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493 -- Dec15 --   Christmas Time Again (ENCORE) (LISTEN) 
492 -- Dec 8 --    Christmas with Joan, Ray, and Dick (LISTEN)
491 -- Dec 1 --     45s For Christmas (LISTEN)

490
-- Nov 24 --  For The Night Owls (LISTEN)

489 -- Nov 17 --  Of Rocks & Rockers (LISTEN)
488 -- Nov 10 --  War and Peace (LISTEN) (Encore)
487 -- Nov 03 --  Listen To The Stars (LISTEN)

486
-- Oct 27 --   Brown Songs
485 -- Oct 20 --   Black
484 -- Oct 13 --   Good Old Country Songs, Part 2 of 2
483 -- Oct 06 --   Good Old Country Songs, Part 1 of 2
482
-- Sep 29 --  Conception Bay
481 -- Sep 22 -- New Additions - Part Two 
480 -- Sep 15 --  New Additions - Part One 
479 -- Sep 08 --  Summer 2018 in Review
478 -- Sep 01 --  Work (encore)

477 -- Aug 25 --  1988 - Pt 2 (encore)
476 -- Aug 18 --  1988 - Pt 1 (encore)
475 -- Aug 11 --  1978 - Pt 2 (encore)
474 -- Aug 04 --  1978 - Pt 1 (encore)

473
-- Jul 28 --   1958 & 1968 (encore)

472 -- Jul 21 --    NL 45s - Pt 2 (encore)
471 -- Jul 14 --    NL 45s - Pt 1 (encore)
470 -- Jul 07 --    Rivers (encore)

469
-- Jun 30 --    The Sea (encore)

468 -- Jun 23 --    Boats (encore)
467 -- Jun 16 --    Summer (encore)
466 -- Jun 09 --    Flowers (encore)
465 -- Jun 02 --    Birds (encore)

464
-- May 26 --   Sim's Studio (LISTEN)

463 -- May 19 --   The Fiddlers
462 -- May 12 --   Trains (Encore)
461 -- May 05 --   Mexico

460
-- Apr 28 --    Sunshine  

459 -- Apr 21--     1988 (Part 2 of 2) 
458 -- Apr 14 --    1988 (Part 1 of 2) 
457 -- Apr 07 --    1978 (Part 2 of 2) 

456
-- Mar 31 --   EASTERTIME 

455 -- Mar 24 --   1978 (Part One) 
454 -- Mar 17 --   Sing Irishman Sing 
453 -- Mar 10 --   1958 & 1968 
452 -- Mar 03 --   Musical Alphabet Conclusion 

451
-- Feb 24 --   Musical Alphabet: (U, V, & W - Part 1)

450 -- Feb 17 --   Musical Alphabet: (The Ss - Concl. & The Ts - Part 1)
449 -- Feb 10 --   Musical Alphabet: (The Ss - Part 2) 
448 -- Feb 03 --   Musical Alphabet: (The Ss - Part 1) 

447
-- Jan 27 --    Musical Alphabet: (The Rs - Conclusion)

446 -- Jan 20 --    Musical Alphabet: (The Qs & The Rs, Part 1) 
445 -- Jan 13 --    2017 Revisited
444 -- Jan 06 --    George Grandy
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December 15: Christmas Time Again
Episode 493
DAVE PANTING: We Three Kings (John Henry Hopkins, Jr.)
'Mandolin Christmas', Independent, 2000, 02 01130
Originally released on cassette tape 1987 (Prod., arr., recorded & mixed by Dave Panting & Don Walsh).  Re-released on CD with extra tracks in 2000.
Musicians in 1987 include: Dave Panting, Jeff Panting, Howie Southwood, Geoff Butler, Paddy Mackey, Don Wherry

MCNULTY FAMILY: Miss Fogarty’s Christmas Cake (C. Frank Horn)
'A Night In Ireland (Vol 1) with the McNulty Family', Copley DWL 9-610 (year?)

JOAN MORRISSEY: Christmas In Killarney (John Redmond, James Cavanaugh and Frank Weldon)
‘Round About Christmas , Condor XMCD 65, Heritage Music, 2006
Originally recorded in 1972 and released on vinyl LP, Marathon DX 515

DON JAMIESON: Boyhood Memories of  Christmas on Water Street (Don Jamieson)
'Don Jamieson remembers', a two LP set, QUAY CS 7950, 1979
Rec: Clode Sound Studios. Eng: Neil Bishop,
Prod: Roger Jamieson. Narrated by Don Jamieson

PADDY GEARIN: Christmas Roses (Paula Frances and N.A. Catsos)
'A Newfoundland Christmas', ARC/PR87207, 1987
Prod: Neal Mattice & Paul Evans; Eng: Paul Evans
Personnel: Steve Woolhead, Frank Woodcock, Bill Lintner, Neal Mattice, Paul Evans

MICHAEL T. WALL/SARAH ANNE WALL/SABRINA KATHRYN WALL: Sarah Claus (Nicholis Amodio Sr/John Covert/Michael T. Wall)
45 rpm single (A Side), Country Wide Records MTW007-2, 1986
Eng: Larry Lauzon. Mix: Allan Friensehner. Back-up Music by The Crystal Image Band.  Steel Guitar: Gary Potterton.

FATHER BRENDAN FOLEY: Star Over Bethlehem (Composer ?)
45 rpm single, Independenet, Year ?, QCS-1333.
with the Ralph Walker Orchestra

SIMANI: Santa Just Might Not (Bud Davidge)
 'Christmas Fancy', SWC Productions, SDC-X095, 1985
Personnel: Bud Davidge, Sim Savory; Neil Bishop; Mervin Maxwell; Bill Guest; Claude Caines.
Eng: Neil Bishop, Sim Savory,  Prod: Simani. Rec. & mix: Clode Sound & Sim's Studio (1982-5)

NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND: Santa Looks Like Daddy (Buck Owens/Don Rich)
‘Christmas In Newfoundland’, Marathon DX 5141, 1972

BRIAN FINN: Bop With Santa (Pat Casey), 1988
'Till The Christmas Bells Ring', WRC-101.
Personnel: Brian Finn - vocal, accordion, guitar; Sim Savory-bass,guitar, piano; Wilf Sullivan - Keyboards; Mike Higgins - steel guitar; Hughie Poole-harmony, guitar.
Rec: Sim's Studio. Eng; Sim Savory. Prod: Brian Finn

THE WISEMAN BROTHERS: Christmas Time Again (Shawn & Perry Wiseman)
45 rpm single, HARE RECORDS HR-0111, Side B, circa 1984
Prod. & Arr.: Glen Simmons

DICK GARDINER: I'll Be Home For Christmas Rose Marie (Dick Gardiner)
45 rpm single QUAY CS-8102, circa 1983
Prod: Dick Gardiner. Eng: Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL. Circa 1983

DICK NOLAN: Frosty the Snowman (Rock Version) (S. Nelson/W. Rollins)
'Atlantic Christmas', 2009, Unidisc AGEK-2576
originally released as vinyl LP, ARC AC -20, 1967
Produced by Ben Weatherby, Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto. Engineer: Gary Starr. The CD reissue of 2009 has two extra tracks

KELLY RUSSELL: Good Christian Men Rejoice-I Saw Three Ships
'Kelly’s Green Christmas', Pigeon Inlet Productions PIP4-7323, 1979
Mixed by Don Walsh & Kelly Russell.
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December 8: Christmas with Joan, Ray, and Dick
Episode 492
JOAN MORRISSEY: Mary’s Boy Child (Jester Hairston)
’Round About Christmas', Condor XMCD 65, Heritage Music, 2006
Originally recorded in 1972 and released on vinyl LP, Marathon DX 515

JOAN MORRISSEY: White Christmas (Irving Berlin)
’Round About Christmas', Condor XMCD 65, Heritage Music, 2006
Originally recorded in 1972 and released on vinyl LP, Marathon DX 515

JOAN MORRISSEY: Holly Jolly Christmas (Johnny Marks)
’Round About Christmas', Condor XMCD 65, Heritage Music, 2006
Originally recorded in 1972 and released on vinyl LP, Marathon DX 515

JOAN MORRISSEY: Jingle Bell Rock (Joseph Carleton Beal, James Ross Boothe)
’Round About Christmas', Condor XMCD 65, Heritage Music, 2006
Originally recorded in 1972 on vinyl LP ‘Round About Christmas,, Marathon DX 515

NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND: Blue Christmas ( Billy Hayes & Jay W. Johnson)
‘Christmas In Newfoundland’, Marathon DX 5141, 1972

NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND: Christmas and Love (Lassaye Holmes)
‘Christmas In Newfoundland’, Marathon DX 5141, 1972

NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND: Christmas In My Home Town (Lassaye Holmes)
‘Christmas In Newfoundland’, Marathon DX 5141, 1972

NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND: Merry Christmas Mom and Dad (Ray McLean)
‘Christmas In Newfoundland’, Marathon DX 5141, 1972

DICK NOLAN: Blue At Christmas (Ben Weatherby)
‘Atlantic Christmas’, Unidisc AGEK-2576 (featuring Bonnie Lou Nolan), 2009
originally released as vinyl LP, ARC AC -20, 1967
Produced by Ben Weatherby, Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto. Engineer: Gary Starr.
The CD reissue of 2009 has two extra tracks

DICK NOLAN: Jolly Old St. Nicholas (LYRICS: Emily Huntington Miller, MUSIC: John Piersol McCaskey)
‘Atlantic Christmas’, Unidisc AGEK-2576 (featuring Bonnie Lou Nolan), 2009
originally released as vinyl LP, ARC AC -20, 1967
Produced by Ben Weatherby, Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto. Engineer: Gary Starr.

DICK NOLAN: Silver Bells (Slow version - previously unreleased) (Ray Evans/Jay Livingston)
‘Atlantic Christmas’, Unidisc AGEK-2576 (featuring Bonnie Lou Nolan), 2009
originally released as vinyl LP, ARC AC -20, 1967
Produced by Ben Weatherby, Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto. Engineer: Gary Starr.

DICK NOLAN & BONNIE LOU NOLAN: Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer (R. May/J. Marks)
Atlantic Christmas, 2009, Unidisc AGEK-2576 (featuring Bonnie Lou Nolan)
originally released as vinyl LP, ARC AC -20, 1967
Produced by Ben Weatherby, Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto. Engineer: Gary Starr. The CD reissue of 2009 has two extra tracks

DICK NOLAN: Frosty the Snowman (Instrumental) (S. Nelson/W. Rollins)
‘Atlantic Christmas’, Unidisc AGEK-2576 (featuring Bonnie Lou Nolan), 2009
originally released as vinyl LP, ARC AC -20, 1967
Produced by Ben Weatherby, Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto. Engineer: Gary Starr.
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December 1: 45s For Christmas
Episode 491
FATHER BRENDAN FOLEY: Star Over Bethlehem (?)
45 rpm single, Independenet, Year ?, QCS-1333.
with the Ralph Walker Orchestra

GARY O’DRISCOLL: The First Christmas Day (Gary O’Driscoll)
45 rpm single, ATLANTIS RECORDS GP-001 (Side B) 1982,
Prod: Gariana Productions.  WRC3-2456

GARY O’DRISCOLL: Christmas In The Harbour (Gary O’Driscoll)
45 rpm single, ATLANTIS RECORDS GP-001 (Side B) 1982,
Produced by Gariana Productions, WRC3-2456

A. Frank Willis (with the Wiseman Brothers):
Hello Mom and Dad (We’re Coming Home For Christmas) (A. Frank Willis)
45 rpm single, HARE RECORDS HR-0111, Side A, circa 1984
Produced and arranged by Albert McDonald

THE WISEMAN BROTHERS: Christmas Time Again (Shawn & Perry Wiseman)
45 rpm single, HARE RECORDS HR-0111, Side B, circa 1984
Prod. & Arr.: Glen Simmons

MICHAEL T. WALL/SARAH ANNE WALL/SABRINA KATHRYN WALL:
Sarah Claus (Nicholis Amodio Sr/John Covert/Michael T. Wall)
45 rpm single (A Side), Country Wide Records MTW007-2, 1986
Eng: Larry Lauzon. Mix: Allan Friensehner. Back-up Music by The Crystal Image Band.  Steel Guitar: Gary Potterton.

NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND: Good Old Newfie Christmas (Ray McLean)
45 rpm Marathon EP 45-72, 1972

DAVE & AUBREY: Santa Is A Baymen Like Us (Winston Coles)
45 rpm single - Independent  COD-DAS-4 (WRC3-2361).
Prod: N. Bishop & C. Caines

DICK GARDINER: I'll Be Home For Christmas Rose Marie (Dick Gardiner)
45 rpm single QUAY CS-8102, circa 1983
Prod: Dick Gardiner. Eng: Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL. Circa 1983

SIMANI (Bud & Sim): One Wish (Davidge)
45 rpm single SWC SDX 7-95 circa 1985.
Recorded at Clode Sound and Sim's Studio. Produced by Simani

SIMANI SALTWATER COWBOYS: Santa Just Might Not (Bud Davidge)
45 rpm single QUAY BA-202 circa 1985.
Produced by Simani.

LITTLE JOHN CAMERON: Jimmy’s Last Christmas (John Cameron)
45 rpm single, Cynda CN-018, 1972
Prod: Fred McKenna

TERRY KELLY: Old Tyme Christmas Song (Instrumental) (Terry Kelly and Declan O'Doherty)
45 rpm single - INDEPENDENT TKP 45-4. Circa mid1980s?
Arr. Declan O'Doherty. Prod: Gilles Godard.

TERRY KELLY: Old Tyme Christmas Song (Terry Kelly and Declan O'Doherty)
45 rpm single - INDEPENDENT TKP 45-4. Circa mid1980s?
Arr. Declan O'Doherty. Prod: Gilles Godard.

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November 24: For The Night Owls
Episode 490
DEREK PELLEY: Come To Me Tonight (Derek Pelley)
‘Near Life Experience’, cassette tape, ALONE STONE 0001,  circa 1990-1991?
Personnel: Derek Pelley, Dave Mattacks, Maartin Allcock, Neil Bishop.
Prod: Derek Pelley, Eng: Tim Matyear. Rec: Woodworm Studio, England, 1987 & '89.

DAVE NICOL: Children of the Night (Dave Nicol)
‘Goodbye Mama’, Columbia ES 90247, 1973
Eng: Peter Houston,  Asst. Eng: Paul Barker & Brian Bell
Prod: Terry Brown,  Arr: Jim Pirie
Thanks: Bob O’Brien, Pam Harding, Terry Brown, Myron Zabol

JEFF NICHOLSON: What Are You Doing On Saturday Night (Jeff Nicholson)
‘The Blooming’, cassette tape WRC4-5330, 1987
Personnel: Jeff Nicholson (guitar, harmonica, voice); Rick Hollett (dx 7, saxophone, flute); Sandy Morris (lead guitar); Nelson Giles (bass); Howie Southwood (drums); Hugh Maquire (harmonies), Delf Maria Hohmann (banjo).
Eng: Rich Knowles. Prod: Rick Hollett. Rec: Echo Music

BARRY CANNING: Night People (Barry Canning)
'House of Life', Independent CD-003, 1990
Band: Peter Collins (bass & backing vocals), Paul Kinsman (keyboards, Hammond organ, & backing vocals), Darren Pynn (electric guitars & backing vocals), Paul "Boomer" Stamp (drums, percussion, & backing vocals), Barry Canning (vocals)
Produced, engineered & Mixed by Thoma Ronan. Exec Prod: B. Canning.
Recorded at Echo Studio, St. John's

HARRY MARTIN: Magic of the Night (Harry Martin)
'Harry Martin',QUAY CS-8055, circa 1981
Personnel: Neil Bishop (electric & acoustic guitars), Claude Caines (bass guitar), Ted MacNeil (drums), Mel Aucoin (steel guitar & piano), Harry Martin (acoustic guitar), Betty Jean Hynes & Tommy Doyle (harmony vocals), Fred Truitt (banjo)
Rec: Clode Sound, Stephenville. Eng & Prod:. Claude Caines & Neil Bishop

LITTLE JOHN CAMERON: Song For A Winter’s Night (Gordon Lightfoot)
‘Sit Down Mr. Music Man’, Cynda CNS 1005, circa 1971
Personnel: Personnel: Glen Reid (Guitar, Banjo), John Spence (Guitar, Harmonica, Tin Whistle), Paul Zaza (Bass), Jim Morgan (Bass), Bruce Farquhar (Drums), Allan Flynn (Concertina), John Cameron (Guitar).
Prod: Jury Krytiuk.

