Roxy Roller – Sweeney Todd

We continue counting down the Huffington Post's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever, with Sweeney Todd's "Roxy Roller" at #94. Sweeney Todd was a short-lived mid-Seventies glam band formed in Vancouver, Canada's response, perhaps, to T Rex. The group's origins are traced to 1973, when Nick Gilder, an English-born singer who grew up in Vancouver, paired … Continue reading Roxy Roller – Sweeney Todd

Informer – Snow

We're counting down the Huffington Post's declaration of Canada's Best 100 Songs Ever, and at #96 is Snow's "Informer." Now, it's not that I disparage Darrin Kenneth O'Brien's mad rap skills; they're quite formidable. I respect the man's ability, and while this is a hugely recognizable track that enjoyed tremendous chart success in 1993, I … Continue reading Informer – Snow