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News in Photos as of November 5th Week 2018
By John Gavin, Thursday, November 15, 2018


The Kitchen Party Reunion (Originally from Toronto)

October 13/18 at Flaite's 20th

Anniversary in Mississauga,Ont.

Remembering Dave Rowlands of the popular group

Dave & Sugar, who passed away

on November 1/18 at age 74.

He died from complications of a stroke.

The group was famous for the song,

Queen of The Silver Dollar

and The Door is Always Open.

Halloween Party at the Moose Lodge in Etobicoke, Ontario

on October 27, 2018. In the background is

Dave Whalen and The Starlite Band who provided the music

for the evening

Hank Williams recorded Mansion On The Hill

71 years ago on November 7, 1947.

He wrote the song with Fred Rose.

Hank charted 11 #1 hits 1948-53.

Happy 76th Birthday to Music Legend Johnny Rivers on November 7/18. Some of his popular songs were, The Track of my Tears and Poor Side of Town. Happy 86th Birthday to Country Music Legend, Stonewall Jackson, who celebrated on November 6, 2018. He was the most popular country music star of the early 60's. Songs of his to remember are: Waterloo-Don't be Angry and BJ the DJ
***************Remembering Stringbean who passed away on November 10, 1973 at age 58. He was brutally murdered along with his wife in his home in Tennessee. He was one of the stars on TV's Hee Haw for many years. He was a member of The Grand Ole Opry. He was a singer, songwriter, musician, comedian, actor and a semi-professional baseball player.Fiddling Jam at RCL Waterdown on Nov 1/18. Dozens of fiddlers meet every Thursday at 1 pm performing and square and round dancing for 3 hours. An unbelievable event for seniors. (photo by john gavin)
The Meteors performing Jazz at Timothys Pub on Brown's Line, Etobicoke Nov 1/18.The band performs Jazz every Sunday afternoon each month at 4 pm to a full house. (photo by john gavin)Pepper Shakers at Moose Lodge Etobicoke, Ont. on Nov 25/18 at 4 PM. Remembering Junior Staples of Hee Haw Fame, who passed away on Nov 13, 1983 at age 56 of a heart attack
Remembering Chris McLaughin, Original Member of The Famous Carlton Showband who passed away on November 13, 2014 at age 70Moose Lodge Chapter 1139 Etobicoke, Ontario Award of Achievement-November 2018Remembering Ramona Jones (center), wife of Grampa Jones who Died on Nov 17, 2015 at 91 years of age. She and Grampa star of Hee Haw were married 52 years. He died Feb 19/98.
TRISS were the Best of the 2018 Indie Festival in Toronto Nov 11/18. They won headlining the Indie Week Showcase at Festival COMA in Brazil in 2019. Second place went to Double Experience from Ottawa and third place went to Dylan Hennessey from Toronto.