May 25, 2011

Robertson on Canadian stamp

Canadian Music Icon Robbie Robertson Adds Canada Post Stamp to His List of AchievementsCanada Post today unveiled a stamp featuring Canadian music icon Robbie Robertson, part of the third installment of the Canadian Recording Artists stamp series. Available June 30th, the Robertson stamp will share the spotlight with four other outstanding Canadian singer-songwriters; Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Bruce Cockburn, and Ginette Reno. More than one million of each stamp will be available at post offices across Canada.

"We're proud to be able to add one more honour to Robbie Robertson's long list of accolades," said Jim Phillips, Director of Stamp Services for Canada Post. "It's an honour for us to be able to pay tribute to such a prolific and talented artist."
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Robertson to Write Memoirs and Robertson in Songwriters' Hall of Fame.

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