Kim Mitchell is a singer, songwriter, and musician who initially gained fame as lead vocalist for Canadian rock band, Max Webster. Their highest charting single, “Let Go the Line” is an under-rated track that I personally consider as their best ever release.

After Max Webster disbanded (in 1981), Mitchell went on to launch a successful solo career, recording hits like “All We Are”, “Go for Soda”, “Rock and Roll Duty”, and today’s attached song link. Throughout his career, he has won a total of 3 Juno Awards, including “Male Vocalist of the Year” (in 1990).

On this very day, July 10th 1952, Kim Mitchell was born in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. In celebration of his birthday, exactly 72 years ago today, I’ve chosen a song that truly resonates with Canadian summers. From the album, “Shaking Like a Human Being”, here’s today’s birthday boy, KIM MITCHELL, with “PATIO LANTERNS”….