Stingray partners with iconic Canadian stars Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman to present The Top 100 Canadian Songs of All-Time on Canada Day
MONTREAL, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As Canadians celebrate the nation’s 153rd birthday on July 1, they will do it with a truly Canadian soundtrack from coast-to-coast as Stingray presents The Top 100 Canadian Songs of All-Time, hosted by Burton Cummings, Randy Bachman, and Stu Jeffries.
Burton and Randy will join Stu for a full day of the most-requested Canadian songs spanning more than five decades. After all, it was 50 years ago that The Guess Who marked an historic milestone as “American Woman” became the first Canadian song to hit #1 in the United States. Since then, these two Winnipeg men have created some of the greatest songs in Canadian history, from The Guess Who, to Burton’s solo hits, to Randy’s work with Bachman-Turner Overdrive. They have played nearly every arena, stadium, and theatre in Canada, and they’ve proudly flown the Canadian flag to fans all around the world.On Wednesday, July 1, they’ll share stories from their years touring across Canada and around the world, as well as never-before-heard stories from behind the making of the greatest music our country has ever known.Also raised in Winnipeg, Stu Jeffries is one of Canada’s most-respected broadcasters. In 1986, Stu became famous as host of Good Rockin’ Tonite on CBC. The Friday night program was must-see TV for anyone who grew up in the 80s. After working at CMT, Stu joined boom 97.3 in Toronto where he currently hosts a daily highly rated morning radio show.The Top 100 Canadian Songs of All-Time will be heard on these 32 great radio stations from east to west:About Stingray
Montreal-based Stingray Group Inc. (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 150 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers/users in 156 countries. For more information: www.stingray.com.For more information, please contact:Steve Jones
Senior Vice-President, Brands & Content, Radio