Posts Tagged ‘country’

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Melody Ramblers Country Band

April 5, 2019

Band: Melody Ramblers
Home: Chatham Kent Ontario Area.
Year: 1986
From: 1953-1994 (Different members through time)
Style: Top 40 country

Members:
TOP RIGHT….Larry St. Pierre – drums
TOP LEFT…Eugene Beaulieu – bass
MID TOP…Wendy Jenkins – lead vocals
BOTTOM RIGHT…Mark Buckwheat – lead vocals
MID BOTTOM…Rene Brosseau – pedal steel, slide guitar, dobro
BOTTOM LEFT…Dan St. Pierre – lead guitar

Notes:
The bands history, under the name ‘The melody Ramblers’ begins in 1953 and ends in 1994.
To read about it, check out the first Melody Ramblers post link here.

Update: In 2015, The Melody Ramblers did  a one off reunion show made up of their final band member line up from 1994.

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Chas Jr Canadian Cowboy

March 18, 2019

Artist: Chas Jr.
Release: Canadian Cowboy
Year: 2014
Genre: Country
Home: Chatham-Kent, Ontario

Tracks:
1. Cadillac Country Star
2. Nashville Bound
3. Cowboy from Ontario
4. In Waylons Eyes
5. Ode to Dad
6. Baddass Country Singer
7. Ode to Mamma (I Love You a Million Ways)
8. When I Say I Do
9. Mess Mess Around With Me (X-Rated)

Links:
* Download from CDBaby here.
* Download from iTunes here.
* Youtube page here.






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Ryan Bradley Music (2013-2017)

December 23, 2018

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Artist: Ryan Bradley
Year: 2017
Genre: Country music.
Home: Wheatley, currently residing in Chatham during this time.

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.
* Has been 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.
*  Ryan has been releasing one or two songs a year since 2013. In the video below, we preview a sample of each one, from the lates to oldest.

Songs:
* Ryan Bradley – 2017 – higher ground
* Ryan Bradley – 2016 – kissed me back
* Ryan Bradley – 2015 – wish you could’ve seen your face
* Ryan Bradley – 2014 – next weekend
* Ryan Bradley – 2013 – RR4 tonight
* Ryan Bradley – 2013 – let me change your mind
* Ryan Bradley – 2013 – 1999



Links:
* iTunes download link for all singles here.
* Youtube link here.
* Ryan Bradley interview/live performance here.
* Soundcloud link here.






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Brooklyn Roebuck 2018 – three songs released

December 21, 2018

Artist: Brooklyn Roebuck
Year: 2018
Genre: Country/pop
From: Chatham-Kent Ontario
Born: September 26, 1997.

In 2018, Brooklyn released three songs.
01. Things That I Don’t Miss
02. Bad Seed
03. Barn Burner

All three songs can be found at iTunes here.

Notes:
* On Sept 23rd 2012, Brooklyn won YTV’s Next Star Contest which had over three Million voters across Canada. She released her first single and video “The Way I See You”. The song & video for ‘Lemon & Lime was also released.
* Her YTV win gave her more than just an edge on the country scene – Brooklyn has enjoyed being able to host multiple “Movie Nights” on YTV, as well as guest starring on the network’s popular series “Life with Boys.” She has hosted YTV’s The Zone, and even interviewed future “The Next Star 6” hopefuls in Toronto.

* 2013Brooklyn released a four song EP entitled Storyteller. In March 2013, she recorded her second single, “ONE OF THESE DAYS”, at Sony/ ATV studios in Toronto with producer Rob Wells.

* 2015: Releases her song ‘Good Day‘.

* 2016: Brooklyn also released one song entitled ‘Sweet On Me’. Written by Brooklyn Roebuck and Annette Barkley.

Video Preview of the three songs

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Links:
* Youtube link here.
* Twitter link here.
* Spotify Link here.
* Facebook link here.
* Reverbnation 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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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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Melody Ramblers 2015 Reunion

November 16, 2015

 

Band: Melody Ramblers
Year: 2015
Genre: Country Cover Band
Home: Chatham-Kent

Members (L-R)
Rene Brosseau – Steel Guitar, Vocals
Dan St. Pierre – Lead Guitar
Mark Buckwheat – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
Larry St. Pierre – Drums
Wendy Jenkins – Vocals, Rhythm Guitar
‘Gene’ Eugene Beaulieu – Bass, Vocals

Notes:
Who would have thought when Sherley St. Pierre and his wife Theresa formed a small country music band “The Melody Ramblers” in 1953, they started a country music tradition.
The Ramblers band officially retired December 31 1994, but in 2015, they did a reunion show made up of that final band member line up.

2015 – Reunion
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, Tilbury
When: October 3rd, 2015
* Event also included the original ‘HOMEGROWN BAND’.

Original Members in 1953:
(From left to Right in above photo.)
Joe Barnier – Guitar
Marie Barnier – Vocals
Louella Barnier – Vocals
Francis Barnier – Drums
Ralph St. Pierre – Fiddle
Joe Demers – Pedal Steel
Rita Demers – Vocals
Theresa St. Pierre – Vocals
Sherley St. Pierre – Guitar