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Jun 19, 2018

Coney Hatch's Carl Dixon is one of Canada's most respected musicians, and he's also my guest this week on No Sleep 'til Sudbury. Carl is funny, humble, thoughtful, and sentimental, and it was a pleasure hosting him. I invited him to bring in his guitar and he did, treating us to a song from his new record to wrap up our chat.      

Carl tells great stories from his days recording the first Coney Hatch record with Kim Mitchell producing, including how the solo from "Monkey Bars" came to be and who inspired the lyrics to "Devil's Deck". We also chat about his experiences fronting The Guess Who, his time serving as a musical Swiss army knife in April Wine, the horrific car accident which almost ended his life, and the songs that choke him up as he talks about them. 

You don't want to miss this. 


Dixon's playlist: 

Grand Funk Railroad – Aimless Lady

Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly

Jethro Tull - Skating Away   

Johnny Winter – Jumping Jack Flash

John Fogerty – Almost Saturday Night

Thin Lizzy – Fight or Fall

Status Quo – Whatever You Want