33.45.78 All Vinyl Radio Show
with Steve Fruitman
April 1, 2024
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It's Good To Be
A Fool (Sometimes)

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Fooled Ya Side

1.   Syrinx: Tillicum – 1971 *
2.   Ricky Nelson: Poor Little Fool – 1958
3.   Valerie Wellington: A Fool For You – 1987
4.   Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66: Fool On The Hill – 1968
5.   Rockpile: Fool Too Long – 1980
6.   Elvin Bishop: Fooled Around & Fell In Love – 1976
7.   Oscar Peterson Trio: The Girl From Ipanema – 1965 *
8.   Joyce Seamone: Some Kind Of Fool – 1975 *
9.   Silver Apples: You’re Not Foolin’ Me – 1969
10. Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Pity The Fool – 1967
11. Stevie Ray Vaughan: Dirty Fool – 1983
12. Moe Koffman: Overture To Spring – 1972 *
13. Leo Simpson: Cool Fool – 1974 *
14. Anthony Newley: What Kind Of Fool Am I - 1962
15. Deep Purple: You Fool No One – 1974
16. Aretha Franklin: Chain Of Fools – 1967
17. The Majestics: Respect – 1968 *

Fool Ya Twice Side

1.   Tijuana Sauerkrauts: The Joker – 1973
2.   Domenic Troiano: The Joke’s On Me – 1978 *
3.   Ritchie Knight & The Midnights: The Joke – 1964 *
4.   Brian Hyland: The Joker Went Wild – 1966
5.   Blue Rodeo: Joker’s Wild – 1987 *
6.   Octa Clark & Hector Duhon: Creole Twist – 1982
7.   The Balfa Brothers: Je Suis Content d’etre un Cajun – 1975
8.   Lawrence Black Ardoin: Midland Two Step – 1984
9.   Jo-el Sonnier: Flammes D’enfer – 1980
10. The Formerly Brothers: Big Mamou – 1987 *
11. Ojnab: Le bord de l’eau – 1995 *
12. Les Sultans: Toujours devant moi – 1964 *
13. Murial Millard: Printemps – 1961 *
14. Barde: Le violon arrode comme une vioile – 1977 *
15. Famille Soucy: Le Club du Hockey Canadien – 1954 *
16. Robert Charlebois: Que-Can Blues – 1968 *
17. Gerry Laroche: Danser Le Loup – 1988 *
18. Buckwheat Zydeco: Zydeco Boogaloo – 1984
19. Mitsou: Le Chinois – 1988 *

*CanCon = 50%

And Now for The Particulars

Fooled Ya Side

1.   Syrinx: Tillicum
(John Mills-Cockell)
Long Lost Relative: True North Records TNX 5
Toronto ON
John Mills-Cockell: moog synthesizer, piano, organ
Doug Pringle: sax
Alan Wells: hand drums, percussion
Produced by John Mills-Cockell & Eugene Martynec, 1971
Recorded by Dave Kalunbach, Don Stewart & Bill Roncken at Eastern Sound Studios, Thunder Sound Studios, Pathe-9Humphries Studios & Bay Recording in Toronto
Mastered by Bob Dorleans

Shortly after the demise of Kensington Market, John Mills-Cockell formed the avant-garde band Syrinx, active from 1970 to 1972. Syrinx initially played the Toronto coffee-house circuit. After a time, Canadian music executive and talent manager Bernie Finkelstein signed the trio to his newly-created True North Records. The CTV television network commissioned a theme song for its forward-looking television series “Here Come the Seventies”. This commission resulted in Mills-Cockell composing Tillicum, which was later released as a single and was included on Syrinx’s second album.

