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The List of People I have met or know (partial)

Alan Alda

Al Cromwell

Alan MacCrae

Alex Cameron

Ann Murray 

Anthony Perkins

Arthur Lismer

Austin Clarke

A.Y.Jackson

Bill Marshall

Billy Joe Shaver

Barry Callaghan

Berkeley Breathed

Ben Mink

Bernadette Andrews

Bernie Fiedler

Bernie Taupin 

Billy Joe Shaver

Blair MacLean

Bob Miller

Bob Rogers

Bobby Levant

Brant (Barney) Frayne

Brian Orser

Bruce Cockburn

Bucky Berger

Burton Cummings

Cannonball Adderly

Carol Robinson

Catherine O'Hara

Cayle Chernin

Chick Roberts

Charlie Mingus

Clem hamburg

Coleen Peterson

Conway Twitty

Dale Haddon

Dan Akroyd

Danny Marks

David Blustein

David Crombie 

David Cronenberg

David Goldberg

David Milne

David Whiffen

Dick Nolan

Dickie Moore

Dick Smothers

Donald Britain

Don Owen

Donald Sutherland

Donnelly Rhodes

Donnie McDougall

Donny Walsh

Duncan MacPherson

Duke Redbird

Dusty Cohl                                     

Edward Llewellyn Thomas

Elizabeth Ashely

E.K.Fulton

Eli Wallach 

Eric Clapton's band (not Eric)

Eric Idle

Eric Nesterenko

Fraser Finlayson

Frank Mahovlich 

Frank Shuster

Franz Russell

Fredrick Varley

Frenchy McFarlane

Gale Garnette

Gary Kendall

Gary MacLean

Gary Rideout

Gentle Giant (the Band)

George Chuvalo

George Hamilton IV

Glen(Big G)Walters

Gordon Rayner

Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Tootoosis

Graham Coughtry

Graham Townsend

Hank Williams Junior

Henk Van der Kolk

Helen Shaver

Henri Richard 

Henri Fix

Hunter S. Thompson

Ian Tyson

Jack Backstrom

Jack Bush

Jack Webster

Jann Poldass,

Jerry Reed

Jerry Jeff Walker

Jesse Frayne

Jim Carrey

Joe Flaherty  

Joe Hall

John Allen Cameron

John Candy

John Clement

John MacGregor

John Marshall

John Martin

John Merideth

John Prine

John Smith (folksinger)

Joni Mitchell

Judy Welch

Jules Dassin

Keith Morrison

Kenneth Welsh

Kenny Wells

Ken Lywood

Kid Bastien

Kid Thomas

Kitty Wells 

Knowlton Nash

Leon Redbone

Leonard Cohen

Lesley MacDonell(St.Nicholas)

Lou Miles (Wendy)

Louis Nelson

Machel Teitelbaum

Marc Jordan

Marcus O'Hara

Mary Margret O'Hara
Martin Mull

Maury Chaykin

Meadowlark Lemon

Mel Lastman

Melina Mercouri

Michael Ironside

Michael MacDonald

Michael McClear

Michael Wilson

Michelle Finney

Michael Sarrazin

Mick Jagger

Mickey Handy

Milton Acorn

Morgan Vice

Mose Scarlett

Murray McLauchlan

Myrna Lorrie

Nancy Hazelgrove

Nat Adderly

Natalie Fruman

Neil Young 

New York Dolls

Nick Auf De Maur

Nick St. Nicholas

Norman Depoe

Norman Jewison

Paul Drake

Paul Reynolds (Frankie) live in

Paul Schaffer

Paul Young

Penny Royce

Penti "Whitey" Glan

Peter Ackroyd

Peter Czowski

Peter Mahavolich 

Peter O'Toole

Pierre Sarrazin

Queen Mother

Ramblin Jack Elliott

Randy Meisner (Eagles)

Ric Evans

Richard Flohil

Richard Hatfield

Robert Markle

Rod Steward

Ronnie Hawkins

Ronnie Prophet

Ron Wood

Roseanne Cash

Roy Buchanan

Roy Forbes (Bim)

Roy Payne

Rummy Bishop

Russell DeCarle 

Ruth Evelyn Howards (Leslie Howard's Wife 

Sadia Sadia

Stephen Williams

Steve Weston

Stomping Tom Conners

Susan Clark

Sydney Newman

Terry Wilkins

The New York Dolls

Tokyo Matsu

Tom Cochrane

Tom Hedley

Tom Hodgson

Tom Smothers

Tommy Corrigan

Tommy Hunter

Trish Cullen

Valdy

Van Stoneman (Stoneman Family)

Veronica Hamel

Wally Steffoff

Warren Zevon

Wendy Brown

Willie P Bennett

Wilt Chamberlain

Winston Reckhert

Xavier Hollander

Ydessa Hendeles

Yvon Couroyer

Zal Yanovsky

Peter O'Toole

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