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Stringband ‎– Canadian Sunset -1974 - Celtic, Country, Bluegrass (Rare Vinyl)

Stringband ‎– Canadian Sunset -1974 - Celtic, Country, Bluegrass (Rare Vinyl)

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Stringband ‎– Canadian Sunset -1974 - Celtic, Country, Bluegrass (Rare Vinyl)

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Stringband was a Canadian folk music ensemble, fronted by Bob Bossin and Marie-Lynn Hammond. Founded in 1971, Stringband recorded four studio albums between 1973 and 1978, and was an active touring ensemble through 1986. There have been periodic reunions since then, the most recent occurring in 2013. Passing through Stringband's ranks at various times were Ben Mink, Terry King, Zeke Mazurek, Calvin Cairns, Dennis Nichol, Jerry Lewycky, and Nancy Ahern.

The group pioneered independent recording and artist-controlled album releases in Canada, and was noted for songs that explored Canadian themes, often with a humorous bent. No Stringband songs became commercial hits, though several became widely known, including "Dief Will Be the Chief Again", Bossin's tongue-in-cheek tribute to former Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. As well, Stringband's feminist anthem "Show Us The Length" became an international, underground "hit", despite having little airplay due to its explicit language.

Label:Nick Records  ‎– NICK-1
Format:Vinyl, LP, Album
Sleeve Condition (Out of 10) ~ 8- a few marks / no picture
Label Condition (Out of 10) ~ 10 
Vinyl Condition ~ (Out of 10) 
Side 1 - 10
side 2 - 10 
BIN # 69


A1 Over The Waterfall
A2 Daddy Was A Ballplayer
A3 Country Music
A4 Ladies' Fancy
A5 La Chanson Française
A6 Hoedown
A7 Jennifer Wren
B1 The Next Market Day
B2 Vancouver
B3 Did You Hear That They Busted The Fiddle-Player
B4 Cat Song
B5 Monday Morning
B6 Lady Permanence
B7 Mr. M Of The Magic Movies
B8 For A Music Box
B9 Sweet-Talkin' Denny
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