Tag: 1980’s

Mike Williams – “Pleasing You”

Mike Williams – “Pleasing You”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “PLEASING YOU” is the name of this album. It’s also Mike Williams’ musical destiny. He sings, plays and entertains from his heart. A purity many musicians never possess.  At the age of 10 Mike sat down at the piano and picked out “What Now My Love.” Since then, he has... Read More »

Graham & Eleanor Townsend – “North America’s Only Championship Fiddle Team”

Graham & Eleanor Townsend – “North America’s Only Championship Fiddle Team”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So, I got this album because it was signed on the back and I had little to no idea what to expect when playing it.  “Clear the Track” opens the album, and well, it’s fiddling… and that’s about it! The track is pretty good, a bit repetitive,... Read More »

Singing Edwards – “One Day at a Time”

Singing Edwards – “One Day at a Time”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Variety in Gospel music is one of the aims of the Singing Edwards Family as we sing old and new, fast and slow including Country Gospel, Southern Gospel and Folk Gospel. This album is typical of our style in singing engagements which have taken us across Canada in the summer... Read More »

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – “Against the Wind”

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – “Against the Wind”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Bob Seger is a great musician, he is definitely one of the greats of the heartland rock genre – and well, the title track of this album is my favorite Seger track, so let’s do this!  The album begins with the song “Horizontal Bop” and you know,... Read More »

The Bobby Lalonde Band – “Forty Shades of Blue”

The Bobby Lalonde Band – “Forty Shades of Blue”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So Bobby Lalonde is the most local anyone can get to me, and by that I mean when I bought two of his records he was literally a 15 minute drive from where I lived. Now, there is one thing about this record, due to edge warp... Read More »

Brandy ‘N’ Port – “Straight Up”

Brandy ‘N’ Port – “Straight Up”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  So these guys, Brandy ‘N’ Port are local to me, and I got it for a lot of reasons, one I like celtic music, two, they’re local and three I like their outfits on the back cover.  The album opens with the track “Brandy ‘N’ Port” –... Read More »

Kylie Minogue – “Wouldn’t Change a Thing / It’s No Secret”

Kylie Minogue – “Wouldn’t Change a Thing / It’s No Secret”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes: None. Personal Review:  Long before Kylie Minogue hit American charts with such songs as “Can’t Get You Outta My Head”, she recorded this little single at the age of 21, and well… I thought she was like 14 on the cover. Anyway.  The A Side is the track “Wouldn’t Change A... Read More »

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau – “Premier Ministre Du Canada 1968 – 1979”

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau – “Premier Ministre Du Canada 1968 – 1979”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “Moi, je crois qu’on peut être à la fois bon Québécois et bon Canadien, et je me battrai jusqu’au bout contre ceux qui voudraient m’empêcher d’être l’un et l’autre.  Discours à la Radio Télévision  le 24 novembre 1976” Personal Review:  So, in like honor (??) of the great Pierre Trudeau’s son, Justin, becoming... Read More »

FM Stereo 105 CKBY Presents… MCA Greatest Hits

FM Stereo 105 CKBY Presents… MCA Greatest HitsThe Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “THESE SONGS HAVE MADE MCA RECORDS LEADERS IN COUNTRY MUSIC AND CKBY THE NUMBER ONE COUNTRY STATION IN CANADA. WE ARE PLEASED TO PRESENT IT TO YOU AS PART OF THE TRAVELIN’ ROAD AND AIR SHOW.” Personal Review:  That’s Ottawa on the cover! So, the album opens with John Schneider... Read More »

John Teter – “If I Can Help Somebody”

John Teter – “If I Can Help Somebody”The Sleeve: The Liner/Sleeve Notes:  “This record is dedicated to my wife Carol and daughter Pam for without their support this recording would not be possible.  I want to thank those who prayed for me during my times of sickness and have continually encouraged me in pursuing God’s will in my life. Thank you to... Read More »

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