Musical Crop Art

Something cropped up on a farm near the Grande Prairie airport last week.  A local farmer sat a spell on her combine and spelled out “ON THE COMBINE”, freehand, in a wheat field.

“On the Combine” is a popular song by High Valley, a trio of brothers from La Crete (if you didn’t already know!)

They also have a single called “Have I Told You I Love You Lately“.

Bob Regan, of Pouce Coupe, and Lucille Starr (The Canadian Sweethearts) sang the well-loved song “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You” back in the 60s.

Bob’s brother Keray wrote another of the Regan’s best loved songs, “Poor, Poor Farmer“* while on the combine.

Is it too far fetched to say that the G.P. crop art is a combined tribute to all five Peace Country artists?

Know an artist?  Have an opinion?  Leave it in the comment box or stick it in an email:

This entry was posted in Artists and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Musical Crop Art

  1. What a trip back in time!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Cool! I wish I had a reason to fly out of GP so I could see that.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s