Langford, British Columbia

What is Langford, British Columbia known for?


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Sound Studios Little Mountain Sound in Vancouver. In 1987, the Payola$ (who had by then changed their name to Paul Hyde and the Payolas) again changed their name to Rock and Hyde (Payolas#Rock and Hyde (1987–1988)) and had a hit single in Canada with the song "Dirty Water". The song also charted on Billboard (Billboard (magazine))'s Hot 100. In 2007, the Payola$ reclaimed their irreverent band name and once again became active as a touring and recording act


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Rupert , Quesnel (Quesnel, British Columbia), Terrace (Terrace, British Columbia), Vernon (Vernon, British Columbia), Victoria (provincial capital) (Victoria, British Columbia), Williams Lake (Williams Lake, British Columbia) A real estate and development boom ended just before World War I, leaving Victoria with a large stock of Edwardian (Edwardian architecture) public, commercial and residential structures that have greatly contributed to the City's character. A number


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and on-line sources list a 1978 single called "Money For Hype" This is a mistake; "Money For Hype" was by an obscure UK act called Payola, no relation to this band -- This single was sold at their gigs and in local music stores. Spotted by A&M Records, the band was given the budget to record four songs, which were issued as ''Introducing Payola$'' in 1980. The major-label EP included a new version of their signature song “China Boys”, early versions of “Jukebox


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to the southeast, Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia) to the north, Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) to the southwest, and View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia) to the northeast. History Langford was named after Captain Edward Langford, who in 1851 established a farm called Colwood for the Puget Sound Agricultural Company in the area that covers most of modern Langford and Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia). Victoria Vision: 150 years ago all of Colwood was for rent Langford was incorporated as a district municipality in December 1992. City of Langford website Attractions A park was built in remembrance of Canadian war veterans. It is located on the southeast corner of the city's main traffic intersection: Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Avenue. Although the pace of development and some planning decisions (particularly "big-box" retail developments) have attracted criticism, the community continues to grow rapidly. It is the largest municipality in the Western Communities, and third-largest in the Capital Regional District after Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia) and Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia). It serves as the commercial hub for the Western Communities. Activities in Langford include shopping at the The '''Western Communities''' or '''WestShore''' is a term used to describe the suburban municipalities of Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia), Langford (Langford, British Columbia), Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) and The Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia). Greater Langford and unincorporated districts (unincorporated community) west of Esquimalt Harbour and Portage Inlet, and south of the Malahat (Malahat, British Columbia) in the Capital Regional District (CRD), Greater Victoria of British Columbia, Canada. The Town of View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia), which straddles Esquimalt Harbour, may also be included. It is an area of growing residential subdivisions, although farmland and substantial tracts of wilderness still predominate.


