Who is Rick Keene and What is this About?

 

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Jordan Officer and Susie Arioli

 

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Joe Bonamassa

 

Lawrence Gowan
Lawrence Gowan

 

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David Henman – April Wine, The Dudes, Prism, The Debutantes
Ritchie Henman – April Wine

This is a site devoted to all the people who make and love music.

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John Lennon’s and The Beatles’ Rolls Royce

 

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Bruce Johnston and Mike Love – The Beach Boys

It is an by Ads Remover” href=”#”>opportunity for established and up and coming artists to divulge their stories to music lovers everywhere.

My love began when I was 13. I heard the Rolling Stones‘ song Angie on the radio. Once I found out who sang it, I realized I had five Stones`albums in my room that my older sister had given me. My by Ads Remover” href=”#”>first paycheck – I bought 26 more Stones `albums. I was hooked on their music ever since along with R and B, Soul, Country, Gospel and the Blues. All the genres the Stones have been successful in.

At 15 – I toured Southern Ontario with my cousin`s band; Sleight of Hand as a `roadie`. Meeting players such as Jeff Healy, Ronnie Hawkins and Robbie Robertson.

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Randy Bachman

 

Lee Rocker ( The Stray Cats )
Lee Rocker ( The Stray Cats )
Nanette Workman

Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to speak  and get to know guys like Jerry Mercer, Jimmy Clench, Brian Greenway, Jim, Ritchie and David Henman of April Wine. Michel Pagliaro, Steve Hill, Sass Jordan, Maurice Raymond of  the  Blushing Brides, Luba, Colin James and Breen Leboeuf of Offenbach.

Roger Walls, Rod Argent, Colin Blunstone and Jim Rodford ( the Zombies) , Glen Matlock ( Sex Pistols), Martha Wainright, Scott Kempner ( The Dictators),  Darryl Jones, the bass player for the Rolling Stones and Blues’ legends Buddy Guy and James Cotton have all crossed my path.

I have interviewed over three hundred musicians and everyone has a unique tale and unique ways of plying their crafts.

Mostly I met many, many talented musicians who love what they do and have been unfortunate not to hit the big time. This is why I created this site. To help out.

If you want to tell your story – please contact me. If you want to advertise – drop me a line !

Sincerely,

Rick Keene

Rickkeene2@gmail.com

438 820 6936

Hugh Grundy and Chris White – The Zombies
Ian Janes

Garland Jeffreys





 

Joe Louis Walker
 

Joe Louis Walker

 

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Michelle Sweeney

 

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Darryl Jones ( The Rolling Stones)

 

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Lisa Fischer -Rolling Stones

 

Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy

 

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James Cotton

 

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Steve Hackett – Genesis

 

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Jon Anderson – Yes

 

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Jean-Luc Ponty

 

Jim Cuddy - Blue Rodeo
Jim Cuddy – Blue Rodeo

 

Brian Greenway - April Wine
Brian Greenway – April Wine

 

Roy Nichol - April Wine
Roy Nichol – April Wine

 

Edwin Brownell
 

Edwin Brownell

 

Wanda Jackson
Wanda Jackson

 

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Amanda Martinez
Amanda Martinez

 

Jerry Mercer ( Trevor Payne and The Triangle, Mashmakhan, April Wine).
Jerry Mercer ( Trevor Payne and The Triangle, Mashmakhan, April Wine).

 

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Black Sabbath Press Conference - Montreal April 7th 2014
Black Sabbath Press Conference – Montreal April 7th 2014

 

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Darryl Jones of the Stones

 

Mark Gamsjager ( The Luste Kings)
Mark Gamsjager ( The Lustre Kings)

 

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Tyler Stewart – Barenaked Ladies

 

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Ed Robertson – Jim Creegan; Barenaked Ladies

 

Barenaked Ladies
 

The Barenaked Ladies

 

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Gino Vannelli
Gino Vannelli

 

Anhel Forrest, Paul DesLauriers and Denis Coulombe
Angel Forrest, Paul DesLauriers and Denis Coulombe

 

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Olie Brown

 

Michel Pagliaro
Michel Pagliaro

 

The Walkervilles
The Walkervilles
Richard Burnett, Sheldon Kagan, Sheldon Kaplan

 

 

Mitch Ryder w Tommy C
Mitch Ryder w Tommy C

 

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Lee Mellor

 

Victor Wainright
Victor Wainright
Pat Loiselle

 

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Carolyn Fe Blues Collective

 

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Carolyn Fe

Snooky and the Bandits
Snooksta and The Gangstas
Michael Kaeshammer

 

Andy Kim
Andy Kim

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David Myles

 

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Brie Nielson

 

Colin James
Colin James

 

The Trews
 

The Trews

 

