Hanging out with Jake Gold, legendary manager of The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip play at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Alta., on Feb 10, 2015. (Photo by Aven Hoffarth/The Tragically Hip/Flickr Creative Commons)

As the manager for The Pursuit of Happiness, The Watchmen, Adam Cohen and, of course, The Tragically Hip, Jake Gold has been an integral part of Canada’s music scene since 1985.

In a special Canada Day edition of Bonjour Chai, The CJN’s weekly current affairs podcast, Jake sits down with host Avi Finegold to share stories from the road, dissect The Hip’s spiritual side and explain how being Jewish has affected his career—and also how it hasn’t.

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Credits: Bonjour Chai is hosted by Avi Finegold, Melissa Lantsman and Ilana Zackon. Michael Fraiman is the producer. Andrew Goulet is the technical producer. Our theme music is by Socalled. The show is a co-production from The Jewish Learning Lab and The CJN, and is distributed by The CJN Podcast Network.