From: South End Boy
1930s and 1940s Halifax. Elementary school
JIM BENNET is well-known as a CBC radio and television performer and songwriter. He is the author of books, documentaries, and poems centred on his native Nova Scotia. His light-hearted songs, such as "Black, Rum and Blueberry Pie," "Thick o' Fog" and "Nova Scotia Diet," are perennial favourites from campfires to concert halls and have been performed by many acclaimed Canadians, including Anne Murray, the Jubilee Singers, and astronaut Chris Hadfield. Jim is now retired and living in the downtown centre of his favourite city in the world, Halifax.