Don Cherry has Deadmau5 on his iPod. In a related story, Don Cherry has an iPod


In the latest installment of CBC Radio 2’s “Shuffle Playlist” series, Hockey Night in Canada’s Don Cherry gives insight as to what kind of music’s stored on his iPod.

Cherry, 78, listens to the type of tunes you’d expect from someone born in 1934 — there’s some Frank Sinatra, a little Walter Huston and ZZ Top’s “Sharp Dressed Man”, for obvious reasons.

Oh yeah, he also likes the dulcet tones of Canadian progressive/house artist Deadmau5.


“I like all of Deadmau5’s music, but only play it is in my black 1983 Lincoln,” Cherry told CBC. “[It] gets me in a pumped-up mood.”

The Deadmau5 song Cherry has on his iPod is “Ghost N Stuff”, which goes a little something like this:

Not gonna lie — I did not see this coming. Even though he released a single in 1992 called “Rock ’em Sock ’em Techo,” I was always of the mindset Cherry would not be down with a guy that plays electronica while wearing a gigantic mouse head.

Guess I was wrong. Next stop: Coach’s Corner, live from Ibiza!