Monthly Archives: May 2011

Rankin brings it all for Prince George audience

Jimmy Rankin rocked the rafters at Artspace Saturday night. The singer-songwriter is on his Forget About the World 2011 cross country tour named after his fourth album. “They’re calling it a country, pops, roots record,” said Rankin. “I’ll take that,” … Continue reading

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With new album, Jimmy Rankin coming to deCoste

PICTOU – Jimmy Rankin performs at the deCoste Centre in Pictou on Wednesday as part of his current tour to promote his newest recording, “Forget About the World.” The album’s first single, a mercurial pledge to fidelity, “Here in My … Continue reading

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Integrity, meaning keys to Rankin’s songwriting success

Jimmy Rankin is like your favourite breakfast spot – he gives you what you want, just how you like it. For more than 20 years, the talented Cape Breton singer-songwriter has been crafting the kind of songs that tell stories … Continue reading

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Songwriter always open to hearing a good story

In his early projects with Celtic-pop outfit The Rankin Family, Rankin developed “a pretty amazing career with (them) which is still going. I did basically 10 years recording and playing all over the world…It was a very defining period in … Continue reading

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Jimmy Rankin’s cross-Canada World tour

Jimmy Rankin Forget About the World tour, with guest artist Kylee Epp Summit Theatre, Cascades Casino Tuesday, May 24, at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) Tickets $25 at or Casino Guest Services Call 604-530-2211. Jimmy Rankin is … Continue reading

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Jimmy Rankin performs bare bones

Jimmy Rankin needs no real introduction! You would have to live under a rock to not know this world renowned singer/songwriter and member of The Rankin Family. Rankin is currently touring in support of his fourth solo album Forget About … Continue reading

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The Village of Chipman

Jimmy’s show in the village of Chipman, Alberta became a focal point for the community’s efforts to raise funds for the families devastated by the Slave Lake fires. We remember the devastating effects of the Chipman fire in 1931, that … Continue reading

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Jimmy Rankin Recommends

Jimmy Rankin may have got his start making music with his brothers and sisters in The Rankin Family, but he’s long since established himself as a successful solo musician as well. This April, he released his fourth solo album, Forget About … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter North

My interview with Peter North airs on CKUA Sunday at 3 p.m and Tuesday the 24th at 6 p.m Tune in at:

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Never A Dull Moment

Jimmy Rankin is spending much of spring 2011 on tour across Canada to showcase his fourth solo album, Forget About the World. Much celebrated for his years performing with his siblings in The Rankin Family, the singer and guitarist sounds entirely … Continue reading

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