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and Paul Hyde in the former's household basement. After high school graduation, Rock left Victoria and became the co-founder of the Payola$, who became well known with the success of their '80s hit, "Eyes of a Stranger" (No Stranger to Danger (Payolas album)), which was used as part of the soundtrack of the movie Valley Girl starring Nicolas Cage. In 1983, the Payola$ won the Juno Award for Single of the Year. Rock also worked as an assistant at Little Mountain Sound (Little Mountain Sound Studios) in Vancouver. In 1987, the Payola$ (who had by then changed their name to Paul Hyde and the Payolas) again changed their name to Rock and Hyde (Payolas#Rock and Hyde (1987–1988)) and had a hit single in Canada with the song "Dirty Water". The song also charted on Billboard (Billboard (magazine))'s Hot 100. In 2007, the Payola$ reclaimed their irreverent band name and once again became active as a touring and recording act, releasing the EP (Extended play) Langford Part One (Langford (Part One)). Metchosinites, especially the younger ones, are traditionally friendly rivals of neighbouring communities Sooke (Sooke, British Columbia), East Sooke (East Sooke, British Columbia), Langford (Langford, British Columbia), and Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia). A 1995 move to merge Metchosin and East Sooke, which has a similar rural-utopian character, failed; some East Sookese adopted the slogan "East Sooke Forever, Metchosin Never!" as they saw the proposition not as a merge but as an assimilation into larger Metchosin. Since then, several pieces of E.Sooke have been assimilated into its urban neighbour, Sooke. Remaining rural residents are seeking to join Metchosin, and a new set of studies and consultations started in 2007 and is ongoing. demo-cd Capital (Capital Regional District, British Columbia) demo-csd Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia), Langford (Langford, British Columbia), Esquimalt (Esquimalt, British Columbia), Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia), Sooke (Sooke, British Columbia), View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia), Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia), Capital H (Part 1) (Capital H (Part 1), British Columbia) '''Daniel Denton''' (born November 14, 1973), Devlin, Mike. "Going solo", ''Times-Colonist'', 2005-08-23, p. B5. known professionally as '''Moka Only''', is a Canadian hip hop (hip hop music) artist. Originally from Langford, British Columbia, near Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), he is now based in Vancouver. He was previously part of the hip hop group Swollen Members, and briefly a part of Len (Len (band)). His albums are released by Feelin' Music, Legendary Entertainment, Battleaxe Records, Domination Recordings and URBNET Records. Fraughton, Holly. "The many faces of Moka Only: A versatile Canadian artist’s journey through the hip hop industry", ''Pique'', 2008-11-12. Retrieved on 2008-12-04. Moka Only often works with different hip-hop artists and groups, and often works under his alias Ron Contour. http: justalilhype.com home issue-15 justlisten-moka-only-x-ron-contour Hyde was a founding member, with Bob Rock, of the Payola$. The '''Western Communities''' or '''WestShore''' is a term used to describe the suburban municipalities of Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia), Langford (Langford, British Columbia), Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) and The Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia). Greater Langford and unincorporated districts (unincorporated community) west of Esquimalt Harbour and Portage Inlet, and south of the Malahat (Malahat, British Columbia) in the Capital Regional District (CRD), Greater Victoria of British Columbia, Canada. The Town of View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia), which straddles Esquimalt Harbour, may also be included. It is an area of growing residential subdivisions, although farmland and substantial tracts of wilderness still predominate.


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Sound Studios Little Mountain Sound in Vancouver. In 1987, the Payola$ (who had by then changed their name to Paul Hyde and the Payolas) again changed their name to Rock and Hyde (Payolas#Rock and Hyde (1987–1988)) and had a hit single in Canada with the song "Dirty Water". The song also charted on Billboard (Billboard (magazine))'s Hot 100. In 2007, the Payola$ reclaimed their irreverent band name and once again became active as a touring and recording act


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; Hyde and Rock formed the band in 1978, cheekily naming it after the U.S. radio scandal of the '50s. Rock would also start engineering and producing at Little Mountain Sound (Little Mountain Sound Studios) in Vancouver, where Payola$ relocated from Langford, British Columbia


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Winner of a Provincial "Communities in Bloom" Award in 2007, Langford council has also set up an award winning program for developing affordable housing. Every year in mid-December, Langford hosts an annual fire truck parade which features decorated emergency vehicles from around the province. The first Canadian community based on the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) environmental standard, Westhills, was developed near Langford Lake. Langford has http


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and Paul Hyde in the former's household basement. After high school graduation, Rock left Victoria and became the co-founder of the Payola$, who became well known with the success of their '80s hit, "Eyes of a Stranger" (No Stranger to Danger (Payolas album)), which was used as part of the soundtrack of the movie Valley Girl starring Nicolas Cage. In 1983, the Payola$ won the Juno Award for Single of the Year. Rock also worked as an assistant at Little Mountain

Langford, British Columbia

'''Langford''' is a city located on southern Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is considered the urban core of the West Shore, also known as the Western Communities. Langford is one of the 13 component municipalities of Greater Victoria and is within the Capital Regional District. Langford was incorporated in 1992 and has a population of approximately 29,000 people. Its municipal neighbours are Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia) to the southeast, Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia) to the north, Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) to the southwest, and View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia) to the northeast.

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