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Guest Barenaked Ladies

If you put together a list of the most popular Canadian songs ever, 'If I Had $1000000' would be somewhere near the top. If you had a dollar for every time you heard that on the radio, you might be a millionaire. Of course, the Barenaked Ladies haven't done too badly themselves.

Juno awards, Grammy nominations, and how the Ladies 'made it' - quite the story. In the late Eighties, they started playing gigs around Toronto, and not just at clubs. They also squeezed themselves into the Speaker's Corner booth in downtown T.O. Next, in 1991, they released a demo cassette. The music labels turned them down, but word of mouth made 'The Yellow Tape' a hit. The first indie release to go platinum in Canada. That's one hundred thousand copies of a demo tape! And 'The Ladies' also covered a Bruce Cockburn tune - giving them their first top forty hit.

In '92, they put out their first full album 'Gordon.' It was a huge hit in Canada. Then, in the late Nineties, they broke through in the US, with the album 'Stunt.'

These days, 'The Ladies' are gearing up to perform at the 2010 Olympics, and they're set to release their twelfth album, called 'All In Good Time.' But they're doing it without frontman Steven Page - who after twenty years - left the band last year.

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