Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s
(CBC , Sept. 10 & Sept. 17 at 9 p.m.)
(CBC Newsworld, Sept. 19 & Sept. 26 at 10 p.m.)
Rise Up looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s, a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos helped homegrown artists to take off internationally. America’s MTV and Canada’s MuchMusic provide launching pads for artists as varied as Triumph, Bruce Cockburn, Chilliwack, Jane Siberry, Men Without Hats and Bryan Adams. Read more
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