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Prairie Oyster are a Canadian country music group.The band formed in 1974 as a trio, consisting of singer/bassist Russell deCarle, guitarist Keith Glass and steel guitarist Denis Delorme. They toured and performed on television, but did not record. They subsequently broke up in 1978.In 1982, the band reunited, adding fiddler John P. Allan, keyboardist Joan Besen and drummer Bruce Moffat to the lineup.In 1996, Bohdan Hluszko replaced Moffat on the album Blue Plate Special, and in the following year Hluszko (now Michelle Josef) was fired from the band after coming out as transgendered. The band released What Country Is This? in 1998, followed by a greatest hits collection in 2000.In 2006, deCarle, Glass, Allan, Besen and Delorme got ba... read more