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Best quotes of the Junos

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Best quotes of the Junos


Tom Cochrane


Tom Cochrane

"When my old man told me I was going to get one of these, he didn't tell me it was for him."


-- Singer-songwriter Adam Cohen, holding one of the Junos he accepted on behalf of his father, Leonard Cohen.


"I had the biggest crush on her. I still do."


-- Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee k.d. lang, referring to Anne Murray, who introduced the honour.


"There was a time where the biggest accolade was finding an organic tomato in North Dakota."


-- Metric guitarist James Shaw, when asked about the importance of winning three awards.


"It's strange to get an award for trying to do the right thing from time to time."


- Activist-musician Tom Cochrane, during his acceptance speech for the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award.


"If it's fun, keep doing it. If it's not, please stop."


- Adult-alternative-album winner Serena Ryder, offering advice to young musicians and... well, anyone doing anything.


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