Lineup To­day in Mu­sic History

Winnipeg Free Press - Section D - - ARTS & LIFE -

In 1989, Anne Mur­ray re­turned to her home­town of Springhill, N.S., to open the Anne Mur­ray Cen­tre, a mu­seum de­voted to her ca­reer. Hun­dreds lined the streets and peered from rooftops to catch a glimpse of the singer, who vaulted to star­dom in 1970 with her hit

Springhill of­fi­cials es­ti­mated 90,000 peo­ple a year would visit the cen­tre, pro­vid­ing a ma­jor boost to the for­mer min­ing town’s de­pressed econ­omy.

PETER KRAMER / THE CANA­DIAN PRESS FILES

Springhill, N.S., has a mu­seum de­voted to its favourite daugh­ter.

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