Heavy on the classic stuff again. Canada did have a thriving cottage industry in music during the 70’s and 80’s. There is also another trivia answer in here somewhere.
“I’m a Stranger Here”
Another song from the group that brought us “Signs”.
2. Idle Eyes
Another 80’s group that enjoyed moderate success in Canada, especially with this tune. They won a Juno for most promising new group in 1985.
“Big Hard Sun”
The trivia question. Eddie Vedder covered this tune from Canadian singer-songwriter Indio. Indio (Gordon Peterson) released 1 album in his career titled “Big Harvest” in 1989. This was a hit in Canada and became worldwide after Eddie covered it.
4. Crash Vegas
Kind of a depressing song from a very good band. This song was released in 1994.
5. Ron Hynes
Canadian folk singer Ron Hynes hit gold in 1976 with the Sonny’s Dream. The song has become a standard and has been recorded by a multitude of artists around the world, The version here is a live duet with Alan Doyle of the group Great Big Sea.