12 GAUGE: Don't Be Afraid of the Night (J. Hutton, M. Murphy)
‘First  Shot’, extended play vinyl album. HOOP Records HR 1, 1983
Personnel: Bruce Blackwood: bass & vocals; Jimi Hynes: drums; John Hutton: guitar, roland guitar synth; Mark Murphy: lead vocals, Juno 60.
Prod: Pierre Tremblayl & 12 Gauge. Rec: Studio Vert, Quebec

MARY LOU COLLINS: Some Night, Somewhere (John Frigo)
'Mary Lou Collins’, RCA VICTOR CTLS 1086, 1967
Orchestra conducted by Maury Kaye 
Arrangements by Jimmy Dale & Maury Kaye.
Produced by Lyman Potts. Recording engineer: Bill Giles.
Canadian Talent Library Series

TERRY KELLY: California Night (Paul Eisan, Terry Kelly, Doug Mallory and Declan O'Doherty)
‘Face To Face’, ATTIC LAT 1248, 1988
Drums:Jerry Kroon, Bass Synthesizer, Electric Guitars: Kenny Mims/Steve Gibson, Keyboards: Graeme Coleman/Declan O’Doherty/ Dave Pickell/Ray Parker, Backing Vocals: David Blamiers/John Rutledge
Prod: Declan O'Doherty, Gun Records & Gilles Godard.
Rec.: Larry Peterzell, Nashville & Chad Irschick, Toronto

CHRIS HENNESSEY: Ship In the Night (Chris Hennessey)
‘Ballad Of A Sad Café’, BOOT RECORDS 5BOS-7188, 1978
Personnel: Chris Hennessey; David McIsaac; J. P. Ellis'  Al Feeney; Len Brennan; George Brothers, Len McDonald; Dave Hellyer; Gordie Thomas; John J. Alphonse.
Rec: Audio Atlantic, Halifax. Prod & Arr: Chris Hennessy

ROY PENNEY – Nite Train (author unidentified)
‘Boss Guitar In Teensville’, Arc A 662, circa 1966,
Personnel: Mickey McGivern, Mark McGivern, Bill Bartlett, Roy Penney

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November 17: Of Rocks & Rockers
Episode 489
ANN MARTIN & ESTER SQUIRES: Rocks of Merasheen (Al Pittman, Pat Byrne)
‘The Lonesome Boatman’, PIP-7315 with the Bowman & Broderick familie, 1981
Ann Martin: vocal & guitar; Ester Squires: background vocal
Eng: Rob St Aubin & Bern Penton. Rec & Mix: Pigeon Inlet Productions.
Prod: Don Walsh. Project Coordinator: Barry Martin.ction)

RAY JOHNSON: Ballad of Job's Cove Rock (Francis Colbert)
'The Warm Hearted Newfoundlander',  Audat 477-9078, circa 1974
Rec: Audio Atlantic, Halifax

DICK NOLAN: Old Flatrock Hills (PD - arr. Dick Nolan)
' Happy Anniversary Newfoundland', RCA KCL1-0050, 1974
Prod: Jack Feeney.  Eng: Mark Smith.  Technicians: Craig Richardson, Alan Moy
Recorded at RCA's Toronto Studios

REX HEMEON & THE COUNTRY ORITS: Rock Your Baby To Sleep (Knox, Lanier, Bowen, Alldred)
'Maritime Girl', Audat 477-9068, 1974
Rex Hemeon, Reg Rice, Howard Bailey
Recorded at MUN Studio, St. John’s, NL, Eng.: Ron Duclos

CHARLIE CROCKER: Rockin`In Rosalee`s Boat (Bob McDill)
‘Charlie Crocker’, BOOT BTM 2002, 1976
Rec: Eastern Sound, Toronto. Eng: Peter Mann

COREY & TRINA: Rock A Little Angel (Ray Smith)
'Songs For Laughing & Dancing', QUAY CS-7808, 1978
Eng. & Prod. by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines. Recorded at Clode Sound Productions.

RICK BARRON: Rock Bottom Blues (Bailey)
45 rpm single, IDP Independent Producers, WRC3-1821. (Side 2), 1981
Drums: Roger Skinner; Keys: Rick Hollett; Lew Skinner: Guitar: Rik Barron: vocals;
Bass: Nelson Giles.
Rec. at Lloyd Bartlett's Studio, Freshwater Rd., St. John's, NL

CHILLIWACK: Mister Rock (Bill Henderson/Brian MacLeod)
'Wanna Be A Star', Solid Gold Records SGR-1006, 1981.
Personnel: Bill Henderson, Brian MacLeod, Ab Bryant.
Prod: Bill Henerson/Brian MacLeod assisted by Ab Bryant

THE DU-CATS: Rock 'n' Roll Music (Chuck Berry)
‘The Du-cats’, The Du-cats, RCA Victor Canada International, PC-1018, 1966
Lewis “Butch” Skinner, Jim Crewe, Bob Battiste, Joe Boulos, Winston Blackmore

PETER NARVAEZ: Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby (Johnny Cash)
'Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby', Terraplane SW 100, 1984
Personnel: Sandy Morris, Nelson Giles, Rocky Wiseman, Steve Annan, Jamie Snider, John Nugent, Greg Clark, Terry Reilly.
Prod & Rec: Steve Annan, Mix: Steve Annan, Chuck O'Hara, Peter Narvaez.

TERRY KELLY: Mama Likes To Rock 'n' Roll (Terry Kelly/Delcan O'Doherty)
‘Face To Face’, ATTIC LAT 1248, 1988
Prod: Declan O'Doherty, Gun Records & Gilles Godard.
Rec.: Larry Peterzell, Nashville & Chad Irschick, Toronto.

COREY & TRINA: Rock Around the Clock (M.C. Freedman & J. DeKnight)
‘Corey & Trina III’, QUAY CS-8020, 1980
Personnel: Neil Bishop, Claude Caines, Kelly Russell, Jerry Formanger, Ted MacNeil, Corey Crewe, Betty Jean Hynes & Tommy Doyle.
Eng & Prod: Claude Caines & Neil Bishop.
Recorded at Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL

GOWER YOUTH BAND: Rock-a-Bye Your Baby With a Dixie Melody
(Lewis, Young, Schwartz) (arr. J. D. Ployhar)
'An Accent On Youth', GYB 8401, 1984
Music Director: Edsel Bonnell, Eng: Chris Hammond

BLUE VALLEY BOYS: High Rockin’ Swing (Archie Tennant, Joe Avants)
‘On Stage at The Drake’, Arc A 579, circa 1962-3
Personnel: Dick Nolan (rhythm), Roy Penney (lead), Bunty Petrie (fiddle), Johnny Bourque (bass)
Host: Moose LaTreck
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November 10: War and Peace
Episode 488
ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)
‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

ERIC WATERMAN: Remembrance Day (Eric Waterman)
'NFLD HOME', JIB RECORDS CCR 9178, 1986
Personnel: Eric Waterman (lead guitar, lead vocals, harmonica); David Waterman (Drums), Nick Fleming (guitar, bass, keyboards, mandolin), Mervyn Maxwell (steel guitar), Howard Mouland (steel guitar), Greg Holloway (accordion), Lewis Tucker (accordion), Dave Lush (harmony vocals), Gary Nichols (harmony vocals).
Rec: JSR Studio, Gander. Eng: Guy King. Asst. Eng & Editing: Bern Penton.

ROY PAYNE: I Wouldn't Take A Million Dollars For A Single Maple Leaf (Roy Payne)
'Goofy Newfie', Paragon ALS 247, circa 1970
Roy Payne: vocals ; Wally Brown: vocal harmony and rhythm guitar ; Joe Morgan: bass; Sam McGee: bass ; Earl Jones: lead guitar ; Don Jerrett: drums

SIMANI: There's No Glory in Battle (Bud Davidge)
'Outport People', SWC SD-785, 1986
Vocals: Bud Davidge. Musicians: S. Savory, N. Bishop, Cyril Brown, Mel Aucoin, Nelson White.
Rec. Sim's Studio, .
Eng: N. Bishop & S. Savory. Prod: Simani

BRUCE MOSS: Mary (Moss/P.R.O.)
'The Islander', QUAY CS-8072.  Produced by Moss/Bishop/Caines, 1982
Musicians: Acoustic & Electric guitars: Neil Bishop; Bass guitar: Terry Burke; Violin: Jamie Snider; Piano: Rick Walsh; Harmony Vocals: Donna Cook; Acoustic guitar: Bruce Moss; Recorder: Arthur Germani; Drums: Denny Solo.
Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines. Prod: Moss/Bishop/Caines
Rec: Clode Sound Studios, April 1982

JIM MARTIN: The Fighting Newfoundlander (Jim Martin)
'Bay Born B’ye', BOOT BOS 7239, 1984
Prod: Jury Krytiuk & Glenn Sutton. Eng: Mark Wright.
Personnel: Pete Wade, Jerry Strembridge, Jerry Kroone, Pig Robbins, Henry Strzelecki, Gerry Gale, Watler Ostanek, John Allan Cameron, Bob O'Dovonan, & others.

SONS OF ERIN: There's Got To Be an End (D. O'Brien)
‘The Town I Love So Well’, Erinsons Records ERN1100S, 1975
Personnel: Chris Hennessy, Ralph O'Brien, Robert O'Donovan.
Musicians: Grant Kennedy, Len MacDonald, Len Brennan.
Prod: Sons of Erin. Eng: Grant Kennedy.  Arr: O'Brien, Hennessy, O'Donovan

JOHN WHITE: Kevin Barry (Trad.)
'At the Caribou Club', ARC AS804. , circa 1968
Dir: Ben Weatherby.  Rec: Bay Studios, Toronto.
Harry Hibbs on squeezebox.

DICK NOLAN: The Fightin’ Side of Me (Merle Haggard)
Newfoundland Songbook, Vol 5, 2008, Country, Unidisc, 2008, AGEK-2575
Originally released as ‘Country’ with Marlene Beaudry, circa 1970, Arc AS-819

THE WHITE FAMILY: One Tin Soldier (Lambert /Potter)
'Put Your Hand In the Hand', Audat 477-9021, 1973
Rec: Mun Radio, St. John's, NL. Prod: Al Feeney

JOEY SMALLWOOD: If I Could Talk To the World (R. Robin)
‘A Living Legend’, Robin Records WRC 1-935, 1979
 Personnel: Mack Barfoot, Rob St. Aubin, Harry Frump, C. Clyde.
 Prod: Gordon Rowat.  Exec. Prod: R. Robin. Rec: Newfound Sound.
 Mastered: Dan Plouffe.

RYAN’S FANCY: Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream (Ed McCurdy)
‘Times To Remember’, Audat 477-9074, 1973
Personnel: Fergus O'Byrne, Grant Kennedy (bass). Dermot O'Reilly, Denis Ryan.
Prod: Ryan's Fancy, Eng: Dr. Al Feeney.

THE DU-CATS: Peace Pipe (N. Paramor)
The Du-cats, RCA Victor Canada International, PC-1018, 1966
Lewis “Butch” Skinner, Jim Crewe, Bob Battiste, Joe Boulos, Winston Blackmore
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November 3: Listen To The Stars
Episode 487
THOMAS TRIO & THE RED ALBINO: Stars For Pharoahs (The band and Paddy. Lyrics: Robert Hawco).
From the cassette tape, 'Jam It Inya'. 1989
also releases on 45 rpm single RED7-8901. Side B
Personnel: Jody Richardson: Vocals; Lil Thomas: Guitar; Danny Thomas: Bass; Louis Thomas: Drums; Lori Cooper: Keyboard, Vocals.
Eng/Rec/Prod/Mixed: the band and Paddy

CHILLIWACK: (So You) Wanna Be A Star (Bill Henderson/Brian MacLeod)
'Wanna Be A Star', Solid Gold Records SGR-1006, 1981.
Personnel: Bill Henderson, Brian MacLeod, Ab Bryant.
Prod: Bill Henerson/Brian MacLeod assisted by Ab Bryant

GORD TRACEY & THE CONSTELLATIONS: Golden Star (Don Baker)
'In Your Memory', Audat 477-9073, circa 1974
Gord Tracey (vocals); Don Baker (lead guitar); Harold Baker (bass/rhythm guitar);
Bill Tizzard (drums). Rec: MUN Studios, St. John's, NL

THE RISING SONS: Kansas City Star (Roger Miller)
'The Rising Sons', Audat 477-9012, 1972
Personnel: Pete Bursey(drums), Jim Rooney (keyboards), Russ Marshall (lead guitar, vocals)
Engineer: Al Feeney Producer: Grant Kennedy.  Recorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax, N.S.

GEORGE GRANDY: Blue Star Song (Trad., G. Grandy)
'Drifter From the Coast',  Audat 477-9057, circa 1974
Probable band members: Lew Skinner on lead guitar, Fred Lawrence on steel, Cathy Lawrence on bass, Roger Skinner on drums, Eddie Rowsell on harmony vocals, and George Grandy on rhythm guitar.
Eng: Ron Duclos. Recorded at MUN Studio, St. John's, NL

DICK GARDINER: A Star For Mary (Dick Gardiner)
‘A Star for Mary’, QUAY CS-8097, 1983
Personnel: Ted MacNeil, Neil Bishop, Mel Aucoin, Kevin Beanland, Karen Rees & Tom Doyle. Producer: Dick Gardiner. Engineers: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines

DICK NOLAN: Star of Logy Bay (Trad.)
‘Newfoundland Songbook, Vol. 2: Atlantic Lullaby - I'se the B'y, What Catches da Fish’
Compact Disc, Unidisc AGEK-2572, 2008
Originally released on vinyl LP ‘Atlantic Lullaby’ Arc 627, circa 1963

SIMANI: Ol Recording Star (Bud Davidge)
'Heaven By Sea',  QUAY CS-8089, 1983
Vocals: Bud Davidge, Accordion: Sim Savory,  Back-up Vocals: Karen Rees & Tom Doyle, Rhythm guitar: Sim Savory & Neil Bishop, Piano & Steel Guitar: Mel Aucoin, Bass: Claude Caines, Acoustic lead: Sim Savory, Harmonica: Richard Jesso.
Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines. Prod: Simani. Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL

PASADENA GLEE CLUB: Every Time I See A Star (G. C. Blackmore)
‘Harmonies of New Floods’, World Records WRC1-4338, circa 1985.
Produced by Joe Dunphy.
Recorded by Bern Penton at the Salvation Army Citadel, Pasadena, NL. Master: JRS Studios, Gander.
Musical Director: G. C. Blackmore.

JOYCE SULLIVAN & CHARLES JORDAN: The Blooming Bright Star of Belle Isle (trad)
‘Folk Songs of Canada’, Hallmark CS-3, 1956
Vocals by Joyce Sullivan & Charles Jordan with a Vocal Chorus.
Guitar: Stan Wilson, Piano: Gordon Kushner.
Recorded under the supervision & direction of Richard Johnston

CHOIR OF GOWER STREET UNITED CHURCH: When De Stars Begin To Fall (African American spiritual, arr. Roberton)
‘Sacred Songs’ RODEO RLP.95, 1959
Director: Mr. Douglas Osmone, L.R.A.M., Accompanist: Miss Jeanette Goulding, L.T.C.L.

MINNIE WHITE: Starlite Afternoon (Minnie White)
‘Homestead Reels’, QUAY CS 7816, 1978 
Personnel: Minnie White, Neil Bishop, Kevin MacNeil, Claude Caines
Engineered & Produced by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
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October 27: Brown Songs
Episode 486
PETER FRANCIS QUINLAN: Black Gold (F. Quinlan)
Shock Absorber, COD WRC1-1118, 1979
Recorded at Audio Atlantic & Clode Sound, Remixed by Clode Sound Productions

RAY BRODERICK: Man in Black (Johnny Cash)
‘The True Newfoundlander’, Buckshot BT-9012, 1974

OMAR BLONDAHL: Black Friday (Unidientified on record)
'The Great Seal Hunt of Newfoundland', Rodeo Records RLP. 80 circa 1959

THE SONS OF ERIN: Nora (Sean O'Casey)
‘The Town I Love So Well’, Erinsons Records ERN1100S, 1975
Personnel: Chris Hennessy, Ralph O'Brien, Robert O'Donovan.
Musicians: Grant Kennedy, Len MacDonald, Len Brennan.
Prod: Sons of Erin. Eng: Grant Kennedy.  Arr: O'Brien, Hennessy, O'Donovan

KEN PEACOCK: Brown Flour (Chris Cobb)
‘Songs & Ballads of Newfoundland’, Folkways Records FG 3505, 1956

DICK NOLAN: My Old Brown Coat and Me (author unknown)
‘Echoes of the Atlantic’, CMS 1005 (Stereo), Continental Maple Leaf Records, circa 1962-3.
Personnel: Roy Penny (electric guitar), Tommy St. Dennis (steel guitar)  Fred Hussy (Spanish guitar), Johnny Bourque (bass), Dick Nolan (vocals)

DICK NOLAN: Brown-Eyed Handsome Man (Chuck Berry)
‘Country’, Arc AS-819, circa 1970

EDDIE COFFEY and his COFFEE-MATES: Beautiful Brown Eyes (arr. E. Coffey)
‘Bakeapple Time’, COUNTRY CS-6025, circa 1981.
Recorded at Comfort Sound, Toronto & Echo Sound, St. John's.

HARRY HIBBS: Soldier Boy In Brown (composer unidentified on LP)
‘A Musical Tour of Ireland,’ Fantasia FR8201, circa 1982.
Personnel: Brian Barron, Larry Brennan, Doddy Lepriere, Curtiss Frizzell, Steve Perry, Paul Emms, Reggie Benoit, Mike Thompson, Lou Grant.
Prod: Marty Hibbs. Eng: Charlie Culver, Tom Atom

HOMEGAS: Busted Brown (Peter Aceves)
'Homegas', Takoma C1026, 1970
Musicians: Peter Aceves, Dave Satterfield, Richard Blaustein, Neil Rosenberg, John Hyslop, Jim Barden, Dave Brock.
Prod: John Fahey. Eng: Ray Fournier, Cecil Charles Spiller, Bob Bourassa, Peter Seplow.

