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The Kingstonian – Old Pony – New Group, New Songs, New Enthusiasm!

In this episode, we profile OLD PONY, a group of three local musicians who have been playing in different configurations for years. Rob Watkins, Bernie Smith and Dennis Smith have recently come together to make new music and share it with their fans. Music in this episode: “The Best We Can” / “Calgary” / “Wild Prairies” /”At the Hop” / all songs recorded live and performed by Rob Watkins and Old Pony

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The Kingstonian – Mark Hutchings – Remembering Hill 70

In this episode, we focus on the Battle for Hill 70 – one of the lesser-known conflicts from WWI. Our guest led a team to bring a monument to that hill in France, and still has a passion for ensuring all Canadians understand its significance. This is our conversation with MARK HUTCHINGS. Music in this episode: “Battle for Hill 70” / Princess of Wales Own Regiment

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The Kingstonian – Mark Blakey – Working Together to Help Others

In a community such as ours, fraternal organizations and service clubs play a big role in helping fill the gap for some of our citizens. One such group is the International Order of Odd Fellows and Rebekah’s. Our guest in this episode began his association with the Kingston Lodge and currently also serves as the Deputy Grand Master for Ontario. His name is MARK BLAKEY. Music in this episode: “If I had a $1,000,000” / Barenaked Ladies / LP – “All Their Greatest Hits, Disc One: 1991-2001”

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