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18 May 2024

Cindy Allingham -Thoughts and Memories

Cindy Allingham Sharing Her Thoughts & Memories on Music and More

MY YORKVILLE VILLAGE MEMORIES

MY YORKVILLE VILLAGE MEMORIES In the mid 1960s a tiny area in Toronto, formerly a village incorporated into the city in 1876, became the centre of hipness in Canada. Bordered by Avenue Road, Bloor Street, Yonge Street and Scollard Street, for just a few years, it attracted young people…

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WYNONIE HARRIS – “MISTER BLUES” – THE REAL FATHER OF ROCK AND ROLL

In the 21st century, when we go looking for roots of music genres, we typically dig up old video footage and consult accredited music experts.

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“MY DAYS AT THE COLONIAL TAVERN – YONGE ST, TORONTO”

“MY DAYS AT THE COLONIAL TAVERN - YONGE ST, TORONTO” Media articles about the old Colonial Tavern in Toronto often fail to convey the kind of ambience and excitement of the place. "Recalling my six months’ employment there in 1976 reminds me of quite a different world that has…

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Cindy Allingham

“Cindy Allingham has had a lifelong passion for jazz and blues. After a career in Information Technology management in Toronto (1980 – 2014), she retired and moved to Welland with her husband and two cats. Since 2015 she has obtained a BA in History at Brock, and is currently pursuing a Masters. She would like to specialize in 20th century cultural history, and continues to enjoy researching the history of the music scene.”

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