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Nameless Mirage Band 13 nameless Released in 2017. Known for their heavy rock grunge style, this acoustic original really displays the wide range of talent that they possess. Please visit them at: www.mirageband13.com or on facebook.
Narrow Daylight

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Diana Krall narrow daylight Released in 2004. "Narrow Daylight" was a Juno Award winning, hit song from Diana Krall's multi-platinum selling LP: The Girl In The Other Room. The LP reached # 1 in Canada, and Top 10 in 8 other countries.
Nashville Dreamin'

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Positively Stompin Nashville Dreamin' image Released in 1993. Featuring lead vocals by Ted Triebner, with his larger than life personality which was genuine, "Nashville Dreamin' " is the opening track on the LP: Junk Drawer by Positively Stompin, from Exeter Ontario.
Naveed

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Our Lady Peace naveed Released in 1995. "Naveed" was the 5th single released from the LP of the same name. It reached # 4 on the Canadian RPM Alternative Top 30 chart, for Our Lady Peace.
Never Ever

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All Saints never ever Released in 1997. Winning the award for: Best British Single, "Never Ever" was an International # 1 multi Platinum-selling hit song, from their self-titled debut LP, by the British band All Saints. However, two of their members were the Appleton sisters from Canada. Natalie was born in Mississauga and Nicole was born Hamilton Ontario.
Never Surrender

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Corey Hart never surrender Released in 1985. The Platinum-selling, # 1 hit and Juno Award winning Song Of The Year "Never Surrender" is a song by Corey Hart, from his LP: Boy In The Box.
New Girl Now

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Honeymoon Suite New Girl Now Released in 1984. Honeymoon Suite's first single: "New Girl Now" is certified as Gold, from their Platinum selling self titled debut LP.
New Orleans King Biscuit Boy new orleans Released in 1975. After leaving the band: Crowbar, King Biscuit Boy from Hamilton Ontario, had a hit single with "New Orleans".
New World Man

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Rush new world man Released in 1982. From their LP: Signals, "New World Man" by Rush, was a #1 hit song in Canada. It was also a # 1 hit in the USA on the Billboard Top Tracks chart, and a Top 40 hit in the UK.
New York City

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Demics New York City Released in 1979. "New York City" is the most famous song by the Demics. In 1996, Chart Magazine named it: The Greatest Canadian Song Of All Time.
Nice To Luv You

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54-40 nice to luv you Released in 1992. "Nice To Luv You" was a hit single which reach # 4 on the Cancon chart, by 54-40, from their LP: Dear Dear.
No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature

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Guess Who No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature Released in 1970. "No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature" was a hit song by the Guess Who, that was a combination of two shorter songs, both written in F#.
No Time

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Guess Who no time Released in 1969. "No Time" was a # 1, million-selling single from their LP: American Woman, for the Guess Who.
No Way No

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MAGIC! no way no Released in 2015. "No Way No" was a Gold-selling, Top 30 Hit song by MAGIC!, from their multi-Platinum selling, International Hit debut LP: Don't Kill The Magic.
Nobody's Singing Them Cowboy Songs No More Gordie Tapp Nobody's Singing Them Cowboy Songs No More Released in 1971. "Nobody's Singing Them Cowboy Songs No More" was a Top 10 hit song on the Canadian Country chart, by London Ontario's Gordie Tapp, who also co-starred on the hit tv show: Hee Haw.
Nobody's Supposed To Be Here

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Deborah Cox Nobody's Supposed<BR>To Be Here Released in 1998. From her Platinum-selling LP: One Wish, the hit song "Nobody's Supposed to Be Here" by Deborah Cox, held the # 1 position for 14 weeks.
Nova Heart

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Spoons Nova Heart Released in 1982. "Nova Heart" was the first single from their LP: Arias & Symphonies, and it was their first Top 40 hit.
Ocean Pearl

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54-40 Ocean Pearl Released in 1994. "Ocean Pearl" reached #22 on the RPM Top Singles Chart. It's from 54-40's Platinum selling LP: Smilin' Buddha Cabaret.
Oh Pretty Lady

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Trooper oh pretty lady Released in 1978. The ballad "Oh Pretty Lady" by Trooper, was a hit song and the second single which was released from their LP: Knock 'Em Dead Kid.
Oh What A Feeling

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Crowbar Oh What A Feeling Released in 1971. "Oh What a Feeling" was a Top 10 Hit in Canada by: Crowbar, from Hamilton Ontario.
Ohio

