouth St. Piggott also talks about the efforts of the Sarnia Kinsmen club in our community, and how it is welcoming new members to join. www.sarniakinsmen.com Apps with Mark Russell: Need help with some bad habits. Mark Russell may have the answer for you. Closing Segment: Captain Kidd Days announces Friday night music line-up Local events and more. www.TVSN.ca

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Trivia Q & A # 7 – 2016

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Q. In mid-1977, a band from Halifax, Nova Scotia, was booked to do a charity gig at the El Mocambo Club in Toronto. The co-headliner was The Cockroaches, a very famous band using a pseudonym  in hopes of minimize the riotous fanfare.  Who was the popular Canadian band that 'headlined' the show and who were The Cockroaches really? (Oooo what a night it must have been!) A. April Wine was the Halifax band. The Cockroaches were The Rolling Stones. April Wine's performance was captured and released as the album Live at the El Mocambo. The band got its first chance at touring the U.S. following the El Mocambo gig, first opening for The Rolling Stones, then for various popular headliners, including Styx and fellow Canadian band Rush. It all began in Nova Scotia late in 1969. The Henman brothers, David and Ritchie, got together with their cousin Jim Henman and fellow musician Myles ...

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Annual Sarnia Spelling Bee

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Annual Sarnia Spelling Bee

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the Show with David Burrows # 223

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Published on Feb 9, 2016 Opening Segment: A fun day at Marcin Bowl. www.marcinbowl.ca A trip to the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Entertainment Scene: The return of T. Cass. After taking a 3 year break from performing and creating his own rhymes and music in the hip-hop world, T. Cass is back with a new music video. Recently performing at The Station Music Hall with his brother Michael Cassidy, T. Cass talks about what inspired him to return to the hip-hop music scene. In The Community: The Huron House Boys Home is an important part of our community. Executive Director for HHBH shares the importance of the organization and the different events held every year. Don also shares his gratitude to be part of such a giving community. www.hhbh.ca Apps with Mark Russell: Dog lover's will love this app. Closing segment: The Video Show Network is now 'LIVE' 24/7 Mobile marketing for business.

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