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Remembering Rita MacNeil

Anne Murray, Brian Edwards, Joella Foulds and Kim Dunn reflect on life and music of their friend and colleague Rita MacNeil.

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Mainstreet Cape Breton - Flo Sampson remembers RitaApr 18, 2013 | 6:30Mainstreet Cape Breton Flo Sampson remembers Rita Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Flo Sampson remembers Rita Apr 18, 2013 | 6:30Mother to Gordie Sampson
Mainstreet Cape Breton - Larry LeBlanc remembers RitaApr 18, 2013 | 8:44Mainstreet Cape Breton Larry LeBlanc remembers Rita Audio
Mainstreet Cape Breton Larry LeBlanc remembers Rita Apr 18, 2013 | 8:44
Information Morning - NS - Remembering Rita MacNeilApr 17, 2013 | 3:59Information Morning - NS Remembering Rita MacNeil Audio
Information Morning - NS Remembering Rita MacNeil Apr 17, 2013 | 3:59
Information Morning - Cape Breton - Rita MacNeil on leadership (Aired Sept. 2009)Apr 17, 2013 | 14:57Information Morning - Cape Breton Rita MacNeil on leadership (Aired Sept. 2009) Audio
Information Morning - Cape Breton Rita MacNeil on leadership (Aired Sept. 2009) Apr 17, 2013 | 14:57Archive tape from 2009: After early struggles with no money and a marriage breakdown, Rita MacNeil became a trailblazer for Cape Breton artists.
Maritime Noon - Agent and Family Friend Remembers Rita MacNeilApr 17, 2013 | 6:54Maritime Noon Agent and Family Friend Remembers Rita MacNeil Audio
Maritime Noon Agent and Family Friend Remembers Rita MacNeil Apr 17, 2013 | 6:54Brian Edwards - Rita MacNeil's agent - expresses his sadness and shares some memories of his many years working with Cape Breton's first lady of song.
Q - Jian's essay remembering Rita MacNeilApr 17, 2013 | 3:14Q Jian's essay remembering Rita MacNeil Audio
Q Jian's essay remembering Rita MacNeil Apr 17, 2013 | 3:14Jian pays tribute to Canadian music legend and everyone's friend Rita MacNeil.
Morning North - Rita MacNeil dies at age 68Apr 17, 2013 | 4:02Morning North Rita MacNeil dies at age 68 Audio
Morning North Rita MacNeil dies at age 68 Apr 17, 2013 | 4:02The canadian singer died from complications following surgery. Markus got to speak with her before a northern Ontario tour in 2001.
Q - Remembering Rita MacNeilApr 17, 2013 | 22:41Q Remembering Rita MacNeil Audio
Q Remembering Rita MacNeil Apr 17, 2013 | 22:41Anne Murray, Brian Edwards, Joella Foulds and Kim Dunn reflect on life and music of their friend and colleague Rita MacNeil.
The Early Edition - 'Rita moved me to tears'Apr 17, 2013 | 6:12The Early Edition 'Rita moved me to tears' Audio
The Early Edition 'Rita moved me to tears' Apr 17, 2013 | 6:12We speak to Globe and Mail reporter Rod Mickleburgh about seeing Rita MacNeil, when she got her big break singing in Vancouver at Expo '86.
Information Morning - Cape Breton - Joella Foulds Remembers RitaApr 17, 2013 | 13:14Information Morning - Cape Breton Joella Foulds Remembers Rita Audio
Information Morning - Cape Breton Joella Foulds Remembers Rita Apr 17, 2013 | 13:14Rita MacNeil known as Cape Breton's first lady of song has died, she was 68. Joella Foulds performed with Rita in the early days. She reflects on their friendship and Rita's legacy. (runs 13:14 April 17, 2013)
Maritime Noon - Rita MacNeil Remembered, Recalling PoliticiansApr 17, 2013 | 52:51Maritime Noon Rita MacNeil Remembered, Recalling Politicians Audio
Maritime Noon Rita MacNeil Remembered, Recalling Politicians Apr 17, 2013 | 52:51Cape Breton's first lady of song, Rita MacNeil dies. We speak to an agent and a manager that worked with her during her musical career. We hear memories from others who knew her well, and from people in the Maritimes who love her music. And we ask: should
Information Morning - Cape Breton - Rita MacNeil From 2009Apr 17, 2013 | 16:04Information Morning - Cape Breton Rita MacNeil From 2009 Audio
Information Morning - Cape Breton Rita MacNeil From 2009 Apr 17, 2013 | 16:04Cape Breton's songstress Rita MacNeil died last night following complications from surgery. From humble beginnings in Big Pond, Nova Scotia, Rita overcame personal struggles to become one of Canada's best loved artists. (runs 16:04 April 17, 2013)
Island Morning - Rita MacNeil - Cape Breton's First Lady of SongApr 17, 2013 | 4:05Island Morning Rita MacNeil - Cape Breton's First Lady of Song Audio
Island Morning Rita MacNeil - Cape Breton's First Lady of Song Apr 17, 2013 | 4:05A woman who's been called Cape Breton's "first lady of song" is gone. Rita MacNeil died yesterday after complications from surgery. She was 68. Cape Breton morning show host Steve Sutherland talked with Rita in 2009. Here is part of their conversation.
Maritime Noon - Rita MacNeil RememberedApr 17, 2013 | 5:22Maritime Noon Rita MacNeil Remembered Audio
Maritime Noon Rita MacNeil Remembered Apr 17, 2013 | 5:22Brookes Diamond - Rita MacNeil's first manager - tells Norma Lee MacLeod what it was like to hear Rita sing for the first time.
Mainstreet NS - classic wax: Working Man, by Rita MacNeilApr 17, 2013 | 26:47Mainstreet NS classic wax: Working Man, by Rita MacNeil Audio
Mainstreet NS classic wax: Working Man, by Rita MacNeil Apr 17, 2013 | 26:47Stephanie brings together songs from one of Rita MacNeil's 'best of' collections, and interview clips from the CBC Archives, to pay tribute to Cape Breton's first lady of song.

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