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Don Cherry has Deadmau5 on his iPod. In a related story, Don Cherry has an iPod

Feb 13, 2012, 6:53 PM EDT

In the latest installment of CBC Radio 2’s “Shuffle Playlist” series, Hockey Night in Canada’s Don Cherry gives insight as to what kind of music’s stored on his iPod.

Cherry, 78, listens to the type of tunes you’d expect from someone born in 1934 — there’s some Frank Sinatra, a little Walter Huston and ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man”, for obvious reasons.

Oh yeah, he also likes the dulcet tones of Canadian progressive/house artist Deadmau5.


“I like all of Deadmau5’s music, but only play it is in my black 1983 Lincoln,” Cherry told CBC. “[It] gets me in a pumped-up mood.”

The Deadmau5 song Cherry has on his iPod is “Ghost N Stuff”, which goes a little something like this:

Not gonna lie — I did not see this coming. Even though he released a single in 1992 called “Rock ’em Sock ’em Techo,” I was always of the mindset Cherry would not be down with a guy that plays electronica while wearing a gigantic mouse head.

Guess I was wrong. Next stop: Coach’s Corner, live from Ibiza!

  1. broadstbully33 - Feb 13, 2012 at 7:46 PM

    Slow day?

  2. sjsharksfan11 - Feb 13, 2012 at 8:13 PM

    Typical Canadian Clown

    • jimmyblueandwhite - Feb 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

      As a Canadian who spends alot of time in the U.S., its hard to understand your comment. If John Madden and Terry Bradshaw add some entertainment to football broadcasts, then you must be able to appreciate “Grapes” during hockey games…if you have never seen “Coach’s Corner” well you should, every GM in the NHL catches his 5 minute show on Saturday night’s Hockey Night in Canada, as this is as close as it gets to must see TV for hockey fans, its been a first intermission staple for over 25 years, as for the Don, the man has probably forgotten more about the sport then you will ever know, all he does is speak the truth, he never puts himself above the players or the game itself, and always pays huge respect to our fallen heroes in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as local police and firemen who have succumbed while in service. If you ever saw Slapshot this guy is Reg Dunlop x10 personified, played 20 years in the ‘A’ , coached in the minors and the show, owned and coached a team in the OHL, and donates so much of his time to charity and youth hockey…sorry the only clowns in Canada are the ones who work in the circus, not this guy.

    • habsman - Feb 13, 2012 at 9:31 PM

      @ sharkfan,

      I would agree that Cherry is a clown, but not too sure he’s typical.

      But you on the other hand are in fact a typical American clown. Loud and ignorant. Shoudn’t you be commenting on beach vollyball or something?

      • goalieguy37 - Feb 13, 2012 at 11:03 PM

        Don Cherry is a very atypical clown, and being canadian has nothing to do it. He’s unique, opinionated, and willing to admit it when he’s wrong on TV. I’d take him over john madden’s stupid commentary any day.
        your comment (Sharksfan) just shows you don’t know any canadians. they are like us, except they live north, have free health care and a better drinking age.

  3. kibbee2545 - Feb 13, 2012 at 10:11 PM

    I have never heard don cherry say a nice comment on the wings. What gives with that?

  4. mrskunitzdrippinlips - Feb 14, 2012 at 6:07 AM

    this guy is a canadian dooshbag. thank god he doesn’t represent the city of champions eh

  5. revansrevenant - Feb 14, 2012 at 1:32 PM

    I still believe that he and Craig Sager made a deal to wear outrageous outfits on national TV, and they are keeping some score privately.

  6. steelpenguin71 - Feb 14, 2012 at 8:59 PM

    Maybe our neighbors to the north like him but most hockey fans I know in the US think he’s a jackass. I am all for anything that keeps him from talking.

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