RON HYNES/JIM PAYNE/JOHN WHITE: Old Brown's Daughter (Lyrics: J. Burke, Melody: R. Hynes)
'All the Best', Pigeon Inlet Productions PIP 7322, 1988
Rec/Mix: Daydeen Studios. Eng: Don Walsh. Prod: Kelly Russell

ROY PAYNE: Waylon Brown (Roy A. Payne)
'Roy Payne’s Country', RCA Camden CASX-2512, 1971
Prod: George Semkiw. Recorded at RCA Studios, Toronto

GEORGE CADDEN & COUNTRY COOKING: Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue (Allen Reynolds)
‘George Cadden & Country Cooking’ Vinyl LP QUAY CS 8064, 1981
VOCALS & RHYTHM: George Cadden, KEYBOARDS: John Aucoin, STEEL & RHYTHM GUITARS: Mel Aucoin, DRUMS & PERCUSSION: Larry Brennen.
PRODUCED BY: Country Cooking. ENGINEERED BY: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
RECORDED AT: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL.

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October 20: Black
Episode 485
RAY MCLEAN and the Newfoundland Showband: Black Around the Eyes (composer unidentified)
‘All Aboard For Newfoundland’, Marathon ALS 392, 1973
Backed by The Newfoundland Showband plus Bobby Munro & Steve Smith.

WHITEHORSE: The Black Sheep (Trad.)
'The Ship That Never Returned', WRC1-5181, 1987.
Personnel: John Murphy (Accordion & vocals), Percy Cutler (Guitar, mandolin & vocals), Joe Critchell (bass guitar), Perry Langmead (drums).
Rec. at Echo Studio, St. John's. Eng: Jack Winsor; Prod: Percy Cutler
Mix: Jack Winsor & Whitehorse

J. TERRY HYNES: It Feels So Good (J. Terry Hynes)
45 rpm single, Caribou Records RK 8402, 1970
Exec. Prod.: Ray Kent; Assoc. Prod.: Jury Krytiuk
A Proper Kent Production

J. TERRY HYNES: Bad Blues (J. Terry Hynes)
‘Sensitive To Reality’, Independent 2018
J. Terry Hynes (Vocals, Acoustic Guitar),
Charlie Barfoot (Acoustic & Electric Guitars, Dobro, Electric Bass, Banjo, B3 Organ)
Jack Daw (Electric & Acoustic Bass); Wade Pinhorn (Piano); Gary Tilley (Percussion)
Producer: Gary E. Tilley, Engineer: Charlie Barfoot
Recorded, Engineered and Mastered at Topsial Tracks Studio
Arrangements: J. Terry Hynes, Charlie Barfoot, & Gary Tilley

PETER NARVAEZ: Black Fly Moan (Peter Narvaez)
‘Your Blues Ain’t Sweet Like Mine’, Small Wonder Cassettes, SWC1, 1978
Personnel: Peter Narvaez: acoustic, electric, 12-string guitars, harmonica, vocals; Jim Rillie: bass; Sandy Morris: acoustic guitar; Wayne Hynes: drums
Recorded at Some Good Sound, St. John’s, NL

SHIRLEY MONTAGUE: Black Wall Telephone (Shirley Montague & Terry Delaney)
‘Different Paths’, MAUVE RECORDS ACR-7058, 1984
Produced by Mel Aucoin/Neil Bishop. Engineered by Neil Bishop/Phil Kasouf. Personnel: Mel Aucoin, Neil Bishop, Mike Billard, Shirley Montague.
Recorded & Mixed at KAS-TECH PRODUCTIONS, North Sydney, N.S

DAVE PANTING: Black Wind (Dave Panting)
'New Dreams', cassette tape, 1987
Musicians: Dave Panting, Geoff Panting, Charlie Wade, Ian MacKinnon, Kelly Russell, Geoff Butler, Paddy Mackey.
Rec: Dave & Geoff Panting, Wallace Hammond & Don Walsh at Eastern Audio/Vikkibeat, & Daydeen Studios, St. John's,NL

DEREK PELLEY: Black Man Say (Derek Pelley)
‘Near Life Experience’, cassette tape, ALONE STONE 0001,  circa 1990-1991?
Personnel: Derek Pelley (Vocals, Bass Acoustic Guitar), Dave Mattacks (Drums & Percussion), Maartin Allcock (Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Bouzouki, Mandolin, & Bass) Neil Bishop (Electric Guitar).
Prod: Derek Pelley, Eng: Tim Matyear. Rec: Woodworm Studio, England, 1987 & '89.

MARGO ST. JOHN: Black Boy (Lyrics and music by Christine Brown)
‘Death On the Ice’ CD Independent, 2012
Lead vocals: Margo St. John; Harmonies. Anne Devine.. Arr: Don Boland.
Musicians: Don Boland, Claude Caines, Neil Bishop, Howie Soutwood, Mack Barfoot?.
Prod: St. John's Music, St. John's, NL Rec. at Echo Studio, 1982.

REG WATKINS: Black Winding Highway (Reg Watkins)
‘Reg Watkins is Cam Canuck’, SNOCAN SCN-505, 1974
Produced by Ralph Carlson and Ron Sparling. Recorded at Carlsound Studios, Ottawa.

BOBBY O’DONOVAN: Black Mountain Rag  (Composer Unidentified)
'The Fiddler', Imperial Records, Vancouver CS 986, 1986
Personnel: Eamonn Morris-piano arrangements, Terry Boyce-percussion.
Rec: Grapevine Studios, Vancouver B.C., August 1986

RAY JOHNSON: The Crooked Black Stick (Johnson)
‘Little Newfie Boy’, Audat 477-9016. circa 1972
Prod: Grant Kennedy/Bill Richards. Accompaniment : The  Sou'westers.
Eng: Al Feeney. Recording: Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS

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October 13: Good Old Country Songs, Part 2 of 2
Episode 484
REX HEMEON: We’re Just Country (Rex Hemeon)
‘Country Singer On the Isle of Newfoundland’, RCA KXL1-0143, 1976
Jim Linegar-lead guitar, Bob Taylor-Steel guitar, John Lane-Rhythm guitar, Bass guitar-Noah Perry, Drums-Chris Kelly, Vocas-Rex Hemeon, Debbie Dwyer.
Prod: Ben Weatherby. Rec: Via Nova Studio, Grand Falls

ROY PAYNE: Hank and Lefty (Roy Payne)
Last of the Reasons (I Keep Going Home), Condor 1501. circa 1979-80.
Thanks to Charlie Crocker & Steve Smith. Special thanks to Theresa Keough.
Dedicated to the memory of Dumas.

SIMANI: Ol Recording Star (Bud Davidge)
'Heaven By Sea',  QUAY CS-8089, 1983
Vocals: Bud Davidge, Accordion: Sim Savory,  Back-up Vocals: Karen Rees & Tom Doyle, Rhythm guitar: Sim Savory & Neil Bishop, Piano & Steel Guitar: Mel Aucoin, Bass: Claude Caines, Acoustic lead: Sim Savory, Harmonica: Richard Jesso.
Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines. Prod: Simani. Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL

JIM MORGAN: Voices in the Wind (Charles James Morgan)
45 rpm single WRC3-3396-R. Circa 1964
Arr. & Orch. Piere Noles. Recorded in Montreal circa 1964.
Released in 1984, sponsored by NF legislature as fundraiser for Canadian Cancer Society

AL ADAMS & THE REBELS: Pass Me By (Hillman Hall)
45 rpm single -Terra Lee Records TLRS 4511. circa 1973
Prod. by C. Leon

ANNETTE AND MILTON BURSEY: Back Street Affair (Billy Wallace)
'Country Way of Live, QUAY QCS-1295, 1977
Rec: Clode Sound Studios. Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.

THE DORYMEN: Under Your Spell Again (Buck Owens & Dusty Rhodes)
'A Musical Catch', Condor ALS 365, 1979
Tom Rose: Accordion, John Drake: guitar, Ken Griswold: bass guitar, Dave Murphy: drums, Linda Stone: vocals, lead guitar.

JOHN LANE: Branded Man (Merle Haggard)
'All the World Is Lonely Now', LP --- MARATHON MMS 76029, 1974

DICK NOLAN: Home of the Blues (Johnny Cash, Lillie McAlpin, & Glenn Douglas Tubb)
‘Home of the Blues’: Olympic DM-203, Scarborough, ON, circa 1962

DEBBIE DWYER & DOWN EAST BAND: If Teardrops Were Pennies (Carl Butler)
45 rpm single QUAY CS 7931, 1979
Eng: Neil Bishop. Prod: Debbie Dwyer & Down East Band

LORRAINE CONWAY: Friday Night Blues (Sonny Throckmorton and Rafe Vanhoy)
45 rpm single, Independent LC-01, Side 2 circa  1981

HERMAN WHEELER & THE COUNTRY GENTLEMEN: Farewell Party (Lawton Williams)
45 rpm single - QUAY CS-8016, circa 1981
Prod: Herman Wheeler & The Country Gentlemen.
Recorded at Clode Sound Studios. Eng: Neil Bishop and Claude Caines

GERRY REEVES: Wildwood Flower (Maud Iriving/Joseph Philbrick Webster)
‘Golden Guitar Favorites’, Paragon ALS 314, circa 1972

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October 6: Good Old Country Songs, Part 1 of 2
Episode 483
MICHAEL T. WALL: Good Ole Country Songs (Tom Kuzyk - Richard Kuzyk)
Sing along with Michael T. Wall, CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC CCMLP 001, 1983

BILL SNOW: Yodelling Ranger (Raymond Hall/Jimmy Rodgers)
‘Parting Thoughts’, CONDOR 977-1462, 1976
Producer: Bob Spooner. Engineer: Peter Mann. Recorded at Eastern Sound, Toronto.

ERN STACEY: Love’s Gonna Live Here (Buck Owens)
‘Gotta Travel On’, Audat 477-9060, 1974
Backed by The Country Ducats
Eng: Ron Duclos. Rec: MUN Studio, St. John's, NL

LARRY HARVEY: I Love You, I Want You, I Need You (Larry Harvey & Vergena Harvey)
Unreleased recorded 1956?

THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE UGLY: Dream On the Run (Gerry Hall)
‘Dream On the Run’, Periwinkle PER 7314, 1974
Personnel: Gerry Hall, Randy McDonald, Mickey Andrews, Paul Clinch, Anette George, Vocal Backups by The Peaches..
Rec: Sound Canada, Eng: Glenn Clarke, Prod: Art Snider

ROY PAYNE: Gerry’s Guitar (Roy Payne)
45 rpm single ViK SD - 2001. Eng: Dave Balan, Prod. Jack Feeney (Side 2), 1978

WINCE COLES: Good Ol’ Country Blues (Wince Coles)
‘I Want To Be A Working Man Again’, 1985, cassette tape World Records WRC4-4110. Personnel: Don Boland, Dave Lush, Bob O'Donovan, Mervyn Maxwell, Gary Nichols, Nick Fleming, Guy King.
Prod: Nick Fleming. Recorded at J.S.R. Studios, Gander. WinBern Productions

REX HEMEON: Country Singer On the Isle Of Newfoundland (Rex Hemeon)
'Country Singer On the Isle of Newfoundland', RCA KXL1-0143, 1976
Jim Linegar-lead guitar, Bob Taylor-Steel guitar, John Lane-Rhythm guitar, Bass guitar-Noah Perry, Drums-Chris Kelly, Vocas-Rex Hemeon, Debbie Dwyer.
Prod: Ben Weatherby. Rec: Via Nova Studio, Grand Falls

J. TERRY HYNES: Watermelon Wine (Tom T. Hall)
'J. Terry Hynes & Goodtime', Periwinkle Records PER 7318, 1974
PERSONEL: J. Terry Hynes,Tom Hynes, Gary Tilley, Glen Clarke, Don Paveling, Mickey Andrews.
Recorded at Sound Canada Recording Centre.
Producer: Art Snider; Sound Engineers: Bob Stright

STEVE PARDY & THE COUNTRY TELSTARS: Crying Steel Guitar (B. Hackett)
'Ol’ Newfie Outhouse', Audat 477-9063, circa 1974
Personnel: Steve Pardy, Lloyd Tremblett, Randy Pardy, Orville Harris, Don Cuff.
Rec: MUN Studio, Eng: Ron Duclos

CHUCK SIMMS: Rolling With the Flow (Merle Haggard)
'Home Ties' (with Eddie Coffey), Independent, WRC1-5228. 1987
Musicians: Eddie Coffey, Chuck Simms, Danny Boone, John Martin, Al Perry, Terry Blankely, Dusty Bulmer, The Mantini Sisters, Dave Hall.
Eng: Dave Hall. Rec. at Sound Stage, Niagara

ROY PENNEY: Country Gentleman (Boudleaux Bryant - Chet Atkins)
‘Twistin’ the Pick’, Arc 589, circa 1965
Produced by Ben Weatherby
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September 29: Conception Bay
Episode 482
OTTO KELLAND: Captain Bob Bartlett (Otto Kelland)
‘Songs of the Anchor Watch’, Citadel CTL 111, 1961
Leonard Meehan: tenor; organist: Eric O. Abbott; guitar: Russell Clarke
 
HERITAGE: William Lampin (Willie Arsenault)
‘Rub-A-Dub-Dub’s A Long Way From Toronto’, Heritage H.T.-0100, MS-11375, 1975
Harold Crewe: guitar; Phil Simms: bass; Willie Arsenault: lead singer, guitar
Recorded by Jack Winsor at Echo Recording Studio, St. John's, NL
 
ALAN MILLS: Kelligrews Soiree (Johnny Burke)
`Folk Songs of Newfoundland` FP 831, 1953
 
HERITAGE: Conception Harbour (Willie Arsenault)
‘Rub-A-Dub-Dub’s A Long Way From Toronto’, Heritage H.T.-0100, MS-11375, 1975
Harold Crewe: guitar; Phil Simms: bass; Willie Arsenault: lead singer, guitar
Recorded by Jack Winsor at Echo Recording Studio, St. John's, NL
 
HARRY HIBBS: Cliffs of Baccalieu (Jack Withers)
‘Off the Floor: Songs from the Harry Hibbs Shows (Live)’, Avondale Music 2017
Produced by Russell Bowers
 
RAY JOHNSON and the Sou'Westers: Old Baccalieu (Ray Johnson/Jerry English)
‘The Newfoundland I Love’, Audat 47-9031, 1973
Ray Johnson: Accordion/Vocals, Jerry Metz: Rhythm guitar,  Wayne Davey: Lead Guitar, Ron Rogers: Bass, Albert Parsons: Drums.
Eng. Al Feeney.  Reocorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax
 
RAY BRODERICK: Harbour Grace
‘The True Newfoundlander’, Buckshot BT-9012, circa 1973-4
Recorded at Echo Studios, St. John’s, Newfoundland
Producer: Wally Pynn
 
DICK NOLAN: Rooster From Kitchusis (Tom Cahill)
“Welcome Aboard”, Boot BTM 2008, 1984
Musicians: Albert MacDonald – Larry Dee – Paul Clinch – Keith Fitzgerald – Barry Feener – Rocky Doucette – Bob Munro – Ray Chaisson
Producer: Albert Macdonald, Engineer: Fred Peterson
Recorded at: Kinck Sound, Toronto, ON
 
JOHN BOLAND & BEOTHUCK: Wabana (J. Peters)
'John Boland & Beothuck',  LP --- Boot Records BTM 2003, 1976
John Boland (lead guitar), John Babb (rhythm guitar), Mac Babb (vocals and bass), Fred O’Quinn (lead guitar), John Rankin (percussionist).
Producer: Bobby Munro; Engineer: Kevin Evans
 
THE NEWFOUNDLAND SHOWBAND:  Island of Wabana (Ray MacLean)
'Memories of Home', Marathon ALS 372, 1973
Ray Maclean (lead guitar, vocals); Bill Whalen (drums), Dave Noseworthy (bass), Bill Chipman (electric guitar) and Winston Saunders (fiddle, accordion, mandolin)
 
BILL BOWMAN (Sr. & Jr.), ELAINE BOWMAN, GERRY STRONG, BARRY MARTIN: Crocker's Cove Reel (Composer unidentified on LP)
‘The Lonesome Boatman’, PIP-7315 with the Bowman & Broderick familie, 1981
Accordion: Bill Bowman Sr, Mandolin: Bill Bowman Jr.; Fiddle: Elaine Bowman; Whistle: Gerry Stong; Bodhran: Barry Martin.
Eng: Rob St Aubin & Bern Penton. Rec & Mix: Pigeon Inlet Productions.
Prod: Don Walsh. Project Coordinator: Barry Martin.
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September 22: New Additions - Part Two
Episode 491

THE CARLTON SHOWBAND: Cape Breton Newfoundlander (Bob Reid)
‘The Carlton Showband at The Pig and Whistle’, Arc Citation Series ACS 5022 circa 1969.
Personnel: Chris O'Toole (leader, drums and spoons), Michael Feeney (tenor singer), Seamus Grew (saxophone, transaccord), Bob Lewis (singer, rhythm guitar), Christy McLaughlin (singer, accordion, harmonica), Sean McManus (lead guitar, singer, banjo), John Patterson (tenor singer, rhythm guitar and trombone), Fred White (bass and banjo).
Produced by: Bill Gilliland, Ken Warriner & Frank Bertin
Recorded at Bay Studios, Toronto

HAL LONE PINE: Squid Jiggin’ Ground (A. R. Scammell)
45 rpm single, Rodeo RO 3320, circa 1969

BILL LANGSTROTH with The Jubilee Singers: Feller From Fortune (Traditional)
‘Singalong Jubilee Volume III’,  Arc AS 700 circa 1966.
Musicians: Brian Ahern: Guitar & Harmonica, Garth Proude: Bass, King Lewis: Banjo
Prod: Manny Pittson. Chorus Direction: Bill Langstroth. Engineer: Bob Theakston.

