Wesley, Ted - North of Canada

Format: LP
Label: Boot BOS 7172
Year: 1976
Origin: Abercorn, Northern Rhodesia (Mbala, Zambia) - Edmonton, Alberta - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - Enderby, British Columbia, 🇨🇦
Genre: folk, country, bluegrass
Value of Original Title: $20.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: 1970's, Canadiana, Northwest Territories, Folk


Side 1

Track Name
Natural Man
The Bay, The Church, The RCMP
Ballad of Chuck McAvoy
Wandering Boy
Old Sourdough
Skidoo Song
Call My Name Softly

Side 2

Track Name
Long, Dusty Road
Pipeline Promises
Spring Hunting Time
You Are a River
Yukon Gold
Instant Expert
Focus the North



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Ted’s third album, “North of Canada” sold more than 70,000 albums (certified Gold album) and earned him a Juno nomination for Country Male Vocalist of the Year.

Wesley is a singer/song-writer who has lived in and loved the North for over 40 years and is a tribute to the land and it's people, resonating in the hearts all those proud to call themselves Northerners. He began his music career when he formed the music group "The Tundra Folk" for Canada's Love Songs was released in 1973. In 1977, he received national acclaim with more than 70,000 albums sold and a Juno nomination as Country Male Vocalist of the Year for his recording of his third album, North of Canada His first recording in a cd format I Remember...Our Northern Heritage, is a poetic treasury of a time that may be lost, but never forgotten. Ted Wesley has two children, a son Jonathon and a daughter Nahanni. He is loving and living retired life in beautiful Enderby, BC with his wife Lesley. He continues to share dulcet stories of his time in Yellowknife with anyone who will listen. Centennial in 1967. In 1972, he recorded his first album Straight North and his is second album, Blackflies, Mosquitoes and Other.

Ted Wesley: guitar, vocals
Brian Russell: guitar, drums, percussion
Chuck Goudie: guitar
Red Shea: guitar
Clint Grantham: bass

Produced by Chuck Goudie for Ted Wesley Productions Ltd.
Engineered by Peter Mann
Recorded at Eastern Sound, Toronto, Ontario

Executive producer and sleeve notes by Jury Krytiuk

Sound files and scans courtesy of Canadian Cult Classics (


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