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A Canadian playlist based on your Canadian road trip.
      Whitby, ON
      Hamilton, ON
      • One Week Barenaked Ladies 2:49

        Barenaked Ladies is a folk/pop/rock band from Scarborough, ON. In the 1990s, Toronto mayor June Rowlands banned them from playing in Nathan Phillips Square because of their "offensive" name.

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      • Japanese Denim Daniel Caesar 4:30

        Daniel Caesar is an r&b artist, originally from Oshawa, ON.

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      • In Too Deep Sum 41 3:27

        Sum 41 is a rock band from Ajax, Ontario.

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      • Stuttering FeFe Dobson 3:12

        FeFe Dobson is a pop singer from Scarborough, ON. She was nominated for two Juno Awards in 2005.

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      • With Me dvsn 6:59

        Anthony Paul Jefferies, aka Nineteen85, of the R&B duo dvsn is from Scarborough, ON. He met other member Daniel Daley in their high school library. Now, they're signed under Drake's OVO Sound label.

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      • Gold & Denim [feat. Martina Sorbara] Hometown Beatdown 3:36
      • Ahead by a Century The Tragically Hip 3:45
      • Clarity Protest The Hero 5:32

        Band from Whitby, ON

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      • Bloodmeat Protest The Hero 3:55

        Band from Whitby, Ontario.

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      • Beautiful U R Deborah Cox 4:10

        Deborah Cox is a pop singer from Scarborough, ON. She was once a backup singer for Celine Dion. This song reached #1 on the US Dance chart in 2008.

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      • Superstarr Pt. Zero k-os 4:51

        k-os produced his first mixtape while in his family's countryside home near Whitby, ON.

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      • The Coldest Night of the Year Bruce Cockburn 4:26
      • Stitches Shawn Mendes 3:26

        Shawn Mendes is a pop singer/songwriter from Pickering. He rose to fame by performing song covers in 6-second increments on Vine.

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      • Let's Ride Choclair 4:21

        Choclair is a l-e-g-e-n-d-a-r-y rapper from Scarborough, Ontario. He helped develop Canadian hip-hop in the 1990s. Before being a Juno award winning artist, Choclair worked at McDonald’s.

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      • Me, Myself & I Chalk Circle 4:08

        Chalk Circle was an alternative rock band who met at Clarke High School in Newcastle. They got their name from Bertolt Brecht's play "The Caucasian Chalk Circle".

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      • Count On Me Cuff the Duke 2:55

        Cuff the Duke is an indie band from Oshawa, ON. They got their name from a t-shirt slogan purchased at a secondhand store by one of their members.

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      • Fat Lip Sum 41 2:58

        Members of the band Sum 41 are from Ajax, ON.

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      • Sweet Ones Sarah Slean 3:13

        Sarah Slean was born in Pickering.

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      • Connect Drake 4:56

        “I take Eglinton to 401 East and exit at Markham Road in the east end.” This location is the 401 exit ramp to Markham Rd, which leads to Agincourt and Scarborough, ON.

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      • Make It Easy Jadea Kelly 2:22

        Jadea Kelly is a singer-songwriter from Whitby, Ontario, Canada.

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      • 우리 둘 Runnin' Henry 3:36

        Henry Lau of the k-pop/c-pop group Super Junior-M, attended A.Y. Jackson secondary before signing with SM Entertainment.

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      • Nobody's Supposed to Be Here Deborah Cox 4:22

        Deborah Cox grew up in Scarborough, ON and is an alumni of Earl Haig Secondary School.

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      • The Maple Leaf Forever Alan Mills 2:47
      • The Old Apartment Barenaked Ladies 3:29
      • Julia Fast Romantics 3:22
      • Omobolasire Prozzak 3:41

        Though members Jay Levine and James Bryan McCollum were both born in Montreal, the origins of animated pop music group are from Toronto, ON.

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      • Sh-Boom (Life Could Be A Dream) The Crew Cuts 2:48

        The Crew Cuts were a vocal quartet who met at St. Michael's Choir School in Toronto. They were inducted into the Juno Hall of Fame in the '90s.

