Andy Kim is a legend. Leaving Montreal as a youngster for New York displayed his courage. Putting out an album in 2015 with perhaps his best complete track listing shows his resolve. Being inducted into The Canadian Music Hall of Fame - shows the timelessness of his songwriting ability. Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Andy Kim Talks Induction into Canadian Music Hall of Fame and a 50th Anniversary?
There is a rise of Canadian Country / Rock / Pop music happening with WAVE 21. This is a group with diverse styles in personality, music, and overall talent. WAVE 21 is also an interesting band since they are new yet very experienced at the same time. Band leader Mary-Lynn Doroschuck is the daughter of … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Wave 21 Poised to Hit Like a Tsunami
Living with nature opens the mind. Best known as Survivorman in the extremely popular TV docu-series, Les Stroud has always had an affinity for music. His latest release Bittern Lake is an example of how earthy sounds can touch the soul and inspire people to change. Combining poignant lyrics with even more poignant musicianship, Stroud … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – ‘Survivorman’ Les Stroud Places Enviromental Consciousness Into His Music
Writing, playing and producing - not easy to do while keeping an album fluid. Guitarist / songwriter and producer Will Evankovich juggles all duties while keeping an eye to the future and with the past. Say what? The Guess Who have a catalog of hits dating back to the sixties and Will's ( and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Will Evankovich; Keeping The Guess Who Fresh in The Past
It's not easy being a Hobbit ... Lead singer and principal songwriter of the new Guess Who album Derek Sharp, is filled with energy. Perhaps enthusiasm is a better adjective as the band are on the brink of introducing the new album and tunes to the world. Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Candid Chat with the Singer of The Guess Who; Derek Sharp
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 … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – George Thorogood Isn’t ‘Lonesome’ on His First Solo Record
Garry Petersen knows good music. Aside from the fact Garry started drumming before Rock n Roll was a 'thing' - Petersen also was part of one of the biggest selling Rock bands of all time. The Guess Who,at one point, were outselling The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Not bad for a guy (and band) … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Guess Who’s Original Drummer Garry Petersen Talks Music and The New Guess Who Album