At that time, Dixie Lee Stone was a secretary at Pacific Petroleum in Calgary, and she sang on the weekly television programme Calgary Safety Roundup on CFCN-TV. Bliss Mackie had worked as a Coca-Cola truck driver and a manager of a department store. The initial members of The Original Caste separated in 1972 with Graham Bruce and Bliss Mackie parting. Married couple Bruce and Dixie Innes continued to perform as The Original Caste and released songs with an increased country influence, including the full-length album Back Home. The Original Caste finally split in 1980 as Bruce and Dixie divorced. Innes continues to perform as a solo artist and later revived the band name in the new millennium.
The Original Caste - One tin soldier (1970) (+Bonuses) (CANADA, Sunshine Pop, Folk).
Dixie Lee is a regional franchised fried chicken fast-food restaurant founded in Belleville, Ontario in 1964 by Ramon Leon Walmsley and now based in Kingston and Bruce Mines, Ontario, near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Its largest group of franchise operators is Dixie Lee Maritimes, based in New Brunswick with 38 locations in two provinces. The parent organization is the direct franchisor of ten restaurants in small-town Ontario. The first Dixie Lee restaurant opened in 1964 in Belleville, Ontario.
Bruce Innes formed The Original Caste in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 1966. By 1970, Bruce and company had a big hit on their hands. That hit was a song called "One Tin Soldier". The Original Caste toured the world with a special emphasis on Canada, Japan and the United States. They opened the show for . King and Glen Campbell. Bruce Innes worked with John Denver on his "Rocky Mountain High" album
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|A1||Propinquity (I've Just Begun To Care)
Written-By – Michael Nesmith
|A2||Black Paper Roses
Written-By – Belle Gonzales*
|A3||Too Much Rain
Written-By – Carole King, Toni Stern
Written-By – Mason*, Gold*, Stookey*
|A5||Friends With You
Written-By – Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert
|B1||Four Strong Winds
Written-By – Ian Tyson
|B2||Seems Like A Long Time
Written-By – Ted Anderson
Written-By – Fred Neil
|B4||Sing Children Sing
Written-By – Lesley Duncan
|B5||Nous Vivons Ensemble (We've Got To Stay Together)
Written-By – Gordon Lightfoot
- Arranged By – Rick Jarrard
- Arranged By [Strings] – Perry Botkin Jr.
- Producer – Rick Jarrard
|6074||Dixie Lee Innes||Dixie Lee Innes Of The Original Caste (LP, Album, Promo)||Bell Records||6074||US||1972|