The Rankin Family
About The Rankin Family
The Rankin Family is a Canadian folk music family group from Mabou, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The Rankins come from a family of 12, all of whom would entertain the neighbours musically every third weekend as part of a ceilidh. Five of the siblings began performing professionally in 1989. The Rankins released their own independent cassettes The Rankin Family (1989) and Fare Thee Well Love (1990) featuring original songs and a combination of traditional jigs, reels and Celtic folk songs. Their television debut was on the CBC variety show On The Road Again in 1989. Read more about The Rankin Family on Last.fm.