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Paul Deslauriers and Dawn Tyler Watson

 

 

Randy Bowen - See Spot Run
Randy Bowen – See Spot Run

 

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Steve Hill

 

Derek Falls Project
The Mother Jones Band feat. Rick Keene on Vocals ( Little Red Rooster)

Derek Falls Project

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The Damn Truth

 

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Trevor Payne

 

Breen Leboeuf Offenbach )
Breen Leboeuf
(Offenbach )

 

Joel Plaskett
Joel Plaskett

 

Marcus Cahill aka John Lennon
Marcus Cahill aka John Lennon

 

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Martha Wainright

 

The Zombies - Rod Argent, Colin Blunstone and Jim Rodford
The Zombies – Rod by Ads Remover” href=”#”>Argent, Colin Blunstone and Jim Rodford

 

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Anna McGarrigle

 

Jenn Kee
Jenn Kee

 

Pursuasion
Pursuasion

 

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Phil Naro

 

Bobby Dove
Bobby Dove

 

The Hillbilly Rockets
The Hillbilly Rockets

 

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Marillion

 

Ian Mosley - Marillion
 

Ian Mosley – Marillion

 

Simon Townshend
Simon Townshend

 

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Scott Kempner – The Dictators and Del – Lords

 

Jim Rodford - The Kinks
Jim Rodford – The Kinks

 

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Glen Matlock – Sex Pistols

 

The Stone Doctors
The Stone Doctors

 

James Young - Styx
James Young – Styx

 

Todd Sucherman - Styx
Todd Sucherman – Styx

 

Steve Negus (Saga) and Todd Sucherman (Styx)
Steve Negus (Saga) and Todd Sucherman (Styx)

 

Lawrence Gowan
Lawrence Gowan

 

Quinn Sullivan
Quinn Sullivan

 

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Drummers Vinny ( John Lennon, Derringer, Dio, Black Sabbath ) and Carmine Appice  Vanilla (Fudge, Cactus, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne).

 

Terez Montcalm
Terez Montcalm

 

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Jill Barber

 

Scarlett Jane
Scarlett Jane

 

Pat Travers
Pat Travers

 

Harry Angus - the Cat Empire
Harry Angus – the Cat Empire

 

The Virgins
The Virgins

 

Derek Falls and Sean McKeogh (k103.7fm)
Derek Falls and Sean McKeogh (k103.7fm)

 

Quiet Riot
Quiet Riot

 

Mo Kenney
Mo Kenney

 

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Molly Ringwald

 

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Chrysta Bell

 

Steve Earle
Steve Earle

 

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Carl Palmer – Emerson Lake and Palmer

 

Roger Walls
Roger Walls

 

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Skipper Dean

 

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Sarah Slean

 

Les McKeown ( Bay City Rollers)
Les McKeown ( Bay City Rollers)

 

Gary Hornbeck
Gary Hornbeck

 

April and Edward Jr. Ellington
April and Edward Ellington Jr.

 

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Anthony Gomes
Anthony Gomes

 

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Devin Cuddy

 

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Greg Keelor Blue Rodeo

 

Whitehorse
 

Whitehorse

 

Steve Marriner - Monkey Junk

 

Dwane Dixon
Dwane Dixon

 

Monkey Junk
Monkey Junk

 

Shane Murphy
Shane Murphy

 

Lisa Simone
 

Lisa Simone

 

Kenny Wayne and Ben Racine Band
Kenny Wayne and Ben Racine Band

 Andria Simone Andria Simone

 

Simon Daigle

 

The Pointer Sisters
The Pointer Sisters

 

Gary Moffet ( April Wine).
Gary Moffet ( April Wine).

 

Bill Thimeteos - The Triple Threat Blues Band and Nancy Blues
 

Bill Thimeteos – The Triple Threat Blues Band and Nancy Blues

 

The Boogie Wonder Band

 

Paul DesLaurier Band
Paul DesLaurier Band

 

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Tom Lavin – Powder Blues Band

 

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Andre Menard – Founder Montreal Jazz Festival

 

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Brian Ritchie – Violent Femmes

 

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Gordon Gano – Violent Femmes

 

Dr. Oliver Jones

 

Owner of House of Jazz George Durst
Owner of House of Jazz
George Durst

 

 

 

Robert Stefan
Robert Stefan

 

Tom Harris
Tom Harris

 

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Adam Karch

 

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Martin Goyette

 

4 thoughts on “Who is Rick Keene and What is this About?

  1. Well well if it is not little Ricki………..lol….you are the son of Connie is this right? I remember you as a wee tyke crawling on the floor and making your mom’s life one of very lively living. You won’t remember me of course but I am Gary’s mom. Just found this site and thought I would send a little hello to you. Nice to see you all grown up.

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