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Elastic 2013

August 22, 2013


Band:
Elastic
Home: Chatham-Kent Ontario
Year: 2013
Year Formed: Circa 2011
Genre: Grunge

Members:
Walter Staley – Vocals, guitar
Thomas Ayres – Bass
Nick Grande – Drums

Notes: What started as a solo project by Walter in early 2011 has now been resurrected as a brand new 3 piece post-grunge band bringing together 3 of the most prominent youths hailing from the local C-K scene. Burn This River, Conscripted Youth, Letterbomb, The Grotesque, We Sleep At Dawn, Diesel, just to name a few of the bands these members have been or are current members of.

Website: http://www.reverbnation.com/elasticofficial & Facebook.

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Ralph Murphy 1971

August 22, 2013

Name: Ralph Murphy
Year: Circa 1971
Raised: (Chatham-Kent) Wallaceburg
Position: Performer, producer, songwriter & publisher.

Notes:
Amongst many other projects, roles, & duties, highlights for Ralph Murphy this year include:

* 1971 – Co-wrote the song ‘House Of Jack’ performed by the Establishment & released this year. James Royal also cut this track on a 1969 Columbia records release.

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Ralph Murphy 2004

August 22, 2013

Name: Ralph Murphy
Year: Circa 2004
Raised: (Chatham-Kent) Wallaceburg
Position: Performer, producer, songwriter & publisher.

Notes:
Amongst many other projects, roles, & duties, highlights for Ralph Murphy this year include:

* 2004 – Co-worte ‘He Got You’, re-released by Ronnie Milsap for his greatest hits collection’ Ultimate Ronnie Milsap’.
* 2004 – Co-wrote ‘The Edge’. Artist: Annihilator. Album:Set the World on Fire/In Command: Live 1989-1990. Road Runner Records.
* 2004 – Wrote the song ‘Phoenix Rising’. Artist: Annihilator. Album: The Best of Annihilator.
* 2004 – Producer credits. Artist: Brutus. Album: For The People.

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The Boxcars Folk Trio 2013

August 22, 2013
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Band: The Boxcars
Year: 2013
From: Chatham-Kent
Genre: 60’s folk (covers)
Formed: Circa 2010

Members:
Brenda Kent – vocals
Glen Burk – acoustic guitar & harmonica
Noel Marentette – vocals & songwriter.

Notes: The Boxcars are Chatham-Kent’s newest Folk Trio

Website: http://www.noelmarentette.com/

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Ralph Murphy Circa 2007

August 13, 2013

Name: Ralph Murphy
Year: Circa 2007
Raised: (Chatham-Kent) Wallaceburg
Position: Performer, producer, songwriter & publisher.

Amongst many other projects, roles, & duties, highlights for Ralph Murphy this year include:

* 2007 – Another one of his hits re-released. Performer: Crystal Gayle. Album: Greatest Hits (Capitol Records) The song ‘River Road’ By Chatham’s Sylvia Tyson also appears on this album.
* 2007 – Composing & producer credits for… Artist: Mersaidee Soules. Album: Honest.
* 2007 – Ralph co-write ‘Seeds’ performed by Pryor Dawson Rayburn. Album: On Your Way Home.
* 2007 – Ralph wrote & co-wrote the self titled Smokey Circles Album. Reissue. Carnaby Records. Japan release.
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Ralph Murphy Circa 1998

August 12, 2013

Name: Ralph Murphy
Year: Circa 1998
Raised: (Chatham-Kent) Wallaceburg
Position: Performer, producer, songwriter & publisher.

Amongst many other projects, roles, & duties, highlights for Ralph Murphy this year include:

* 1998 – Ralph co-writes the song ‘I’m Still Here, You’re Still Gone’ performed by Randy Travis. Album: You & You Alone. Label: Dreamworks.
* 1998 – Ralph co-wrote one of her biggest hits ‘Half the Way’. Artist: Crystal Gayle. Album: Super Hits.
* 1998 – Ralph co-wrote the ‘I Was Right About You’. Performed by John Prine. Album: Lucky 13.
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Ralph Murphy Circa 2000

August 12, 2013

Name: Ralph Murphy
Year: Circa 2000
Raised: (Chatham-Kent) Wallaceburg
Position: Performer, producer, songwriter & publisher.

Amongst many other projects, roles, & duties, highlights for Ralph Murphy this year include:

* 2000 – Ralph Co-wrote this re-release of ‘He Got You’, performed by Ronnie Milsap. Album: 40 #1 Hits album.
* 2000 – Co-wrote this re-release of his hit ‘Half the Way’ performed by Crystal Gayle. CD: Various Artists: Classic Country, Vol. 5 (Renaissance)
* 2000 – Ralph wrote ‘In The Blood’ on Annihilator‘s CD ‘King Of The Hill.  Annihilator made waves in the metal scene with their 1989 release Alice In Hell.

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