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Stan Rogers: First Christmas and Mary Ellen Carter

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Easter counter programming: Here is the saddest song ever written and sung. Well maybe that’s hyperbolic, but it’s a five hanky song:

And to cheer us up, here is the rousing Mary Ellen Carter, a song I consider to be the alternative Canadian national anthem. This video is taken from a 1989 documentary on Rogers and includes an introduction by someone who knows what the song is about. :

Written by slothropia

April 22nd, 2011 at 8:13 pm

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