Published on April 25th, 2017 | by Mathew Kahansky0
Blue Rodeo, The Hip, and Beyond: A History of The Maple Leaf Forever Guitar
There’s a unique Canadian heritage story currently being written in its music. Although, the story is not coming from the songs themselves – it’s actually being passed along through a guitar.
The instrument ties Canadian musicians – and their fans – to a piece of this country’s history. Beginning with an historic tree in Toronto and quietly being a part of some of this country’s greatest rock tales, the one-of-a-kind Maple Leaf Forever Guitar has quite the story to tell.
The following radio piece was originally created for the University of King’s College radio journalism workshop in Halifax – click below to hear the history of the Maple Leaf Forever Guitar.