This World Map Using Musical References is Cool, But…

…Canadians won’t stand for the mistakes and omissions. For example, it screams out for the 100th meridian to be properly labelled (Tragically Hip) and that is NOT where Echo Beach is.


What else is missing?

  • Bobcayegon – Tragically Hip
  • Sudbury (Saturday Night) – Stompin’ Tom
  • One Great City – The Weakerthans ode to Winnipeg.
  • Toronto Tontos – Max Webster
  • Lakeside Park – The Rush song about the park in St. Catherines.

What else is missing? For a better look at the map, go here.



Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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