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Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian indie folk band which formed in 2003 in Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada. The band began with Tony Dekker (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Erik Arneson (banjo, guitar, harmonium), Bret Higgens (bass), Julie Fader (keyboards, vocals) and Greg Millson (drums). Julie Fader subsequently left, and Miranda Mulholland, on violin and backing vocals, joined.

Fifty-five years ago, Marilyn Bell took a plunge and traversed Lake Ontario. Back then, being a Great Lake swimmer was a big deal; now, it's… read more

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  • Ongiara O niagara Great Lake Swimmers > lake ? > niagara ???
  • Mein Blogformat "Genreliebe" hat sich dem Folk angenommen. Habe dort auch über die tollen Great Lake Swimmers geschrieben. Wer mal reinlesen mag (german only), der lese hier: https://nebendwo.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/genreliebe-4-folkacoustic/
  • Great band
  • Their first album triumphs the rest in its atmosphere, at the same time I wish there was more but then the self-titled would lose its' novelty.
  • they're so underrated! Like a folkier version of Copeland (for me). Love em
  • They made an amazing Guy Clark cover. Go find Dublin Blues in Ondadrops v. 4.
  • I'm no swimmer but these are a nice sounding band......back soon.
  • hey exotic248, "Fleet Foxes" might be a little similar. Anyway, for me its hard to believe that a band that was once so special, good and unique, now plays some boring pop songs.. :-(
  • Listening for the first time. I'm happy I stumbled across this band. [3]
  • Easily my favorite Great Lake Swimmers song. http://youtu.be/rJdYn6uO_2I I want to see them live!

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