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      • The Bells Lowell 4:18
      • Forgive Me Austra 3:20

        Austra hail from Toronto, Ontario.

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      • Ride Lowell 3:15
      • El Monito - El Dusty Cumbiatech Remix Lido Pimienta 3:56

        Lido Pimienta is a Colombian-born musician living in Toronto. She incorporates Indigenous and Afro-Colombian sounds into her youthful music. Pimienta also addresses social justice issues in Canada in her songs.

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      • Afraid To Change David Celia 2:36

        David Celia is a singer/songwriter from Toronto who was originally a part of the band Tarnished Gallahad. He began working as a solo act in 2001, and spent his summers as an instructor at the National Guitar Workshop.

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      • Dum Dee Dum Keys N Krates 3:12

        Keys N Krates

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      • Broken Bones Love Inc. 4:03

        Love Inc. were a Canadian Eurodance music group from Toronto. They won two Junos and two Much Music awards for this song.

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      • Wet Dreams Saya 3:43

        Saya was born in Toronto.

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      • Storm Chaser Cellphone 2:42
      • Hail Destroyer Cancer Bats 3:16
      • Spadina Bus The Shuffle Demons 4:42
      • One I Want Majid Jordan 3:32

        Majid Al Maskati and Jordan Ullman of the R&B duo Majid Jordan, met while both were attending University of Toronto.

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      • Having An Average Weekend Shadowy Men On A Shadowy Planet 2:41

        Formed in 1984, Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet are a Canadian instrumental rock band. This is the theme song of Kids In The Hall!

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      • Crabbuckit k-os 4:06

        Kevin Brereton, better known by his stage name k-os, was born at St. Michael's Hospital.

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      • Peace And Quiet Ron Hawkins 5:15

        Ron Hawkins is a life long musician from Toronto, Canada. This song was played during the Toronto Maple Leafs Centennial Classic game and promo spot. Hawkins is best known as the lead singer for Lowest of the Low a punk band from Toronto, Ontario.

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      • Lovely Allen Holy Fuck 4:31
      • Diana FRIGS 4:34

        FRIGS are based in Toronto.

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      • Tease Ralph 3:31

        Ralph's Raffa Weyman hails from Toronto, Ontario.

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      • Island Song U.S. Girls 4:11

        U.S. Girls is Illinois-born, Toronto-based artist Meghan Remy.

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      • More Than Words Can Say Alias 3:54

        Alias was a rock band from Toronto. In 2005, this song was featured in a Subway commercial during the Superbowl.

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      • Canon Canadian Brass 5:27

        Canadian Brass is a brass quintet formed in 1970 in Toronto. This band was sent by then-PM Pierre Trudeau to China in 1977 as the first Western group allowed in after its Cultural Revolution.

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      • Outlines Dragonette 2:56

        Dragonette is an electro-pop band from Toronto. They were nominated for the "Best New Group" Juno award in 2008.

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      • Messiah, Part One: Sinfony: Grave - Allegro moderato Elmer Iseler Singers 3:32

        The Elmer Iseler Singers is a twenty-voice choir and one of Canada's leading choral ensembles. Their repetoire spans over five hundred years of choral music.

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      • Steal My Sunshine LEN 4:25

        LEN is a Canadian alternative rock group from Toronto, ON. During the height of their popularity, the band's lineup included Brendan Canning, co-founder of Broken Social Scene.

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      • French Immersion Cancer Bats 3:10
      • Sign of the Times Viletones 3:34
      • King Of Spain Moxy Fruvous 2:59

        Moxy Fruvous is from Thornhill.

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      • Get Down b4-4 3:44

        Identical twins Ryan and Dan Kowarsky grew up in Thornhill, Ontario. After b4-4 disbanded, the twins formed the duo RyanDan.

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      • Born Again Diana 3:56

        Diana hails from Toronto.

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      • Chills Down With Webster 3:28

        Down With Webster are a pop group from Toronto. They originally formed for a middle school talent show.

