Rick Keene Music Scene – Rest in Peace Neil Peart

March to the beat of your own drum. Truer words have never been spoken when it comes to Rush drummer Neil Peart. Peart - passed away January 7th, 2020 at the age of 67 following a three year private battle with brain cancer. One of the greatest drummers in Rock n Roll and music history … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Rest in Peace Neil Peart

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender. Part Two.

Bartenders are a breed apart. That's why they are kept behind wooden fences ... In Hog town, in Toronto - there is such a fellow. Banned from Montreal, tossed from his family - Dave the Bartender stands alone. Secure in his thoughts and confident in his musical knowledge. Join me as I travel to Toronto … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender. Part Two.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender. Part One

Bartenders are a breed apart. That's why they are kept behind wooden fences ... In Hog town, in Toronto - there is such a fellow. Banned from Montreal, tossed from his family - Dave the Bartender stands alone. Secure in his thoughts and confident in his musical knowledge. Join me as I travel to Toronto … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender. Part One

Former Montreal Expos and Drummer Warren Cromartie Talks Baseball, Raines and RUSH ! Part One.

Warren Cromartie is a hero in Montreal for a couple of reasons ...   Not only did the Florida native help the Montreal Expos win their first birth to the post season, he single-handily, in one sweeping motion, unified baseball with Canada. Everyone who followed baseball in 1981 remembers when 'Cro' grabbed the Canadian flag … Continue reading Former Montreal Expos and Drummer Warren Cromartie Talks Baseball, Raines and RUSH ! Part One.

In the Words of a Jealous Spouse; ‘ What’s Going On ‘ ?

A lot happened in music the past few days and a lot more will be happening! The 'Hip' and Gord Downie put on a show for the ages on Saturday evening before 11.7 million Canadians. To put that into perspective, that's approximately 11.7 million more than Justin Bieber has of stable relationships. At least - … Continue reading In the Words of a Jealous Spouse; ‘ What’s Going On ‘ ?

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 … Continue reading Michel Pagliaro is Back! Sorta …