Quizzes

syoneda: Carly Rae Jepsen: I Really Like You

Quiz# 22647
How did our BC girl ever get Tom Hanks to do this vid? She shoots; she scores!

Low Intermediate

Songs

syoneda: Stan Rogers: Bluenose

Quiz# 20774
From album, Home in Halifax, Stan Rogers immortalizes the legendary tall ship, the Bluenose of the...

High Intermediate

syoneda: Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage

Quiz# 20769
Stan Rogers follows the route of Canada's explorers to the West

High Intermediate

syoneda: Stan Rogers: Northwest Passage

Quiz# 20768
Stan Rogers Northwest Passage

High Intermediate

syoneda: The Archies: Sugar, Sugar

Quiz# 20764
For all you kids out there, big and small, who like the Archie comic books. From Canada with love.

Beginning

syoneda: Shania Twain: Up!

Quiz# 17260
Canada's Shania Twain gets UP and remixes an oldie but goodie from 2002

Intermediate

syoneda: Wavin' Flag: K'naan

Quiz# 16913
Canadian of Somalian ancestry changes his original lyrics for Somalia for FIFA World Cup

Low Intermediate

Songs

syoneda: Serena Ryder: Stompa

Quiz# 16658
Cadillac ad puts Ontarian Serena Ryder on the international map!

Low Intermediate

Songs

syoneda: Chris Hadfield: Space Oddity

Quiz# 16382
Canadian astronaut beams out the David Bowie classic "Space Oddity" as the first music...

Intermediate

Songs

syoneda: Chantal Kreviazuk: Leaving on a Jet Plane

Quiz# 15479
Winnipeg's Chantal Kreviazuk resurrects an old classic folk song and makes it new again

Low Intermediate

Songs • Present Progressive

syoneda: Michael Buble: It's a Beautiful Day

Quiz# 15478
Breaking up is hard to do? No way, says Michael Buble. For him, it's a beautiful day!

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Nelly Furtado: Bucket List

Quiz# 15248
bucket list:: all the things you must do before you die

Intermediate

syoneda: Michael Buble/Blake Shelton: Home for the Holidays

Quiz# 14448
Michael Buble makes it home to Vancouver for Christmas with the help of American country-western...

Low Intermediate

syoneda: God Save the Queen

Quiz# 14095
With full respect, I honour Canada's reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Long may she live.

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Nelly Furtado: Why Do All Good Things Come to an End

Quiz# 13972
Who Nelly is back pondering the age old questions: why do all good things come to an end?

Intermediate

syoneda: Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Me Maybe

Quiz# 13968
Canadians are making some noise in support of our local girl from Mission, British Columbia, at the...

Intermediate

Songs

syoneda: Carly Rae Jepsen: Both Sides Now

Quiz# 13920
"Everything old is new again," says Carly Rae as she dusts an old Joni Mitchell into a new cover

Intermediate

syoneda: Bryan Adams: Never Let Go

Quiz# 13919
A moving tribute for Remembrance Day by Vancouver legend, Bryan Adams, Lest We Forget.

High Intermediate

Songs

syoneda: Jesse Cook: Cecilia

Quiz# 12765
Who but Toronto-based Jesse Cook could take on a Simon and Garfunkel standard and update it...

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Celine Dion: A Mother's Prayer

Quiz# 11245
The Voice of the Angel from Canada remembers her mother. Happy Mother's Day!

Intermediate

syoneda: Jann Arden: Good Mother

Quiz# 10977
Albertan, Jann Arden, performs one from the Canadian anthology of meaningful songs---Good Mother

High Intermediate

syoneda: The Stills-Young Band: Long May You Run

Quiz# 10792
What does Neil Young have to do with The Beach Boys and surf music? Young's view of the long...

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Bruce Cockburn: The Coldest Night of the Year

Quiz# 10739
Welcome to Canada's grandest city---Toronto---in the wintertime

Intermediate

syoneda: The Guess Who: Running Back to Saskatoon

Quiz# 10526
'Saskatoon, Saskatchewan' is surely a tongue-twister for anyone who isn't from...

