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Rise Up: Canadian Pop Music in the 1980s (2009)

Looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s, a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos helped homegrown artists to take off internationally.

Director:

Gary McGroarty

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Stockwood Kim Stockwood ... Herself - Shaye
Damhnait Doyle Damhnait Doyle ... Herself - Shaye
k.d. lang ... Herself
Alan Doyle ... Himself (as Great Big Sea)
Gordie Johnson Gordie Johnson ... Himself - Big Sugar
Geddy Lee ... Himself - Rush
Derrick Ross Derrick Ross ... Himself - The Spoons
Gowan Gowan ... Himself
Denise Donlon Denise Donlon ... Herself - MuchMusic, Road Manager
Sam Feldman Sam Feldman ... Himself - Manager
Rik Emmett ... Himself - Triumph
Brendan Canning Brendan Canning ... Himself - Broken Social Scene
Alan Frew Alan Frew ... Himself - Glass Tiger
Matt Minglewood Matt Minglewood ... Himself
Bill Henderson Bill Henderson ... Himself - Chilliwack
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Looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s, a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos helped homegrown artists to take off internationally.

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Documentary

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 September 2009 (Canada) See more »

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Originally aired as two episodes of the CBC news program "Doc Zone". See more »


Soundtracks

First We Take Manhattan
Written by Leonard Cohen (uncredited)
Performed by Leonard Cohen
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