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‘Canada’s Sweetheart’ honoured in sweeping tribute

Laura Gillespie pays tribute to fellow Nova Scotian Anne Murray on March 22 at the Tidemark Theatre. - Photo submitted
Laura Gillespie pays tribute to fellow Nova Scotian Anne Murray on March 22 at the Tidemark Theatre.
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Anne Murray announced to the world May, 2007 she was embarking on her final tour, retiring to a life of golf and leisure.

Murray was the first Canadian female Solo artist to go number one on the American Billboard chart, sell a gold  record in both Canada and the US, first women and, first Canadian to win album of the year.

Murray has received a jaw dropping 24 Juno’s, along with 4 Grammy’s over her 40 year career.

This “Girl Next Door” from Nova Scotia, has sold 54 million albums with 33 # 1 singles.

Billboard Magazine, the music industry bible, has ranked her #10 on their list of 50 greatest Adult Contemporary artists ever.

She has her own star on Hollywood’s walk of fame as well in Canada. On March 22, the Tidemark Theatre will present a long-overdue tribute to Canada’s Songbird.

This multi-media  show will take you back over four decades of  hits, career highlights and songs like “Cotton Jenny” Could I have this Dance” “What About Me”  and the one that started it all “Snowbird”

Starring fellow Nova Scotian  Laura Gillespie along with her amazing band, together  compliment and deliver a genuine reproduction.  “Snowbird” is a cavalcade of non-stop hits and  Imagery that will instantly transport you through time.

Showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $35.90 (+ applicable taxes and fees). This is a licensed event - must be 19 years of age - ID required at door.

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