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Neil Stoneman - Onondaga, Ontario 1950s

Neil "Stoney" Stoneman of Brantford is still an active country/folk/bluegrass musician in 2017. These pictures were taken in nearby Onondaga in the 1950s. Just for fun - There's a link below to a recording of Stoney and his longtime musical partner JC Co...

Norfolk County Musicians - Photo Gallery

A collection of photographs of Norfolk County musicians from the 1940s and 1950s. Norfolk County is home to a great many Northern European folk-music traditions. They include German, Dutch, Belgian, Hungarian, Polish, Ukrainian and others. These photograp...

Ontario Band Names

While creating entries for this site I've been coming across great names for musical groups. I've started putting them into a list. Here's what I've got so far... Looking for a name for YOUR new band? Here are a few that aren't being used anymore... Ont...

Pete The Mountain Boy - Poster, Song and Newspaper story

PETE THE MOUNTAIN BOY - One of the items here is a poster for a George Wade and His Cornhuskers' show in Colborne (between Cobourg and Belleville) in which "Pete The Mountain Boy" is mentioned. I once asked fiddler/caller Jack Hayes (who occasionally call...

Port Ryerse Ukulele - photograph

The man in this picture may be Albert Smith. I'm not sure who the woman with the ukulele is, but will endeavour to find out. This picture was taken in Port Ryerse, Ontario, (near Port Dover on Lake Erie) in the 30s or 40s. The Smith family settled in Port...

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