Intermediate

syoneda: The Guess Who: Share the Land

Quiz# 10523
Winnipeg's classic rock stars, The Guess Who, sharing their musical wealth

Low Intermediate

syoneda: The Guess Who: These Eyes

Quiz# 10522
Who cannot forget the sultry voice of Burton Cummings and The Guess Who performing 'These Eyes'

Intermediate

syoneda: Cowboy Junkies: Mining for Gold

Quiz# 10516
Hailing from the mineral-rich area of Timmins, Ontario, the Cowboy Junkies rhapsodize about the...

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Cowboy Junkies: I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Quiz# 10515
The Cowboy Junkies from Toronto, Ontario, revisit an old Hank Williams tune

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Celine Dion: Oh Holy Night

Quiz# 9868
The Nativity story scored by the sublime voice of Celine Dion

Low Intermediate

Christmas - Hanukkah - New Years • Songs

syoneda: Michael Buble/Shania Twain: White Christmas

Quiz# 9847
Up here in Canada, we swing Christmas to an ayayayaya beat a little differently from Bing Crosby

Low Intermediate

Christmas - Hanukkah - New Years • Songs

syoneda: Bruce Cockburn: Mary Had a Baby

Quiz# 9785
Canadian artist, Bruce Cockburn, brings the spiritual tradition of 'call and response' to...

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Gordon Lightfoot: Home from the Forest

Quiz# 9400
Ageing, dying and homelessness are some themes for discussion in Gordon Lightfoot's 'Home...

High Intermediate

syoneda: Diana Krall: Autumn Leaves

Quiz# 9399
Chanteuse Canadienne, Diana Krall, enchants and enthralls in her version of the jazz classic,...

Low Intermediate

Sarah McLachlan: I Will Remember You

Quiz# 8859
This song is an ESL teacher's dream for the purpose of teaching the future tense in clear and simple...

Low Intermediate

Songs • Future Tenses

Arcade Fire: Neighbourhood #2: Laika

Quiz# 7752
Arcade Fire creates "Laika," the first dog into space, as a metaphor for true life cult hero,...

High Intermediate

Arcade Fire: The Suburbs

Quiz# 7735
Multiple-Juno and Grammy winner, Arcade Fire, brings you their celebrated hit from their platinum...

High Intermediate

Celine Dion: Brahms Lullaby

Quiz# 7689
Celine Dion lends her perfect voice to the classic lullaby of Brahms.

Beginning

Songs

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never

Quiz# 7476
Okay folks, I give up. Here's Canada's wunderkind hitting big with Jaden Smith in "Never Say...

Intermediate

Gordon Lightfoot: Rainy Day People

Quiz# 6862
"Rainy day people," the best kind of friends to have in a city like Vancouver

Intermediate

Robbie Robertson: Broken Arrow

Quiz# 6803
With a magnificent backdrop of native art, Robbie Robertson sings of healing and hope for the First...

Intermediate

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Steppenwolf: Born to be Wild

Quiz# 6776
Roaring out of Yorkville, Toronto, came the band who recorded the ultimate road song

Intermediate

Songs

The Band: Acadian Driftwood

Quiz# 6754
Robbie Robertson paints a musical portrait of the expulsion of the Acadians after the battles...

High Intermediate

native_american

The Band: The Weight

Quiz# 6750
Who can forget "The Weight" from Canada's, The Band.

High Intermediate

Anne Murray: Could I Have This Dance?

Quiz# 6673
Nova Scotia's snowbird, Anne Murray, wants to dance. Would you like to dance with her?

Beginning

Diana Krall and Ray Charles: You Don't Know Me

Quiz# 5533
Happy Valentine's Day from a jazzy duo---Ray Charles and Diana Krall

Low Intermediate

The Read Canadian Songbook: Cowboy Junkies: Mariners Song

Quiz# 5531
The sea, the great unchained beast, exists in a parallel universe in its ebbs and flows with love...

High Intermediate

Sarah McLachlan: Building a Mystery

Quiz# 5528
Have you ever met a tall, dark stranger that couldn't quite figure out? Get away fast, or he might...

High Intermediate

Songs

Blue Rodeo/Sarah McLachlan: What is this Love

Quiz# 5508
With the help of Sarah McLachlan, Blue Rodeo wrestles in the dark with demons of a love gone astray.