NED LANDRY: Newfoundland Breakdown (Traditional)
‘Canadian Old-Time Fiddle Centennial Tour’ LP Arc 251 Centennial Series, 1967
An ARC PRODUCTION. Direction: Ben Weatherby.

BILL WILLIAMSON (Narrator): VOCM editorial (February 2, 1972) (Rex Murphy)
45 rpm single Marathon, Side 1, BR-10406, 1972
(Note: label incorrectly credits Rex Murphy as narrator & Bill Williamson as writer – WT)

THE IRISH ROVERS: We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar (Arr. and Adapt. by Will Millar)
‘K-tel Presents The Irish Rovers Special’,  K-tel NC 420, 1972

SHIRLEY ANN: The Other Me (Don Petrak & Bill Hackett)
45 rpm single, Chief Records JL 6906. circa early-mid 1970s
Produced by Geo. Taylor & Dougal Trineer.
Note: Bill Hackett is a Newfoundlander.

CHUCK CONNORS: Somebody Bigger Than You and I (Johnny Lange-Sonny Burke-Hy Heath)
45 rpm single DECCA 9-31120 (MONO) circa 1961.
Vocal with The Salvation Army Chorus and instrumental accompaniment.

PRESSURE DROP: True True (J. Fidler)
‘Pressure Drop’ cassette tape PD 001, circa 1992
Presonnel: Jim Fidler, Sharon Hynes, Todd MacLean, Fred Murphy, Terry Stone.
Guests: Emily Knight, George Morgan, Dan Keels.
Recorded. & Mixed at Jolly Rogers Studio except ‘Great Big World’-Rec at Echo Studio.
Produced by Jim Fidler. Engineed by R. Ward Pike except ‘Great Big World’ by Pat Janes.

HARDSHIP POST: Your Sunshine (S. Lippa)
45 rpm single - PRESELL RELEASE. No Label/No Number. Release date Jun 12, 1995
Also released as Compact Disc Sub Pop Ltd. SP 2892.
Recorded by Al Sutton at White Room Studios, Detroit, MI.
Personnel: Matt Clarke, Mike Pick, Sebastian Lippa

THE WHITE’S: He Proved His Love (Composer unidentified on tape)
‘Mercy Rewrote My Life’ cassette tape Celebration Records 4CRS-A-101, 1984

DELMER DORY: Down Yonder
‘Down Yonder’, Paragon ALS 234. Date?
PERSONNEL: Delmer Dorey - accordion, Roddy LaPierie - Drums, Eddy Poirier - bass, fiddle, guitar...

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September 15: New Additions - Part One
Episode 490

WAYNE NESBIT: One More Time (Wayne Nesbit)
45 rpm single QUAY CS 8038 Date?
Harmony: W. Boone. Musicians: N. Bishop, T. MacNeil, F. Wall, R. Walsh.
Produced by: Wayne Nesbit. Engineered by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
Recorded at Clode Sound Productions, Stephenville, NL
 
JABAL: He’s Back Home Once More (Arch Young)
45 rpm single QUAY CS-8081, Date?
Produced by: Jabal. Engineered by: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
Recorded at Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL
 
GEORGE CADDEN & COUNTRY COOKING: Burning Memories (M. Tillis - W. Walker)
‘George Cadden & Country Cooking’ Vinyl LP QUAY CS 8064, 1981
VOCALS & RHYTHM: George Cadden, KEYBOARDS: John Aucoin, STEEL & RHYTHM GUITARS: Mel Aucoin, DRUMS & PERCUSSION: Larry Brennen.
PRODUCED BY: Country Cooking. ENGINEERED BY: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
RECORDED AT: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL.
 
MIKE O’GRADY & the Newfoundland Showband: Bubbles In the Glass (Rex Hemeon)
‘Mike O'Grady & The Newfoundland Showband’, Cassette SVC 05091 (SVC03490 on cassette insert). Vocals: Ed Dover, Drums: Mike O'Grady, Bass: Tom O'Grady, Guitar: Jimmy Platts,
Accordian: Ed Dover
Engineer: Steve Comeau. Recorded at Sound Ventures Production Studio, Charlottetown, PEI
 
BILL SNOW: Swiss Moonlight Lullaby (Wilf Carter)
‘Yodelin’ Bill Snow’ Marathon ALS 375, 1973
HONEY WEST: His Coloured Television (Roy Payne)
‘In the Shadows of the Past’, Marathon MMS 76005, 1973
 
ERIC WATERMAN: Home By the Sea (Eric Waterman)
45 rpm single, Starlit CT-35806, 1968?
 
THE ISLANDERS: Newfoundland Memories (Doug Warren)
‘Newfoundland Memories’, SWC WS-6117, 1987
Personnel: Doug Warren: Vocals/guitar, Eddison Sheppard: Accordion, Cyril Brown:
Bass, Conrad Williams: Drums, Sim Savory: Rhythm guitar/piano/electric guitar & Engineer.
Recorded at Sims Studio, Belleoram. Produced by SWC Productions, English Harbour West, NL
 
THE BEIRDO BROTHERS: Jack the Sailor (Trad.)
‘More Better Music’ Waxing Records WW 575, circa 1985.
Personnel - Glen Soulis: intro, vocals, sopranino recorder; Sandy MacDonald: guitar, harmony vocals, mandolin; Mike Budding: acoustic bass
Produced by James Beirdo.
Engineered by Little Stevie Beirdo. Recorded at The Waxworks, St. Jacobs, ON.
 
THE BEIRDO BROTHERS: Newfie Disco (Beirdo Bros.)
‘More Better Music’ Waxing Records WW 575, circa 1985.
Personnel: Glen Soulis: sporano and sopranino recorders, vocals; Sandy MacDonald: guitar, vocals;
Sheila Forrester: yamaha porta-sound; Mike Budding: electric bass; Bernie Carrol: drums
 
GEORGE CADDEN & COUNTRY COOKING: Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue (Allen Reynolds)
‘George Cadden & Country Cooking’ Vinyl LP QUAY CS 8064, 1981
VOCALS & RHYTHM: George Cadden, KEYBOARDS: John Aucoin, STEEL & RHYTHM GUITARS: Mel Aucoin, DRUMS & PERCUSSION: Larry Brennen.
PRODUCED BY: Country Cooking. ENGINEERED BY: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
RECORDED AT: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL
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September 8: Summer 2018 in Review
Episode 479

DICK NOLAN: Happy Newfoundlanders (Dick Nolan)
'Happy Newfoundlanders', RCA Camden KCC1-0012, 1973
Engineer: Mark Smith, Technician: John Cordina,
Produced by Jack Feeney
Recorded at RCA’s Toronto Studios
 
SIMANI: The Rose In Her Hair (Simani)
'Favourites' Independent compact disc 02 08706, 2008
 
VARIOUS ARTISTS: Music & Friends (Bud Davidge)
From music video mixed and produced by Chris Kirby, 2018
Featuring The Once, Sherman Downey, The Navigators, Alan Doyle, Gary & Whitt, Glen Simmons, Rube & Rake, Cory Tetford, Tim Baker, Rex Goudie, Fergus & Jim, The Secrets, Matthew Byrne, Aaron Collis, Lily Goudie, and Bud Davidge
 
SONS OF ERIN: Sullivan's John (Dunne)
'Sons of Erin', Dominion LPS 93055, circa 1969.
Personel: Denny Ryan, Ralph O'Brien, John Cameron, Jonnie Lynn, Ron McDonald. 
Prod: Jury Krytiuk. Eng: George Semkiw, Rec: RCA, To.
 
GERALD PEARSON: Jessie Munro (Trad)
'MeraSheen Farewell',  Independent, WRCI-4076, 1986
Subtitle: "A Selection of Old Time House Party Songs from Merasheen Island"
Accordion: Vince Pomroy, Mandolin/bass: Eugene (Bart) MacCarthy, 12 String Guitar: Gave Pomroy
Prod: Gary O'Driscoll. Project co-ordinators: Bill wilson & Loyola "Roy" Pomroy.  Technical advise: Kelly Russell, Pat & Joe Byrne. Rec: Echo Studios
 
DICK NOLAN: Japanese Gin (Dick Nolan)
'Happy Newfoundlanders' RCA Camden RCA KCLI-0050, 1974
Prod: Jack Feeney.  Eng: Mark Smith.  Technicians: Craig Richardson, Alan Moy
 
WONDERFUL GRAND BAND: Since Murphy Broke the Pledge (Johnny Burke)
‘Best of Wonderful Grand Band Vol. 3’ DVD, 2011
Personnel: Tommy Sexton, Greg Malone, Ron Hynes, Sandy Morris, Glenn Simmons, Jamie Snider, Ian Perry, and Rocky Wiseman.
 
THE KITTY VITTY MINSTRELS: The Time of 9:13 (Mary Stack)
'The Cliffs Of Baccalieu',  Audat 477-9033, 1973
Personnel: Jim Ring, Pat Debourke, Randy Ring, Mrs. Paul Ring.
Prod: Al Feeney. Rec: MUN Radio, St. John's, NL
 
HOMEGAS: Die For A Dime (Peter Aceves)
'Homegas', Takoma C1026, 1970
Musicians: Peter Aceves, Dave Satterfield, Richard Blaustein, Neil Rosenberg, John Hyslop, Jim Barden, Dave Brock.
Prod: John Fahey. Eng: Ray Fournier, Cecil Charles Spiller, Bob Bourassa, Peter Seplow.
 
THE ENNIS SISTERS: Keeping Time (Maureen Ennis/Perry Chafe)
‘Keeping Time’ 2018
Vocal arrangements by The Ennis Sisters
Musical arrangements by The Ennis Sisters and Alan Doyle
Produced by Alan Doyle and recorded at Sonic Temple Recording
Studio in Halifax and at Skinner’s Hill Music Studio in St. John’s
Mixed and Mastered by Cory Tetford
 
WILF DOYLE & HIS ORCHESTRA: Rockin’ the Rodney (composer unidentified)
‘More Dance Favourites’ London NA 3508. circa early 1960s

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May 26 - Sim's Studio
Episode 464

GORD DRAKE: Chain & Anchor Waltz (Trad.)

'I Am A Fisherman', SWC GD-1187, 1987
Vocals: Gord Drake; Rhythm guitars: Gord & Sim; Harmonies: Bud & Hughie Poole; Accordion: Gord Drake; Drums; Conrad Williams; Piano: Sim; Steel Guitar: Mike Higgins; Bass: Cyril Brown.
Prod: SWC Productions, English Harbour West, NL. Eng: Sim Savory at Sim's Studio, Belleoram, NL

SIMANI: A Breed All His Own (Bud Davidge)
'Two For the Show', SWC SDC 7788, 1988
Personnel: Bud Davidge (Vocals, Harmony Vocals), Sim Savory (Accordion, Rhythm & Lead Guitar, Bass), Cyril Brown (Bass), Mike Higgins (Steel Guitar), Dave Carey (Fiddle), Wilf Sullivan (Harmony Vocals).
Rec: Sim's Studio, Belleoram. Eng: Sim Savory.

GENE WATSON: Paper Rosie (Dallas Harms)
'Best of the Best - 25 Greatest Hits', 2012
From iTunes, originally released 1975

SIMANI: Bartender’s Story (Bud Davidge)
'Saltwater Cowboys', QUAY CS-8059, 1981
Credits: Ted MacNeil (Drums), Neil Bishop (lead, steel, and rhythm guitars), Claude Caines (bass guitar), Betty Jean Hynes & Reg Eddy (Harmony vocals), and Rick Walsh (piano).
Produced by Simani. Engineered by Neil Bishop and Claude Caines.
Recorded at Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL, June 1981

SIMANI: Promises To Keep (Bud Davidge)
'Christmas Fancy', SWC Productions SDX 095, 1985
Lead vocals: Bud Davidge; Accordion: Sim Savory; Rhythm guitars: Sim Savory, Neil Bishop; Steel guitar: Mervin Maxwell; Fiddle and piano: Bill Guest; Lead guitars: Sim Savory, Neil Bishop; Basses: Sim Savory, Claude Caines; Harmony vocals: Bud Davidge.
Engineers: Neil Bishop, Sim Savory. Produced by Simani. Recorded and mixed at Clode Sound and Sim's Studio, Belleoram, NL between September 1982 and September 1985.

SIMANI: I Wanna Live Like A Millionaire (Bud Davidge)
'Outport People', cassette tape SDC-785A, 1986
Lead Vocals: Bud Davidge; Accordion: Sim Savory; Lead Guitar: Neil Bishop, Sim Savory; Rhythm guitars: Neil Bishop, Sim Savory; Mandolins: Sim Savory, Neil Bishop; Piano and Steel: Mel Aucoin; Harmonies: Bud Davidge, Nelson White; Dobro: Neil Bishop; Harmonica: Sim Savory
Engineered by Neil Bishop and Sim Savory. Produced by Simani.
Recorded at Sim's Studio, Belleoram, NL

BACK TO BACK (Reg Eddy & Pat Marche): The Troutin' (Reg Eddy & Pat Marche)
'Childhood Memories', casette tape BB-40491A, circa early 1990s   
Personnel: Reg Eddy (guitar, bass, vocals, harmonies, music), Pat Marche (Vocals, spoons, jews-harp, lyrics), Sim Savory (accordion, drums), Dave Carey (fiddle, mandolin, guitar, tin whistle).
Engineer: Sim Savory. Recorded at Sim's Studio, Belleoram, NL.
Produced by Part Marche & Reg Eddy.

SIMANI: Two For the Show (Bud Davidge)
'Two For the Show', SWC SDC 7788, 1988
Personnel: Vocals:Bud Davidge, Accordion, rhythm & lead guitar, mandolin, bass: Sim Savory, Steel guitar: Cyril Brown, and Mike Higgins, Fiddle: Dave Carey, Piano: Wilf Sullivan.
Recorded at Sim's Studio, Belleoram. Engineer: Sim Savory.

ALLAN BAMBURY: Allan's Waltz (Allan Bambury)
'Music and Friends', SWC SD-5067, 1987
Produced and arranged by Simani. Engineered by Sim Savory at Sim's Studio, Belleoram, NL

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May 19 - The Fiddlers
Episode 463

RUFUS GUINCHARD: Sweet Forget Me Not (Composer unidentified on record)
‘Newfoundland Fiddler’, Breakwater Recording 1002. Eng: Rick Harris. 1977

THE SHAMROCKS: Uncle Jim (unidentified)
‘Newfoundland Old Time Fiddle Music’, Banff RBS. 1055, 1957?
Don Randell: fiddle, Ted Blanchard: fiddle, Eric Dicks or Harold LaFosse?: piano
Recorded at VOCM Studios, St. John's, NL

RAY JOHNSON: Macnabs Hornpipe (Trad: Johnson)
‘Little Newfie Boy’, Audat 477-9016. circa 1972
Prod: Grant Kennedy/Bill Richards. Accompaniment : The  Sou'westers.
Eng: Al Feeney. Recording: Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS

RYAN’S FANCY: Miss Mcleods Reel (Ryan-O'Reilly-O'Byrne)
‘Newfoundland Drinking Songs’, Audat 477-9024, 1972
 Denis Ryan, Dermot O'Reilly, Fergus O'Byrne
Prod: Ryan's Fancy. Eng: Dr. A. Feeney/Grand Kennedy. Rec; Audio Atlantick, Halifax, NS

WALTER J. MACISAAC: Left Handed Fiddler (Strathspey)/Stirling Castle Reel (composer unidentified on record)
'Musical Memories of the Codroy Valley', RCA Customs - LP 13, 1974
Fiddle: Walter J. MacIsaac. Piano: Marina Cashin

THE ALL AROUND THE CIRCLE BAND: Rock Valley Jig (Trad. Arr. J. White)
'All Around the Circle', Audat 477-9072, 1975
Probable Musicians: Don Randell (fiddle), Ray Kerrivan (drums), Wally Cobb (bass) Ray Walsh (piano accordion), Ollie Smith (piano)
Recorded at MUN Studios, St. John's, NL

SONS OF ERIN: Junior Crehans Favourite (Trad.)
‘The Town I Love So Well’, Erinsons Records ERN1100S, 1975
Personnel: Chris Hennessy, Ralph O'Brien, Robert O'Donovan.
Musicians: Grant Kennedy, Len MacDonald, Len Brennan.
Prod: Sons of Erin. Eng: Grant Kennedy.  Arr: O'Brien, Hennessy, O'Donovan

RUFUS GUINCHARD: Annie, Annie (Composer Unidentified)
‘Newfoundland Fiddler’, Breakwater Recording 1002. Eng: Rick Harris. 1977

RED ISLAND: Centennial Highway (Rufus Guinchard)
In Pursuit of the Wild Bologna, Quay CS-7803, 1978
Jamie Snider, Don Walsh, Derek Pelley, Bruce Crummell, Shawn Power, Brian Best
Prod: Red Island & Neil Bishop. Eng: Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Productions.

