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1,2,3,4 Feist 1 2 3 4 Released in 2007. "1,2,3,4" by indie artist Feist, was a huge International Hit, reaching the Top 10 in Australia, Canada, UK, and USA. It also won the Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
A Country Boy Named Willy Spring A Country Boy Named Willy Released in 1971. Produced by Terry Jacks, "A Country Boy Named Willy" by the Vancouver B.C. band: Spring, was a huge Top 40 hit song!
Absolutely Right Five Man Electrical Band Absolutely Right Released in 1971. "Absolutely Right" was a Top 10 Hit for Ottawa's: Five Man Electrical Band.
Adia Sara McLachlan adia Released in 1998. The Gold-selling song "Adia" was a # 1 Hit in Canada for Sara McLachlan, as well as her first Top 5 hit song in the USA on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Africa Thundermug Africa Released in 1972. "Africa" was a Top 30 Hit, from London Ontario's Thundermug, off of their debut LP: Thundermug Strikes.
Airwaves Brett Kissel Airwaves Released in 2015. "Airwaves" from his LP: Pick Me Up, was Brett Kissel's first # 1 hit song.
American Psycho Treble Charger American Psycho Released in 2000. "American Psycho" reached # 4 on Canada's Rock chart and was nominated for "Best Single" at the 2001 Juno Awards.
Angel Eyes Jeff Healey Angel Eyes Released in 1988. "Angel Eyes" from the Platinum selling LP: See The Light, was a huge hit for Jeff Healey. It reached #5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Another Way Out Brave Belt Another Way Out Released in 1972. "Another Way Out" by Brave Belt, was the last single released from their LP: Brave Belt II. When Chad Allen left the band and was replaced with Tim Bachman, they became Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
Anthem Brett Kissel Anthem Released in 2018. "Anthem" is a Top 10 hit song by Country artist Brett Kissel, from his LP: We Were That Song.
Any Man Of Mine Shania Twain Any Man Released in 1995. "Any Man Of Mine" was Shania Twain's first #1 hit, first crossover hit and was named 'Single Of The Year' twice in 1995 and twice in 1996.
April Fool Chalk Circle April Fool Released in 1986. "April Fool" was a Top 10 Hit for Chalk Circle, from their debut EP: The Great Lake.
Armageddon Prism armageddon Released in 1979. "Armageddon" was the title track and a Top 30 hit for Prism, from their double-Platinum selling third LP.
As The Years Go By Mashmakhan As The Years Go By Released in 1970. "As Years Go By" was a huge hit song for Mashmakhan, selling over a million copies worldwide.
Baby Ran 54-40 baby ran Released in 1986. "Baby Ran" was the first single released from their self-titled second LP by 54-40, and it was their first song that really started to build a national following for them.
Baby Woncha Please Come Home Trooper Baby Woncha Please Come Home Released in 1975. "Baby Woncha Please Come Home" was the first hit single by Trooper. This song is from their self-titled debut LP.
Bad Day Daniel Powter Bad Day Released in 2005. "Bad Day" was a multi-platinum, multi-award winning International hit for Daniel Powter, and it was the most played song on European radio that year.
Bad Girlfriend Theory Of A Deadman Bad Girlfriend Released in 2008. "Bad Girlfriend" was the most added song on rock radio when it was released, debuting at #89 on the Canadian Hot 100 and quickly became a #1 hit for Theory Of A Deadman.
Bad Side Of
The Moon
April Wine bad side of<BR>the moon Released in 1972. Their cover version of the Elton John song "Bad Side Of The Moon", was a Hit song for April Wine, is from their second LP: On Record.
Battle Scar Max Webster battle scar Released in 1980. From the Gold-selling , Jack Richardson produced Max Webster LP: Universal Juveniles, "Battle Scar" features a very special guest appearance by Rush.
Because You Loved Me Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Released in 1986. "Because You Loved Me" is a Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum, international # 1 hit song by Celine Dion, from her certified Diamond, 32 million selling LP: Falling Into You.
Beer Barrel Polka Walter Ostanek beer barrel polka Released in 1971. This is the instrumental version of the "Beer Barrel Polka", as recorded by Canada's Polka King: Walter Ostanek. Happy Octoberfest!