Intermediate

Cowboy Junkies: Sweet Jane

Quiz# 5504
In arguably their best-known work, Cowboy Junkies pay tribute to Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground...

High Intermediate

Cowboy Junkies: Blue Moon

Quiz# 5503
The Cowboy Junkies of Canada revisit an old heartbreaker, 'Blue Moon' as a tribute to Elvis Presley.

Low Intermediate

Avril Lavigne: My Happy Ending

Quiz# 5501
Complicated Avril Lavigne sings about the dissolution of her marriage, "so much for my happy...

Intermediate

Songs

Alanis Morissette: Blowin' in the Wind

Quiz# 5485
Alanis Morissette sings a Bob Dylan protest classic.

Low Intermediate

Songs

Alanis Morissette: Perfect

Quiz# 5371
What a great way to introduce the root causes, consequences and personal devastation of a modern...

High Intermediate

Alanis Morissette: Narcissus

Quiz# 5330
Alanis throws a stone at the reflection in the lake as she names her Narcissus Boy.

High Intermediate

Songs

Alanis Morissette: Wunderkind

Quiz# 5324
Alanis Morissette takes us to that everyplace in every child's heart~that place of wonderment and...

High Intermediate

Alanis Morissette: Ironic

Quiz# 5321
"And life has a funny, funny way of helping you out...helping you out."

High Intermediate

Songs

Diana Krall and The Chieftains: Danny Boy

Quiz# 5320
Canada's Diana Krall and The Chieftains put their unique jazz-Celtic spin on an Irish classic as a...

High Intermediate

The Read Canadian Songbook: Michael Buble: The Maple Leaf Forever

Quiz# 4662
Michael Buble dazzled us all with his updated rendition of the Canadian classic, 'The Maple Leaf...

High Intermediate

Hockey Gold in Vancouver, Canada!

Quiz# 4300
Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal celebrate O Golden Canada!

Beginning

O Canada

Quiz# 4272
Thank you VANOC for a great Olympic party!

Beginning

Diana Krall: A Case of You

Quiz# 4271
Written by Joni Mitchell in the aftermath of her love affair with Leonard Cohen, Diana Krall adds a...

Intermediate

Neil Young: Four Strong Winds

Quiz# 4184
In celebration of The Neil Young Project in Vancouver, we offer tribute to two Canadian classics,...

Intermediate

Ashley MacIssac: Sleepy Maggie

Quiz# 4155
The Devil in the kitchen removes his mask to show his traditional fiddling talents. 'Sleepy Maggie'...

Beginning

Ashley MacIssac: The Devil in the Kitchen

Quiz# 4154
Nova Scotia's premier fiddler cooks up a fiddling storm in the kitchen!

Beginning

Sarah McLachlan: One Dream

Quiz# 4029
Vancouver's Sarah McLachlan performs One Dream, the official theme song for the 2010 Winter Olympic...

Intermediate

Avril Lavigne: I'm With You

Quiz# 3942
Avril Lavigne gave her official consent for her song to be used in this video on animal rights

Intermediate

Songs

Nickelback: If Everyone Cared

Quiz# 3941
"If everyone cared," then we'd see a better world says Nickelback of Canada. The video contains...

High Intermediate

Burton Cummings: I'm Scared

Quiz# 3866
Winnipeg's Burton Cummings searches for meaning in the mystery of life. His keyboarding skills are...

High Intermediate

Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi (original)

Quiz# 3852
Joni Mitchell performs a lifetime of her environmental anthem, "Big Yellow Taxi"

Intermediate

Joni Mitchell: Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Quiz# 3845
The Alberta Ballet's production of The Fiddle and The Drum features this song which is based on a...

High Intermediate

The Read Canadian Songbook: Blue Rodeo: Hasn't Hit Me Yet

Quiz# 3834
The Great Wheel turns; the sun rises and sets, people come and go. For Blue Rodeo, a departure...

Intermediate

Blue Rodeo: English Bay

Quiz# 3833
Teachers, students, fellow bloggers...I'm very sorry but you'll have to go to Youtube to...

Low Intermediate

Blue Rodeo: 5 Days in May

Quiz# 3807
Teachers, students, fellow bloggers...I'm very sorry but you'll have to go to Youtube to...

