Stompin' Tom Connors: Lady k.d. lang

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songwriter: Stompin' Tom Connors

performed by: Stompin' Tom Connors

date released: 1988 by Stompin' Tom Connors

Only Stompin' Tom could invent the word---"'rangytang" out of "orangutan", a species of primate---and get away with it!

Stompin' Tom, arguably the most fiercely patriotic Canadian musician to take the stage, wrote this song in tribute to a fellow Canadian artist---k.d. lang. He especially appreciated that she continued to hang her hat in Alberta even after she achieved commercial success in the United States. lang would go on to show her own patriotic streak by releasing an album called "Hymns of the 49th Parallel" anchoring legendary Canadian artists such as Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Neil Young. One wonders if Stompin' Tom's opinion of k.d.lang has changed now that lang has moved to the U.S. and is a openly-living lesbian.


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songwriter: Stompin' Tom Connors

performed by: Stompin' Tom Connors

date released: 1988 by Stompin' Tom Connors

Only Stompin' Tom could invent the word---"'rangytang" out of "orangutan", a species of primate---and get away with it!

Stompin' Tom, arguably the most fiercely patriotic Canadian musician to take the stage, wrote this song in tribute to a fellow Canadian artist---k.d. lang. He especially appreciated that she continued to hang her hat in Alberta even after she achieved commercial success in the United States. lang would go on to show her own patriotic streak by releasing an album called "Hymns of the 49th Parallel" anchoring legendary Canadian artists such as Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and Neil Young. One wonders if Stompin' Tom's opinion of k.d.lang has changed now that lang has moved to the U.S. and is a openly-living lesbian.


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