Episode 47: DJ BK's Alternative Facts - Episode 7 - Canada's first New Wave band were The Poles

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The first band to embrace the new wave sound in Canada formed in 1977 in Toronto as part of the art and punk scenes on Queen Street West. Fronted by visual artist Michaele Jordana, The Poles saw much success around the city of Toronto with their single "CN Tower." Clips: 1 - The Poles - Prime Time 2 - Punk Rock in Toronto 76 to 79 interview with Johnny Macleod of Johnny and the G-Rays 3 - Michaele Jordana and the Poles CityTV 1981 4 - Syrinx - Tillicum 5 - The Poles - XRay Robot 6 - Michaele Jordana and the Poles CityTV 1981 7 - Michaele Jordana and the Poles CityTV 1981 8 - Patti Smith - Gloria 9 - The Poles - CN Tower 10 - The Poles - Prime Time 11 - Michaele Jordana and the Poles CityTV 1981

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