Vocalist Marie-Lynn Hammond, banjoist Bob Bossin and fiddle participant Terry King shaped Stringband in 1971 in Ontario. The trio released their 3rd party first record, Canadian Sunset, in 1974. Country wide Melodies appeared the next season, but after 1977’s Because of the next, Stringband split up. Two posthumous albums have already been released: The Maple Leaf Pet (1979) and Stringband — Live! (1980). Also, Hammond released a self-titled record in 1979.