Canadian superstar Johnny Reid is usually pegged as a country singer, but he has long had a deep love of soul music. That comes to the fore on his new Bob Ezrin-produced platter Revival, as he explains to Bill King.
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At 76, the legendary singer/songwriter remains a potent creative force. She is also an eloquent observer of contemporary politics and social issues, as Bill King discovered in this wide-ranging interview.
His songs and co-writes have been cut by Celine Dion, Joe Cocker, the Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Hall & Oates, America, Meatloaf, Anne Murray, and, of course, Alannah Myles.
The veteran publisher of Music Express reflects on the highs and lows of the print magazine, its rebirth as a website, and his current activities booking festivals and concerts.
The MuchMusic VJ turned author has just published his second memoir, Skinheads, Fur Traders and DJs. It is full of fascinating stories of his adventures in the '70s.
PhemPhat Entertainment Group was formed in 1995 to educate and promote women in the music business and establish a presence for them in areas traditionally seen as “boyz clubs."
The ever-busy musical renaissance woman discusses her new Sawdust City Music Festival, a triumphant run with Soulpepper in NYC, her advocacy for artist rights, and more.
It has been 25 years since the veteran rocker's biggest hit album, Racine. She is marking that milestone by re-imagining the material on a new record, one she'll be presenting in intimate fashion.
A decision to quit law school and follow her passion for music is paying off for this singer/songwriter, as her evocative single "Carnival Hearts" is now climbing the charts.
As one who continually follows as much local music as possible, especially young artists on the rise, young composer/saxophonist Allison Au nearly eluded Bill King.
The Toronto-based beats master has won Grammys as a member of jazz combo Snarky Puppy. He explains that gospel music has had a huge impact on his playing.