I visited the new Stompin Tom Connors Centre in Skinners Pond Prince Edward Island, Canada yesterday. Stompin Tom is an iconic Canadian country singer. Skinners Pond was his boyhood home.
Charles Thomas “Stompin’ Tom” Connors, (February 9, 1936 – March 6, 2013) was a Canadian country and folk singer and songwriter. Stompin Tom wrote more than 300 songs and has released four dozen albums, with total sales of nearly 4 million copies. Three of his best-known songs are Sudbury Saturday Night, Bud the Spud, and The Hockey Song.
Bud the Spud commemorates the potato industry in Prince Edward Island.
Similar to Hank Williams Jr’s “Monday Night Football Song”
Stompin Tom”s “The Hockey Song”
was played before games in the National Hockey League.
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