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Anne Murray

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Anne Murray on the cover of her Christmas album What a Wonderful Christmas

Anne Murray CC (born June 20, 1945), is a Canadian singer born in Springhill, Nova Scotia. In addition to her popular hit Snowbird (1970), she has recorded some 40 albums, and won numerous Grammy, Juno, and American Music Awards.

Additional honours include:

Murray's song Snowbird may have inspired use of the term "snowbird" to describe Canadians and Americans who spend their winters in warmer climates.


Performances

  • 1986 at Labbatt Theatre at Expo 86 in Vancouver

Trivia

In the movie South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, the Academy Award-nominated song Blame Canada included a line referring to Murray as a "bitch". Reportedly, the producers of that year's Oscar telecast considered omitting the line when it was to be performed along with the other Best Song nominees, however Murray indicated that she got the joke of the song and was not offended by it.

She was the first Canadian to have a #1 single in the United States.

External links

ja:アン・マレー

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