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      • 러시안 룰렛 Russian Roulette Red Velvet 3:31

        Son Seung-wan also known as Wendy of Red Velvet, is an alumni of Richmond Hill High.

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      • Nova Heart - (Original Single) Spoons 4:22
      • New Money Walk Scott Hardware 3:56

        Scott Hardware is from Toronto, ON.

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      • Blurry Nights Hayden 4:16

        Paul Hayden Desser, who records as Hayden, is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Thornhill, Ontario.

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      • Your Ex-Lover is Dead Stars 4:16

        Stars member and singer Amy Millan grew up in Cabbagetown.

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      • Lucy the Tease Allan Rayman 3:02

        Allan Rayman is from Lost Springs, Wyoming but currently resides in Toronto.

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      • The Wooden Sky The Wooden Sky 4:22
      • Get You (feat. Kali Uchis) Daniel Caesar 4:37

        Daniel Caesar is based in Toronto, Ontario.

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      • 100 Grand Canyon Cancer Bats 2:44
      • Work Charlotte Day-Wilson 3:44

        Charlotte Day-Wilson is based in Toronto.

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      • Seven Day Fool Jully Black 3:25

        Jully Black is a pop singer from Toronto. This song won a Juno Award for "R & B/Soul Recording of the Year" in 2008. She currently reports for CTV's show "e-Talk".

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      • BaKardi Slang Kardinal Offishall 4:33

        This is the song, which popularized Toronto's nickname "T-dot". Regent Park is one of the locations featured in the music video.

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      • Down By The Henry Moore Murray McLauchlan 4:37
      • Dear Coach’s Corner Propagandhi 4:51
      • Hold On, We're Going Home Drake, Majid Jordan 3:47

        A song by Canadian recording artist Drake, featuring the R&B duo Majid Jordan. This song gained additional popularity from the meme #StarbucksDrakeHands.

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      • Know Yourself Drake 4:35

        "This that Oliver 40, Niko shit man. 15 Fort York shit ya know." Apartment 1503 in 15 Fort York Blvd was the condo of Drake's friend and producer Noah '40' Shebib. The apartment doubled as their studio space.

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      • Bellwoods Park Shawn William Clarke 3:35
      • Sunday Morning k-os 3:47

        Early in his career, k-os attended York University. He later dropped out and became one half of the producing duo Midi Mafia.

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      • Echo Beach Martha and the Muffins 3:39
      • Starboy The Weeknd 3:50

        Abel Makkonen Tesfaye known professionally as The Weeknd, moved to 65 Spencer Ave in Parkdale after dropping out of high school. He has credited his stage name as being inspired by his high school dropout status; after leaving one weekend and never coming back home.

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      • My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style Dream Warriors 3:44

        Dream Warriors were a Canadian hip-hop duo in the '90's. King Lou and Capitol Q are from the Jane and Finch community in North York.

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      • Weston Road Flows Drake 4:13

        “Weston Road Flows” is a throwback to Drake’s past of growing up on Weston Road in Toronto. This was before he moved to Forest Hill.

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      • You're The One The Coppertone 2:45

        The Coppertone (also known as Amanda Zelina) is from King City, ON. She didn't pick up a guitar until she was 18.

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      • Sweetest Kill Broken Social Scene 5:09

        Broken Social Scene is an indie rock band and musical collective consisting as few as six and as many as nineteen members. Co-founder Kevin Drew attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts.

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      • YYZ Rush 4:25
      • After Tonight Justin Nozuka 4:00

        Justin Tokimitsu Nozuka attended St. Andrew's College prior to transferring and graduating from Etobicoke School of the Arts.

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      • Petite fleur Jill Barber 2:43

        Jill Barber is a jazz, Americana, and folk-inspired pop singer born in Port Credit, ON.

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      • Where the River Bends Matthew Barber 4:07

        Matthew Barber is an indie-folk singer/songwriter born in Port Credit, ON. His album, Ghost Notes, was nominated for a Juno award.

