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O, Canada! Long Weekend Playlist

This Magazine Staff

Inspired by the looming Dominion Day weekend, a 7 hour return “motor coach” ride to Calgary and Mason’s earlier protest song playlist request, here is your all for singing you around (hee) Canada Day playlist request.
The Rules: 1. Can-con (obviously). 2. Sounds best with windows/top down and singing along out loud. (Even if you don’t know all the words, you can’t resist the catchy chorus.) Other than that, anything goes. Justification not mandatory, but who doesn’t love liner notes?
Here’s a couple to get us started. Trooper, “We’re Here for a Good Time (Not a Long Time)” This one’s a gimme for anyone over 30/has watched the Mercer Report or served in the armed forces/lives west of Winnipeg and frequents dingey rock and roll bars. Honestly friends, I have not actually sang along with Trooper in person thus far in 2006. The medication is working. Also, Metric, “Dead Disco” — Replete with enough “lalalas” to make it easy enough for anyone to sing along to.
Hurry now and giver like 90, the weekend is nearly here. And don’t forget to weigh in on Mason’s earlier post.

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