Heather Bishop

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Heather Bishop
Born (1949-04-25) April 25, 1949 (age 65)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Origin Canada
Genres Folk, children's
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 1960s-present
Labels Mother of Pearl Records
Website www.heatherbishop.com

Heather Bishop, CM OM (born April 25, 1949)[1] is a Canadian folk singer-songwriter primarily known for her work in the field of children's music.

Career[edit]

Bishop has been active in the folk community since the late 1960s. In 1976 she founded Mother of Pearl Records. She recorded her first children's album, Belly Button: A Collection of Songs for Children in 1982. Bishop has been a staple at many of Canada's children's music festivals. Bishop is also a prominent social activist, championing such causes as labour unions, environmentalism, LGBT rights, animal rights, and children's safety. She was made a member of the Order of Canada in 2005.[2] Bishop has also spent many years working with street youth in the Edmonton Area.

Discography[edit]

  • Grandmother's Song, 1979
  • Celebration, 1980
  • Belly Button: A Collection of Songs for Children, 1982
  • I Love Women Who Laugh, 1982
  • A Taste of the Blues, 1987
  • Walk That Edge, 1989
  • Old, New, Borrowed, Blue, 1992
  • A Duck in New York City, 1994
  • Purple People Eater, 1994
  • Chickee's on the Run, 1997
  • Daydream Me at Home, 1997
  • Live!, 2001
  • A Tribute to Peggy Lee, 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian Who's Who Search". Grey House Publishing Canada. 
  2. ^ Governor General of Canada

External links[edit]