There are two things I know for sure about my dad: he won't wear a tie if he doesn't have to, and good music makes his socks curl up and down. Armed with this bit of knowledge, I'd been foregoing the customary Father’s Day gift of neck accoutrement and opting for the socks, but I'm switching it up this year. That’s right. Dad’s getting a playlist.
If your pops is a Canadian music lover in need of some aural updating, you can save yourself a few bucks and share this with him, too. You’re welcome.
If your dad likes Joni Mitchell, introduce him to Colleen Brown:
If he digs Leonard Cohen, it won't be too much of a stretch for him to tune into his son, Adam:
If your old man likes the way Randy Bachman rocks,
he's going to love the licks laid down by Luke Doucet.
Going deeper into the catalogue, if your dad's last music purchase was Pete Seeger
or Woody Guthrie
, do him a solid and put some Old Man Luedecke in his ears.
Looking for more music? Try some of these:
Like Stevie Ray Vaughan? Meet MonkeyJunk.
Diana Krall fan? Here's Emilie-Claire Barlow.
Like Ian Tyson? Try on some Corb Lund.
Still love CCR or the Allman Brothers? The Sheepdogs are right up his alley.
You'll find many of these artists on our Father's Day playlist. Let us know if there is someone we should add, and why, in the comments below.
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