THE WONDERFUL GRAND BAND; Budgell's Jigs (Trad.)
'The Root Cellar', Quay CS 78-014, 1978
Ron Hynes, Kelly Russell, Bryan Hennessey, Bawnie Oulton, Glen Simmons, Rocky Wiseman,
Peter Narvaez, Sandy Morris,
Prod: WGB. Eng: Neil Bishop/Claude Caines. Arr: WGB. Rec: Stephenville

TICKLE HARBOUR: a) Morrisson's Jig b) Drowsey Maggie (Trad.)
‘The Hares Ears’, QUAY CS-7955, 1979
Personnel: Rick Hiscott, Gerry Stong, Des Walsh, Don Walsh.
Prod: Tickle Harbour, Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
Rec: Clode Sound Studios, November 1979

JIM PAYNE & KELLY RUSSELL: Le Reel De La Pistroli-Gerald Thomas' Burnt Potatoe Reel (Emile Benoit)
'Jim Payne & Kelly Russell', Pigeon Inlet Productions PIP-7314, 1983
Personnel: Jim Payne, Kelly Russell, Eric West, Janis Spence.
Arr. Jim Payne & Kelly Russell. Prod: Kelly Russell & Jim Payne. 
Rec: Pigeon Inlet Productions, St. John's.

GEOFF BUTLER & HAROLD (HANK) WILLIAMS: Boy In the Gap/D J Tilleys/Tatter Jack Walsh (Trad.)
'Buttons & Bows, Newfoundland Style', ROARING JELLY RECORDS - RJR, WRC1-4617, 1986
Recorded at home by H. Williams & G. Butler. 
Mixed: Wallace Hammond & G. Butler.

IRISH COFFEE: Oisin Favorite - Fiddle Instrumental (Trad./Bob O'Donovan?)
'Banks of the Roses', WORLD WRC1-6058, 1990
Recorded and mixed at Echo Recording Co.
Eng: Thomas Ronan. Prod: Irish Coffee & Thomas Ronan.
Personnel: D'Arcy Broderick, Claton Hunt, Kevin Lynch, Rendell Hunt, Larry Martin, Thomas Rowan

EMILE BENOIT: Skeleton Reel - Flying Reel (Emile Benoit)
‘Emile’s Dream’, Pigeon Inlet Prod. PIP-732, 1979
Personnel: Emile Benoit, Ron Hynes on acoustic guitar.
Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.  Prod. & Arr.: Kelly Russell.
Recorded at Clode Sound, Stephenville, NL


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May 5 - Mexico
Episode 461

ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)
‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

DEREK PELLEY: Down In Mexico (Derek Pelley)
‘Near Life Experience’, cassette tape, ALONE STONE 0001,  circa 1990-1991?
Personnel: Derek Pelley (Vocals, Bass Acoustic Guitar), Dave Mattacks (Drums & Percussion), Maartin Allcock (Electric Guitar, Keyboards, Bouzouki, Mandolin, & Bass) Neil Bishop (Electric Guitar).
Prod: Derek Pelley, Eng: Tim Matyear. Rec: Woodworm Studio, England, 1987 & '89.

TERRY KELLY: Drivin’ To Mexico (T. Kelly & D. O'Doherty)
‘On the Move’, GUN RECORDS TKPC 8391, 1984
Personnel: Terry Kelly, John Alphonse, Bruce Dixon, George Antoniak, Declan O'Doherty, Wayne Nicholson, Dale Boutilier, Wayne Hunt, Glenn Simmons, Jon Zaslow, Doug Varty, & others.
Prod. Declan O'Doherty.

EDDIE EASTMAN: Mexico In Our Backyard (E. Eastman/G. Godard/M. Trail)
Private? CD with 'Easy' (1979) and 'Intimate Strangers' (1982) plus two extra tracks. Date?

DAVE NICOL: Mexico (Dave Nicol)
45 rpm vinyl single; Columbia C4-4967-A, 1974
Produced by Jim Eaves, Arranged by Jim Pirie.  Overlea Music Ltd. (BMI)

JOAN MORRISSEY: South of the Border (Stanley Lebowsky and Herb Newman)
‘All Time Country Favourites’, Maritime Records 10000, 1967
Don Randell: fiddle;  Ted Blanchard: bass; Benny Brake: rhythm;  Wally Pynn: lead.

GEORGE GRANDY; Spanish Eyes (Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, & Eddie Snyder)
'Drifter From the Coast',  Audat 477-9057, circa 1974
Probable band members: Lew Skinner on lead guitar, Fred Lawrence on steel, Cathy Lawrence on bass, Roger Skinner on drums, Eddie Rowsell on harmony vocals, and George Grandy on rhythm guitar.
Eng: Ron Duclos. Recorded at MUN Studio, St. John's, NL

BILL HACKETT: Mexican Rose (composer?)
45 rpm single Rebound Records? circa 1970s

HAYWARD STRICKLAND: Mexican Hat Dance (Trad.)
'Hayward Strickland plays Favourites', Audat 477-9067, circa 1973-4
Recorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS. Circa 1973-4

LAMBERT & JAMES: Tequila and Tang (Composer?)
'Aliens from the Granite Planet', Cassette tape LJC-001. Date?
Produced by Lambert & James and Gerry Duncan

DICK NOLAN: Take Me Back To Newfoundland (Artie McLaren)
'Happy Anniversary Newfoundland',  RCA Camden RCA KCLI-0050, 1974
Prod: Jack Feeney.  Eng: Mark Smith.  Technicians: Craig Richardson, Alan Moy.
Recorded at RCA's Toronto Studios

TNT: Senora (Denis Parker)
'TNT', 1977, Quay CS-7801, 1978
Elaine Kilpatrick, Neil Bishop, Ted MacNeil, Denis Parker, Claude Caines, Brian Murphy, Bruce White

GORDON QUINTON: Spanish Is A Loving Tongue (Trad.)
‘Woodnight Moon’, PIGEON INLET PROD. PIP-739, 1982
Produced by Gordon Quinton. Engineered by Jack Winsor.
Personnel: Gordon Quinton, John Lacey.
Recorded at Echo Music, St. John's, NL

AUGUST MAJCAN: Mexican Hat Dance (Trad.)
'A Breath of Newfoundland', 1984, Bel Air Records, BA 1987
Musicians: Andrew Affleck, Jamie Purdy, Mickey Andrews, Wendell (Melvin) Ferguson, Cyril Way, August Majcan;
Eng.: David Ferri; Producer: Glenn Brown


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April 28 - Sunshine
Episode 460

ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)
‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

THE RISING SONS: Walking In the Sunshine (Roger Miller)
'The Rising Sons', Audat 477-9012, 1972
Personnel: Pete Bursey(drums), Jim Rooney (keyboards), Russ Marshall (lead guitar, vocals)
Engineer: Al Feeney Producer: Grant Kennedy.  Recorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax, N.S.

THE SANDERLINGS: Loving You Is Just Like Walking In the Sunshine (Neil Merrit)
The Sanderlings, 1971, Summus SUS 50000
Beth Harrington, Denise & Tommy Harrington, Leslie Lake, Chris & Andy Hutton, Mike Doyle.  Orchestra conducted by Jim Pirie

RUSTY WALKER: Sunshine Lady (Rusty Walker)
45 rpm single, QUAY CS-7935. Side A, 1979

REBECCA PENNEY: Sunshine Eyes (Rebecca Penney)
'Rebecca', BOOT RECORDS BOS 7178, 1977

ANN BUTLER:  Country Sunshine (Dottie West, Billy Davis and Diane Whiles.)
'Country Sunshine', Audat 477-9064, 1974
Recorded at MUN Studio, St. John's, NL. Eng: Ron Duclos.

LITTLE JOHN CAMERON: Sunshine & Flowers (Eric Andersen)
'Sit Down Mr. Music Man', Cynda CNS 1005, circa 1971
Personnel: Glen Reid, John Spence, Paul Zaza, Jim Morgan, Bruce Farquhar, Allan Flynn, John Cameron.
Prod: Jury Krytiuk.

GORDON COMPANION: Sunshine For Heartaches (Ward & Companion)
45 rpm single Tel-Star CHR - 767-8725, date?
Side B Arr. Paul Zaza. Prod: Frank Morone. Rec: Zaza Sound, Toronto.

OMAR BLONDAHL (Sagebrush Sam): Keep On the Sunny Side (Ada Blenkhorn/J. Howard Entwisle)
'Songs Children Will Love/Christopher Robin Songs',  Rodeo RLP 23, circa 1957

SARAH ANNE WALL: Open Up Your Heart (and let the sunshine in) (Stuart Hamblen)
45 rpm single,  CYNDA MTW007-1984 Side B. Circa 1984?

THE LINCOLNS: You Are My Sunsine (Paul Rice)
Live on The Art Andrews Dance Party, unrleased, circa 1964-5

FINNIGAN: Goodebye Sunshine (V. Dean)
'Finnigan',  BANANA RECORDS B.S. 1072, 1975
Personnel: Val Dean (fiddle/guitar), Jim Flynn (guitar), Peter Stoney (banjo/piano/guitar), Drew Thompson (bass)
Prod: Finnigan. Rec: Production Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
Eng: Roger Monk. Thanks to Steve Webb, Colin, Gelding & Donna Hayes.

ANDY NICCOLS: Sunshine Days of Summer (D. Martins)
'The Two Sides of Andy Niccols', CARAVAN RECORDS FP 1002, 1968
An Eddy De Mello Production.

GORDON QUINTON: Sunward (Gordon Quinton)
Seawinds, Woodnight Records WNMR-001, 1988
Personnel: Gordon Quinton - Acoustic guitar.
Recorded & mixed at Echo Music & Recording Co., St. John's.
Eng: Thomas Ronan. Prod: Gordon Quinton


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April 21- 1988 (Part 2 of 2)
Episode 459

ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)
‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

TERRY KELLY: California Night (Paul Eisan, Terry Kelly, Doug Mallory and Declan O'Doherty)
‘Face To Face’, ATTIC LAT 1248, 1988
Prod: Declan O'Doherty, Gun Records & Gilles Godard.
Rec.: Larry Peterzell, Nashville & Chad Irschick, Toronto

DENIS PARKER & ROGER HOWSE: 32-20 Blues (Trad. Arr. Parker/Howse)
‘Eagle Ridin’ Papas’, cassette tape, PHPC-8801, 1988
Produced by Denis Parker, Roger Howse & Don Walsh, Recorded at Daydeen Studio

MARK GODWIN: The Loneliness of London (Mark Godwin)
‘Ten For the Road’, cassette tape ACC-49100, circa 1988
Mark Godwin: Clavinova
Prod: Ralph Walker. Rec & Eng: Jim Thompson. No date but circa 1988

PAT & ED: Home In Newfoundland (Pat Melindy)
'Caught In A Song', cassette tape, Independent 14118, 1988
Personnel: Pat Melindy (Vocals, harmony vocals, piano accordion, keyboards), Ed Smith (Vocals, guitar, harmony vocals), Sim Savory (Bass, rhythm guitar, acoustic lead)
Rec. at Sim's Studio, Belloram Prod: Pat Melindy & Ed Smith

PHYLLIS MORRISSEY: Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's (Otto Kelland)
'All the Best', Pigeon Inlet Productions, PIPCD-7322, 1988
Personnel: Gordon Quinton: Guitar: Gerry Strong: Tin Whistle

GORDON QUINTON: Brilliancy (Gordon Quinton)
Sea-Winds, Woodnight Records WNMR-001, 1988
Personnel: Gordon Quinton - Acoustic guitar.
Recorded & mixed at Echo Music & Recording Co., St. John's. Eng: Thomas Ronan. Prod: Gordon Quinton.

DENNIS KENDELL:  Life Of A Fisherman (Kendell/Parsons)
'Looking Back' by Me & Him. cassette tape SHP1001, 1988
Accordion: Con Parsons. Vocals: Con Parsons, Dennis Kendell.
Back-up instruments & harmony: Kevin Collins.
Recorded at Sawyer Hill Studios, Placentia, NF

RONNIE ROSE: Today Is the First Day (Les Janes)
45 rpm single, L & M Records WRC3-1506 Side A circa 1988
3:00 INTRO: 14; OUTRO: 16; FADE: 3:46

HARVE BISHOP: The World We Built Together (Harve Bishop)
'Country Music Calling Me', Cassette Tape, HB-2804, 1988
Personnel: Harve Bishop (Vocals, Acoustic Rhythm Guitar); Sim Savory (Bass, Rhythm, Lead Guitar); Wilf Sullivan (Piano, Harmony, Vocals); Mick HIggins (Steel Guitar)
Arr: Harve Bishop. Rec: Sim's Studio, Belloram. .Eng: Sim Savory. Prod: Harve Bishop

TICKLE HARBOUR with Bob O'Donovan: St John's Mazurka/Brule Boys In Paris (B. O'Donovan)
'All the Best', Pigeon Inlet Productions, PIPCD-7322, 1988
Personnel: Bob O'Donovan (Fiddle & Mandolin), Rob Murphy (Flute), Don Walsh (Guitar), Gerry Strong (Tin Whistle), Scott Schilieroff (Hammer Dulcimer)


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April 14 - 1988 (Part 1 of 2)
Episode 458


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

JOHN MURPHY: The St. John's of Old (composer not identified)
'Back To My Home - The Story of St. John's', cassette tape ACC-4908, 1988
Ralph Walker: Keyboards/Synthesizer/Vocal Composer/Arranger/Producer. Eng: Jim Thompson.

RALPH WALKER; Kelligrews Soiree (Trad. J. Burke)
'Back To My Home - The Story of St. John's', cassette tape ACC-4908, 1988
Ralph Walker: Keyboards/Synthesizer/Vocal Composer/Arranger/Producer. Eng: Jim Thompson.

RALPH WALKER: Athenaeum Waltz (Ralph Walker)
'Back To My Home - The Story of St. John's', cassette tape ACC-4908, 1988
Ralph Walker: Keyboards/Synthesizer/Vocal Composer/Arranger/Producer. Eng: Jim Thompson.

VARIOUS ARTISTS: Arriving To St. John's (Emile Benoit)
'All the Best’, Pigeon Inlet Productions, PIPCD-7322, 1988
Christina Smith (fiddle), Jean Hewson (guitar), Wanda Crocker (mandolin), Geoff Butler (accordion) Kelly Russell (fiddle), Paddy Mackey (bodhran), Dave Panting (mandolin)
Rec/Mix Daydeen Studios, NF, Eng: Don Walsh Prod: Kelly Russell

BUDDY WASISNAME & THE OTHER FELLERS: Mr. McGuire Sit Down (Trad.)
'Nods ‘n Winks', Independent, BW-002, 1988
Personnel: Ray Johnson, Kevin Blackmore, Wayne Chaulk
Prod.: Ken Lawton. Eng.: Terry Winsor.
Rec. at St. John's Arts & Culture Center, & Hotel Newfoundland,

I'SE DA B'YE: Shamus O'Brien (Will S. Hays)
'Traditional Newfoundland & Irish Music', Cssette tape RDJR 0881, 1988
Personnel: Randy Dyke: Accordion & Vocals; Joe Reynolds: Rhythm Guitar & Vocals;
George Westcott: Bass Guitar & Drums.
Prod: Westo Studios, Petty Hr., NF

THE FLUMMIES: Heading For Our Fortune (Henry John Williams)
'Songs of Labrador', WRC1-5985 (cassette tape), 1988
Gary O’Driscoll (lead guitar & vocal harmony), Harris Learning (bass guitar), Greg O’Blenis (drums), Richard Dyson (accordion), Alton Best (acoustic guitar, vocals), George Shiwak (vocals & background vocals)
Recorded, Produced & Engineered by Gary O’Driscoll at Homespun Studios, Goose Bay, Lab.

WHITEHORSE: We Seventeen (Gary Grant/Percy Cutler)
'Newfie Boogie II' World WRC 1-5709, 1988
Recorded at Echo Studio, St. John's.
Engineer: Jack Winsor. Producer: Percy Cutler Mixed by Jack Winsor & Percy Cutler

SIMANI: Double Daylight Savings Time (Bud Davidge)
'Two For the Show', SWC SDC 7788, 1988
Personnel: Vocals:Bud Davidge, Accordion, rhythm & lead guitar, mandolin, bass: Sim Savory, Steel guitar: Cyril Brown, and Mike Higgins, Fiddle: Dave Carey, Piano: Wilf Sullivan. Rec: Sim's Studio, Belloram. Eng: Sim Savory.

