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Friday, April 11, 2008

Tom Cochrane, O.C.


Tom Cochrane, O.C., originally uploaded by johnwmacdonald.

Official citation:
"Tom Cochrane is a Canadian rock icon and a compassionate humanitarian. As a member of Red Rider and as a solo artist, he has connected with his fans through songs that recount stories and dreams that are unabashedly Canadian. He also touched on the universal values of hope and perseverance in his international hit, “Life is a Highway”.

Highly regarded for his social engagement, he has raised awareness of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa, and raised funds for disaster relief in Asia. A Canadian spokesperson for World Vision and the Make Poverty History Campaign, he continues his crusade to improve the lives of those in need around the world."

2 Comments:

Blogger Amanda said...

thanks so much for covering this, John. it's very satisfying to see Canada's cultural innovators getting the recognition they deserve

Sunday, April 13, 2008 7:27:00 AM  
Anonymous donna m said...

this photo is the only reason i found you!

I've now added your rss feed to my igoogle page, so be prepared to see me at least weekly, if not on every post you do ;)

Saturday, September 06, 2008 7:52:00 PM  

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