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Stompin' Tom Connors dies: Queen's University expert


Queen’s University music expert Robb Mackay is available to talk about the career and legacy of musician Stompin’ Tom Connors who died on Wednesday.

Mr. MacKay is a lecturer in the School of Music who talks about Stompin’ Tom’s music in his class called The Social History of Popular Music.

“Stompin’ Tom Connors was a brilliant crash of country, folk, and punk, wrapped in a maple leaf, and capped with a black outlaw hat,” says Mr. MacKay.

Please note on Thursday, March 7, Mr. MacKay is available after 3:30 pm.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Michael Onesi (613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca) or Anne Craig (613-533-2877 or Anne.Craig@queensu.ca) at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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