2.   Ricky Nelson: Poor Little Fool
(Sharon Sheeley)
45 single bw Don't Leave Me This Way: Imperial Records IM.5528
Tenafly NJ
Ricky Nelson: vocals, guitar
Produced by Ricky Nelson, Ozzie Nelson, Jimmie Haskell, 1958
Recorded  April 17, 1958

Eric Hilliard Nelson b. Teaneck, NJ May 8, 1940 / d. December 31, 1985 (aged 45) De Kalb, TX

"Poor Little Fool" is a rock and roll song written by Sharon Sheeley and first recorded by Ricky Nelson in 1958. Sheeley wrote the song when she was fifteen years old. She had met Elvis Presley, and he encouraged her to write. It was based on her disappointment following a short-lived relationship with a member of a popular singing duo. Sheeley sought Ricky Nelson to record the tune. She drove to his house, and claimed her car had broken down. He came to her aid, and she sprang the song on him.

3.   Valerie Wellington: A Fool For You
(Charles / Hill)
The New Bluebloods: Alligator Records 7707
Chicago IL
Valerie Wellington: vocals
John Duich: guitar
Sumito Arioshi: piano
Nick Charles: bass
Brady Williams: drums
Produced by Bruce Iglauer, 1987
Recorded by Justin Niebank & Fred Brietberg at Streeterville Studios, Chicago
Mastered by Tom Coyne at Frankford/Wayne, New York City

Valerie Eileen Hall b. Chicago November 14, 1959 January 2, 1993 Maywood, Il

Began performing on piano at age 5. In her teens started touring in blues bands and was nominated for a Chicago Blues Award before her first album even came out. Unfortunately, she only recorded 2 albums: Million Dollar Secret 1984 and Life in the Big City 1991. Wellington died at the age of 33.

4.   Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66: Fool On The Hill
(Lennon / McCartney)
Fool On The Hill: A&M Records – SPX 4160
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sérgio Mendes: Piano, vocals
Lani Hall: Vocals
Karen Philipp: Vocals
John Pisano: Guitar
Rubens Bassini: Percussion
Sebastiao Neto: Percussion
Dom Um Romao: Percussion, drums
Dave Grusin: Orchestra Arrange
Produced by Sérgio Mendes, 1968
Recorded by Henry Lewy, Herb Alpert and Larry Levine

Sérgio Santos Mendes b. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil February 11, 1941: age 78

5.   Rockpile: Fool Too Long
(Nick Lowe / Rockpile)
Seconds of Pleasure: Columbia Records JC 36886
London UK
Nick Lowe: bass, vocals
Billy Bremner: guitar, vocals
Dave Edmunds: guitar, vocals, keys
Terry Williams: drums
Produced by Nick Lowe and Rockpile, 1980
Recorded by Aldo Bocca at Eden Studios, Chiswick UK

6.   Elvin Bishop: Fooled Around And Fell In Love
(Elvin Bishop)
45 single bw Slick Titty Boom: Capricorn Records CPR 0252
Chicago IL
Michael "Fly" Brooks: Bass Guitar
Don Baldwin: Drums, Congas, Percussion, Backing Vocals
Johnny "V" Vernazza: Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar, Backing Vocals
Mickey Thomas: Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals
Elvin Bishop: Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Slide Guitar
Phil Aaberg: Piano, Clavinet
Mike Keck: Piano, Organ
Bill Slais: Synthesizer, Backing Vocals
Produced by Allan Blazek and Bill Szymczyk, 1976
Recorded by Allan Blazek

Elvin Richard Bishop (born Glendale, Ca October 21, 1942)

In 1963 Bishop met harmonica player Paul Butterfield in the neighborhood of Hyde Park and joined Butterfield's blues band, and remained with them for five years. In 1968, he went solo and formed the Elvin Bishop Group, also performing with Bloomfield and Al Kooper on their album titled The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper.  in 1976, Bishop released his most memorable single, "Fooled Around and Fell in Love," which peaked at No. 3 in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Bishop was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Paul Butterfield Blues Band in 2015 and the Blues Hall of Fame in his own right in 2016.

