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Bob Wiseman's blog
Bob Wiseman is a songwriter who also makes films or animations projecting them live with musical accompaniment utilizing his capable accordion, guitar and piano skills for which he has won Juno awards and CBC lifetime achievement awards. The National Campus Association nominated him for the 2011 Governor General's media arts award. His 2009 comedy [i]Actionable[/i] is currently being produced into a one-hour film and his 13th album [i]Giulietta Masina at the Oscars Crying[/i] was released January 2013. You can download his song "Neil Young At The Junos" for free [url=http://tinyurl.com/mhguvx4]here.[/url] He can also play 5 Cs on the piano simultaneously. Bob's blog is about songs that relate to activism.
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog January 6 Bob Wiseman | Sometimes, rarely, art and politics get married and it’s perfect. Nobody could dream up anything better than Kathleen Yearwood.|
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog November 14 Bob Wiseman | The world of song owes Joni Mitchell everything. For activists, her song "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" off of the album Mingus is like a history lesson mixed with compassion.|
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog November 12 Bob Wiseman | Accordion player and activist Geoff Berner has been writing biting and brilliant songs, like "The Rich Are Gonna Move to the High Ground" for years. When will he get his own stamp?|
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog October 19 Bob Wiseman | It's also one of the most likeable things about Jim Guthrie -- he knows everything she did.|
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog October 9 Bob Wiseman | I asked him once how he got so fluid on the guitar. He answered: bluegrass.|
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog September 18 Bob Wiseman | A little bit funny that it's such a simple part, like an outsider artist harmonica part.|
|Blog - Bob Wiseman's blog September 5 Bob Wiseman | Kyp has written an inspiring canon of works that covers the heart and the heart attack|