Big Cannons Bobnoxious Big Cannons Released in 2005. " Big Cannons " by London Ontario's Bobnoxious, was declared as the: #1 Party Song, by radio rock station FM96.
Big League Red Rider Big League Released in 1988. "Big League" from their LP: Victory Day, was a Top 10 hit for Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, in both Canada and the USA.
Big Yellow Taxi Joni Mitchell Big Yellow Taxi Released in 1970. "Big Yellow Taxi" was a Top 20 Hit for Joni Mitchell, from her LP: Ladies of the Canyon. It was later recorded by and became a hit for the Counting Crows.
Bird Dance Emeralds bird dance Released in 1982. Octoberfest continues! Also known as the "Chicken Dance", the "Bird Dance" is the title track from the Double-Platinum selling LP by The Emeralds, from Edmonton Alberta.
Black Velvet Alannah Myles Black Velvet Released in 1989. "Black Velvet" by Alannah Myles became a #1 Hit and ASCAP's most played song on radio for 1989 and 1990.
Blow At High Dough Tragically Hip Blow At High Dough Released in 1989. "Blow At High Dough" was a # 1 hit song and the first single released from the Tragically Hip LP: Up To Here.
Boom Boom
Out Go The Lights
Pat Travers Band Boom Boom <BR>Out Go The Lights Released in 1979. From the Platinum-selling Pat Travers Band LP: Live! Go For What You Know, this cover version of the Stan Lewis song "Boom Boom Out Go The Lights", was a Top 20 hit.
Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf Born To Be Wild Released in 1968. "Born to be Wild" is Steppenwolf's most famous hit, reaching # 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Boys In The Bright White Sports Car Trooper Boys In The Bright White Sports Car Released in 1979. Originally on their 1976 LP: Two For The Show, "The Boys In The Bright White Sports Car" finally became a hit when it was released as a single from their 1979 LP: Hot Shots.
Bud The Spud Tom Connors bud the spud Released in 1969. "Bud The Spud" was a hit song and one of Stompin' Tom Connors' best known songs, reaching # 26 on the Canadian RPM Country Tracks chart.
Bug Song Tom Connors bug song Released in 1972. The "Bug Song" was a Top 10 hit for Stompin' Tom Connors, from his LP: Love & Laughter.
Building A Mystery Sarah McLachlan Building A Mystery Released in 1998. "Building a Mystery" won Single Of The Year. Sarah McLachlan won Female Vocalist Of The Year, Songwriter Of The Year (along with Pierre Marchand), and Album Of The Year for Surfacing.
Burn It To The Ground Nickelback burn it to the ground<br>nickelback Released in 2009. "Burn It To The Ground" was a Top 40 hit by Nickelback, from their multiple-Platinum selling LP: Dark Horse.
Call Me Maybe Carly Rae Jepson Call Me Maybe Released in 2012. "Call Me Maybe" was named Song of the Year for 2012 by MTV. It was the #1 song in 15 countries and was the best-selling single worldwide!
Calling Occupants Klattu Calling Occupants Released in 1976. People mistakenly thought that Klaatu were the Beatles using a pseudonym.
Can't Feel My Face Weeknd Can't Feel My Face Released in 2015. The International # 1 hit song "Can't Feel My Face" by the Weeknd, reached Platinum status in more than a dozen countries, multiple Platinum in many of them.
Can't Stop Jacksoul Absolutely Right Released in 2000. From Jacksoul's LP: Sleepless, "Can't Stop" was a Top 10 hit and one of the most performed pop songs in Canada, reaching # 2 on the MuchMusic Countown.
Canadian Girls Dean Brody canadian girls Released in 2012. "Canadian Girls" was a Top 40 Hit by Dean Brody, his first certified Gold digital download single, and was the first single released from his CCMA award winning Album Of The Year: Dirt.
Catwalker Diodes Catwalker Released in 1980. This historically important song signalled a new direction in the Canadian Music Scene.
