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Billy Whelan

b. c.1922, Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 2 Dec 1987. Whelan started singing as a little kid and in his early teenagers played acoustic guitar. In the first 50s he founded himself as a favorite designer on radio, showing up frequently on CBC, Canada’s nationwide radio network, aswell as on many local stores. Among these looks, Whelan hosted and performed by himself show, generally leading his music group, the Traditional western Serenaders. He also published many tunes, but contained in his repertoire familiar nation favourites, which he performed with warmness and devotion. Among the tunes Whelan documented are ‘At THE FINISH Of AN EXTENDED Lonely Day time’, ‘I IMAGINED An Old Like Affair’, ‘The Notice Edged In Dark’, ‘Harvest Rose Of San Antone’, ‘If I HAD FORMED A Mil Dreams To Desire’ and ‘I Don’t Need To Experience Blue’, ‘Possess I Informed You Recently That I REALLY LIKE You’, ‘Your Cheatin’ Center’, ‘Near The Mix’ and ‘Rockin’ Only In An Aged Rockin’ Seat’. In 1999, he was inducted posthumously in to the Nova Scotia Nation Music Hall of Popularity. (NB: Never to become confused using the Irish composer Expenses Whelan of Riverdance popularity.)

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