James writes: It was always a dream of mine to produce a compilation of some of the great Canadian folk music about canoes. That dream came true when I met record producer and music man, Paul Mills, who joined with me to create a partnership called Portage Productions...

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The Last Place

Lyrics and chords for the song. Here is a radio documentary about finding one of the canoes from the Lake Temiskaming Tragedy CBC Outfront: One Blue Canoe

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  Of the many spinoffs and reactions to James' writing, Canadian guitarist/composer David Reed read Tumblehome and Summer North of Sixty and decided that what he really needed to do was write a suite of music that would pickup and explore the themes he had found...

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