Rick Keene Music Scene – George Thorogood; Still Lonesome After Forty-Five Years

Drinkin’ alone has merit.

Acoustic to electric. The Blues to Rock n Roll. Boogie. The Destroyers. Legendary status. George Thorogood. Period.

Please listen below as George talks about various subjects including The J Geils Band, drummers and the best looking guy in the band?

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Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Weekend Playlist

You can’t beat Pete’s Blues !

The Blues are the cornerstone of all popular music and none know it better than Smoke Meat Pete. Whether live in Ile Perrot or over the listening device of choice – Smoke Meat Pete keeps the tradition of The Blues alive and well !


Have a listen below to some great tunes and remember – You Can’t Beat Pete’s Meat !

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Rick Keene Music Scene – George Thorogood Isn’t ‘Lonesome’ on His First Solo Record

Bad to The Bone …

Who on this planet does not know that opening riff followed by the words in the song ‘Bad To The Bone’? Chances are – aliens circling overhead in their spacecraft hear it every time George Thorogood and his Destroyers play it live.

It has been a long and storied career for Thorogood – starting as a hard working solo act making a name for himself on the club scene. John Lee Hooker, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones and Howlin’ Wolf – just a few of the men who influenced George to pick up a guitar and start playing.

15 million albums sales and more than 8,000 live shows later – George has released his first solo record paying respect to all the Blues guys that influenced hm.

Please listen below to my chat with Lonesome George about the new album and his upcoming show with The Destroyers Aug.23rd at

Trois Rivieres En Blues. 

George? What’s up?

 

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Paolo Stante; A Montreal Guitarist Born for The 70’s

 

Paolo Stante knows how to play guitar. No argument there.

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Songwriting? Check. CD’s? Check. Live gigs? Check.

What else could there be? Please listen as Paolo explains everything including  how his first guitar teacher influenced him.

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Visit Paolo Here!

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Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message

Derek Olive likes to ride his bicycle.

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 Derek also enjoys playing the guitar and writing songs.

Perfect!

Olive combines the two loves of his life and ( if that weren’t enough) , is also raising awareness and money for Canada’s environmental future.

Please listen below as Derek explains everything.

Derek?

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Aug 22nd – Trois Rivieres Blues Festival

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Roomful of Blues – From B​.​B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could .​.​.

Chris Vachon plays guitar for Roomful of Blues …

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For forty – five years, the band plays in a roomful of Blues fans. Opening up for or backing guys like B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton. 

In a Canadian connection, the band is most known as being Colin James’ ‘Little Big Band’. A pretty good resume for a band that does not need to be part of anything. On their own – one of the best Blues and Swing Bands in the music market.

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Please listen below as Chris talks about all the above and his own experience and thoughts as a guitar player.

Chris?

Visit Roomful of Blues Here

Aug 22nd at Trois Rivieres Blues Festival

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You Can Call Her ‘ Becky …’

Rebecca Fiset Cote has an amazing voice. That is the easy part.

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Songwriting and making her way into a world filled with wannabes is the hard part. Can she accomplish what she wants with her life? To make a career as a singer?

Please listen below as ‘Becky’ talks about her dreams, aspirations and a collaboration with a musician which seems to be working great.

So far …

Becky?

 

 

Join the RecordBreakers at Dundees in Ste Anne de Bellevue on July 30th.

7pm

 

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Montreal and Canada’s Hidden Songwriter; Rob Lutes

Rob Lutes is ‘one of those guys …’

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Photo courtesy of James St Laurent Photography

A guy whose name circulates like a breeze entering a screen door in the green humid pastures of Canada’s vast farmland. Omni – present, appreciated, yet seldom heard over the dales of the County lines.

Until now.

Please listen below as Rob speaks of his latest project and his beginnings in singing. A five year old pitch – perfect Freddie Mercury is a long way away from Country, Folk and Blues …

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Visit Rob right Here!

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Justin Saladino; Montreal’s Next Frank Marino?

Justin Saladino is a good student. For that matter, he is also a good teacher.

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Please listen below as Justin talks about his influences, his band and what is in store for them in the coming weeks. An EP perhaps?

 

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Justin?

 

Visit Justin Here!

Justin will be at

Bistro a Jo Jo on July 30th and Smoke Meat Pete’s on July 31th.

Join the RecordBreakers at Dundees in Ste Anne de Bellevue on July 30th.

7pm

 

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A Half Hour of New Tunes ! Cool Eh?

New York, New Jersey, New Guinea … new music!

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Please listen below to some new tunes! We can’t listen to the same six classic songs over and over now can we?

 

 

 

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Two Filmmakers from Montreal Need Your Help to Make Musical History

Marc  Manseau and Helgi Piccinin need your help.

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The two filmmakers are making a documentary of the World’s Most Recorded Drummer. Bernard ‘Pretty’ Purdie has recorded with Aretha Franklin, James Brown, the Rolling Stones and Miles Davis.

That’s just a few …

Click here to access their Crowdfunding page and please listen below to the director’s own words.

 

 

 

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Patrick Lehman – ‘For Dad …’

Patrick Lehman’s father passed away before his latest album was completed.

Sad – yet a blessing in disguise for the Montreal  born singer and songwriter.

Please listen below as Patrick talks about his Dad and the influence he had on his life and his latest album.

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What’s Coming on Rick Keene Music Scene and in Montreal

A lot coming …

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Please listen below to what’s coming in Montreal and on Rick Keene Music Scene

 

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What’s New in Canadian Music?

A little preview of some great tunes from some great Canadian artists.

Please listen below to samples off some recent Canadian albums. Thanks for listening!

Stay tuned for some more great interviews including Ruth Pointer from

The Pointer Sisters!

 

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