06/27/2014 04:48 EDT | Updated 06/30/2016 02:59 EDT

Canada Day Playlist: 45 Great Songs About Our Great Nation


Canada Day is almost upon us, and there are plenty of preparations to make before that glorious day of BBQ, beer and fireworks arrives. But one thing you don't need to worry about is putting together an appropriate playlist. We got that covered.

These are the best songs ever recorded about Canada, from Gordon Lightfoot's "Alberta Bound" and the Guess Who's "Running Back to Saskatoon" to Great Lake Swimmers' 'Your Rocky Spine" and Joel Plaskett's "True Patriot Love" to Kardinal Offishall's "BaKardi Slang" and Drake's "City is Mine."

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