High Intermediate

Blue Rodeo: Bad Timing

Quiz# 3806
Dean, here's an oldie from The Road. And many thanks to all the funseekers at the Language...

High Intermediate

k.d. lang: Constant Craving

Quiz# 3773
k.d. lang put Constant Craving on the map north and south of the 49th parallel

Low Intermediate

Diana Krall: Pick Yourself Up

Quiz# 3730
Okay, folks, holidays are over. It's time to pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over...

Low Intermediate

Songs

Leonard Cohen/Bono/Edge: The Tower of Song

Quiz# 3729
It's "The TOWER of Song," not swansong for Leonard Cohen. This septuagenarian has recently become a...

Intermediate

Joni Mitchell: Chinese Cafe

Quiz# 3710
A lesser known song for Mitchell, it contains kernels of the pain she felt about her aborted...

High Intermediate

Joni Mitchell: Little Green

Quiz# 3702
All hail to the coming of spring. I can't think of a better representation than Joni...

Intermediate

Joni Mitchell/A Perfect Circle: The Fiddle and the Drum

Quiz# 3688
History repeats itself like the perfect circle, so sayeth Joni Mitchell. Countries are at war...

High Intermediate

Loreena McKennitt: The Mummer's Dance

Quiz# 3685
The tradition of mummery is still active in rural Newfoundland. "The Mummer's Dance" is a glimpse...

High Intermediate

Loreena McKennitt: The Mystic's Dream

Quiz# 3679
England's mysterious places beckon through the music of Loreena McKennitt

High Intermediate

The Read Canadian Songbook: Joni Mitchell: The Jungle Line

Quiz# 3654
Joni Mitchell's "The Jungle Line" accompanies Leonard Cohen's song of the same name

High Intermediate

syoneda: Leonard Cohen: Hallelujah

Quiz# 3652
Hallelujah. A classic from Leonard Cohen

High Intermediate

syoneda: Joni Mitchell: River

Quiz# 3645
From the depths of Joni's Blue Period comes "River."

High Intermediate

Songs • Christmas - Hanukkah - New Years

Joni Mitchell/Neil Young: Woodstock video

Quiz# 3644
This is a video on Woodstock, 1969, for those who don't remember the biggest rock concert in...

High Intermediate

Neil Young/Joni Mitchell: Woodstock

Quiz# 3643
The Woodstock Music and Art Fair of 1969 became a pivotal moment in music history; Neil Young and...

High Intermediate

Songs

Ward Allen: Maple Sugar

Quiz# 3642
Canada's pioneer fiddler plays Maple Sugar. See companion site: The Story of Maple Syrup

Beginning

syoneda: How to Make Maple Syrup: The Traditional Way

Quiz# 3641
To the tune of a French fiddle, we see how maple syrup was made before the installation of pipelines...

Low Intermediate

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Now That The Buffalo's Gone

Quiz# 3633
Buffy Sainte-Marie uses her best activist voice to protest aboriginal land appropriation by...

High Intermediate

Neil Young/Prelude: After the Goldrush

Quiz# 3626
Among the many covers of Neil Young's classic, Prelude shines forth as simply the best.

High Intermediate

Stompin' Tom Connors: Lady k.d. lang

Quiz# 3624
Stompin' Tom immortalizes Alberta singer, k.d. lang----The Wild Rose of Alberta

High Intermediate

Ian Tyson: Summer Wages

Quiz# 3603
Summer Wages glorifies the roustabout life of seasonal workers in the B.C. forest industry during...

High Intermediate

Gordon Lightfoot: Steel Rail Blues

Quiz# 3600
If you know what it's like living away from a loved one, this Lightfoot classic will touch your...

High Intermediate

Nickelback: Rock Star

Quiz# 3594
You wanna be a big rockstar? Well, Nickelback, you got it baby. The Best of the Decade by...

High Intermediate

Nickelback: Hero

Quiz# 3591
Billboard magazine's The Band of The Decade, eh? Nickelback is a Vancouver hero!

Intermediate

Nickelback: Hockey Night in Canada

Quiz# 3541
With the Nickelback tease, wouldn't you want to tune into Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday night?

