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March 14, 2017

Jimmy Rankin : Nova Scotia's Song Dog


   In the premiere episode of Tobin Tonight, Tobin welcomes fellow East Coaster Jimmy Rankin to the show.  Rankin has won numerous awards across Canada as a solo artist and as a member of the famous Rankin Family.

   Rankin has a combined,  5 Junos, 27 East Coast Music Awards, 9 SOCAN top radio play Awards, 7 Canadian Country Music Awards, 2 Music NS Awards, and 2 Canadian Radio Music Awards,  not too shabby and not a bad guest to start this podcast with. 

   In this episode Jimmy discusses how he became a musician,  the passing of his brother John Morris and how they was a big factor in why he decided to go solo.  Tobin also reminisces about Jimmy's Followed Her Around song and music video.  Jimmy tells an interesting story you don't want to miss. 

  So Check Out The First Ever Episode of Tobin Tonight and Welcome Aboard! 

 

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Jimmy Rankin

Musician

Jimmy Rankin is a Canadian country and folk artist. A member of The Rankin Family, Rankin has also released seven solo albums: Song Dog (2001), Handmade (2003), Edge of Day (2007), Forget About the World (2011), Tinsel Town (2012), Back Road Paradise (2014) and Moving East (2018). Rankin's solo and Rankin Family awards include 5 Junos, 27 East Coast Music Awards, 9 SOCAN top radio play Awards, 7 Canadian Country Music Awards, 2 Music NS Awards, and 2 Canadian Radio Music Awards