7.   Oscar Peterson Trio: The Girl From Ipanema
(Antônio Carlos Jobim)
We Get Requests: Verve – MIJ-1-5321
Montreal QC
Oscar Peterson: piano
Ray Brown: bass
Ed Thigpen: drums
Produced by Jim Davis, 1965
Recorded by Bob Simpson & Val Valentin

8.   Joyce Seamone: Some Kind Of Fool
(Ian Tyson)
I Can See It In His Eyes: Boot Records – BOS 7159
Maplewood NS / Woodstock ON
Joyce Seamone: vocal
Produced 1975

Her big hit in 1972 was Testing 1-2-3. This was her fourth album, the only she made for Boot.

9.   Silver Apples: You’re Not Foolin’ Me
(Silver Apples)
Contact: Jackpot Records JPR 045
Danny Taylor: drums, vocals
Simeon: the thing aka The Simeon, vocals
Produced by Barry Bryant, Danny Taylor & Simeon, 1969
Recorded by Jack Hunt at TTG Studios, Los Angeles and Apostolic Studios, New York City

Some really crazy sounds made by Simeon on his electronic contraption known also as a Simeon which is played with two hands and two feet, just like his drumming partner Danny Taylor. This is from their second album, way ahead of its time.

10. Paul Butterfield Blues Band: Pity The Fool
(Deadric Malone)
The Resurrection of Pigboy Crabshaw: Elektra EKS 74015
Chicago, IL
Paul Butterfield: Harmonica, vocal
Elvin Bishop: guitar
Mark Naftalin: keys
Bugsy Maugh: bass
Gene Dinwiddie: tenor sax
Dave Sanborne: alto sax
Keith Johnson: trumpet
Produced by John Court December, 1967

Paul Vaughn Butterfield: b. Chicago December 17, 1942 - d. North Hollywood CA May 4, 1987)

While still recording and performing, Butterfield died in 1987 at age 44 of a heroin overdose.
In 2006, he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. Butterfield and the early members of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.

11. Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble: Dirty Fool
(D Bramhall / SR Vaughan)
Texas Flood: Epic Records: FE 38734
Dallas TX
Stevie Ray Vaughan: guitar, vocals
Tommy Shannon: bass
Chris Layton: drums

Produced by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Richard Mullen & Double Trouble, 1983
Recorded at Down Town Studio, Los Angeles
Recorded by Richard Mullen and James Geddes
Mixed by Lincoln Clapp
Mastered by Ken Robertson at CBS Studios, NYC

Stephen Ray Vaughan b. October 3, 1954 Dallas, TX / d. August 27, 1990 (35) East Troy, WI

12. Moe Koffman: Overture To Spring
(Moe Koffman / Doug Riley)
The Four Seasons: GRT Records 9230-1022
Toronto ON
Moe Koffman: flute
Terry Clark: drums
Don Thompson: bass
Doug Riley: keys
Bobby Edwards: guitar
Albert Pratz: Violin Concert Master
Bill Richards, Maurice Solway, Isdore Desser, Victoria Prolly, Adel Armin: violins
Peter Schenkman, Dave Heatheringto: cellos
Dick Smith: congas
Michael Crade: percussion
Produced by Doug Riley, 1972
Recorded at Toronto Sound Studios by Terry Bowne

I often play this tune to speak over but today, because it’s spring, I felt you should hear the whole thing. Produced and co-written by the late Doug Riley, it infuses rock, jazz and classical influences and really moves.

13. Leo Simpson: Cool Fool
(Leo Simpson)
45 Single bw Sometimes It’s Good: Zone Records Z 102
Jamaica, Canada, UK
Leo Simpson: vocals
Produced by Leo Simpson 1974

Also released Black Oppressor 45 on Zone earlier in 1974 (Zone Rec Z 101). Recorded Red River Valley for Ska Beat Records in Jamaica, 1965. He was eventually signed to CAPAC, (now SOCAN) so he must have lived and worked in Canada as the record was made in here. Most likely one of the first reggae records ever produced on Canadian soil! Prove me wrong (please).

