A musical collaboration of Burt Bacharach’s “What the World Needs Now” is One Good Thing.
Composer “Adds The Emotion” To Canadian TV Dramas
Rob Carli adds the music, and with it the emotion, to many TV shows, including Murdoch Mysteries. Read more about how he does it.>>
Super Soul Sister, Sharon Jones Remembered Lovingly By Fans, Friends, and Family
Measuring at just about 5 feet tall, Sharon Jones was no ordinary giant. Sharon Jones was born in Augusta, Georgia, USA, the same city as one of her musical idols, James Brown. However, at a young age, Jones and her family moved to New York City. Growing up in Brooklyn, Jones developed her love of singing while performing in her church’s gospel choir. A passionate performer, Jones played countless shows each year, all over the world, with jaw-dropping energy and talent.
Canada Loses Leonard Cohen, Songwriter, Poet
Leonard Cohen, one of Canada’s best-known songwriters and poets, has died at the age of 82.
He wasn’t “born with the gift of a golden voice,” as one of his songs famously put it. In fact, his voice was deep, gravelly and could even said to be tuneless. But that was part of his charm.
This Summer, Canada Had A Sing-A-Long
Recently, people across Canada came together in a unique and emotional musical experience.
Canadians said thank-you and good-bye to the iconic rock band, The Tragically Hip.
Many Canadians have enjoyed the unique Canadian sound of the band for many years. In fact, some people say the band plays “the soundtrack of Canada” and the “music that is in Canadians’ hearts.” Of course, not every Canadian enjoys the music of The Hip, as they’re known, but a great many do.
John Lennon’s Hair Sells For $48,000
A Beatles memorabilia collector recently paid nearly $50,000 for a lock of John Lennon’s hair.
Rock icon, David Bowie, changed the face of music
The stars look very different today.
David Bowie, one of the world’s most famous musical artists, has passed away at the age of 69, from cancer.
The Thrill is Gone: Music Legend B.B. King Passes Away at 89
On May 14, 2015, the music legend passed away at the age of 89, leaving a legacy of 43 studio albums, 16 live albums, and 138 singles.
Canadian Fans Sing US Anthem At Hockey Game
Most countries have an “anthem.”
Was Stonehenge Built for Prehistoric Rock Music?
For many years, archaeologists have wondered why the people who built Stonehenge – a prehistoric monument in the south of England – used huge rocks that came from more than 300 kilometres away.
Now, a team of researchers believes the rocks may have been chosen because they produce musical sounds.