High Intermediate

Nickelback: How You Remind Me

Quiz# 3526
Vancouver-based Nickelback soared to Number One on the hit charts with this one.

High Intermediate

Nickelback: Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

Quiz# 3525
The flipside of The Hockey Song is Nickelback's "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting." And the...

Intermediate

Stompin' Tom Connors: Moon-Man Newfie

Quiz# 3494
Canadian song historian, Codfish Tom sails away in the golden dory!

Low Intermediate

The Classic Hockey Night in Canada

Quiz# 3490
As the Vancouver Canucks battle to bring the Stanley Cup home to Vancouver in 2011, we salute our...

Beginning

Stompin' Tom Connors: The Hockey Song

Quiz# 3487
Stompin' Tom says: "The good old hockey game, is the best game you can name."

Intermediate

Leonard Cohen/Herbie Hancock/Joni Mitchell: The Jungle Line

Quiz# 3467
Leonard Cohen and jazz pianist Herbie Hancock team up to interpret Joni Mitchell's poetry

High Intermediate

Jann Arden: At Seventeen

Quiz# 3464
Jann Arden borrows a page from Janis Ian's songbook,

High Intermediate

syoneda: Gabriele Lynch: The Huron Christmas Carol

Quiz# 3438
Written ca. 1645 by Jean de Brebeuf, this Christmas carol still resonates great beauty.

High Intermediate

Christmas - Hanukkah - New Years • Songs

Various Artists: Vancouver, Host of the 2010 Olympic Games

Quiz# 3381
The world's coming to Vancouver in 2010! Look out!

Beginning

Diana Krall: Vancouver S'Wonderful

Quiz# 3319
Sit down in your favourite chair and view the famous landmarks of Vancouver with local jazz...

Low Intermediate

Songs

Nelly Furtado: I'm Like a Bird

Quiz# 3310
From 2000, here is our Grammy-winning songbird from Victoria, BC

Intermediate

Songs

Susan Aglukark: Amazing Grace (in Inuktituk)

Quiz# 3251
Here is Susan Aglukark, whose father was a Pentacostal minister, keeping the faith under the Arctic...

Beginning

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Soldier Blue

Quiz# 3232
Soldier Blue, can't you see there is another way to love the land?

High Intermediate

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Buffy Sainte-Marie/Elvis Presley: Until it's Time for you to Go

Quiz# 3220
Could there ever be a songbook without the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley?

Low Intermediate

Stompin' Tom Connors: Canada Day Up Canada Way

Quiz# 3216
Trust old Stompin' Tom Connors to party up a storm on Canada Day!

Low Intermediate

Stompin' Tom Connors: Oh Canada, Eh?

Quiz# 3215
We'd never forget Stompin Tom's "Oh Canada, Eh?"

Low Intermediate

Leonard Cohen/Madeleine Peyroux: Half The Perfect World

Quiz# 3203
Two greats on one page: poet-songmeister Leonard Cohen and jazz songstress, Madeleine Peyroux

High Intermediate

Feist: Inside Out

Quiz# 3183
Nobody does it better than indie pop sensation, Feist, not even the Bee Gees themselves.

Intermediate

Songs

Michael Buble: Haven't Met You Yet

Quiz# 3174
Teachers, students, fellow bloggers...I'm very sorry but you'll have to go to Youtube to...

Intermediate

Buffy Sainte-Marie/Joe Cocker/Jennifer Warnes: Up Where We Belong

Quiz# 3151
Buffy Sainte-Marie was the songwriter for the themesong of the hit movie, "The Officer and the...

Intermediate

Bruce Cockburn: Lovers In A Dangerous Time

Quiz# 3147
What does a pig's lung have to do with love and war? Read the NOTES to find out.

High Intermediate

Paul Anka/ Frank Sinatra: My Way

Quiz# 3109
The late, great Frank Sinatra immortalized Paul Anka's "My Way," doing it his way

Low Intermediate

Songs

Bruce Cockburn: Wondering Where The Lions Are

Quiz# 3103
And you thought Coburn was talking about the Ottawa Zoo? Check this song out.

