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The “Voyageurs” were a Toronto-based folk music group between 1961-1967 which began as a foursome, and ended as a duet. 

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The group was comprised of Allan Beattie, Jay Telfer, Armour “Scoot” Irwin and myself. We were managed by Bernie Finkelstein and Peter Simpson, and all of us were students at Downsview Secondary School in a suburb of Toronto, Canada.

As I remember, a couple of us were harmonizing in math class to a Kingston Trio song, and a musical group was born. All we needed was someone who could play a guitar and sing properly!

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With schoolwork, and other interests the group disbanded sometime around 1963. Some time later Scoot Irwin and I re-formed the group as a duet.

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