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      • Don't Worry Appleton 4:42

        Appleton is a pop duo consisting of sisters Natalie and Nicole Appleton. They became famous after being a part of the British girl group, All Saints. Nicole was born in Mississauga.

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      • Come and See Me PARTYNEXTDOOR 3:55

        Jahron Anthony Brathwaite aka PARTYNEXTDOOR, was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario.

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      • Drama Roy Woods 4:11

        Denzel Spencer known by his stage name Roy Wood$, is a Canadian rapper, singer and songwriter from Brampton, ON.

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      • Reverse K. Forest 3:44

        K. Forest is an R&B artist from Brampton, ON.

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      • Tangled Up In Me Skye Sweetnam 2:42

        Skye Sweetnam is from Bolton.

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      • Here Alessia Cara 3:19

        Alessia Cara is a pop singer from Brampton, ON. In 2016, she was handpicked by Coldplay to be their tour opener for their Head Full of Dreams stadium world tour.

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      • Figures Jessie Reyez 4:00

        Jessica Reyes, known professionally as Jessie Reyez, is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Brampton, ON.

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      • Are We Really Happy With Who We Are Right Now Moneen 3:44

        Moneen (sometimes stylised as .moneen.) is an indie rock band from Brampton, Ontario.

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      • Try Honesty Billy Talent 4:13

        Billy Talent is a Canadian punk rock band from Mississauga, Ontario.

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      • Break From Toronto PARTYNEXTDOOR 1:39

        "This what 'Sauga feels like in the night time. Watch what she doin' when the light shine."

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      • Blood On Our Hands Death From Above 1979 2:59

        Sebastien Grainger of the duo Death From Above 1979, is from Mississauga, ON.

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      • Silent Walking Lou Champagne System 6:56

        Lou Champagne System is a one-man-band of Lou Champagne. He currently lives in Oakville, ON and his music is still popular in Europe.

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      • I am Yours and You are Mine Gayle Ackroyd 2:47

        Gayle Ackroyd is a singer/songwriter who attended Sheridan College's musical theatre program. She hosted songwriting workshops on the TV series "It Started with a Song".

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      • No Turning Back David Bradstreet 4:41

        David Bradstreet was raised in Oakville, ON. In 1977, he won the "Best New Male Vocalist" Juno Award. He is also featured in a series of Life Saver commercials.

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      • Escarpment Blues Sarah Harmer 4:01
      • Not Ready for Goodbye Rich Cloke 3:47

        Rich Cloke lives in Burlington.

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      • Teenage Dirtbag Walk Off The Earth 3:19

        Walk Off The Earth hail from Burlington, Ontario.

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      • Billy Green Stan Rogers 3:21
      • In Coming Months Benjamin Muñoz 5:35

        Benjamin Muñoz is an artist from Hamilton, ON.

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      • Almost Ready Betty Simply Saucer 3:05

        Simply Saucer is a four piece rock band that formed in the 1970s in Hamilton, ON.

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      • Icon /c Kara-Lis Coverdale 3:52

        Kara-Lis Coverdale, also known as K-LC, is a Canadian composer, musician, producer, born in Hamilton, ON, now based in Montréal.

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      • In The Morning Junior Boys 4:46

        Junior Boys are from Hamilton.

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      • Echoes of Yesterday Coszmos Quartette 4:42

        Coszmos Quartette is a band from Hamilton, ON.

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      • Beautiful People Brett Caswell 3:20

        Brett Caswell recorded his album outside of the Bruce Trail.

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      • Dundas, Ontario Caribou 4:24
      • Odessa Caribou 5:15
      • Melody Day - Four Tet Remix Caribou 4:45
      • Somewhere Down The Crazy River Robbie Robertson 4:57
      • Free to Fly Jace Martin 3:10

        Jace Martin is a pop musician from Six Nations Reserve, ON. His album, Falling Stars, was produced by Crystal Shawanda. He was nominated for "Best Pop Album" at the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards.

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      • Running Like the River Logan Staats 3:50

        Logan Staats is a folk musician born and raised on the Six Nations Reserve. He won the "Best Folk Album" Indigenous Music Award in 2017.

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