The Rankin Family is a Canadian folk music family group from Mabou, Cape
Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Band members include Jimmy Rankin, Cookie Rankin, Raylene
Rankin, and Heather Rankin.
The Rankin Family come from a family of 12, all of whom would entertain the neighbours musically every third weekend as part of a ceilidh. The Rankin Family annouced they would be going on hiatus in 1999, but reunited in 2006.
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