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Stompin' Tom Connors
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    (February 9, 1936-March 6, 2013)
    Birth name is Charles Thomas Connors
    Recorded ‘Bud The Spud,’ ‘The Ketchup Song,’ ‘Sudbury Saturday Night.’ ‘Don Valley Jail’ and ‘The Hockey Song’
    He was nicknamed Stompin' Tom because he stomps his foot when he performs.
    His songs are silly.
    He is always in a cowboy hat.
    He wrote a song about a potato.
    In 1979 he returned his Juno awards to protest the Americanization of Canadian music.
    At his own request, he has never had a single recording released outside of Canada.
    At 15 years old he began hitch-hiking around the country.
    He grew up in an orphanage before being adopted.
    Before being taken from his mother, they would often beg on the streets.
    He is one of Canada’s best loved and most prolific folk artists.
    ‘The Hockey Song’ is played at least once at every NHL game played in Canada.
    His songs are entirely Canadian based.
    He is fiercely patriotic in a country whose performers often sell out their cultural identity.
    He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Toronto.

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