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Neil Young ohio image Released in 1970. Written and composed by Neil Young, the hit single "Ohio" which was performed by: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, reached # 16 on the music charts in Canada and # 14 in the USA.
Old Emotions

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Spoons, (The) old emotions image Released in 1983. "Old Emotions" by Burlington Ontario's The Spoons, from their LP: Talkback, was a Top 30 hit in Canada.
On The Loose

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Saga On The Loose Released in 1981. "On The Loose" was a Top 10 hit single from Saga's platinum-selling LP: Worlds Apart.
One Dance

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Drake FM Released in 2016. "One Dance" from Drake's 4x Platinum-selling LP: Views, was the # 1 song in 15 countries, and has been streamed online over 1 billion times!
One Day In Your Life

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54-40 one day in your life image Released in 1987. The song "One Day In Your Life" by 54-40, was a hit single and is the opening track on their LP: Show Me.
One Fine Morning

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Lighthouse One Fine Morning Released in 1971. "One Fine Morning" was Lighthouse's highest charting hit, reaching # 2 in Canada and # 24 in the USA.
One Last Time

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Hollerado one last time Released in 2019. Ottawa's Indie band: Hollerado, has announced that although still the best of friends, they'll be calling it quits. But before they do, there will be one last LP and tour. "One Last Time" is the first single from their final LP: Retaliation Vacation.
One More Song

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Vintage Flight one more song image Released in 2017. "One More Song" by Vintage Flight, is a great song that's addictive. It's from their self-titled 3-song single.
One Thing

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Finger Eleven One Thing Released in 2003. "One Thing" was Finger Eleven's first placing on the US Hot 100 Chart, at #16. Their self titled LP reached Gold status in the USA and Platinum in Canada.
One Time

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Justin Bieber one time Released In 2009. "One Time" was Justin Bieber's first big hit. It became an International multi-Platinum selling hit song and charted in at least 15 countries.
One Tin Soldier

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Original Caste One Tin Soldier Released in 1969. "One Tin Soldier" was a # 1 Hit for the Original Caste. It was also covered by and became a hit for: Coven, and Skeeter Davis.
One Week

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Barenaked Ladies One Week Released in 1998. "One Week" is the most popular song by Barenaked Ladies, and was a # 1 Hit song. It's from their LP: Stunt.
Only Love Can Break Your Heart

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Neil Young only love can break your heart image Released in 1970. The single "Only Love Can Break Your Heart" by Neil Young, was his first Top 40 Hit song. It's from his LP: After The Gold Rush.
Oowatanite

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April Wine Oowatanite Released in 1975. "Oowatanite" is from the Double Platinum selling LP: Stand Back, and is a huge fan favorite!
Ordinary People

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Box, (The) ordinary people Released in 1987. "Ordinary People" was a hit song by the Box, from their LP: Closer Together.
Painted Ladies

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Ian Thomas Painted Ladies Released in 1973. "Painted Ladies" was a Top 10 hit in Canada and a Top 40 hit in the USA, for Ian Thomas.
Party For Two

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Shania Twain party for two Released in 2004. "Party For Two" was the first single released from Shania Twain's Greatest Hits LP. It was an International Top 10 hit.
Partyitus

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Kings, (The) partyitus Released in 1980. "Partyitus" by the Kings, is as the title indicates: a party song! It's from their Gold selling debut LP: The Kings Are Here.
Pass The Torch

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Nostalgic Brightlights pass the torch Released in 2017. "Pass The Torch" is a song by Nostalgic Brightlights, from their LP: Dream Killin' Machine. The video is available on youtube: Pass The Torch video .
Path Of The Raven BackSeat Girls Path Of The Raven Released in 2015. "Path Of The Raven" is a catchy song from their indie CD: Remember Them Well, by London Ontario's BackSeat Girls.
Patio Lanterns

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Kim Mitchell patio lanterns Released in 1986. "Patio Lanterns" which was a US Top 40 hit and a Canadian Top 20 hit, was released as a single before being included on Kim Mitchell's LP: Shakin' Like A Human Being.
Phasors On Stun

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FM FM Released in 1979. This Gold record became a top 20 hit in both Canada and the USA.
Photograph

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Nickelback photograph Released in 2005. "Photograph" from their LP: All The Right Reasons, was a # 1, International hit for Nickelback.
Picture My Face

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Teenage Head picture my face Released in 1978. "Picture My Face" was Teenage Head's very first single. It's from their Gold-selling, self titled, debut LP.
Pinch Me

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Barenaked Ladies Pinch Me Released in 2000. "Pinch Me" from their LP: Maroon, was a Top 5 hit in both Canada and the USA for the Barenaked Ladies.
Please Forgive Me

