It was the 1960's. The British Invasion was under way as The Who, Beatles and Rolling Stones dominated the top of the charts. In Canada, Toronto's trending Yorkville district was attracting Canadian acts to its many coffee houses and nightclubs. In 1965, Canada's Ugly Ducklings burst onto the music scene with their gritty garage-punk style and the rest is music history. Noise from the North End is a wild, energetic, original and enduring story of one rock band's journey through Canada's music scene, from smoky coffee houses to high school dances to bars and nightclubs throughout Canada in the 60s and 70s. It is also a compelling chronicle of a music industry often unwilling to get behind its talented and popular musicians and really promote them; to the extent some moved to the U.S. where their careers finally took off. Noise from the North End contains never before told anecdotes and never before seen photographs that explore a unique era in Canadian music.
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|Size: ||13.2 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781460266519 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|