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Blue Rodeo is a Canadian country rock band known for their melodic tunes, harmonies, and blending of country, rock, and folk influences. Here’s an overview of the band’s history and hits:

History
Blue Rodeo was formed in 1984 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, by Jim Cuddy (vocals, guitar) and Greg Keelor (vocals, guitar). The original lineup also included Bazil Donovan (bass), Bobby Wiseman (keyboards), and Cleave Anderson (drums). The band quickly gained recognition for their harmonious blend of country and rock, along with their evocative songwriting.

Blue Rodeo released their debut album, “Outskirts,” in 1987, which included their breakthrough single “Try” The album received critical acclaim and helped establish the band as a significant presence in the Canadian music scene. The band’s success continued to grow throughout the late 1980s and 1990s, as they released a series of successful albums and became known for their captivating live performances.

Over the years, Blue Rodeo has undergone several lineup changes, but Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor have remained the core members, known for their vocal harmonies and songwriting partnership. The band has been honored with numerous awards, including multiple Juno Awards, and is considered one of Canada’s most iconic and enduring bands.

Hits
Blue Rodeo has released many albums and had numerous hits throughout their career. Here are some of their most popular songs:

– “Try”: The band’s breakthrough single from their debut album “Outskirts” (1987), this song became a hit in Canada and remains a staple in their live performances.
– “Rose-Coloured Glasses”: Another track from “Outskirts,” known for its catchy melody and folk-rock influences.
– “Diamond Mine”: The title track from their second album (1989), it showcases the band’s more experimental side, with intricate arrangements and harmonies.
– “Til I Am Myself Again”: A hit from the album “Casino” (1990), this song features the band’s signature harmonies and introspective lyrics.
– “5 Days in May”: From the album “Five Days in July” (1993), this track is one of Blue Rodeo’s most beloved songs, known for its emotive lyrics and melodic guitar work.
– “Bad Timing”: A popular ballad from the album “Five Days in July,” it has become one of the band’s most enduring songs.
– “Hasn’t Hit Me Yet”: Another classic from “Five Days in July,” this song is often regarded as one of the band’s best, with a powerful emotional impact.

Blue Rodeo has continued to release albums and tour extensively, earning a dedicated following in Canada and abroad. They are known for their musical craftsmanship, thoughtful lyrics, and the vocal harmonies between Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor. Their music encompasses a wide range of styles, from country and folk to rock and blues, making them a unique and influential presence in the Canadian music scene.

Blue Rodeo - "Bad Timing" [Official Video]

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Venue: Budweiser Stage and Massey Hall. Events in: 2024. .

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