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Roots Radio Thursday, January 10

This week on Roots Radio Thursday on rtds.ca: The Open Chord this week Bill Garrett takes a fond look back at some of the amazing talent that we lost in 2012. Among those that will be greatly missed, Raylene Rankin, Doc ...
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Roots Radio Thursday on RTDS – Jan 3, 2013

Happy New Year, and thanks for listening to Roots Radio Thursday on rtds.ca. Coming up this week: The Andy Frank Show welcomes in-studio guest Jory Nash (images below). You’ll hear several tracks from Jory’s critically-acclaimed new CD Little Pilgrim and ...
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Roots Radio Thursday on RTDS – Dec 27

We hope you’ve had a wonderful Holiday Season so far. We’ve had a great Christmas – even Gordy the Moose is giddy with the dusting of snow outside of the downtown Toronto studio where he sometimes hangs out. Coming up ...
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Roots Radio Thursday on RTDS – Dec 20

We’ve recently launched Roots Radio Thursday on Radio That Doesn’t Suck, three one-hour radio shows with a distinct Canadian folk/roots flavour. In addition, music played between airings of these shows is also largely Canadian folk/roots music. Coming up this week: ...
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Review: Stan Rogers – Northwest Passage, remastered

I don’t know about you but, for me, this music is religion. I can’t actually recall how I first fell in love with Stan Rogers and his music but I most assuredly did. And I remember the first – and ...
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Roots Radio Thursday on RTDS – Dec 13

Last week, we launched Roots Radio Thursday on Radio That Doesn’t Suck, three one-hour radio shows with a distinct Canadian folk/roots flavour. In addition, music played between airings of these shows is also be largely Canadian folk/roots music. Coming up this ...
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Steve Bell’s new CD offers Christmas respite

Sunday mornings don’t find me in church much these days – chalk it up to irreconcilable differences. But man, do I miss the music. There’s something about hearing folks who know the song, and don’t mind belting it out with ...
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Roots Radio Thursday on RTDS

As we announced last week, we are debuting three one-hour radio shows with a distinct Canadian folk/roots flavour Thursday, December 6th on Radio That Doesn’t Suck. In addition, music played between airings of these shows will also be largely Canadian folk/roots music. ...
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Roots Radio Thursdays: the music you love, online!

Roots Radio Thursdays on RTDS.ca  (press release) Toronto, ON, November 29, 2012 — Todd Miller, CEO, Program Director and President of Radio That Doesn’t Suck Inc. (RTDS), and David Newland and Andy Frank of Roots Music Canada, are pleased to ...
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Suzy Wilde is lighter than air

The El Mocambo,Toronto, Thursday, September 20th Listening to the relatively sparse, somewhat wistful tracks on her new, bare bones EP, her first self-titled debut EP since leaving Flashlight Radio (a loose, country-hued affair with Ben Whiteley), you can’t help but ...