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Just Friends 1977

October 7, 2012


Just friends 1977 pic

Band: Just Friends
Home: Wallaceburg
Circa: 1976 – 1978 (Picture taken 1977)
Style: Country & Rock

Members: (From left to Right)
Aggie Murphy – Rhythm Guitar & Keyboard
Rob Segaert – Rhythm & Vocals
Judy – Drums & Vocals
Bob McIntyre – Lead Guitar & Vocals

Notes: Aggie Murphy and friend Judy Vandersea formed the band in 1976. The band played at local bars and went on the road for a period of time. In 1978, Rob Segaert and Aggie Murphy went on to form another band with George Segaert. Bob McIntyre continued to play on the road and played with some top-notch entertainers.



Myers Brothers and the Jubilaires 1976

December 7, 2009

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Band: The Myers Brothers and the Jubilaires
Year: 1976
Home: Chatham Ontario
Genre: Country.

Ray Trahan – Drums
Patricia-Gail Lozon – Vocals
Ray Myers – Vocals and Rhythm Guitar
Ernie Marchand – Pedal Steel
Roland Myers – Bass and vocals
Roland Lozon – Lead Guitar, Fiddle

    In 1975 and 1976 at the Clinton Fair, The Myers Bros. and The Jubilaires backed up Jamey Ryan, Jan Howard and also Canadian stars, Al Cherny and Maurice Bolyer. (Canada’s king of the banjo) They also appeared at Canadian Centennials in Wallaceburg, Palmerston and Ridgetown. Along with Hank Snow, they opened a new arena at Thamesford, Ontario.
    In June of 1976, the group did the Marty Robbins Tour. This included the Leamington Arena, Owen Sound Arena, Brantford Civic Centre, London Gardens, Guthrie, and Pt. Edward Memorial Arena. Other high lights included backing up  Don Gibson at the Windsor Arena.

  In 1977, The Myers Brothers and The Jubilaires played the Marty Robbins Show and Dance for the second year in a row. The night also included singer Diane Jordon. The dates were as follows:
Sept. 7th Chatham Memorial Arena
Sept. 8thNorth Middlesex Arena, Parkhill
Sept. 9thTillsonburg Memorial Arena