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K.D. Lang

Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), better known under her stage name, k.d. lang, is a Grammy Award-winning Canadian singer and songwriter. She is regarded as one of Canada's foremost female vocalists, as well as a champion of legal equality for LGBT people. Her singing talent has lent itself to a wide range of genres, although earlier works, such as 'Angel With a Lariat' and 'Absolute Torch and Twang' (the last of which won her a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance) were predominantly country, with hints of jazz and salsa.

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Dala

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1) Dala is an acoustic-folk two-piece musical group, made up by Sheila Carabine and Amanda Walther, both of Scarborough, Ontario. Since their formation in 2002, Carabine and Walther's rich vocal harmonies, their sense of humour, and their appearances at Canadian music festivals has largely increased their fan base across Canada. Both girls were raised in musical families and utilize their skills with both guitar and piano.

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Digger

There are at least five bands with this name. 1) Digger is a lyric driven pop punk band who were from Allentown PA. Their members changed over the years (1996-2002) but their sound reamined the same. Good energetic pop punk. 2) Digger is a band from Poland 3) Digger was the name for the German heavy metal band Grave Digger for a short period of time. The band worked under the name Grave Digger from 1980 (the year the band was formed) to 1987, when their original guitarist Peter Masson departed and was replaced by new guitarist Uwe Lulis.

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Tearjerker

Tearjerker is from Toronto. Their music is rich with dreamy guitars, thoughtful vocals, driving bass, and a mix of live and sampled drums. Tearjerker is Micah, Trevor, and Taylor. Their newest album Rare was released on November 15th, 2011. www.tearjerker.ca
www.tearjerker.bandcamp.com
www.twitter.com/tearjerkerband
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www.vimeo.com/tearjerker

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Le Vent du Nord

The Quebecois folk music group Le Vent du Nord was founded in 2002. They play both pieces composed by members of the group and traditional quebecois tunes, sometimes adding elements from pop and jazz. The group has four members; Benoit Bourque (diatonic accordion, bones, mandolin, jaw harp, step dance, vocals), Nicolas Boulerice (hurdy gurdy, piano, piano-accordion, bodhran, vocals), Olivier Demers (fiddle, guitar, vocals, foot tapping) and Simon Beaudry
(guitar, voice).

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Boulevard

There are at least 4 bands with the name Boulevard. One from Germany/Canada, one from New Zealand, one from Finland and one from Denmark. 1) Randy Burgess (bass) Mark Holden (saxophone, vocals) David Forbes (lead vocals) Andrew Johns (keyboards) Randy Gould (guitar) Randall Stoll (drums) Tom Christianson (bass; replaced Burgess) Holden had been working in a recording studio in Frankfurt, Germany and an offer to open a new, multi-million dollar recording studio in Calgary gave him reason to return to Canada.

Read more about Boulevard on Last.fm.

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Upstairs

There are more than one band with the name Upstairs. 1. a female fronted rock/pop band from Orlando, Florida. In 2003, they released their debut album "Casualties of Uncertainty". 2. an all-girl punk band from Japan. In 2009, they released their debut album "Tres Chicas Punks". 3.Garage rock band from Russia. On 13 may 2010 lead drummer Philip Gorbachev announced that he was leaving Upstairs and disbanding it.

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