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Rick was nominated for a Best Blues Album Juno, and has been nominated for a Maple Blues Award and a Canadian Folk Music Award. I’ve seen Rick several times and not only are his songs very good, his between songs stories are humourous.

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I think people in the arts, or members of performing or arts groups should really consider becoming members of ODAC and contribute to ODAC becoming something that benefits you.

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Anyone would need big chestnuts to sit behind a set of drums with Buddy and Gene in the room, let alone also sitting behind sets. Mel had nothing to worry about, he’s in their league.

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The good news, Norm Foster will be on stage for his own Old Love, starting August 18.

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I don’t want to get to far ahead, but I think some of you might be mad if I waited to tell you the Mudmen are coming back to Orillia for their usual January concert (January 27th) and Irish Mythen is back for her first (I think) performance at the Opera House March 23.

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So while some of us are reminded of our age by the passing of great musicians, are effected with the knowledge they’ll never get to hear new or old music performed by the departed again, we should celebrate we were alive at a time when they also walked the rock and let the memories leave us smiling.

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Maybe the province should change their slogan by adding a subtext – Ontario, Open For Business (from 9 to 9:15), or Ontario, Yours to Discover (How Mickey Mouse We Can Be).

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