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GALLERY: Our Favorite Canadian Rockers In Honor of Canada Day

O Canada! Home of pines, maples… and rock stars who changed rock ‘n’ roll history. In honor of Canada Day (July 1st), here are some of our favorite artists from the great, white north:

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 Neil Young
Born on November 12, 1945 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18:  (L-R) Inductees Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee of Rush arrive at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18: (L-R) Inductees Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee of Rush arrive at the 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 18, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Rush
Gary Lee Weinrib aka Geddy Lee: Born on July 29, 1953 in Willowdale, Ontario, Canada
Neil Peart: Born on September 12, 1952 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Alex Zivojinovich aka Alex Lifeson: Born August 27, 1953 in Fernie, British Columbia, Canada

 

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 13:  Bryan Adams performs onstage during 'A Concert For Killing Cancer' at Hammersmith Apollo on January 13, 2011 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 13: Bryan Adams performs onstage during 'A Concert For Killing Cancer' at Hammersmith Apollo on January 13, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)


Bryan Adams
Born on November 5, 1959 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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Randy Bachman: Born September 27, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Blair Thornton: Born July 23, 1950 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada            
Robin "Robbie" Bachman: Born February 18, 1953 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
C.F. "Fred" Turner: Born October 16, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


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The Band
Rick Danko: Born December 29, 1943 in Green's Corners, Ontario, Canada
Levon Helm: Born May 26, 1940 Elaine, Arkansas, United States *The only non-Canadian to make the list
Garth Hudson: Born August 2, 1937 Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Richard Manuel: Born April 3, 1943 Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Robbie Robertson: Born July 5, 1943 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell attends the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons honoring Martin Bandier on February 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell attends the Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons honoring Martin Bandier on February 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)


Joni Mitchell
Born on November 7, 1943 in Fort Macleod, Canada

 

 

Brett Booth is a rock ‘n’ roll writer who, when he doesn't have a pen in his hand, you can usually find him strumming a guitar or sipping a homebrew.