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Murray McLauchlan

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The Resume

    (June 30, 1948- )
    Born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Notable singles include ‘The Farmer's Song,’ ‘Whispering Rain,’ ‘Down by the Henry Moore,’ ‘Everything Reminds Me of Loving You,’ ‘When You Become a Memory’ and ‘Swinging On A Star’
    Juno Award winner for Country Male Artist of the Year (1976, 1977, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989)
    Juno Award winner for Folk Artist of the Year (1979)

Why he might be annoying:

    He is a vegetarian.
    His vocal style was described as being too mellow by music pundits.
    His genre was hard to define by Canadian music journalists, with some listing him as a country artist, while others list him as a folk artist.
    Some of his material was considered too rowdy by music purists.
    He didn’t record a mainstream single after 1996.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He emigrated from Scotland to Canada as a child.
    He was an accomplished singer, songwriter and painter.
    He won ten Juno Awards as both a singer and a songwriter.
    He was part of the Northern Lights, which recorded the 1985 charity single ‘Tears Are Not Enough.’
    He was inducted into the Order of Canada (1993).

Credit: Eddie Burphy

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying