Subject: Other Music, Dance & Entertainments

106 entries.

Canada's Defenders - 1885

A patriotic song about the Northwest Rebellion by John Imrie. (1846-1902) Living and working in Toronto, Imrie was a lesser Scottish-Canadian poet and songwriter who had one considerable advantage over his rivals - He had his own printing press! I firs...

Castles In The Air - Irving's Canadian Series of Five Cent Music

A forgotten song from Irving's Five Cent Music Series. It has a strange "putting art in it's proper place" message in the lyrics. This is little like another song from the same era, "The Man Behind The Plough". (also in the ONTRAD library) See link below...

Catalogue R.S.Williams - 1925

What Could You Buy in Ontario in 1925? R.S. Williams Musical Instruments was a Canadian manufacturer and sales outlet for all kinds of instruments. They made their own pump organs, banjos pianos and mandolins, but also sold good quality instruments from o...

CKNX Wingham Barn Dance

CKNX Barn Dance The CKNX Barn Dance, " 'Canada's Largest Travelling Barn Dance was a radio show heard on Saturday nights between 1937-63 on CKNX, Wingham, Ont. It was loosely based on American barn dance shows like "The Grand Old Opry". The CKNX Barn Danc...

Country & Western Family Band - Norfolk County

An unidentified (believe me, I've tried!) Country & Western family band from Norfolk County - 1950s. Originally collected by Mike Lipowski for the Delhi Museum

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