High Intermediate

Jann Arden: Insensitive

Quiz# 3043
Born in Calgary, Jann Arden grew up listening artists such as the Carpenters and dreaming of the day...

Low Intermediate

Present Tenses

Murray McLauchlan: The Farmer's Song

Quiz# 3022
From a boy from the big city of Toronto to the hard-working farmers of Canada.

Low Intermediate

The Read Canadian Songbook: Bryan Adams: (short) Remembrance Day

Quiz# 3021
Bryan Adams honours the Canadian soldiers who died in world wars in "Remembrance Day" from the...

Low Intermediate

Sarah McLachlan: Ordinary Miracle

Quiz# 3005
When you wake up to another rainy day, do you feel sad? Sarah McLachlan reinterprets the biblical...

Intermediate

Songs

Anne Murray: You've Got a Friend

Quiz# 3003
Nova Scotia-born, Anne Murray performs the old Carol King classic,

Intermediate

Songs

Ian and Sylvia: Someday Soon

Quiz# 2997
Victoria's Ian Tyson, out on his own, performs his original song, "Someday Soon".

Low Intermediate

Ian & Sylvia Tyson: Four Strong Winds

Quiz# 2982
Victoria's Ian Tyson and his wife, Sylvia, wrote and recorded their first hit,

Intermediate

Diana Krall: The Boy From Ipanema

Quiz# 2979
Bossa nova classic, "The Boy from Ipanema" is borrowed from the Astrud Gilberto songbook by...

Low Intermediate

Present Tenses

Neil Young: Heart of Gold

Quiz# 2977
Looking impossibly young, Neil Young performs one of his most beloved melodies with his 3-man band: ...

Low Intermediate

Avril Lavigne: Sk8er Boi

Quiz# 2957
Hey Avril! MTV? Nah, you must mean the NHL. That's where sk8ter bois in Canada go!

High Intermediate

Songs

Barenaked Ladies: If I Had a Million Dollars

Quiz# 2954
Present unreal conditional

Intermediate

Songs • Conditionals

Susan Aglukark: Mama's Prayer

Quiz# 2952
From Churchill, Manitoba, Susan Aglukark sings a prayer of every mother in the world in

Low Intermediate

Susan Aglukark: This Child

Quiz# 2950
Inuk Susan Aglukark performs reverence for the children in the North.

Low Intermediate

Susan Aglukark: O Siem (Animals)

Quiz# 2949
Inuk Susan Aglukark was born in Churchill, Manitoba. Here she is performing her first single hit,...

Low Intermediate

Great Big Sea: I'se The B'y

Quiz# 2948
Newfoundland's popular band, Great Big Sea, takes a fiddle to a Newfie standard,

Intermediate

Anne Murray and Shania Twain: You Needed Me

Quiz# 2947
Canada's two top female artists team up in a duet in "You Needed Me".

Low Intermediate

syoneda: Anne Murray and Martina McBride: Danny's Song

Quiz# 2946
Yes, spring is in the air. Anne Murray and Martina McBride share dreams of motherhood

Low Intermediate

Future Tenses

Anne Murray: Snowbird

Quiz# 2945
Nova Scotia's songbird, Anne Murray, soars to the top of the charts with "Snowbird"

Low Intermediate

Rita MacNeil: She's Called Nova Scotia

Quiz# 2943
Nova Scotia's, Rita MacNeil, paints a beautiful picture of her home province in "She's Called Nova...

Intermediate

Rita MacNeil: Working Man

Quiz# 2942
Nova Scotia's Rita MacNeil portrays life in the coal mines of her province with "Working Man".

Intermediate

Avril Lavigne: Complicated

Quiz# 2941
It's tough being a teenager, eh? Says Ontario-born, Avril Lavigne, in "Complicated".

High Intermediate

Songs • Present Tenses

Unknown Artists: This Land Is Your Land (Canadian Version)

Quiz# 2940
Canada borrows the lyrics from the great American singer-songwriter, Woodie Guthrie, in "This Land...

Low Intermediate

Unknown Artists: Oh Canada

Quiz# 2939
And here is the Canadian National Anthem: Oh Canada!

Low Intermediate

Celine Dion: The Power of Love

Quiz# 2933
Canada's Celine Dion hit number one on the Billboard 100 in 1994 with "The Power of Love".

