Tommy Hunter stamp images courtesy of canadapost.ca . . . they do look terrific
JBNBlog is delighted to see confirmation from Canada Post that Tommy Hunter will be unveiling the stamp we see here in London on July 31 at 11 a.m. . . . details follow … but wow.
Here’s a quick quiz — who was his guitar teacher? For bonus points, who taught Tommy fiddle?
All of this makes me so happy, it’s possible to overlook this not-the-same Tommy Hunter news from last night’s Orioles’ loss to the Angels:
Hunter, T(BS, 5)(L, 2-2) 1.2 2 2 2 3 2 0 4.11
Back to London’s Tommy Hunter . . .
Here is the Canada Post media release:
OTTAWA – Canada’s Country Gentleman, Tommy Hunter, is one of five Canadian country music artists to be commemorated on a stamp series issued on July 31. The new stamp series recognizes Canada’s contribution to the evolution of country music and will feature Mr. Hunter along with kd lang, Renée Martel, Hank Snow and Shania Twain – 5 of the most unique voices in Canada’s country music history.
Mr. Hunter will be joined by Canada Post representatives in London to do the unveiling of his stamp in a special ceremony.
- WHO: Tommy Hunter, Peter Scott (Director, Retail Sales, Canada Post)
- WHEN: Thursday, July 31 at 11:00 AM
- WHERE: Canada Post outlet at The London Business Centre (387 Wellington Rd., London)
Interviews will be conducted immediately following the unveiling.