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Bryan Adams please forgive me Released in 1993. "Please Forgive Me" was a multi-Platinum selling, International # 1 hit song by Bryan Adams, from his LP: So Far So Good.
Police Nabbed My Dad

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Bobnoxious police nabbed my dad Released in 2005. Bobnoxious gets into the Christmas spirit with "Police Nabbed My Dad", from their LP: Ho Ho Ho.
Poor Poor Pitiful Me

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Terri Clark Poor Poor Pitiful Me Released in 1996. "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" reached #1 in Canada and was a Top 10 Hit in the USA for Terri Clark.
Pop Goes The World

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Men Without Hats pop goes the world Released in 1987. "Pop Goes The World" by Men Without Hats, was a huge hit song: a Top 20 hit in the USA, # 15 in New Zealand, # 11 in Spain, # 3 in South Africa, # 2 in Canada and Sweden, and # 1 in Austria.
Power Of Love

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Celine Dion power of love Released in 1993. The Platinum-selling "The Power of Love" by Celine Dion, is from her LP: The Colour of My Love. It was her first # 1 Hit song in Australia and the USA, and her second # 1 Hit in Canada.
Pretty Girls Lisa Dal Bello pretty girls image Released in 1979. "Pretty Girls" was a hit song by Lisa Dal Bello, and it was also the title track from her second LP. Unfortunately, this song isn't currently available in iTunes.
Pretty Song, (The) Muon Bluze pretty song Released in 2018. "The Pretty Song" by London Ontario musical artist Muon Bluze, is from his LP: Quintessence, and is currently the # 1 song on the Number One Music - Blues chart! The Canadian Music Collection congratulates Muon Bluze!
Promiscuous

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Nelly Furtado Promiscuous Released in 2006. "Promiscuous" won Best Pop Single Of The Year, was #1 in the USA and an International Hit!
Puff The Magic Dragon

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Irish Rovers puff the magic dragon image Released in 1976. Originally a 1963 hit song by: Peter, Paul And Mary; the Irish Rovers version of this song is available on their LP: Children Of The Unicorn, as well as on their 2014 LP: 50 Years.
Pusher, (The)

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Steppenwolf the pusher image Released in 1968. "The Pusher" which is featured in the move: Easy Rider, is a song by Steppenwolf, from their self-titled LP.
Put Your Hand In The Hand

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Ocean put your hand Released in 1971. "Put Your Hand In The Hand" by Ocean, was a Gold-selling Top 10 hit in both Canada and the USA, selling over one million copies.
Rainy Day People

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Gordon Lightfoot rainy day people image Released in 1975. The single "Rainy Day People" by Gordon Lightfoot from his LP: Cold On The Shoulder, was a # 1 hit on the RPM Adult Contemporary chart in Canada, and a # 1 hit on the Billboard Easy Listening chart in the USA.
Raise A Little Hell

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Trooper Raise Released in 1978. Trooper certainly did "Raise A Little Hell" with this hit song in Canada and the USA.
Raised on Robbery

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Joni Mitchell Raised on Robbery Released in 1973. "Raised on Robbery" was the first single released from Joni Michell's LP: Court And Spark. It was a Top 40 hit in the USA, and a Top 30 hit in Canada.
Rats Keep Winning
The Rat Race

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My Wicked Twin rats keep winning Released in 2019. "Rats Keep Winning The Rat Race" from their LP: Twin Turbo, is a rockin' tune by My Wicked Twin, from Kitchener Ontario and features former Helix Members: Brent and Brian Doerner.
Red

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Moore Ave Undergroud red Released in 2018. Punk and fun times live on! "Red" by the Moore Ave Underground, is the first single and music video released by this energetic band from Aylmer Ontario. Well done guys!
Red & Gold

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Nimway red and gold image Released in 2016. "Red & Gold" is a single by Nimway, from their self-titled EP. This song is a pleasent combination of the alternative and folk genres. It made me imagine what it might sound like if Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders sang for the Cranberries.
Red Barchetta

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Rush red barchetta Released in 1981. "Red Barchetta" was a hit song by Rush, from their LP: Moving Pictures.
Red Hands

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Walk Off The Earth Red Hands Released in 2012. "Red Hands" was a 2x Platinum-selling Top 10 hit for Walk Off The Earth, from their LP: R.E.V.O.
Reflektor

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Arcade Fire reflektor image Released in 2013. "Reflektor" by Montreal Quebec's Arcade Fire, was a Top 20 hit song in Canada, Ireland, and the USA; and was their title to an LP.
Ringo