Low Intermediate

Songs

Avril Lavigne: Oh Canada

Quiz# 2932
Avril Lavigne digs deep into her past in Napanee, Ontario, to sing our national anthem, Oh Canada.

Beginning

Songs

Celine Dion: Oh Canada

Quiz# 2931
It is fitting that our premier songstress sing our national anthem, "Oh Canada". It is sung in...

Beginning

Celine Dion: A New Day Has Come

Quiz# 2929
Quebec's superstar, Celine Dion, sings of the miracle of birth of her new baby in "A New Day Has...

Intermediate

Songs

Celine Dion and Josh Groban: The Prayer

Quiz# 2928
Victoria-born, David Foster, produced Celine Dion's duet with Josh Groban in "The Prayer". Josh...

High Intermediate

Celine Dion: Because You Loved Me

Quiz# 2926
From the popular film, "Up Close & Personal", Celine Dion performs "Because You Needed Me"

Low Intermediate

Celine Dion: My Heart Will Go On

Quiz# 2924
Quebec's favourite songstress, Celine Dion, sings "My Heart Will Go On" from the blockbuster movie,...

Beginning

Songs

Avril Lavigne: When You're Gone

Quiz# 2920
Born in Napanee, Ontario, Avril Lavigne expresses her pain of loss in "When You Are Gone".

Intermediate

Songs

Shania Twain: You're Still The One

Quiz# 2918
Shania from Ontario, you are still our one in "You're Still The One".

Intermediate

Shania Twain/Bryan White: From This Moment On

Quiz# 2917
Ontario-born, Shania Twain sings a duet with Bryan White in "From This Moment On".

Low Intermediate

Shania Twain: Man! I Feel Like A Woman

Quiz# 2915
Northern Ontario's Shania Twain rocks it in "Man! I Feel Like a Woman".

Low Intermediate

Feist: 1234

Quiz# 2892
Canadian indie pop singer, Feist, hit the 10 best of 2007 with her song, 1234. It became an ad for...

Intermediate

Songs

Leonard Cohen: Dance Me To The End Of Love

Quiz# 2887
Canada's most enduring poet-singer-songwriter, Leonard Cohen, is still dancing in his seventies.

Intermediate

Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man

Quiz# 2885
From a film (2005) of the same name, "I'm Your Man"---Leonard Cohen is all ladies' man again.

High Intermediate

Leonard Cohen: Bird on a Wire

Quiz# 2883
Montreal's native son, Leonard Cohen, writes a pithy one on guilt and redemption

High Intermediate

Leonard Cohen: Suzanne

Quiz# 2881
Canada's poet-artist, Leonard Cohen, performs one of his first hits, "Suzanne".

High Intermediate

Burton Cummings: Stand Tall

Quiz# 2880
After his departure from Winnipeg's The Guess Who, Burton Cummings went solo to record his hit,...

Intermediate

The Guess Who: Shakin' All Over

Quiz# 2878
Winnipeg's The Guess Who rocked Canada's house with Shakin' All Over. Happy Halloween everyone!

Low Intermediate

The Guess Who: American Woman

Quiz# 2876
The Guess Who, a rock band from Winnipeg, Canada, wrote and recorded the original "American Woman".

Intermediate

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

Quiz# 2875
If you could read my mind, you'd think this must be one of Gordon Lightfoot at his best

Intermediate

Gordon Lightfoot: In The Early Morning Rain

Quiz# 2874
An original song written by Canada's Gordon Lightfoot, "In the Early Morning Rain" is performed here...

Low Intermediate

Gordon Lightfoot: Canadian Railroad Trilogy

Quiz# 2868
Teachers, students, fellow bloggers...this is a true Canadian classic, so treat it with reverence.

High Intermediate

Neil Young: Only Love Can Break Your Heart

Quiz# 2865
Neil Young's classic has been covered by a number of different artists and styles, but his...

Low Intermediate

Neil Young: Old Man

Quiz# 2863
Born and raised in Toronto, raised in Winnipeg, Neil Young starts thinking about his early life

Low Intermediate

k.d. lang/ Neil Young: Helpless

Quiz# 2861
k.d. lang records Neil Young's classic song,

Low Intermediate

k.d. lang/ Tony Bennett/Louis Armstrong: What A Wonderful World

Quiz# 2857
What a wonderful duet of k.d. lang and Tony Bennett singing "What A Wonderful World".

