Canadian Man

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"Canadian Man"
Single by Paul Brandt
from the album Small Towns and Big Dreams
Released May 2001
Format CD single
Genre Country
Length 3:19
Label Brand-T
Writer(s) Steven Graham Pineo
Producer(s) Paul Brandt, Ben Fowler, Steve Rosen
Paul Brandt singles chronology
"There's Nothing I Wouldn't Do"
"Canadian Man"
"Small Towns and Big Dreams"

"Canadian Man" (also titled Canadian Man: Hockey) is a song written by Steven Graham Pineo and recorded by Canadian country music artist Paul Brandt. It was released in May 2001 as the lead single from his live album, Small Towns and Big Dreams. The hockey version of the song reached number-one on the Canadian Singles Chart in March 2002, being his only hit to reach number-one on the all-genre format.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Joel Stewart and premiered in mid-2001.

Olympic rewrite[edit]

Brandt changed certain lyrics in the song twice, to reflect the men's gold medal wins at the 2002 Winter Olympics and at the 2010 Winter Olympics.[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001-2002) Peak
Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 1


Preceded by
"My Sweet Lord"
by George Harrison
Canadian Singles Chart
number-one single

March 23, 2002 - March 30, 2002
Succeeded by
"Movin' On"
by The Boomtang Boys