Singalong Jubilee

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Singalong Jubilee is a CBC Television programme produced between 1961 and 1974. It featured musical performances by local singers, playing folk, country, and gospel music, in studio on stage and on location. Anne Murray, Catherine McKinnon, Ken Tobias and Canadian singer Bud Spencer first gained fame from appearing on the show.

Singalong Jubilee replaced the equally long-running Don Messer's Jubilee, which featured many of the same performers, including McKinnon.The series was produced by Manny Pittson in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was co-hosted by music producer Bill Langstroth and singer Jim Bennet. (Langstroth was Anne Murray's future husband), with Brian Ahern as the music director.

The shows theme song was Farewell to Nova Scotia.

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  • Dick, Ernest J. (2004) Remembering Singalong Jubilee. Formac, Canada. ISBN 0-88780-642-2

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