Beginning

k.d. lang/ Madeleine Peyroux: River

Quiz# 2856
Jazz songstress, Madeleine Peyroux and k.d. lang sing a duet in "River".

Low Intermediate

k.d.lang/Roy Orbison: Crying

Quiz# 2855
And here is the famed duet, "Crying" by two country giants, Roy Orbison and k.d.lang.

Low Intermediate

Bryan Adams/Sarah McLachlan: Don't Let Go

Quiz# 2854
Two Vancouver singers, Bryan Adams and Sarah McLachlan team up to record a beautiful song, "Don't...

Intermediate

Songs

Sarah McLachlan: Fallen

Quiz# 2847
Vancouver's Sarah McLachlan sings "Fallen" about a very difficult time in her life.

High Intermediate

Sarah McLachlan: Song for a Winter's Night

Quiz# 2846
Sarah McLachlan performs an original Gordon Lightfoot song about the cold, winter nights in Canada.

Low Intermediate

Michael Buble: Everything

Quiz# 2831
Burnaby Boy Buble croons about this crazy life and this crazy world in Everything

Low Intermediate

Songs

Nelly Furtado/Timbaland: Say It Right

Quiz# 2827
And here is Victoria's pop sensation, Nelly Furtado, singing her 2007 hit with Timbaland. Very...

Intermediate

Bryan Adams: Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman

Quiz# 2815
With a distinct flamenco melody, this Bryan Adams song was the feature track on the hit film, "Don...

Intermediate

Songs

Bryan Adams: Everything I Do, I Do it for You

Quiz# 2812
From the film, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, comes this hit song from Bryan Adams

Intermediate

Songs

Paul Anka: Diana

Quiz# 2809
The first inductee to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Paul Anka recorded 'Diana' in 1957.

Beginning

Bryan Adams: Remembrance Day

Quiz# 2804
Vancouver's artist-photographer, Bryan Adams creates a moving tribute to the Canadian soldiers who...

Intermediate

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Buffy Sainte Marie/Donovan: Universal Soldier

Quiz# 2802
Canadian First Nations artist, Buffy Sainte Marie, wrote "Universal Soldier" to teach us a universal...

Intermediate

Songs

Gordon Lightfoot: Black Day in July

Quiz# 2800
Recorded by Canadian artist, Gordon Lightfoot, Black Day in July documents the race riots in Detroit...

High Intermediate

Diana Krall: So Nice

Quiz# 2797
Here is Nanaimo's favourite jazz singer singing a bossa nova classic, So Nice.

Low Intermediate

Songs

Diana Krall: Departure Bay

Quiz# 2793
Canada's top jazz singer, Diana Krall recorded this song in 2004 as a tribute to her mother who had...

High Intermediate

Joni Mitchelll: A Case of You

Quiz# 2788
A Real Canadian singer-songwriter, Joni Mitchell wrote this song as a tribute to her one-time lover,...

High Intermediate

Joni Mitchell: The Circle Game

Quiz# 2786
Joni Mitchell found fame as a songwriter for artists such as Tom Rush and Buffy Sainte-Marie. She...

Intermediate

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Joni Mitchell: Both Sides Now

Quiz# 2785
Joni Mitchell revisits her earlier work of Both Sides Now from a more mature perspective

High Intermediate

Paul Anka: Put Your Head on my Shoulder

Quiz# 2591
Paul Anka, who was from Ottawa, recorded this song in 1958.

Beginning

Michael Buble: Home

Quiz# 2584
Michael Buble, a Burnaby boy, had a big hit with this song.

Intermediate

Sarah McLachlan: Angel

Quiz# 2583
Vancouver singer-songwriter, Sarah MacLachlan takes the wings off an angel and puts them on a shelf.

High Intermediate

Counting Crows/Joni Mitchell: Big Yellow Taxi

Quiz# 2572
Joni Mitchell looked out of her hotel room to see the paradise city of Honolulu paved over like any...

Intermediate

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