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Lorne Greene Ringo Released in 1964. "Ringo" by Lorne Greene was a # 1 hit song on the Canadian RPM Top Singles chart, and in the USA on the Billboard charts and Easy Listening chart.
Rise Up

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Parachute Club Rise Up Released in 1983. "Rise Up" was a huge hit for the Parachute Club, winning the 1984 Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Riverboat Fantasy

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David Wilcox Riverboat Fantasy Released in 1983. "Riverboat Fantasy" was a hit song by David Wilcox, from his Gold-selling LP: When You Mistreet Her.
Rock And Roll Song

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Valdy rock and roll song image Released in 1972. The "Rock And Roll Song" was the first hit single by Valdy. It was a Top 20 hit song, and is from his debut LP: Country Man.
Rock Me Gently

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Andy Kim rock me gently Released in 1974. From his self-titled LP, "Rock Me Gently" was a very successful International Hit song for Andy Kim. This single was a # 1 hit in Canada & the USA, # 2 in the UK, # 3 in South Africa, # 10 in Ireland, and just missed the Top 30 in Australia and Germany.
Rock Myself To Sleep

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April Wine Rock Myself To Sleep Released in 1985. "Rock Myself To Sleep" by April Wine, was the lead single from their LP: Walking Through Fire.
Rock You

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Helix rock you Released in 1984. "Rock You" was a Top 40 Hit for Helix, from their LP: Walkin' the Razor's Edge.
Rockin' In The Free World

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Neil Young Neil Young Released in 1989. "Rockin' In The Free World" was named as one of Rolling Stone Magazine's 'Greatest Songs Of All Time', and is from Neil Young's LP: Freedom.
RocknRollSquared

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Muon Bluze rocknrollsquared image Released in 2010. "RocknRollSquared" is from his LP: Fully Present, which has been viewed over 655,000 times, is a product of Sawchuk Home Studios, and ranked # 1 on www.numberonemusic.com .
Rockstar

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Nickelback rockstar Released in 2006. "Rockstar" featuring spoken word vocals by ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, was a huge Platinum-selling, International hit song by Nickelback, reaching # 1 in some countries and staying on the UK Singles Chart for an amazing 50 consecutive weeks. It's from their LP: All The Right Reasons.
Rocky Mountain Way

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Triumph rocky mountain way Released in 1977. Their cover version of the Joe Walsh hit "Rock Mountain Way", was also a hit song for Triumph, from their Platinum-selling LP: Rock & Roll Machine.
Rodeo Song (The)

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Showdown rodeo song Released in 1980. Even though there's swearing in this song, "The Rodeo Song" by Garry Lee and the Showdown became a 2x Platinum selling hit single and a huge sing-a-long song.
Roll On Down
The Highway

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Bachman-Turner
Overdrive
roll on down the highway Released in 1975. From the 1974 Bachman-Turner Overdrive LP: Not Fragile, "Roll On Down The Highway" became a Top 10 Hit song in Canada and the USA, and a Top 30 Hit in the U.K.
Roller

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April Wine roller image Released in 1979. "Roller" was a Top 30 hit by April Wine, from their 1978 Gold-selling LP: First Glance. It was their first major hit outside of Canada since 1972.
Romantic Traffic

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Spoons, (The) romantic traffic Released in 1984. "Romantic Traffic" was released as a single and was a hit song by the Spoons. The video for this song was shot in Toronto's subway system.
Roxy Roller

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Sweeney Todd Roxy Roller Released in 1975. Sweeney Todd topped the charts for three weeks with "Roxy Roller".
Rude

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Magic! Rude Released in 2013. Originally released as a promotional single, "Rude" became an International, multi-Platinum, Top 10 hit for Magic!, and it won the 2014 Juno Award for Single Of The Year.
Run To You

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Bryan Adams Run To You Released in 1984. "Run To You" by Bryan Adams, from his LP: Reckless, was a Gold-selling Top 10 hit single in Canada. It reached # 1 on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks in the USA, and was a Top 20 hit in: Belgium, the Netherlands, Ireland, New Zealand and the U.K.
Running Back To Saskatoon

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Guess Who Running Back To Saskatoon Released in 1972. "Running Back To Saskatoon" was a Top 10 Hit for the Guess Who. This song was only recorded "live", there is no studio version available.
Running Wild

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Stampeders Running Wild image Released in 1974. "Running Wild" by the Stampeders, from their LP: From The Fire, was a Top 20 hit.

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