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Most Acclaimed Canadian Music Artists

I have compiled a list of the most acclaimed Canadian musical artists using 5 Canadian published sources (and that's all I can find so far) 1 UK, 1 US, and 2 International sources, to come up with this list. I think this list more accurately reflects what Canadians think of their own artists. Some of the names below are not currently listed in AM, so check it out, you may find a new favourite. I hope to publish this list in a website of my own next year, along with reviews and recommended albums, but until then, here's a sneak peek of the top 60 as it stands today:

1) Neil Young
2) Joni Mitchell
3) The Band
4) Leonard Cohen
5) Rush
6) The Tragically Hip
7) k.d. lang
8) Rufus Wainwright
9) The Guess Who
10)Alanis Morissette
11)Sarah McLachlan
13)Blue Rodeo
14)Cowboy Junkies
15)Bachman-Turner Overdrive
16)Gordon Lightfoot
17)Oscar Peterson
18)Daniel Lanois
19)The New Pornographers
20)Bruce Cockburn
21)Mary Margaret O'Hara
22)Arcade Fire
23)Broken Social Scene
25)Bryan Adams
26)Max Webster
27)Art Bergmann
28)The Pursuit Of Happiness
29)Robbie Robertson
30)Eric's Trip
31)The Ugly Ducklings
32)Stompin' Tom Connors
33)Shania Twain
34)Tom Cochrane
35)Alexander "Skip" Spence
36)Our Lady Peace
38)Teenage Head
40)Godspeed You Black Emperor!
41)Ron Sexsmith
42)Jane Siberry
44)Sam Roberts
45)The Constantines
47)Sarah Harmer
48)Simply Saucer
49)The Lowest Of The Low
50)Stan Rogers
51)Glenn Gould
52)Barenaked Ladies
53)Skinny Puppy
54)The Grapes Of Wrath
55)Spirit Of The West
56)Sons Of Freedom
58)Kate and Anna McGarrigle
59)Hank Snow
60)Dream Warriors

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