CON PARSONS (Me & Him): Blue Side of Lonesome (Leon Payne)
'Looking Back', cassette tape SHP1001, 1988
Accordion: Con Parsons. Vocals: Con Parsons, Dennis Kendell.
Back-up instruments & harmony: Kevin Collins.
Recorded at Sawyer Hill Studios, Placentia, NF

BRIAN FINN: Trucker's Motel (Pat Casey)
'When The Robins Come Home' cassette tape BFC-2488E, 1988
BRIAN FINN: accordion, vocals, rhythm guitars; SIM SAVORY: bass, rhythm/lead guitar, piano, BUD DAVIDGE: harmony vocals.
Eng: Sim Savory, Prod: Brian Finn. Recorded at Sim's Studio, Belloram, NL

CORMIER COUNTRY: Special Delivery (Gordon & Loretta Cormier)
'Headin’ Home', Independent P-1001, 1988
Gordon Cormier, Loretta Cormier
Personnel: Gary Koliger, Rick Erickson, Kenny Chalmers, Calvin Vollrath, Adrian Chornowal.
Prod & Eng: Garry McDonall. Rec: Edmonton, Alberta

FRANK MAHER: Running the Goat (Trad. Arr. Maher, Morgan, Dinn)
'All the Best', Pigeon Inlet Productions, PIPCD-7322, 1988
Personnel: Pam Morgan (guitar), Noel Dinn (bodhran), Sandy Morris (bouzouki)


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April 7 - 1978 (Part 2 of 2)
Episode 457


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

FABIAN JAMES: Music Is My Life (Fabian James)
45 rpm single, RCA PB-50455-A, 1978
Producer: Skip Beckwith.  Dunbar Music Canada Ltd.

DAVID MICHAEL: Back In Your Arms (Richard Jon Smith)
45 rpm single, Boot Records, BTX.218 (Side A) Produced by John Capek, 1978

CHILLIWACK: How Can You Hide Your Love (Brian MacLeod)|
'Lights From the Valley', Musheoom Records MRS-5011, 1978
Personnel: Bill Henerson, Glenn Miller, Ross Turney, Brian MacLeod, Jamie Bowers

NORTHWIND: Look Away (Randle Chowning)
45 rpm single QUAY CS 7802, Side A, 1978
Eng. & prod. by Neil Bishop & Warren Harris

PETER NARVAEZ: Movin' Baby Blues (Peter Narvaez)
'Your Blues Ain’t Sweet Like Mine', Small Wonder Cassettes, SWC1, 1978
Personnel: Peter Narvaez: acoustic, electric, 12-string guitars, harmonica, vocals; Jim Rillie: bass;
Recorded at Some Good Sound, St. John’s, NL

JEFF WHITE: World’s Only Mother (Jeff White)
‘Schooled For You’, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation LM 458, 1978
Musicians: Jeff White, Eric Robertson, John Andersen, Barry Keane, Gene Martynec, Michael George, Moe Koffman, Guido Basso, Russ Little, Nancy Ward.
Arr: Eric Robertson, Prod: Michael Snook

TNT: Souvenirs (Denis Parker)
TNT, 1977, Quay CS-7801
Elaine Kilpatrick, Neil Bishop, Ted MacNeil, Denis Parker, Claude Caines, Brian Murphy, Bruce White

THE SALVATION ARMY ST. JOHN'S TEMPLE SONGSTERS: Don't Despair (Wornham Arr. Ayling)
'Tell All the People', fantasy sound FS23523, circa 1978
Accompanists: Frank Hallett, Nancy King Bob Rideout, Glen Dyke (bass guitar).
Producer/Director Morgan Sharp. Eng: John Read. Solos:  Shirley Hallet & Jack Peddle

THE ST. JOHN’S EXTENSION CHOIR: Jack Was Every Inch A Sailor (Composer Unidentified)
'Newfoundlanders Sing songs of their homeland,' no label, stereo, SJEC-1001, 1978
(Re-release of the 1966 album RCA Victor Canada International Classica CC-1024, mono)
Director: Ignatius Rumboldt

THE WONDERFUL GRAND BAND: Budgell's Jigs (Trad.)
'The Root Cellar', Quay CS 78-014, 1978
Ron Hynes, Kelly Russell, Bryan Hennessey, Bawnie Oulton, Glen Simmons, Rocky Wiseman,
Peter Narvaez, Sandy Morris,
Prod: WGB. Eng: Neil Bishop/Claude Caines. Arr: WGB. Rec: Stephenville

RED ISLAND: Banks Of Newfoundland (Trad.)
'In Pursuit of the Wild Bologna', Quay CS-7803, 1978
Jamie Snider, Don Walsh, Derek Pelley, Bruce Crummell, Shawn Power, Brian Best
Prod: Red Island & Neil Bishop. Eng: Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Productions.

MINNIE WHITE: Mic Mac Reel & Homestead Reel (Trad. Arr. by Minnie White)
‘Homestead Reels’, QUAY CS 7816, 1978 
Personnel: Minnie White, Neil Bishop, Kevin MacNeil, Claude Caines
Engineered & Produced by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.


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March 31 - EASTERTIME
Episode 456


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

THE NEW TRANSLATIONS: Night Before Easter (Don Sumner, Dwayne Friend)
'God's Guiding Hand', Independent ST-57308 (circa 1973-4).
Members: Melvin Drover, Bob Osmond, Dave Osmond, Wayne Chaulk.
Musicians: Marcella Osmond, Jack Schell, Neil Enloe, Bill Fisher, Charles Van Horn. Eng: Donald Whitticar.
Rec: Baldwin Sound Productions Inc, Pennsylvania

THE HARMONY FOUR: Shall I Crucify My Saviour? (Carrie Ellis Breck/Grant Colfax Tullark)
'The Family Of God', HARMONY RECORDS HRS 1105, date?
Lewis Chaulk - lead, Tom Chaulk - bass, Auburn Reader - tenor, George Rideout - baritone.
Studio Keyboards: Len Ballantine; Drums/Percussion: Myles Crawford;
Quartet Pianist: Davina Chaulk; Bass Guitar: Douglas Chaulk
Eng: Rob Richardson. Mix: Doug J. McKensie. Prod: Ian Adnams. Exec Prod: David Browne

ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL GLEE CLUB: Resurrexit (G. Blackmore)
'Resurrexit', Independent, no label or number, circa 1975
Mandolin & tin whistle: Bill Bowman. Recorded on location, Hr. Grace, NL.
Recorded & Mixed by Remmelt Hummelen. Prod: Kevin Moynihan Audio-Visula Services
1) Pharisees' Cant
2) Do You Remember?
3) Peter's Song
4) Alleluia
5) Song of Thomas
6) Christlight

DOUG LANE: The Crucifixion (Everett Adams)
'Come to the Altar and Him' NEWS FLASH SOUNDS EA 04 circa 1983.
Musicians: Doug Lane (Lead vocal & harmony), Gord Quinton (1st lead guitar), John Lacey (2nd lead guitar), John Lane (bass, rhythm guitar, & harmony), Chris Hennessey (banjo & mandolin), Dave Hillier (drums).
Eng: Jack Winsor. Prod: Everett Adams, Rec: Echo Recording, St. John's, NL

SIMANI: Take Up Thy Cross  (A. H. Ackley)
'Chapel Walls', dubbed from vinyl LP LP SWC SD-6583. 1988.
Bud Davidge, Sim Savory, Wilf Sullivan, Dave Carey, Mick Higgins, Conrad Williams, Cyril Brown, Dave Williams, Don Sheppard.
Prod: Simani. Rec: Sim's Studio, Belloram

MARY LOU COLLINS: Eastertime (Joe LaRocco - Merril D. Tonning)
45 rpm single, Rodeo RO 45-143, 1956

RAY JOHNSON: Amazing Grace (Trad: Johnson)
‘Little Newfie Boy’, Audat 477-9016. circa 1972
Prod: Grant Kennedy/Bill Richards. Accompaniment : The  Sou'westers.
Eng: Al Feeney. Recording: Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS


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March 24 - '1978 (Part One)'
Episode 455


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

A. FRANK WILLIS: Take Me As I Am (A. Frank Willis, Wayne Rostad)
‘Getting Myself Together', HARE records WRC 1-564, 1978

COREY & TRINA: Coat of Many Colours (Dolly Parton)
'Songs For Laughing & Dancing', QUAY CS-7808, 1978
Eng. & Prod. by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines. Recorded at Clode Sound Productions.

EDDIE EASTMAN: That's All I Want From You (F. Rotter/H. Totha)
‘Eddie Eastman’, Columbia PCC-90598, 1980 
Personnel: Lloyd Green, Pete Wade, Hargus Robbins, Buddy Harmon, Jim Isbell, Ray Edenton & others.
Prod: Bob cousins. Rec: Nashville.  Arr: Eddie Eastman & Lloyd Green. 
Eng: Rex Collier & Skip Shimmin.

JOE MacDONALD: Oh Baby (D. Pelley, B. Hennesey, J. MacDonald)
45 rpm single, QUAY CS 7817, Side 2, 1978
Personnel: Joe MacDonald – lead vocal, rhythm guitar; Derek Pelley – electric bass, background vocal; Neil Bishop – electric lead guitar, steel guitar; Ollie Campbell – Drums, background vocal
Prod: Neil Bishop & D. Pelley. Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
Dist. by Clode Sound Productions

ROY PAYNE: Lady From Boston (Roy Payne)
45 rpm single ViK SD – 2001, (Side 1), 1978
 Eng: Dave Balan, Prod. Jack Feeney

REG WATKINS: Young Writer of the Night (Reg Watkins)
‘A Little Oreg-inality’, BLACK GOLD BGC-01, circa 1978
Produced by Reg Watkins

MICHAEL T. WALL: If You Want To Make Something Out Of This Life (You'be Got To Put Something Into It First) (R. E. Newton)
'King of the Newfies', BOOT BTM 2005, 1978
Personnel: Mickey Andrews, Billy Roy, George Rowsell, Jimmy McRae, Curtis Frizzell, Elmer Gallant, Greg Herring, Lou Grant, Al Cherney, Walter Ostanek. Prod: Michael T. Wall.

JOHN LACEY & GORDON QUINTON: Love Songs (You Can Close Your Eyes) (James Taylor)
‘Atlantic Folk Festival - Live on the Moxom Farm’, BOOT BOS 7202, 1978
Prod: Pat Martin & Brookes Diamond.
Rec August 1978 on the Moxsom Farm, Hardwood Lands, NS by Solar Audio & Recording.
Mix: Solar & Audio Atlantic. Eng: Pat Martin & Harold Tsistinas

CHRIS HENNESSEY: Her Father Didn’t Like Me Anyway (Gerry Rafferty)
‘Ballad Of a Sad Café’, BOOT RECORDS 5BOS-7188, 1978
Personel: Chris Hennessey; David McIsaac; J. P. Ellis'  Al Feeney; Len Brennan; George Brothers, Len McDonald; Dave Hellyer; Gordie Thomas; John J. Alphonse.
Rec: Audio Atlantic, Halifax. Prod & Arr: Chris Hennessy

THE SEVILLE SINGERS: Springtime Is Here (Jean M. House)
'Memories of Love', QUAY QCS 1331, 1978
Musicians: Ted MacNeil, Claude Caines, Neil Bishop, Brian Murphy, Jean M. House, Ricky Weston, Ivan White.
Eng/Prod: Claude Caines & Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Productions,  Stephenville, NL

THE NEW GENERATION SINGERS: Time In a Bottle (Jim Croce)
Souvenirs', QUAY CS 78-15, 1978
Guitars: Kevin Blackmore & Don Boland. Drums: Jimbo Shcarpegge.
Prod: Clode Sound Prod. (Mobile Unit), Gander Arts & Culture Centre.

EDDIE COFFEY & HIS COFFEY MATE: Scottish Medley (Composer Unidentified)
'Live At the Newfoundlander', Country Records, CS-6020, 1978
Personnel: Eddie Coffey, Dusty Bulmer.
Recorded live at The Newfoundlander by Doug McClement, Comfort Sound


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March 10 - '1958 & 1968'
Episode 453


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

WILF DOYLE & HIS ORCHESTRA: Newfoundland Breakdown (composer unidentified)
'Wilf Doyle Plays The Quadrilles and A Selection of Favourite NFLD Old Time Music',
Rodeo RLP 49, circa 1958

ALAN MILLS: Sealer's Song (Trad.)
'We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar', Folkways Records FW 8771, 1958
Gilbert Lacombe, Guitar; Gordon Fleming, accordion; Alan Mills: vocals

OMAR BLONDAHL: When The Outport Member's Family Comes To Town (Maurice A. Devine)
'A Visit To Newfoundland', LP --- Rodeo RLP-34, circa 1958

THE YORK COUNTY BOYS: Once More (Dusty Owens)
'Blue Grass Jamboree', Arc 502, 1958
Personnel: Mike Cameron, Rex Yetman, 'Big John' McManaman, Brian Barron, Alfred Leger.

PETER & JIMMY with the RHYTHM KNIGHTS: So Wild (Aceves)
45 rpm single, Castle 101, Boonton, N.J. , circa 1958-9.

DICK NOLAN: Caribou Club (D. Nolan)
'Be True Newfoundlanders', Arc Citation Series ACS-5024, circa 1968

HARRY HIBBS: I'se The B'y (Trad.)
'At the Caribou Club', Arc AS-798, circa 1968
Bob Lucier (Steel), Brian Barron (mandolin/fiddle), Roddy LePrierie (drums), Harry Hibbs (accordion), Cliffy Short (rhythm guitar).
Prod: Ben Weatherby circa 1968

BURT CUFF: Island of Newfoundland (Burt Cuff)
'At the Caribou Club', Arc AS-798, circa 1968
Bob Lucier (Steel), Brian Barron (mandolin/fiddle), Roddy LePrierie (drums), Harry Hibbs (accordion), Cliffy Short (rhythm guitar).
Prod: Ben Weatherby circa 1968

DICK NOLAN: I Wanna Live (John D. Loudermilk)
'I Want To Live', Arc AS-776, circa 1968

THE DU-CATS: Waiting (Jim Crewe, Claude Caines, Joe Boulos)
45 rpm single, Basques Records, 1968

GORDON PINSENT: Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary's (Otto Kelland)
'Roots', Arc Citation Series ACS-5027, circa 1968
Direction & Musical Arangements: Richard Gael and Patrick II
Recorded: Bay Studios, Toronto
Engineer: Frank Bertin

JOHN WHITE: If You Ever Go Over To Ireland (arr. P. Anders)
'At the Caribou Club', ARC AS804. , circa 1968
Dir: Ben Weatherby.  Rec: Bay Studios, Toronto.
Harry Hibbs on squeezebox.

JOHN WHITE: The Old Bog Road (Teresa Brayton & Madeline King O'Farrelly)
Untitled LP, private release, ISLAND RECORDS, MG-6650 & MG-6651, 1968?
Probable musicians: Accordion: Ray Walsh, Piano: Ollie Smith, Guitar: Don Randell.

HARRY HIBBS: Off To Dublin (Arr: Canint)
'At the Caribou', Arc AS 794, 1968.
Recorded: Bay Studios, Toronto
Direction: Ben Weatherby

LLOYD BURRY: Sunny (Bobby Hebb)
'Night Train', Canadian Talent Library 477-5099, 1968
Personnel: Lloyd Burry (organ), Ralph Dunlap (drums).
Eng: Bill Giles, Recording Supervisor: Johnny Burt, Exec. Prod.: J. Lyman Potts.
Recorded at RCA Studios, Toronto. Originally released by RCA

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March 3 - 'Musical Alphabet Conclusion'
Episode 452


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

RAY MCLEAN & The Newfoundland Showband: All Aboard For Newfoundland (Leo McCarthy-Ray McLean)
Marathon ALS 392, 1973
Musicians: The Newfoundland Showband plus Bobby Munro & Steve Smith

JOHN WHITE: The Boys From County Cork (arr. P. Anders)
'At the Caribou Club', ARC AS804. , circa 1968
Dir: Ben Weatherby.  Rec: Bay Studios, Toronto.
Harry Hibbs on squeezebox.

MINNIE WHITE: Scottish Two Step (Trad. Arr. by Minnie White)
‘Homestead Reels’, QUAY CS 7816, 1978 
Personnel: Minnie White, Neil Bishop, Kevin MacNeil, Claude Caines
Engineered & Produced by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.

THE WISEMAN BROTHERS: Counterfeit Love (Perry Wiseman)
45 rpm single Independent WB-1002, circa 1985.
Prod. by The Wiseman Brothers

WARD 6:  I’ve Just Seen A Face (Lennon-McCartney)
'Ward 6', Cynda CNS 1007, 1971
John Lacey, Gordon Quinton & Boyd Norman
Producer: Dave Todd

WALSH & WINSLOW: Love (R. Winslow)
45 rpm single, Columbia C4-3040-A, circa 1972
Produced by Terry Brown, April Music (Canada) Ltd.

