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Old 10-09-2017, 05:12 PM   #1
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VOTE for Gordon - https://polarismusicprize.ca/heritag...2017-nominees/

Polaris Heritage Music Prize

The Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize honours Canadian albums of the past from four distinct time periods: 1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95 and 1996-05. Like the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for the Heritage Prize are albums of the artistic distinction, without regards to sales or affiliations.
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Old 10-18-2017, 02:05 PM   #2
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PLEASE VOTE ASAP if you have not done so! thanks! LIGHTFOOT! - 1960 - 1975 time period nominee... https://polarismusicprize.ca/heritag...2017-nominees/
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Old 10-19-2017, 04:48 AM   #3
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Done with pleasure!

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Old 10-24-2017, 08:43 PM   #4
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http://www.vintagevinylnews.com/2017...cally-hip.html

Gordon Lightfoot, The Band, Tragically Hip Among Winners of Polaris Heritage Music Prize

by VVN Music

The winners have been announced for the 2017 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize which honors albums from the past.

A collaboration with the Polaris Prize, which names the best album by a Canadian artist for the previous year, the Heritage Prize honors albums from four time periods, 1960 to 1975, 1976 to 1985, 1986 to 1995 and 1996 to 2005.

Started two years ago, the prize transformed last year from one to two winners in each time period with one picked by a jury and one by a public vote.

This year's winners:
1960 to 1975
Jury - The Band - The Band
Public - Lightfoot! - Gordon Lightfoot
1976 to 1985
Jury - Bach: The Goldenberg Variations - Glenn Gould
Public - L'Heptade - Harmonium
1986 to 1995
Jury - Love Tara - Eric's Trip
Public - Fully Completely - The Tragically Hip
1996 to 2005
Jury - Joyful Rebellion - k-os
Public - Let It Die - Feist
The honor for the Tragically Hip comes a week after their lead singer, Gord Downie, passed away after battling cancer.

Previous winners:

2015 Awards
1960's/1970's - Blue - Joni Mitchell
1980's - The Trinity Session - Cowboy Junkies
1990's - Twice Removed - Sloan
2000's - The Teaches of Peaches - Peaches

2016 Awards
1960 to 1975
Jury - Songs of Leonard Cohen - Leonard Cohen
Public - After the Gold Rush - Neil Young
1976 to 1985
Jury - Kate & Anna McGarrigle - Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Public - Moving Pictures - Rush
1986 to 1995
Jury - Miss America - Mary Margaret O'Hara
Public - Five Days in July - Blue Rodeo
1996 to 2005
Jury - La Llorona - Lhasa de Sela
Public - Funeral - Arcade Fire
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