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Hi world, I'm back from Nova Scotia, and it was wonderful. During my time in Eastern Atlantic Canada, I encountered some very interesting local music. In the EAC there was a much greater presence of Folk Music in their mainstream radio than in the states.

Their music is a combination of Scottish, Irish, French, and North American country-like elements. Here are some new goodies I encountered.

Molly Thomason:
I heard this girl on the radio, and yes girl.
Listen to this: http://mollythomason.ca/Molly_Thomason/Home/Home.html

SERIOUSLY LISTEN. She is only 14, but she will shock you with her mature voice. Very talented youngster from Antingonish, Nova Scotia.

Also, while on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, I really took to the radio station 106.1 Cheticamp. It is an Acadian station that features traditional Nova Scotia music in English, French, and Local Acadian. So Fun!!

Stream it live...http://www.ckjm.ca/english/home/index.cfm

And this gem of music form Stompin' Tom Connors.
And yes this is the real deal from Prince Edward Island.

I'm Lester the Lobster from PEI
An ugly little bug with beady little eyes
I can tackle anything up to twice my size
I'm Lester the Lobster from PEI

Now some people hold to the silly little notion
That every single lobster in the big wide ocean
Is as green as can be until they're boiled
But I'm as red as Prince Edward Island soil

Well I'd like to send a message to the people of the world
If anyone should come across a little lobster girl
Who's as red as Prince Edward Island, sittin' in the sea
Just crate her up and ship her here, and send her C.O.D2

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