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Ryan Bradley 2014

February 8, 2015
Ryan Bradley

Ryan Bradley

Artist: Ryan Bradley
Year: 2014
Genre: Country.
Home: Wheatley, currently residing in Chatham.

Notes:
* Bradley grew up in the fishing town of Wheatley, Ontario.
* Bradley attended the University of Waterloo and majored in Human Sciences, with most of his electives being music courses.
* Now residing in Chatham-Kent County and working as a paramedic, Ryan has also spent the last number of years playing local clubs and writing songs.

Songs available on Itunes: (As of Jan 2015)
1. Wish You Could’ve Seen Your Face (Jan. 2015)
2. This Weekend (2014)
3. Let Me Change Your Mind (2013)
4. 1999 (2013)
5. Rural Route 4 (2013)

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* Watch the video for his 2014 song ‘Next weekend’, below.

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Links:
* Home.
* Facebook.
* Youtube.
* Itunes.

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Bradley J. Preston 1983

November 28, 2009

Artist: Bradley J. Preston
Release: 45 RPM Single
Year: 1983

Home: Chatham Ontario
Genre: Country vocalist
Born: 1951

Note: This is Bradley’s first professional recording.

Tracks
Side A: In The Spring The Roses Always Turn Red (Dorsey Burnette)
Side B: You Gave Me A Mountain (Marty Robbins)

  Bradley J. Preston is currently a singer with the popular local country band “The Melody Ramblers”.
He has taken an extra step by recording a single and producing 1000 copies at his own expense of $5,000. This effort to branch out has taken Mr. Bradley to a career touring the U.S.A., Canada, and over seas.

  In the 1970’s, Chatham was a hot spot for musicians with around 400 people in the local Union. There were more venues (Clubs, bars, legions etc) to play in Chatham than most surrounding cities offered. Bands would play six nights a week at a venue than move on to the next. They would have the calendar year booked solid before the year started.
  Then, the drinking laws changed and venues were only able to offer bands two to three nights in a row to play. If you wanted to make a living playing music, you now had to travel to find the work. Bradley chose to pursue music and this took him on a journey into places he had never been before. It was a risk, a chance, and an adventure. Bradley went for it. S. Beaulieu

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