The Rankin Family

Sad morning in Canadian country/folk music as word spreads that Raylene Rankin of The Rankin Family has died of cancer at 52 . She passed away in hospital in Halifax.

Last Summer, April and I went to the Red Shoe Pub, the Rankins’ cafe in Cape Breton, in hopes that we’d catch one of the famous singers. We didn’t, but enjoyed the experience anyway.


3 responses to “The Rankin Family

  1. It didn’t seem that long ago that I heard her interviewed on CBC. This was a second bout of cancer for her and it’s heartbreaking to here that she didn’t survive. My condolences to her family, friends and fans.

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