Rock My World Canada, Chapter 1: 54-40’s Selection EP

Rock My World Canada, Chapter 1: 54-40’s Selection EP
Get your copy here. The band takes their name from the slogan “Fifty-Four Forty or Fight!”, coined to express the unsuccessful expansionist agenda of James K. – AC]
54•40 is an alternative rock group from Tsawwassen, British Columbia. [Mike Carr has put together a massive volume on Canadian music history. The group formed in 1981 as a trio consisting of Brad Merritt (bass), Ian Franey (drums), and Neil Osborne (vocals/guitar). Find out more about 54 40 and hundreds of other Canadian artists in the softcover edition of Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. They made their recording debut that same year, with four tracks on the independent compilation LP Things Are Still Coming Ashore, which also featured music by Vancouver bands Animal Slaves and Junco Run. The following year, the band issued the EP Selection. It’s an incredible discography of hundreds of bands. Polk’s presidency, intent upon controlling a contested U.S.-Canada border area in the Oregon boundary dispute. Starting today, he’s going to provide excerpts from his book. Follow on Facebook and Twitter, too.