14. Anthony Newley: What Kind of Fool Am I
(Leslie Bricusse / Anthony Newley)
45 single bw Gonna Build A Mountain:
London UK
Anthony Newley: vocal
Produced 1961

Anthony Newley b. London Sept 24, 1931 / d. April 14, 1999 Jensen Beach FL

2008 the Goldfinger theme song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Written by a team lead by Anthony Newley, who was a pop star in his own right. Had a series of hits in the UK like “What Kind Of Fool Am I”, “Pop Goes The Weasel” as well as a successful acting career.

15. Deep Purple: You Fool No One
(Blackmore / Lord / Paice / Coverdale)
Burn: Purple Records / Warner Bros - W 2766
London UK
Ritchie Blackmore: guitar
Jon Lord:  keyboards, organ
Ian Paice:  drums, percussion
David Coverdale: lead vocals
Glenn Hughes: bass, vocals
Produced by Deep Purple, 1974
Recorded by Martin Birch at Montreux, Switzerland November 1973

16. Aretha Franklin: Chain Of Fools
(Don Covey)
45 single bw Prove It: Atlantic Records ‎– 45-2464
Detroit MI
Aretha Franklin: lead vocals and piano
Jimmy Johnson and Joe South: guitars
Spooner Oldham: Wurlitzer electric piano
Tommy Cogbill: bass
Roger Hawkins: drums
The Sweet Inspirations: Carolyn Franklin, Erma Franklin & Ellie Greenwich: background vocals
Produced by Jerry Wexler, 1967

Aretha Louise Franklin b. Memphis TN March 25, 1942 / d. August 16, 2018 (76) Detroit
This song reached number one on the U.S. R&B chart where it stayed for four weeks. "Chain of Fools" also peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was written with Otis Redding in mind to cover it but producer Jerry Wexler decided to give it to Aretha.  It went on to win the Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, and was later presented a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 2004.

17. The Majestics: Respect
(Otis Redding)
Soul King Otis Redding – A Tribute: Arc Records 770
Toronto ON
Fred Keeler (guitar)
John Crone (saxophone)
Orlando Guierri (trombone)
Brian Lucrow (trumpet)
Wes Morris (drums)
Eric Robertson (keyboards)
Bobby Starr (guitar)
Russ Strathdee (saxophone)
Chris Vickery (bass)
Dave Konvalenko (guitar)
William Cudmore (saxophone)
Produced by Tony DiMaria, 1968
Recorded by Gary Starr at Bay Studios, Toronto

Fool Ya Twice Side

1.   The Tijuana Sauerkrauts: Joker
(Hubert Deuringer)
Happy Polkas Sound From Munich: Alshire Records S 200
Munich Germany
Hubert Deuringer: accordion
Produced 1973

This Bavarian band got it’s name from a Herb Alpert, Jerry Moss song that appeared on The Tijuana Brass album “The Lonely Bull” in 1962.

Hubert Deuringer was a German accordionist, arranger, bandleader and music teacher, born 18 January 1924 and died 16 June 2014 in Empfingen, Germany. He conducted the SWF Radio Orchestra and was a lecturer for accordion stylistics and improvisation at the Hohner Conservatory in Trossingen. In 1964, he received the Hermann Schittenhelm Medal for his contributions to folk music

2.   Domenic Troiano Band: The Joke’s On Me
The Joke’s On Me: Capitol Records Canada – SW 11772
Toronto / East York ON
Domenic Troiano: guitar
Dave Tysen: keys
Jacek Sobotta: keys
Keith Jones: bass
Paul DeLong: drums
Produced by Terry Brown, 1978
Recorded at Sounds Interchange, Toronto by Mike Jones & Ed Stone

