S3 E13 – The White Album, Part II – Singer/Songwriter Dan Hill

The Walrus Was Paul

01-07-2023 • 44 mins

Grammy and Juno Award winning singer/songwriter Dan Hill talks, with host Paul Romanuk, about some of his favourite tracks from The Beatles White Album. This is Part II of a two-part episode.


-you can find out more about Dan and his music at his website: danhill.com

-Dan's most well-known song is 1977's "Sometimes When We Touch". The song was a global hit record and has been used in countless movies and TV episodes. We talk about the song in Part I of this episode, and here is a lengthy article (from CBC) where Dan talks more about his biggest hit.

-we touch on Dan's appearance on the 1985 charity single Tears Are Not Enough. The song was the number one single in Canada that year and featured, at the time, a veritable Who's Who of Canadian music. Here's a good article, from 2015, that looked back on the recording.

-Dan's parents (Daniel G. Hill and Donna Hill) were both social activists. Here's a link to an online exhibit about Daniel Hill that was curated by his son (and Dan's brother) Lawrence. It's excellent.

-Dan is also a prolific writer. He's been published in numerous magazines and newspapers. Here's a link to a page that showcases some of his finest writing.