The Top 100 Canadian Albums

Hardcover | October 18, 2007

byBob Mersereau

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Straight from the heart of the music industry, a book that answers a question that has nagged music fans across the nation. What are the best Canadian albums of all time? A unique panel of those who live and breathe Canadian music was assembled. Musicians, broadcasters, club owners, retailers, roadies, and more — literally hundreds of people across the country cast their votes in this unprecedented poll. Rush's Neil Peart, Ron Sexsmith, Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies, Holly Cole, Kim Stockwood, Sass Jordon, Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea, Saturday Night Blues host Holger Peterson, and The Vinyl Café's Stuart McLean are just a few of the people who voted for their favourite albums. Who will make the top 10? Neil or Joni? Rush or The Hip? Leonard or Gordon? The Band or Arcade Fire? The countdown in on! A groundbreaking book, The Top 100 Canadian Albums features cover reproductions and descriptions for each of the albums that make it onto the list, as well as documentary photographs, in-depth interviews, fascinating facts, and musician-contributed sidebars.

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Straight from the heart of the music industry, a book that answers a question that has nagged music fans across the nation. What are the best Canadian albums of all time? A unique panel of those who live and breathe Canadian music was assembled. Musicians, broadcasters, club owners, retailers, roadies, and more — literally hundreds of ...

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Look no further. Straight from the heart of the music industry comes the ultimate guide to Canadian music, featuring the best albums that Canadian musicians have ever produced. An unprecedented book, The Top 100 Canadian Albums includes the finest albums in Canadian music history chosen by a blue-ribbon panel. More than 600 singers, so...

Bob Mersereau is a music columnist and long-time arts reporter for CBC Television in New Brunswick. Since 1982, he's been reporting on the East Coast music scene for CBC Radio, CBC Television, and the Telegraph-Journal. Nicknamed Rockin' Bob by the last Peter Gzowski, Bob's been a frequent guest on CBC programs such as Morningside and ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 10.26 × 10.33 × 0.77 inPublished:October 18, 2007Publisher:GOOSE LANE EDITIONSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:086492500X

ISBN - 13:9780864925008

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"An important entry in the Canadian cultural library." — John Threlfall, Monday Magazine