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 Post subject: Lead singer of The Tragically Hip dead
PostPosted: Oct Thu 19, 2017 1:14 pm 
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Beloved Canadian legend Gordon Downie has died.


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 Post subject: Re: Lead singer of The Tragically Hip dead
PostPosted: Dec Tue 19, 2017 5:15 pm 
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Died of brain cancer.Saw them 3x,very under rated group,THE Tragically Hip,from Kingston Ontario.They got their name from the Monkees movie,Head 1968.They were HUGE up here in Canada.Surprisingly not so much in the u.s.Saw them the 2nd time in seattle in 93,only 1000-1500 people in attendance.They did play woodstock 99.They'd draw 10000 up here in their hay day.Put out about 10 albums between 87-2017,about 7 of the albums went to # 1 up here.Singer Gordon Downie was just named person of the year for 2017 up here.Do check out the links below,the links were both #1 songs here in canada,2003,& 1994.
Great Group R.I.P. Gordon Downie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE2joQsWXJg - Ahead by a Century 03?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhpezwGtDEg - Courage 94


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 Post subject: Re: Lead singer of The Tragically Hip dead
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Darryl34 wrote:
...They got their name from the Monkees movie,Head 1968....

That's the only Monkees record I paid the money for new. Not a bad record, especially 'Dolphin Song'.


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