October 5, 2003

The Ottawa Citizen

Stan Rogers, who wrote what some consider Canada's second national anthem, Northwest Passage, was among the first six folk music heroes to receive recognition in the new Canadian Folk Music Walk of Fame. The winner was Stan Rogers' booming 1981 a cappella classic, Northwest Passage, recorded two years before his death in a Cincinnati, Ohio airplane fire.

"And that was a very good choice," said Mr. Rogers' widow, Ariel, who was on hand in Old Ottawa South yesterday to inaugurate the Music Walk of Fame. More

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