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Trio brings eclectic mix of country, rock

Band member Heath Whitney forms one-third of The Canyoneers' trio. Richard O'Neill/Photo provided

COTTAGE GROVE - You could say that the Canyoneers are the ultimate family band, even though their subject matter – like ”Death in the Country,” a tragic song about Hank Williams Sr. dying at the age of 29 – isn't always for the squeamish type.
The three-piece band is made up of husband and wife Ben and Mary Beth James on guitar and Heath Whitney on bass.
Ben and Mary Beth have two children, ages . . .