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Ellen McIlwaine passes away at 75

Holger Petersen, CKUA, 23 June 2021

LOCAL MUSIC legend Ellen McIlwaine passed away today at the age of 75. McIlwaine earned the nickname the "Goddess of Slide" for her slide guitar skills. She was an innovator, and a true original. McIlwaine's journey through life was an unusual and colourful one; likewise, her abilities as a musician were captivating and unique.

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