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The Rankin Family is a Canadian folk music family group from Mabou, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

The Rankins come from a family of 12, all of whom would entertain the neighbours musically every third weekend as part of a ceilidh.

Five of the siblings began performing professionally in 1989. The Rankins released their own independent cassettes The Rankin Family (1989) and Fare Thee Well Love (1990) featuring original songs and a combination of traditional jigs, reels and Celtic folk… read more

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  • i love the song "cold winds"
  • love them
  • Rest In Peace, Raylene.
  • Sad day today, lost another Rankin yesterday. Great loss.
  • amazing show last night. amazing. i cried pretty much start to finish.
  • I just added them to my library. I bought a compilation album a few years ago and am now getting back into it.
  • Mull River shuffle is one of the greatest drinking songs ever.
  • Ah, but it IS good.
  • Some beautiful Canadiana.
  • this is the kind of stuff I'd love if it was good

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