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The Tragically Hip's top 10 songs: readers' picks

Del Cowie

On Aug. 20, CBC and the Hip will be teaming up for a momentous broadcast of the final date of the band's Man Machine Poem tour, live from Kingston's K-Rock Centre. You will be able to tune into The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration on CBC Radio One and 2, CBC-TV and at, beginning promptly at 8:30 p.m. ET.

From July 19 to July 27, CBC Music collected votes from Tragically Hip fans on what their favourite Hip song was. The top-voted tracks from the poll below will be included on our CBC Radio pre-show, which begins at 8 p.m. ET on Aug. 20 on CBC Radio One and 2.

Below are the top 10 Tragically Hip songs as voted for on the CBC Music poll.

10. "Blow at High Dough" (from 1989's Up To Here

9. "At the Hundredth Meridian" (from 1992's Fully Completely

8. "Locked in the Trunk of a Car" (from 1992's Fully Completely

7. "Nautical Disaster" (from 1994's Day for Night)

6. "Courage" (from 1992's Fully Completely

5. "Grace, Too" (from 1994's Day for Night

4. "New Orleans is Sinking" (from 1989's Up to Here

3. "Ahead by a Century" (from 1996's Trouble at the Henhouse

2. "Bobcaygeon" (from 1998's Phantom Power

1. "Wheat Kings" (from 1992's Fully Completely

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