The Real Reason We Mourn Prince’s Death …

The artist formerly known as ‘ the artist formerly known as Prince‘, aka ‘Prince‘ or ‘Prince‘ Rogers Nelson – passed away. His death, echoing around the globe with thunderous fanfare via social media. Why ? The obvious reasons are acute. Fame, fame and more fame. The brighter the flame, the harder to extinguish. The brighter […]

Girls ! Girls ! Girls !

There is a famous song about girls. Ok – so there are over 14 Billion songs written about girls. Who’s counting? In recent times, women (the ‘weaker’ sex?) have risen high above men in many musical genres. Pop, Rock, Blues, Country, Jazz, Soul and even – Rap and Hip Hop. Unlike the days of old. Many […]

Moon Turns a ‘Monkey Junk’ Kinda Red .​.​.

The Ottawa-based band Monkey Junk have won a lot of awards. Their mantles, filled with Maple Blues Awards in every category. The band stays true to their roots and does not allow success to interfere with the music. This fact is present in their new release ‘Moon Turn Red’.   Please listen below to my […]

Michel Pagliaro is Back! Sorta …

   Michel Pagliaro is a legend in Quebec …   Anglophone artists, Francophone artists – any type of gender from a particular era in Montreal, unconsciously or consciously affected  by ‘Pag’. Rarely do artists create such a vast songbook in a short period of time. Dylan, The Beatles, Elvis and Pag.   For this reason, it is only fitting, after all these […]