3.   Ritchie Knight & The Midnights: The Joke
(Reg Hall)
45 Single: Arc Records 1037
Toronto ON
Mike Brough sax
Richie Knight vocal
Barry Stein drums
George Semkiw guitar
Doug Chappell bass
Barry Lloyd keys
Produced by Bill Gilliland, 1964

4.   Brian Hyland: The Joker Went Wild
(Bobby Russell)
45 single bw Run, Run, Look And See: Mercury Celebrity Series – CS 6038
Brian Hyland: lead vocals
Leon Russell: keys
JJ Cale: guitars
The Wrecking Crew: all other instruments
Produced by Snuff Garret and Leon Russell, 1965
Released on January 1, 1966
Mercury 45 re-released 1974

Brian Hyland b. NYC November 12, 1943

Signed by Kapp Records as a solo artist, issuing his debut single, "Rosemary", in late 1959. In August 1960, Hyland scored his first and biggest hit single at the age of 16, "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" selling over 2 million copies. 1962's "Sealed with a Kiss", which reached #3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

5.   Blue Rodeo: Jokers Wild
(Jim Cuddy / Greg Keelor)
Outskirts: WEA / Risque Disque 25 471891
Toronto ON
Cleave Anderson: drums
Jim Cuddy: guitar, vocals
Bazil Donovan: bass
Greg Keelor: guitar, vocal
Bobby Wiseman: keys
Produced by Terry Brown, 1987
Recorded by Mike Jones and Paul Shubat at McClear Place Studios, Toronto
Mastered by Rob Ludwig at Masterdisk, NYC

Blue Rodeo played their first show together at The Rivoli in Toronto 1985. Drummer Cleave Anderson also playes with John Borra Band and David Celia’s band.

6.   Octa Clark & Hector Duhon: Creole Twist
(Octa Clark)
Old Time Cajun Music: Arhoolie Records 5026
Judice Louisiana
Octa Clark: accordion
Hector Duhon: fiddle
Michael Doucet: guitar
Produced by Chris Strachwitz, 1982
Recorded by Chris Strachwitz May 18, 1981 at Michael Doucet’s home, Lafayette

7.   The Balfa Brothers: Je Suis Content D’etre un Cajun
J’ai Vu Le Loup, Le Renard et La Belette: Rounder Records – 6007
Dewey Balfa: violin
Will Balfa: violin
Rodney Balfa: guitar, vocal
Tony Balfa: triangle
Produced by Gerard Dole – 1975

Began their family band 1940s and first recorded 1951
Revived career in mid-60s – played Mexico City olympics 1968. Continued together until 1979; that year Rodney and Will died in an auto accident. Dewey died 1992

8.   Lawrence "Black" Ardoin & His French Zydeco Band: Midland Two Step
(Lawrence Ardoin)
Lawrence Black Ardoin & His French Zydeco Band: Arhoolie Records 1091
Duralde, Louisiana
Lawrence Ardoin: vocal, accordion
Edward Poulard: fiddle
Donald Ray Caesar: drums
Joseph Landry: bass
Dallas DeVille: lead guitar
Clarence Le Day: guitar
Alfred Pete: rubboard (frottoir)
Sean Ardoin: sax
Produced by Chris Strachwitz - 1984
Recorded & mixed by Mark Miller, Crawley LA May 1984

There were 4 generations of Ardoin musicians beginning with Amede Ardoin (March 11, 1898 November 3, 1942), his son Bois Sec Ardoin ( November 16, 1915 - May 16, 2007) who played with Canray Fontinot; his son Lawrence ‘Black’ Ardoin (b. Nov 1947) and now his son Sean Ardoin who plays sax on Lawrence’s records.

