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First recording of traditional instrumental country music by French-Canadian fiddler J.B. Roy.
Country music first introduced to Canada through U.S. radio airwaves from Fort Worth, Texas.
First Canadian-made country music radio broadcast, playing music by George Wade and the Cornhuskers.
First Canadian country music hit single called My Swiss Moonlight Lullaby by Wilf Carter.
Hank Snow’s hit single I’m Movin’ On was ranked number one on the country music charts for 22 weeks, making it one of the greatest singles released in the first fifty years of recorded country music.
Anne Murray’s first hit single Snowbird is released, launching her career in both Canada and the United States.
Stompin’ Tom Connors releases his album The Hockey Song, featuring the single of the same name that has become a favourite for Canadian hockey fans.
k. d. lang won a Grammy Award (Best Female Country Vocal Performance) for her album Absolute Torch and Twang.
Shania Twain’s album Come on Over is released, becoming the best-selling country album of all time.
Canadian Country Music Awards to be held in Edmonton, Alberta.