LLOYD WISEMAN:  I Just Feel Like Someting Good Is About To Happen (Composer?)
'One Day At A Time', Harmony Records HRS 1173, Date?
Musicians: Ed Roth (piano), Daniel Lanois (lead & rhythm guitar), Bob Doidge (bass guitar), Bill Cymbala (drums), Mike Holden (steel guitar), Sharon Learning & Ed Unger (backup vocals).
Rec: Grant Ave. Studios, Hamilton, ON. Prod: Harmony Records, Toronto, ON. Arr: Ed Roth

RUSTY WALKER: The Old Apple Tree (Rusty Walker)
45 rpm single, QUAY CS-7935. Side A, 1979

CYRIL WAY: Pour Me A Double (I'm Single Again) (Bob Segarini)
45 rpm single,  Bel Air Records BA 220 (date ?).
Prod: Drew Winters - Bob Segarini

NEWMAN WILLIS: The Breathalizer (N. Willis)
45 rpm single, QUAY CS-8062 circa 1981.
Prod: Newman Willis. Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL

THE WONDERFUL GRAND BAND: The Jig Is Up (Trad.)
The Root Cellar, 1978, Quay CS 78-014
Ron Hynes, Kelly Russell, Bryan Hennessey, Bawnie Oulton, Glen Simmons, Rocky Wiseman,
Peter Narvaez, Sandy Morris,
Prod: WGB. Eng: Neil Bishop/Claude Caines. Arr: WGB. Rec: Stephenville

HERMAN WHEELER: Love Should Never Die (G. Vokey)
45 rpm single,  - QUAY CS-8061 circa 1981
Prod: Herman Wheeler. Eng: Claude Caines & Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville,

ERIC WATERMAN: Sweet Love (Eric Waterman)
45 rpm single,  Independent  - COD-WES-1 (WRC3-2428).
Prod: N. Bishop & C. Caines. Manufactured by Cod Oil Productions, Gander, NL Date?

A. FRANK WILLIS: Squeeze Box (Peter Townsend)
'Welcome Aboard', Hare Records HRL7901. WRC1-937, 1979

EDISON WILLIAMS: Fish and Brewis (S. Daye)
'Pride of Newofundland', Audat 477-9066. circa 1973-4

THE YORK COUNTY BOYS: York County Breakdown (Composer?)
"A Bluegrass Legend', Ahed AS-8219, Date?
Re-mastered and re-channelled stereo version of the orignal album Arc 502 circa 1958.
Personnel: Mike Cameron, Rex Yetman, "Big John" McManamam, Brain Barron, Dusty Legere.



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February 24 - 'Musical Alphabet: U, V, & W - Part 1'
Episode 451


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

LEW MURPHY: SS Florizel (Joan Endacott, Harvey Freeman)
'Across Canada in Song', CBC Radio Canada Relay RM 126, 1966
Guitar: Russ Clark. Accordion: Ray Walsh.

THE TRAVELLERS: Hard Hard Times (Trad.)
'This Land', AS Arc 250 Centennial Series, 1967
Simone Johnston: soprano; Jerry Gray: banjo; Ray Woodley: 12 String; Joe Lawrence: bass guitar

UNCLE HARRY'S BAR BAND: Whiskey Drinkin' Woman (Charlie Payne)
'The Price of A Song', cassette tape WRC4-5887, 1989
W. Parsons - Vocals;  B. Drake - Vocals & Lead Guitar; C. Payne - Bass Guitar. Piano: P. Kasouf
Prod: Fred Lavery; Mix: B. Drake/P. Kasouf; Eng: P. Kasouf

VALDY: Arnold’s Cove (Valdy)
'Landscapes', Haida HL 5014, 1973
Vocals & Acoustic Guitar: Valdy; Drums: Ron Tutt; Bass: Max Bennett; Electric 6 String, Acoustic 12 String Guitar: Larry Carlton; Acoustic Piano: Joe Sample; Flute: Claire Lawrence
Recorded at A&M Studios & The Sound Factory, Hollywood Calif. Prod: Claire Lawrence
Mixing: Sound Lab, Hollywood. Engineer: Norm Kinney. Mastering: Bernie Grundman;

JEFF WHITE: Prisoner of Dreams (Jeff White)
‘Schooled For You’, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation LM 458, 1978
Musicians: Jeff White, Eric Robertson, John Andersen, Barry Keane, Gene Martynec, Michael George, Moe Koffman, Guido Basso, Russ Little, Nancy Ward.
Arr: Eric Robertson, Prod: Michael Snook

REG WATKINS & LORETTA CORMIER: This One’s For You (Reg Watkins)
‘This One’s For You’, Lone Raven, LR 715, 1985
Personnel: Al Cross, Andrew Affleck, Anthony Panacci, Marthy Shaw, Al Cherney, Mickey Andrews, Wndell Ferguson, Reg Watkins, Wendy Davis, Irene Szymanski, Kerry Knickle
Eng: David Ferri.

MICHAEL T. WALL: Good Ole Country Songs (Tom Kuzyk - Richard Kuzyk)
Sing along with Michael T. Wall, CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC CCMLP 001, 1983

BEN WEATHERBY: Our Lady Newfoundland (Ben Weatherby)
'Our Lady Newfoundland’, MMS-76061, Marathon, 1974

BUDDY WASISNAME & the other Fellers:  Yesterday's Fisherman (Wayne Chaulk)
‘Makin’ For the Harbour’, World Records WRC1-4525. 1985
Produced by Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellers. 
Eng. & mixed by Paul Fogwell & Nick Fleming. 
Recorded at J.S.R. Studio & Reflections Lounge, Gander. 
Personnel: Ray Johnson, Kevin Blackmore & Wayne Chaulk.

FREEMAN WALTERS & The Blue Diamonds: Seal Flipper (Composer unidentified on album)
'Newfie Music' SOLAR RECORDS SAR 2023, circa 1977
Musicians: Bob Blackwood, Bob Pearce, Doug Walker, Freeman Walters. Arr: Freeman Walters.

WHITEHORSE: The Ship That Never Returned (Trad.)
'The Ship That Never Returned', WRC1-5181, 1987.
Personnel: John Murphy (Accordion & vocals), Percy Cutler (Guitar, mandolin & vocals), Joe Critchell (bass guitar), Perry Langmead (drums).
Rec. at Echo Studio, St. John's. Eng: Jack Winsor; Prod: Percy Cutler
Mix: Jack Winsor & Whitehorse

RAY WALSH: Kitty Of Colleraine/Endearing Young Charms/Sweet Sixteen (Trad. arr. Ray Walsh)
'All Around Newfie Accordion', Audat 477-9071, 1975
accompanied by the "All Around the Circle" band. 
Recorded at MUN Studios, St. John's, NL circa 1975.



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February 17 - 'Musical Alphabet: The Ss - Concl. & The Ts - Part 1'
Episode 450


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

THE ST. JOHN'S TEMPLE BAND OF THE SALVATION ARMY: The King's Reign - March (David Rowsell)
'Shout Salvation', FANTASY SOUND FS23534, 1978.
Bandmaster & Prod: David Rowsell. Eng: John Read. Rec: Fantasy Sound, Willowdale, ON

THE SUBLIMINAL RATZ: Get You Anyways (Unidentified composer)
45 rpm single, GROUND ZERO PRODUCTIONS SR-1001, date?
Eng: Kevin Bungay/Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Studios

SCHIZOID: Last Call (composer unidentified)
EP 'Beer Thief' D.u.p.p. 001 WRCS---5433. Recorded live at The Death Hole, March 1987.
Eng: Wallace Hammond. Prod: Schizoid. 
Personnel: Bob Average (guitar), Don Ellis(bass), Chris Jarrett (vocals), Rod Wills(drums), Phil Winters (guitar)

BOB SHEPPARD: Memories of Newfoundland (Bob Sheppard)
45 RPM Single - Vintage Records SCV 2004 Date?
Prod. Sound Canada. Eng: John Palmer. Recorded at Sound Canada Recording Centre

STRINGBAND: Newfoundlanders (Bossin)
'The Maple Leaf Dog', Nick Records, 1978
Prod: Ben Mink.  Eng: Danny Lanois
Personnel: Bob Bossin, Terry King and Nancy Ahern of Stringband plus many others.

CARL TAPSCOTT SINGERS: Harbour Le Cou (Jack Dodd)
‘Songs of Newfoundland’, RCA KXL1-0092 , 1975
Prod: Wilf Gillmeister. Eng: Peter Vandertogt, Tech: Kevin Fuller.
Recorded at RCA's Toronto studios.

THE TERRA NOVANS: Jack Hinks (Trad.)
‘We’ll Rant and We’ll Roar’, no label TN 1001, 1966

TOM, JIM, AND GARTH: LONG LONG AGO (Composer Unidentified)
‘Songs of Newfoundland’,  Banff Rodeo Records Ltd. RBS 1252, circa 1967
Tom Powers, Jim Sampson, Garth Trenaman.

RYAN'S FANCY: Love Song (O'Reilly)
'Looking Back', Audat 477-9015, 1972
Personnel: Dermot O'Reilly, Fergus O'Byrne, Denis Ryan, Allister McGillvary.
Prod: Ryan's Fancy & Bob Stone. Rec: Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS. Eng: Al Feeney.

GORD TRACEY & the Constellations: My Baby Left Me (Kurdup)
'Poster Girl', Audat 477-9019, 1972
Vocals: Gord Tracey, Lead: Don Baker, Drums - Bill Tizzard.
Prod. & Eng.: Al Feeney, Rec.: MUN Radio, St. John's, NL

TNT: Teenage Boogie (Denis Parker, Neil Bishop, Claude Caines & Ted MacNeil)
‘TNT’,  Quay CS-7801, 1978
Elaine Kilpatrick, Neil Bishop, Ted MacNeil, Denis Parker, Claude Caines, Brian Murphy, and Bruce White
Engineered & Produced by Neil Bishop & Claude Caines
Recorded at Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville, NL

12 GAUGE: Throw It Away (M. Murphy)
‘First  Shot’, extended play vinyl album. HOOP Records HR 1, 1983
Personnel: Bruce Blackwood: bass & vocals; Jimi Hynes: drums; John Hutton: guitar, roland guitar synth; Mark Murphy: lead vocals, Juno 60.
Prod: Pierre Tremblayl & 12 Gauge. Rec: Studio Vert, Quebec

THOMAS TRIO & THE RED ALBINO: Chasin' The Dragon (The band and Paddy)
From the cassette tape, 'Jam It Inya'. 1989
Personnel: Jody Richardson: Vocals; Lil Thomas: Guitar; Danny Thomas: Bass;
Louis Thomas: Drums; Lori Cooper: Keyboard, Vocals.
Eng/Rec/Prod/Mixed: the band and Paddy

TICKLE HARBOUR: a) The Brown Chest b) Denis Murphy c) Goat Cove Reel (a & b: Trad. c: Des Walsh)
‘The Hares Ears’, QUAY CS-7955, 1979
Personnel: Rick Hiscott, Gerry Stong, Des Walsh, Don Walsh.
Prod: Tickle Harbour, Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines.
Rec: Clode Sound Studios, November 1979

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February 10 - 'Musical Alphabet: The Ss - Part 2'
Episode 449


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

THE SANDERLINGS: Christina's Song (Al Waxman-Heather Conkie-Herbie Helbig)
‘The Sanderlings’, Summus SUS 50000, 1971
Beth Harrington, Denise & Tommy Harrington, Leslie Lake, Chris & Andy Hutton, Mike Doyle.  Orchestra conducted by Jim Pirie

PAT SULLEY: Cameron Avenue (P. Sulley)
45 rpm single, WRC3-691 (anchor records), 1979
Scott Kennedy: Bass (Harmony vocals), Arthur Jessol: Drums, Rick Knight: Keyboards.
Pat Sulley : Vocal & guitars
Recorded at The Grange. Eng: Rick Knight

MARGO ST. JOHN: Out Of Touch (Lyrics and music by Christine Brown)
'Death On the Ice’ CD Independent, 2012
Lead vocals: Margo St. John; Harmonies. Anne Devine.. Arr: Don Boland.
Musicians: Don Boland, Claude Caines, Neil Bishop, Howie Soutwood, Mack Barfoot?.
Prod: St. John's Music, St. John's, NL Rec. at Echo Studio, 1982.

ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL GLEE CLUB: They Call Me A Wry Man (G. Blackmore)
'Resurrexit', Independent, no label or number, circa 1975
Mandolin & tin whistle: Bill Bowman. Recorded on location, Hr. Grace, NL.
Recorded & Mixed by Remmelt Hummelen. Prod: Kevin Moynihan Audio-Visula Services.

THE ST. JOHN’S EXTENSION CHOIR: Petty Harbour Bait Skiff (John Grace)
'Newfoundlanders Sing songs of their homeland,' no label, stereo, SJEC-1001, 1978
(Re-release of the 1966 album RCA Victor Canada International Classica CC-1024, mono)
Director: Ignatius Rumboldt

HANK SNOW: Squid Jiggin’ Ground (Art Scammel)
45 rpm single, RCA Victor 47-7060

STUMPWATER-JAK: Call Of A Train (Roy Payne)
'Too Many Outlaws', SWJ LP SWJ SJ 1280, circa 1980
Personnel:Jerry Gropp, Steven D. Brown Sr., Michale Hounshell, Gary Clemmons, Dennis Alexander.
Prod: Hamrick & Hamrick Prod. & Stumpater-Jak. Rec/Eng/Mixed by Pantheon Studios

RYAN’S FANCY: Tipperary's My Dream (D. Ryan, B. Gough)
‘Irish Love Songs’, Boot BOS 7232, 1982
Produced by Ryan's Fancy.  Engineer: Pat Martin.
Recorded at Scorpio Audio, Halifax, N.S.

SULLIVAN’S GYPSIES: Bound Down For Newfoundland (Trad.)
‘Ryan’s Fancy sung by Sullivan’s Gypsies’, HARMONY KHE 90176, circa 1970
Personnel: Dermot O’Reilly, Denis Ryan, Fergus O’Byrne, Don Sullivan, Gary Kavanagh

BARRY SMITH: The Legend of Dick Nolan (Paul Fairhurst-Barry Smith)
45 rpm single, Boot BTX 389, 1989
Prod: Jury Krytiuk.  From the album BMM 8003 - "No Will To Climb"

STEVEDORE STEVE: Newfie Screech (Stephen J. Foote)
'Hardworkin’ Men', Boot Records, BOS 7102, 1971
Prod: Jury Krytiuk. Rec: RCA Ltd, Toronto. Eng: George Semkiw.
Rec. tech.: "Cub" Richardson

HAYWARD STRICKLAND: Mexican Hat Dance (Composer Unidentified)
'Hayward Strickland plays Favourites', Audat 477-9067, circa 1973-4
Recorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS. Circa 1973-4

HAYWARD STRICKLAND: Roddy McLury (Composer Unidentified)
'Hayward Strickland plays Favourites', Audat 477-9067, circa 1973-4
Recorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax, NS. Circa 1973-4

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February 3 - 'Musical Alphabet: The Ss - Part 1'
Episode 448


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

JOHN WHITE: Fare Thee Well Enniskillen (Trad. Arr. J. White)
'All Around the Circle', Audat 477-9072, 1975
Probable Musicians: Don Randell (fiddle), Ray Kerrivan (drums), Wally Cobb (bass) Ray Walsh (piano accordion), Ollie Smith (piano)
Recorded at MUN Studios, St. John's, NL

RYAN'S FANCY: Dublin In the Rare Ould Times (Pete St. John)
‘Irish Love Songs’, Boot BOS 7232, 1982
Produced by Ryan's Fancy.  Engineer: Pat Martin.
Recorded at Scorpio Audio, Halifax, N.S.

SCRUNCHI’NS: Guess It Doesn't Matter Any More (P. Anka)
‘Scrunchin’ns’,  Ocean GH2-476, 1976
J. Terry Hynes, Glen Tilley, Tom Hynes, Gary Tilley

THE SEVILLE SINGERS: I'm A Dreamer (Betty Jean Hynes)
'Memories of Love', QUAY QCS 1331, 1978
Musicians: Ted MacNeil, Claude Caines, Neil Bishop, Brian Murphy, Jean M. House, Ricky Weston, Ivan White.
Eng/Prod: Claude Caines & Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Productions,  Stephenville, NL

A. R.  SCAMMELL: The Capelin Haul (A. R. Scammell)
78 RPM SINGLE RCA, PR 1291, circa 1943
Bucky Lacombe, Guitar

THE SHAMROCKS: Irish Washerwoman (Trad.)
'Newfoundland Fiddle, Canadian Country Classics'. Rodeo International RCCD 7114, Date ?
Originally released on vinyl LP, 'Newfoundland Old Time Fiddle Music', Banff RBS. 1055, 1957?
Don Randell: fiddle, Ted Blanchard: fiddle, Eric Dicks: piano.

SIMANI: A Breed All His Own (Bud Davidge)
'Two For the Show', SWC SDC 7788, 1988
Personnel: Bud Davidge, Sim Savory, Cyril Brown, Mike Higgins, Dave Carey, Wilf Sullivan.
Rec: Sim's Studio, Belloram. Eng: Sim Savory.

JOEY SMALLWOOD: Newfoundlanders Are One People (R. Robin)
‘A Living Legend’, Robin Records WRC 1-935, 1979
 Personnel: Mack Barfoot, Rob St. Aubin, Harry Frump, C. Clyde.
 Prod: Gordon Rowat.  Exec. Prod: R. Robin. Rec: Newfound Sound.
 Mastered: Dan Plouffe.

