CND Song(s) 19 Chilliwack and April WIne

Chilliwack - My Girl (Gone, Gone, Gone), 1981 (Vancouver, B.C.)

...and April Wine, Just Between You and Me, 1981 (Halifax, N.S.)

'My girl, she was the world to me! She's gone, away across the sea. My girl is just a memory...'

'Just between you and me! Baby, I know our love will be...'

I'm proud and, well, just a little bit terrified to present a double-bill today: shaggy-haired coast to coast passion from 1981, featuring Chilliwack of Vancouver (not of Chilliwack, strangely enough) and April Wine of my beloved Halifax. This is where I begin to feel the awesome responsibility of my task here on 35 Canadian 80s songs - sure I can post this stuff, but what about the poor souls idly clicking on the site, suddenly caught in this torrent of emotion? Bill Henderson's searing lament for his lost love coupled with April Wine's tender fireside ballad...I see hot times ahead for anyone who survives today's offering.

Here's Chilliwack...

 ...and here's April Wine.

 

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