Lately I’ve heard so much great Canadian country music on the radio, and some of these artists are from my new province of Alberta. So I thought I’d share some of my current favourite videos with all of you. And if country isn’t typically your style, I encourage you to at least give one or two of these songs a listen. They might change your mind! Enjoy!
Let’s begin with the popular Alberta country artist, Paul Brandt. Paul has been on the scene for many years. His hits include I Do, Small Towns and Big Dreams, Leavin’ and of course, Alberta Bound. (This first YouTube link is just audio – there’s no video yet for this song).
Paul Brandt: Together Again
And I also have to share Paul’s official anthem, I Was There, for the 2012 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship that took place earlier this year in Edmonton and Calgary. Go Canada!
Terri Clark is another Albertan who has been on the Canadian county music scene for a while and has also made inroads into the American country music scene.
Terri Clark: The One
I love this new song by Dean Brody called Canadian Girls. It could be my theme song!
She grew up watching hockey with her daddy on Saturday nights
He taught her how to tie her skates
Her brothers taught her how to fight (Isn’t that the truth!)
This song makes me think of my Grandpa Friesen (RIP Grandpa). It’s Jason Blaine: They Don’t Make Em’ Like That Anymore.
There’s somethin’ about that generation
These days I think we need ’em
More than we ever did before
But they don’t make ’em like that anymore
Canadian crooner George Canyon joins forces with Richard Marx for this song, When Love Is All You’ve Got.
You still have everything when love is all you’ve got
So what do you think of my song choices? Do you have any favourites you’d like to share with me? Please comment below.