Archive for October, 2016

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Elyse Weinberg Greasepaint Smile

October 30, 2016

Artist: Elyse Weinberg
Release: Greasepaint Smile
Year: 1972
Genre: Psychedelic Rock
Home town: Chatham Ontario
Recording date: 1969

Note:
* She released her first album “Elyse” in 1969 on Tetragammaton T 117 (USA) / Polydor (Canada). This label was the same label that released the first four Deep Purple albums as well as Carol Burnett. The album reached #31 on Billboard
* Elyse goes by the name Cori Bishop.
* She had recorded this album, but Tetragammaton went belly up so it was never released.
* She then recorded the album “Wildfire” with Neil Young on the Asylum label, but it too was never released.
* In 2001, “Elyse” was re-issued on CD on Orange Twin OT-001 and contains the bonus track “Houses”, from the unreleased album Wildfire, which featured Neil Young on guitar.

Tracks:
01. What You Call It (2:58)
02. City of the Angels (3:28)
03. Houses (3:36)
04. It’s Alright to Linger (2:47)
05. Collection Bureau (4:46)
06. Gospel Ship (2:28)
07. Nicodemus (4:06)
08. My My My (5:02)
09. Your Place or Mine (2:47)
10. Greasepaint Smile (3:37)
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* Watch the album preview below.

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Links:
* Download @ iTunes here.
* Download @ amazon here.
* Elyse (Coeri Bishop) website here.
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Moondog Howlers 2016

October 29, 2016

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Band: Moondog Howlers
Release: (CD) Self Titled.
Year: 2016
Genre: Blues
Home: Chatham-Kent Ontario Canada
Buy: Currently available at Aug’s video in Chatham & Blenheim. Look on iTunes, shortly.

Members:
Mike Copley – Vocals
Alex Polowick (Aug) – Guitar
Dwayne Purdy: Bass
Mark Tremblay – Keyboards
Rick Chrysler – Drums

Notes: Formerly known as the local blues cover band ‘Blues on the Rocks’, the name change comes with the release of this original release. The guys have been honing their craft on the live scene locally for many years. This line-up of some of the most talented and well rooted musicians in the local scene for decades, comes together seemingly effortlessly. Without going into the  individually rich members bio’s, it is safe to say that this release is everything you would expect to stand side by side with a major label blues album.

Guests:
Kelly “Mr. Chill” Hoppe – Harmonica (Track 7,9,13).
Kelly Authier – Backing vocals (Track 1&3).

Tracks:
01. My way home
02. I got an angel
03. Feelin’ good
04. Is there anybody out there
05. My momma told me
06. Memories
07. I don’t want you
08. Close to you
09. Whiskey
10. Stuck on you
11. You gotta Know
12. Fly-by-nighter
13. Keep my motor running

* Watch the album preview below.
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Jessica Allossery 2012 Apple of my Eye

October 21, 2016

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Artist: Jessica Allossery
Release: Apple of my Eye
Year: 2012
Genre: Pop
From: Home: Chatham-Kent (Kent Bridge)
Resides: London Ontario.

Tracks:
1. Let my Heart Out
2. Apple of my Eye
3. Ugly Duckling
4. Goodmorning Sun
5. Music Makes the World Go ‘Round
6. Little Love
7. Away We Go
8. Dancing in the Great Divine
9. An Old Love Song
10. King of the Land

Previous Release:
2010: Learn (4 song EP)
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*Watch the CD preview below.

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Links:
* Website here.
* iTunes download here.
* Bandcamp link here.

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Brooklyn Roebuck Good Day 2015

October 21, 2016

Artist: Brooklyn Roebuck
Release: Good Day
Year: 2015
Home: Chatham-Kent Ontario
Genre: Country/pop

Notes: Brooklyn Roebuck releases her song ‘Good Day’.
* In 2016, Brooklyn also released one song entitled ‘Sweet On Me’.
Written by Brooklyn Roebuck and Annette Barkley. Visit her website for links.

Links:
* Website here.
* itunes download of this song here.
* Youtube link here.

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* Watch the video below.

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Michelle Wright 2015 Laugh a Little

October 21, 2016

Artist: Michelle Wright
Single: Laugh a Little
Genre: Country Music
Year: 2015

Chatham-Kent Connection:
Michelle is from the Chatham-Kent Ontario Canada and moved to Tennessee in the 90’s, and has lived there since.

Notes:
Five-time CCMA Female Artist of the Year and Canadian Hall of Fame singer Michelle Wright is releasing her first single to Country radio in the United States in more than a decade. “Laugh A Little” is from her album, Strong, which has already seen strong support in Canada.

Download the song below:
In the United States:
iTunes: http://apple.co/1IV79H3
Amazon MP3: http://amzn.to/1anLoEm
In Canada:
iTunes: http://apple.co/1bRuZbI
Google Play: http://bit.ly/1HnbtxK
Spotify: http://bit.ly/1bRvaDV
Rdio: http://on.rdio.com/1IV6HZx

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Perfect Strangers 1984

October 10, 2016

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Artist: Cassandra Vasik
From: Blenheim, Ontario
Band: Perfect Strangers (Not confirmed)
Year: Circa 1984

This was 6 years before Cassandra signed her major label record contract.

Notes on Cassandra:
* 1978 performs in local Country band MCM and Company.
* 1980 – Guest singing star on the Tommy Hunter Show that aired on the CBC.
* Signed to Epic Records, released two albums and 11 singles for the label between 1991 and 1994.
* 1991 won the Juno Award for Best Country Female Vocalist.
* 1992 won the Rising Star award at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards
* 1992 won the Juno Award for Best Country Female Vocalist
* 2000 released a pop album, Different, on Perimeter Records.

Discography
* Cassandra Vasik – 1991 – Wildflowers (Epic Records)
* Cassandra Vasik – 1993 – Feels Like Home (Epic Records)
* Cassandra Vasik – 2000 – Different (Perimeter Records)

Singles:
1991 – “The Black Book”
1991 – “It Comes Back to You”
1992 – “Which Face Should I Put On Tonight”
1992 – “Wildflowers”
1992 – “Those Stars”
1993 – “Sadly Mistaken” (Highest charting song)
1993 – “Fortune Smiled on Me” (with Russell deCarle)
1993 – “Roll Like a Wheel”
1993 – “Almost Like You Cared”
1994 – “Stand Your Ground”
1994 – Guest Single – “Chains” by Tim Thorney.
“Human Highway” (with Jim Witter, Borrowed Tunes; A Tribute to Neil Young)

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Eric Welton 2007 – an ep

October 7, 2016

Artist: Eric Welton
Release: An E.P.
Year: 2007
Genre: pop/rock/indie
Home: Windsor
From: Chatham

Tracks:
1. Drunk Man Trilogy
2. Girl of Mine
3. Get It
4. Won’t Stop
5. What it is For
6. I Keep Banging My Head on the Weekend
7. Normal?
8. Dog
9. Another Day

Notes: All Songs Written, Performed, Recorded and Produced by Eric Welton.

Links:
* Facebook here.
* Bandcamp here.
* Youtube here.

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