Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Kathleen Edwards and Stan Rogers on CBC's Top Canadian Singers List

Some great local talent made it onto CBC Music's recent list of Top 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever.  The late, legendary, Stan Rogers and the amazing Kathleen Edwards were listed back to back (21 and 20, respectively).  They joined such luminaries as k.d. lang (who earned the top spot), Burton Cummings, Sarah McLachlan, David Clayton-Thomas, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot and many others.  Congratulations!

Links: Kathleen Edwards, More Kathleen Edwards Stories, Video courtesy of Maple Music Recordings

Links: Stan Rogers, More Stan Rogers Stories, Video courtesy of Linz Miller

Here is the complete list. 
  1. k.d. lang
  2. Maureen Forrester
  3. Burton Cummings (Guess Who)
  4. Joni Mitchell
  5. Feist
  6. Celene Dion
  7. The Weeknd
  8. Sarah McLachlan
  9. Rufus Wainwright
  10. Anne Murray
  11. Katie Stelmanis (Austra)
  12. Ben Heppner
  13. Bryan Adams
  14. Michael Bublé
  15. Shania Twain
  16. Bahamas
  17. Amber Webber (Lightning Dust/Black Mountain)
  18. Robert Charlebois
  19. Paul Anka
  20. Kathleen Edwards
  21. Stan Rogers
  22. Avril Lavigne
  23. David Clayton-Thomas (Blood, Sweat and Tears)
  24. Jully Black
  25. Gordon Lightfoot
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