John Wort Hannam

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John Wort Hannam
Born Saint Helier, Jersey
Origin Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada
Years active 1998 - Present

John Wort Hannam is a Canadian folk musician, from Fort Macleod, Alberta. He was born in Jersey, Channel Islands.[1] John Wort Hannam is known for his story telling through music. Themes which are central to his music include life in Western Canada, and the human experience as seen through the eyes of simple working folk.[2] John was a full-time public school teacher until 2000.[3] He has performed at festivals in Canada, the United States, Great Britain and Australia and he appeared at the 2006 Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, D.C.. In addition to singing, John plays guitar, tenor guitar and harmonica.



  • Queen's Hotel Sept. 15, 2009. Released on independent label Black Hen Music
  • Two Bit Suit April 10, 2007. Released on independent label Black Hen Music
  • Dynamite and ‘dozers. June 16, 2004
  • Pocket full of holes. July 17, 2002


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