Charlotte KiTTiE charlotte<BR>kittie Released in 2000. "Charlotte" is an intense rocker from their certified Gold-selling debut LP: Spit, by London Ontario's all female metal band KiTTiE. Please visit: www.kittieonline.com
Check Max Webster Check Released in 1980. Not released as a single, "Check" is a rockin' song by Max Webster, from their Gold-selling LP: Universal Juveniles.
Chest Fever The Band Chest Fever Released in 1968. From their debut LP: Music From The Big Pink, "Chest Fever" was the Band's opening song at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. It appears on most of their compilation and live LPs, and was also recorded by Three Dog Night.
Chicks 'N Cars And
The Third World War
Colin James Chicks And Cars Released in 1989. From his 1988 self-titled, 2x Platinum-selling LP; "Chicks And Cars And The Third World War" was an International hit song for Colin James.
Clap For The Wolfman Guess Who Clap For The Wolfman Released in 1974. "Clap For The Wolfman" features radio dj: Wolfman Jack. The song reached #4 in Canada and was #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Clap Your Hands Beau Marks clap your hands Released in 1960. The Beau Marks, from Montreal, had a # 1 Hit in Canada and Australia with "Clap Your Hands". Before changing their name, the Beau Marks were originally known as the Del-Tones.
Close Aaron Lines Close Released in 2003. "Close" by Aaron Lines is from his "Living Out Loud" LP, which debuted at # 9 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart.
Closer Tegan & Sara Closer Released in 2012. "Closer" was a 2x Platinum-selling # 1 Hit for Tegan & Sara and it won the Juno Award for 2014 Song Of The Year.
Closer To The Heart Rush Rush Released in 1977. From the LP: A Farewell To Kings, this was Rush's first hit single in the U.K..
Closer Together The Box Closer Together Released in 1987. This song is the title track and one of three hits from the Box's platinum selling LP: "Closer Together".
Closing Time Leonard Cohen closing time Released in 1992. "Closing Time" is a 1993 Juno Award winning hit song from Leonard Cohen's double platinum selling LP: The Future.
Clumsy Our Lady Peace Clumsy Released in 1997. "Clumsy" by Our Lady Peace reached #1 in Canada. It was the second single released from their Diamond selling second LP.
Convoy Paul Brandt Convoy Released in 2004. Paul Brandt's cover of the 1975 C.W. McCall classic "Convoy", is from his Platinum-selling and CCMA Album Of The Year: This Time Around.
Cotton Jenny Anne Murray cotton jenny Released in 1972. Anne Murray's version of the Gordon Lightfoot written 1971 song "Cotton Jenny", was a # 1 Hit in Canada on the RPM Top Singles, Adult Contemporary, and Country Tracks charts. It was also a big hit in the USA, on the Billboard Hot 100, Easy Listening, and Hot Country Songs charts.
Could I Have This Dance Anne Murray could i have this dance Released in 1980. From the Urban Cowboy soundtrack and her Greatest Hits LP, "Could I Have This Dance" by Anne Murray was a # 1 hit in both Canada and the USA.
Courage Tragically Hip courage Released in 1993. The nominated Juno Award - Song Of The Year song: "Courage" from their LP: Fully Completely, was a Top 10 hit for the Tragically Hip.
Cousin Mary Fludd Cousin Mary Released in 1973. "Cousin Mary" was a Top 20 hit for Fludd. Some former Fludd members then formed or joined: Godo, Saga, Motherlode, or Trooper.
Crabbuckit k-os Crabbuckit Released in 2004. "Crabbuckit" is from the LP: Joyful Rebellion, by the Juno Award winning artist: k-os. This song won the 2005 award for Best Pop Video.
Crazy Talk Chilliwack crazy talk Released in 1974. "Crazy Talk" by Chilliwack, was a Top 10 hit song from their LP: Riding High.
Crying Over You Platinum Blonde Crying Over You Released in 1985. "Crying Over You " was the first single released from their LP: Alien Shores, and a # 1 hit song for Platinum Blonde
Cuts Like A Knife Bryan Adams cuts like a knife Released In 1983. "Cuts Like A Knife" by Bryan Adams is the title track from his third LP. It was a Top 10 hit and it won the 1983 Canadian Radio Airplay - Procan award.



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