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Greg Godovitz' guitar with signatures and Triumph inset.
December 2, 2021
by David Farrell

Greg Godovitz always has something up his sleeve. His latest project is to get as many musical signatures on a Fender guitar that is going up for auction to help victims of the BC floods. The list so far is impressive. He wants more, and he wants pledges. We have the details.

December 1, 2021
by External Source

An open letter to FYI Music News: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Life in Music Retail

November 30, 2021
by External Source

Here is this week's MRC Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Dallas Smith  Photo courtesy of CCMAs
November 30, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The rocker turned country star (pictured) led the pack, picking up four plaques over two nights in London, ON, at the 2021 CCMA Awards. A full list of winners is here.

Michael Bublé, Instagram
November 29, 2021
by FYI Staff

Adele’s 30 debuts at No.

Rosalie with Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen.
November 28, 2021
by Doug Thompson

Last week we reported on the death of Rosalie, but she was such an extraordinary woman that we felt it necessary to include a follow-up story a

November 28, 2021
by External Source

What follows is the first of an irregular column about what our readers are watching on the Idiot Box.

Leeroy Stagger and family - GoFundMe pic.
November 28, 2021
by External Source

The devastation brought on by unnatural natural disasters on Canada’s east and west coasts has affected many.

Facebook photo
November 28, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Last week, the noted BC artist manager passed away, age 81. He had a huge impact on the career of many of that province’s major stars, and they, along with other music industry comrades, were quick to pay tribute to him to FYI. They paint a colorful picture of a true character and a real force in our industry.

Facebook photo
November 28, 2021
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was recently awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from a new Montreal duo.

The legend with Linda and Paul McCartney
November 25, 2021
by External Source

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