John Allan Cameron died. Known as the “Godfather of Celtic Music,” he was born in Inverness County, Cape Breton. He released his first album in 1968 and went on to release ten more in his career. He was a regular on the Halifax-based CBC program Singalong Jubilee in the 1960s (see Singalong
, July 3, 1961). He later had his own program, The John Allan Cameron Show, produced with CTV in Montreal. It moved to CBC Halifax in 1979 till 1981. He was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 2003. (Photo: John Allan Cameron, Boston, Massachusetts, on April 18, 1990.)