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Tribute song by Canadian musicians for missing B.C. women hits radio

Canadian Press
Tuesday, November 19, 2002

TORONTO (CP) - The Streets Where You Live, a tribute song for the 50 women who disappeared from Buried Heart Society, a non-profit organization which funds a treatment centre for female drug addicts in the neighbourhood where the women disappeared.Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, hit radio stations Tuesday.

The list of contributing artists reads like a who's who of Canada's music talent. Among the over 60 musicians are: Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, Barenaked Ladies' singer Steven Page, singers Sarah Harmer, Jim Cuddy, Bif Naked, Colin James and David Usher, punk band GOB and members of the groups Marcy's Playground, the Grapes of Wrath and Spirit of the West.

Royalties from the song will go to the

The song, written by Vancouverites Wychkam Porteous, Gary Durban and John Ellis, will be included on Women & Songs 6, to be released Nov. 26.

Robert Pickton, 52, is charged with killing 15 women who were among 63 who vanished from Vancouver since 1978.

 Copyright  2002 The Canadian Press

 

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