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Sylvia Tyson – Quartette – 2013

November 1, 2016

Band: Quartette (includes Sylvia Tyson)
Release: Rocks & Roses & 20 Years of Quartette
Year: 2013
Genre: Folk

Chatham connection: Sylvia Tyson, CM (born Sylvia Fricker, 19 September 1940, Chatham, Ontario, Canada), is a musician, performer, singer-songwriter and broadcaster from Chatham. She left Chatham in 1959 to perform in Toronto. From 1959 to 1974, she was half of the popular folk duo Ian & Sylvia with Ian Tyson.

Sylvia Tyson was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1994. She was nominated seven times for a Juno Award, the first being in 1987 as Country Female Vocalist of the Year. But despite these nominations, she has not yet won a Juno award. The Canadian Music Hall of Fame inducted Ian & Sylvia as a duo in 1992. In 2003, Sylvia Tyson herself was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.

Quartette is a Canadian country-folk group featuring Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick and Sylvia Tyson. Each of the four members also records as a solo artist in addition to their work as a group.

Tracks:
* Rock & Roses
1. Rocks and Roses
2. First Love Waltz
3. Cry Baby
4. All I know/Conquerall
5. I’ll Keep You In My Heart
6. Sweet Agony
7. Arkansas Travelogue
8. Holding You
9. Wilderness
10. Song For A Winter’s Night

* 20 Years of Quartette (Bonus Disc)
1. The Circle
2. Me and My Love and I
3. Hobo Girl
4. Spring of ’45
5. A Love That Just Won’t Stray
6. I Don’t Want To Cry
7. All Things Can Change
8. A Christmas Waltz
9. A Road Less Travelled
10. No Place Like Home
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* Watch the album preview below.

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Quartette Discography
1993 – Quartette
1995 – work of heart
1996 – It’s Christmas
1998 – In the Beauty of the Day
2002 – I see a star
2007 – down at the fair
2013 – Rocks & Roses & 20 Years of Quartette

Links:
Quartette website here.

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