SONS OF ERIN: School Days Over (Ewan MacColl)
'Treasures', Dominion LPS 93067. circa 1971. 
Rec: Sound Canada Studios, Toronto. Eng. & Mix: Ernie Lyons.
Personnel: Ralph O'Brien, Bob O'Donovan, Allen Flyn, Brian Connelly

SOU'WESTERS (WITH RAY JOHNSON): Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye (John D. Loudermilk)
'Sing Me Back Home', AFTON, AF 90144, circa 1973
Prod: Grant Kennedy. Rec: Audio Atlantic, Halifax

WINSTON SAUNDERS and The Newfoundland Showband: Old Satin Waltz (Unidentified)
`More Accordion Favourites`, Marathon ALS 376, 1972
Personnel: Winston Saunders-Accordion, Ray MacLean-Rhythm guitar; Bill Chipman-Electric guitar; Bill Whelan – Drums
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January 27 - 'Musical Alphabet: The Rs - Conclusion'
Episode 447


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

RONNIE ROSE: Today Is the First Day (Les Janes)
45 rpm single, L & M Records WRC3-1506 Side A circa 1988

KEVIN ROWSELL: The Gambler (Don Schlitz)
45 rpm single, Newfoundlander Records NRS-451, 1979
Guitar: Roy Penney. Harmony: Dick Nolan

ED ROWSELL: Crying Over You (Ed Rowsell)
‘Close Up’,  Audat 477-9069, 1974
Personnel: Ed Rowsell, Lew Skinner, Fred Lawrence, Cathy Lawrence, Roger Skinner, Don Randall, Olli Smith.
Eng; Ron Duclos; Recorded at MUN Studios, St. John's, NL

GEORGE ROWSELL: Wonderful Years (Fred Rowsell)
‘Hotel Gander’, BelAir Records 1983

SCOTT ROWSELL AND AQUARIUS: Newfoundland Bound (Scott Rowsell)
'Draggerman',  Audat 477-9062, 1974
Dave Hillier (Drums), Wayne Sturge (Lead Guitar), Mac Burry (Bass) and Scott Rowsell (Vocals)
Rec: MUN Studio, St. John's

THE ROUND MIDNIGHT BAND: Long Train Running (Tom Johnston)
'Live at The Come-By-Chance Newfoundland Club',  LORI ANN BA 002, circa 1979
Personnel: Alan Locke, Graham Penney, Howard Keats, Cyril Way, Ben Price, Reggie O'Quinn. Rec: Thunder Sound, To. Co-Prod: Round Midnight Band & Bill Atkinson,
Eng:Bryan Fitzgerald. Arr & Dir: B. Price & B. Atkinson.

TERRY RIELLY: Lester (Terry Rielly)
45 rpm single, Clippers Handy WRC3-782, 1979
Musicians: Lead vocals & guitar: Terry Rielly, Bass & backup vocals: Glen Tilley, Harmonica: Peter Narvaez, Fiddle: Kelly Russell, Banjo: Neil Rosenberg, Tin Whistle: Sandy Morris.
Recorded at Echo Music, St. John's, NL

TED RUSSELL: Smoke Room On the Kyle (Unidentified Composer)
'Songs & Stories of Newfoundland', C 135, 1974
Ralph Walker-Accordion, Russ Clark-Guitar, Eric Abbott-Organ
Recorded at CBC Studios.  Produced by TEL Command Systems

WALTER B. ROGERS & his band: Banks of Newfoundland (arr. by Worthington)
78 rpm single, Brunswick 2176-A, 1921

GORDON RIDEOUT: My Island Home (G. Rideout)
'Straight From the Heart', Independent, 1993
Personnel: Gordon Rideout, Mike Higgins, Sim Savory. Rec: Sim's Studio, Belloram, NF

VANCE ROCKWELL: Sweet Harbours of Newfoundland (Vance Rockwell)
45 rpm single,  Broadland BR 2119X. Prod: Gary Buck

JIM PAYNE & KELLY RUSSELL:
Le Reel De La Pistroli-Gerald Thomas' Burnt Potatoe Reel (Emile Benoit)

'Jim Payne & Kelly Russell', Pigeon Inlet Productions PIP-7314, 1983
Personnel: Jim Payne, Kelly Russell, Eric West, Janis Spence.
Arr. Jim Payne & Kelly Russell. Prod: Kelly Russell & Jim Payne. 
Rec: Pigeon Inlet Productions, St. John's.


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January 20 - 'Musical Alphabet: The Qs & The Rs, Part 1'
Episode 446


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

PETER FRANCIS QUINLAN: Just As Nice (Lloyd Bartlett)
'Shock Absorber', COD-1, 1980

THE QUIDI VIDI CEILI BAND: The Grand Time of 9:12.04 (Pat Casey)
45 rpm vinyl single, Pigeon Inlet Productions, PIP-7312, 1980

GORDON QUINTON: Grandfather's Clock (Henry Clay Work)
'Guitar Songs', Quay CS 7933, 1979
Personnel: Gordon Quinton, John Lacey, Boyd Norman. Prod : Gordon Quinton.
Eng: Neil Bishop & Claude Caines. Rec: Clode Sound Studios, Stephenville

GERRY REEVES: Ise the By (composer unidentified)
'More Down East Accordion', Paragon ALS 274, circa 1970

THE REDEMPTORISTS: A Child Is Born (Darrell McGinn)
‘Damascus Road’, Ocean GH2-478, 1977
The Redemptorists: Darrell McGinn, Eugene O’Reilly, Paul Curtin, Yaroslaw Dybka
Musicians: Eugene O'Reilly, Darrell McGinn, Floyd (Sonny Wood), Paul Carroll, Gerry Formanger.
Exec. Prod: Tommy Hynes. Prod. & Eng.: Rick Knight,
Musical Arrangements: Paul Hofferet. Rec: Grange Studio, Ajax, ON

STAN ROGERS: Cliffs of Baccalieu (Jack Withers)
‘For the Family’, Folk Tradition FT-R002, 1983.
Personnel: Stan Rogers, Garnet Rogers, Jim Morison.
Exec Prod: Valerie Rogers & Tor Jonassen. Eng: Greg Roberts. Assist: Ian Galloway. Prod: Stan Rogers, Garnet Rogers & Jim Morison.

THE RAFTSMEN: Kelligrew’s Soiree (Trad.)
45 rpm single, APEX 76886 (Side 2), circa1967

SAM ROSE: Sammy's Hornpipe (Composer unidentified on album)
'Newfoundland Accordion', Buckshot BT-9011, 1974
backed by the Newfoundland Showband

NORMAN RICE: My Newfoundland Home By The Sea (Norman Rice/Billy Roy)
‘Newfoundland's Own Fisherman's Boy’, Periwinkle PER 7336, 1977
George Rowsell: rhythm guitar; Billy Roy: lead guitar/spoons; Elmer Gallant: drums; Art Snider: piano; Graham Townsend: violin; Norman Rice: accordion; Lillian & Manon Zlamal & Art Snider: Background Vocals
Eng: Glenn Burke; Prod & Arr: Art Snider. Rec: Sound Canada
http://www.normrice.ca/

RYAN'S FANCY: I Followed Her Into The West (Tom Paxton)
‘Currahs, Minstrels, Rocks & Whisky’, GUNN GBYLP 1003, 1971
Co-producer – Doug Byam, Ken Gunn, Engineer – Bill Seddon
Vocals, Banjo, Mandolin, Flageolet – Fergus O'Byrne
Vocals, Fiddle, Mandolin, Flageolet – Denis Ryan (2)
Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin – Dermot O'Reilly

THE RISING SONS: Sing With Me (Rooney, Marshall, Bursey)
'The Rising Sons', Audat 477-9012, 1972.
Personnel: Pete Bursey, Jim Rooney, Russ Marshall
Producer: Grant Kennedy.  Recorded at Audio Atlantic, Halifax, N.S. 
Engineer: Al Feeney

RED ISLAND: Centennial Highway (Rufus Guinchard)
'In Pursuit of the Wild Bologna', 1978, Quay CS-7803
Jamie Snider, Don Walsh, Derek Pelley, Bruce Crummell, Shawn Power, Brian Best
Prod: Red Island & Neil Bishop. Eng: Neil Bishop. Rec: Clode Sound Productions.


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January 13 - '2017 Revisited'
Episode 445


ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races (Stephen Foster)

‘Twistin’ the Pick’, circa 1965, Arc 589
Produced by Ben Weatherby

MARY BARRY: Moonlight Café (Mary Barry)
45 rpm single, LOST ISLAND RECORDS LOS-1022-A., 1989
Prod: Glen Meisner. Eng: Karl Falkenham.

DENIS PARKER & ROGER HOWSE: Movin’ On (Denis Parker)
‘Eagle Ridin’ Papas’, cassette tape, PHPC-8801, 1988
Produced by Denis Parker, Roger Howse & Don Walsh, Recorded at Daydeen Studio

JIM PAYNE & KELLY RUSSELL: Brother John (Trad. Arr. Payne & Russell)
45 rpm single, Pigeon Inlet Productions PIP 735, 1981
Learned from Art Payne

GLENN TILLEY: There’s A Man (That’s What He Does) (Glen Tilley)
‘The Newfoundland Seal Hunt’, Radio Canada International E-1263.
Researched and written by Bill Usher & Deborah Sharp

HARRY MARTIN: One Step At A Time (Harry Martin)
'Harry Martin', QUAY CS-8055, circa 1981
Personnel: Neil Bishop, Claude Caines, Ted MacNeil, Mel Aucoin, Harry Martin, Betty Jean Hynes, Tommy Doyle, Fred Truitt.
Rec: Clode Sound, Stephenville. Eng & Prod:. Claude Caines & Neil Bishop

GERALD MITCHELL: High on the Mountain of Old Mokami (Byron Chaulk)
'The Hunt & other songs of Labrador', Marathon MS 2101, 1970

THE FLUMMIES: Trapper's Life (Eldred Mesher)
'Four Songs From Labrador', Kenamu Records WRCS-4642, 1986
Musicians: Alton Best, Robert Lunnen, Richard Dyson, George Shiwak, Winston White. Prod, Arr, & Eng: Gary O'Driscoll. Rec: Homespun Studios, Goose Bay, Labrador.

JOHN WHITE: Signal Hill (Trad. arr. White)
'Come All Ye Home To Newfoundland', RCA Victor MG-4247, 1966
Ray Walsh: piano accordion; Bill Allen: guitar; Reg Foley: bass & piano

THE WONDERFUL GRAND BAND: Babylon Mall (J. Snider)
‘Lliving In A Fog’ – Grand East Records GE 1001, 1981
 Produced by Declan O’Doherty.  Engineering by Dan Donovan and Declan O’Doherty.
Personnel: Glenn Simmons, Ron Hynes, Jamie Snider, Sandy Morris, Ian Perry, Paul Stamp, Greg Malone, Tommy Sexton.

THE FINEST: Babylon Mall (J. Snider)
Released in 2017 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Avalon Mall
All proceeds go to Tommy Sexton Centre.
Personnel: Mark Critch, Amelia Curran, Geraldine Hollett from The Once, Paul Kinsman and Billy Sutton, and of course original Wonderful Grand Band members Sandy Morris, Glen Simmons, Boomer Stamp and Greg Malone.

RED ISLAND:  In Pursuit of the Wild Balogna (Jamie Snider)
'In Pursuit of the Wild Balogna', Quay CS-7803, 1978
Jamie Snider, Don Walsh, Derek Pelley, Bruce Crummell, Shawn Power, Brian Best

SIMANI: Music & Friends (B. Davidge/Simani)
'Music & Friends', SWC SD-5067, 1987
Personnel: Bud Davidge, Pious Hickey, Hughie Poole, Tom Keeping, Merril Stockley, Sim Savory, Allan Bambury, Don Sheppard, Al Jensen, Harvey Davidge, Dave Williams, Conrad Williams, Nack Savory.
Eng: Sim Savory, Prod: Simani

GEORGE GRANDY & his band: D. P. Newfie (G. Grandy)
'D. P. Newfie', Audat 477-9017, circa 1973
Tom Grandy: drummer;  Reuben Hiscock: bass guitar;  Barry Welsh: guitar

COLLEEN POWER: Pat Murphy's Meadow (J. M. Devine)
'Raised On This', 2016
Recorded by Colleen Power at Baygirl Music except Jason Whelan's guitars, bouzouki and vocals and Pat Murphy's Meadow.
Recorded by Jason Whelan at The Sound Solution.
Mixed by Colleen with additional editing and assistance by Jason Whelan at The Sound Solution.
Musicans: Colleen Power, Fergus O'Byrne, Jason Whelan, Thomas Aneirin, Mark Hiscock, Geoff Panting, Dave Panting, Ed Sutherby, Rob Brown, Sherry Ryan

GERRY STRONG/KEVIN BRODERICK/DARCY BRODERICK: Saddle the Pony/The Frost is all Over (Composer unidentified)
‘The Lonesome Boatman’, PIP-7315 with the Bowman & Broderick familie, 1981
Ann Martin: vocal & guitar; Ester Squires: background vocal
Eng: Rob St Aubin & Bern Penton. Rec & Mix: Pigeon Inlet Productions.
Prod: Don Walsh. Project Coordinator: Barry Martin.
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January 6 - 'George Grandy'
Episode 444

GEORGE GRANDY & his band: The Grandy Breakdown (G. Grandy)
'D. P. Newfie', Audat 477-9017, circa 1973
Tom Grandy: drummer;  Reuben Hiscock: bass guitar;  Barry Welsh: guitar

GEORGE GRANDY: Fisherman’s Tribute (G. Grandy)
'D. P. Newfie', Audat 477-9017, circa 1973
Tom Grandy: drummer;  Reuben Hiscock: bass guitar;  Barry Welsh: guitar

GEORGE GRANDY: Wine and Roses (M. Haggard)
'Gotta Get Back To Newfie', Audat 477-9041, 1973
Back-up: The Country Ducats. Probable musicians: George Grandy (vocals & rhythm guitar) Lew Skinner (lead guitar), Cathy Lawrence (bass), Fred Lawrence (steel guitar), Roger Skinner (drums), Harmony vocals (Eddie Rowsell) 
Prod: Al Feeney. Recorded at MUN Radio, St. John's, NL

GEORGE GRANDY & his band: The Grandy Breakdown (G. Grandy)
'D. P. Newfie', Audat 477-9017, circa 1973
Tom Grandy: drummer;  Reuben Hiscock: bass guitar;  Barry Welsh: guitar
1:45 INSTRUMENTAL

ELVIS PRESLEY: That's Alright Mama (Arthur Crudup)
'Magic Hits of the 1950s', 2008

HUEY VALLIS: Nobody's Child (Cy Coben and Mel Foree)
Unreleased vinyl record circa early 1970s

GEORGE GRANDY: My Sweetheart (Trad: G. Grandy)
'D. P. Newfie', Audat 477-9017, circa 1973
Tom Grandy: drummer;  Reuben Hiscock: bass guitar;  Barry Welsh: guitar

GEORGE GRANDY & his band: D. P. Newfie (G. Grandy)
'D. P. Newfie', Audat 477-9017, circa 1973
Tom Grandy: drummer;  Reuben Hiscock: bass guitar;  Barry Welsh: guitar

GEORGE GRANDY: Gotta Get Back To Newfie (G. Grandy/A. Rose)
‘Gotta Get Back To Newfie’, Audat 477-9041, 1973
Back-up: The Country Ducats
Probable band members: Lew Skinner on lead guitar, Fred Lawrence on steel, Cathy Lawrence on bass, Roger Skinner on drum, Eddie Rowsell on harmony vocals, and George Grandy on rhythm guitar.

GEORGE GRANDY: Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
‘Gotta Get Back To Newfie’, Audat 477-9041, 1973
Back-up: The Country Ducats
Probable band members: Lew Skinner on lead guitar, Fred Lawrence on steel, Cathy Lawrence on bass, Roger Skinner on drum, Eddie Rowsell on harmony vocals, and George Grandy on rhythm guitar.

GEORGE GRANDY: You've Got It Alright (George Grandy)
'Drifter From the Coast',  Audat 477-9057, circa 1974
Probable band members: Lew Skinner on lead guitar, Fred Lawrence on steel, Cathy Lawrence on bass, Roger Skinner on drum, Eddie Rowsell on harmony vocals, and George Grandy on rhythm guitar.
Eng: Ron Duclos. Recorded at MUN Studio, St. John's, NL

ANN BUTLER & GEORGE GRANDY: 
Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man (Becki Bluefield and Jim Owen)

'Country Sunshine', Audat 477-9064, 1974
Backed by The Country Ducats
Recorded at MUN Studio, St. John's, NL. Eng: Ron Duclos.

GEORGE GRANDY and his wife Doreen: Look For Me (Rusty Goodman)
'George's Gospel CD', Unreleased, Nov 6, 2010
Recorded at George Grandy's Studio
George plays all instruments.

GEORGE GRANDY: Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On 
(Dave "Curler" Williams & James Faye "Roy" Hall)

Recorded live at The Old Mill, St. John's NL, 2017
Musicians included George Grandy, Troy Grandy, Chad Grandy, and Terry O'Reilley.
Unreleased.

GEORGE Grandy: The French Waltz (George Grandy)
Homesick Newfie, cassette tape circa early 1990s.
George Grandy: vocals, keyboard, accordion; Kevin Bungay: lead guitar, bass; 
Eng: Roy Foote. Mixing: Kevin Bungay. Recorded at Starbust Studio, Grand Bank, NL
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