9.   Jo-El Sonnier: Flammes d’enfer
Cajun Life: Stony Plain Records - SPL 1133
Rayne, Louisiana
Michael Doucet, guitar
Merlin Fontenot, fiddle
Jay Stutes, dobro
Roy Huskey, upright bass
Buddy Harmon, drums
Earl Ball, piano
Jo-El Sonnier, vox, guitar, drums, accordion
Produced by Jo-el Sonnier, 1980
Recorded by Mark Miller at Master-Trak Sound Recorders, Crowley, LA & Music City Recorders, Nashville by Jack Logan & Steve Logan

Joel Sonnier b. Rayne, Louisiana October 2, 1946

Learned to play the accordion when he was only 3 and played live on radio when he was six. Made his first recordings when he was 11. In 2009, Sonnier was inducted into The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Cajun Life was recorded and released by Rounder Records in 1980 and licenced to Stony Plain Records of Canada in 1988 after the success of Sonnier’s version of Richard Thompson’s Tear Stained Letter. His first album, Hurricane Audry, was recorded in 1967.

10. The Formerly Brothers w Queen Ida: Big Mamou
The Return of the Formerly Brothers: Stony Plain Records SPL 1104
Turner Valley AB, San Antonio, Belgium
Queen Ida: accordion, vocal
Amos Garrett, vocals, guitar
Doug Sahm, vocals, guitar, organ, dobro
Gene Taylor, vocals, piano
Kit Johnson, bass
Bodhan Hluszko (Michelle Josef), drums
Wilbert Lewis: washboard
Stephanie Davis: fiddle
Produced by Holger Petersen, 1987
Recorded by Colin Lay at Goede Creative, Edmonton, Alberta

formed at the 1986 Edmonton Folk Festival

Amos Garrett b. Toronto 1941: The Dirty Shames, Maria Muldaur, Great Speckled Bird
Doug Sahm b. San Antonio TX November 6, 1941 – d. November 18, 1999 Taos
NM: Sir Douglas Quintet, Texas Tornados w Flaco Jimenez
Gene Taylor b. Norwalk Cal 1952: Big Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, Canned Heat, The Blasters, Downchild Blues Band, The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Ida Lewis "Queen Ida" Guillory (born January 15, 1929) was the first female accordion player to lead a zydeco band. Her album ‘On Tour’ received a Grammy Award for Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording in 1982

11. Ojnab: Le bord de l’eau
(JP Loyer)
Le messager: Ojnab Musique - DC 01
Joliette, QC
Jean-Paul Loyer – banjo
Daniel Lemieux: fiddle
Produced by Jean-Paul Loyer, 1995
Mastered by Jean-Paul Loyer and Denis Fréchette
Recorded by Denis Fréchette at #4 Rd Studio

12. Les Sultans: Toujours devant moi
(I Saw Her Standing There)
(Lennon / McCartney / Descheneaux / Ward)
45 single bw Cielito Lindo: Les Disques Fontaine – F-1606X
St-Hyacinthe QC
Denis Forcier: guitar
Bruce Huard: vocals
Claude Reid: guitar
Pierre Bélanger: drums
Ghylain Dufault: bass
Produced by Denis Pantis, 1964

Recorded by The Beatles for ‘Please Please Me’ 11 February 1963

13. Muriel Millard: Printemps
(Muriel Millard)
Miss Music Hall: Venus Records ¬ VL. 302
Montréal QC
Muriel Millard: vocal
Gordie Fleming, Tony Chappell: orchestra directors
Produced 1961

Muriel Millard b. 3 December 1922 in Montreal / d. 30 November 2014 (91) Montreal

1950 : crowned Queen of radio by newspaper Radiomonde
1960 & 1961 : voted best popular singer at the Gala of Montreal Broadcasting
1992 : Medal of Honour of the National Assembly of Quebec
2007 : the Hall of Fame Canadian Songwriters inducts the song "The old houses", composed in 1960 by Muriel Millard

14. Barde: Le violon arrode comme une viole
Barde: Le Tamanoir – PTMP 1982-2
Montreal QC
Richard Chapman: mandolin, banjo, duclimer, guitar, vocal
Toby Cinnsealac: tin whistle, recorder, percussion
Pierre Guérin: guitar, accordion, recorder, vocals
Cris MacRaghallaigh: fiddle, bodhran, vocals
Ed Moore: concertina, whistle, percussion
Elliot Selick: fiddle, banjo, whistle
Produced by Bruce Murchison and Quentin Meek, 1977
Recorded by Quentin Meek at Marc Productions, Ottawa
Mixed at Studio Six, Montreal
A group of 2 Americans, 2 Irishmen and 2 Quebecers (one French, one English). Produced three LPs. The Group lasted from 1975 – 83 and had a reunion CD produced in 2012. Heavily influenced by the Chieftains and the Bothy Band. They blended traditional Celtic, Scottish and Québécois jigs and reels with some more modern folk elements

15. Le Famille Soucy: Le Club de Hockey Canadien
78 Single: RCA Victor – 55-5525
Sainte-Blandine QC
Isadore Soucy: fiddle
Fernando Soucy: vocal
Eugene, Fernande, Teresa Soucy
Produced 1954
Recorded in RCA Studios, Montreal

16. Robert Charlebois: Quebec-Canada Blues
(Gilles Vignault / Robert Charlebois)
Disc D’or: Solution Records SNX-946
Montreal QC
Robert Charlebois: vocals
Produced in 1968
Compilation produced 1978

Robert Charlebois b. Montreal QC June 25, 1944

1970 Appeared on the Festival Express cross Canada tour
1994 Governor General Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement
1997 had Frank Zappa cameo on guitar on his song Petroleum
1994 became a founder of The Quebec-based microbrewery Unibroue
1999 Appointed Officer of the Order of Canada
2008 Appointed an Officer of the National Order of Quebec
2009 appeared on a Canadian postage stamp
2010 received an honorary doctorate from Concordia University in Montreal.

17. Gerry Laroche: Danser Le Loup
(Gerry Laroche)
Coast To Coast V: CBC Records: RV 881
Powerview MB
Produced by Andre Lariviere, 1988
Recorded by Norman Lussier, Winnipeg

Gerry’s still performing in Manitoba

18. Buckwheat Zydeco: Zydeco Boogaloo
(Stanley Dural Jr)
Turning Point: Rounder Records 2045
Lafayette, LA
Stanley Dural: accordion, organ, piano, vocals
Selwyn Cooper: guitar
Calvin Landry: trumpet
Lee Allen Zeno: bass
Elijah Cudges: frottoir
Nathaniel Jolivette: drums
Produced by Scott Billington, 1984
Recorded by Blenn Berger and Ed Goodreau at Blue Jay Studio, Carlisle, Mass. April 1983
Mastered by Tom Coyne at Frankford / Wayne, New York City

Stanley Dural, Jr. b. Nov 14, 1947 Lafayette, Louisiana / d. Sept 24, 2016 (68) Lafayette

19. Mitsou: Le Chinois
(Jean-Pierre Isaac)
45 Single bw Les Chinois instrumental: Isba Records  IS45-551
Montreal QC
Mitsou: vocal
Produced by Pierre Gendron & Jean-Pierre Isaac  1988

Mitsou Annie Marie Gélinas  b. 1 September 1970 Loretteville, QC

Granddaughter of Quebec actor Gratien Gélinas. Daughter of voice actor Alain Gélinas.

Mitzou means honey in Japanese. Her first single, "Bye Bye Mon Cowboy" (composed and produced by Jean-Pierre Isaac), became a smash pop hit across Canada. 1991s second single, "Dis-moi, dis-moi", put Mitsou back in the spotlight with a controversial video that showed her and several male and female models nude in a shower room. The video, which was released only a few months after Madonna's "Justify My Love", was banned by MuchMusic. I have met her and yes, her eyes are really that blue. Or bleu.

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