Anne Murray

Anne Murray

March 11, 2020
by Kerry Doole

More presenters for the Junos are announced, Burton and Randy (pictured) add US dates, and Dan Mangan headlines the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival free concert series. Also in the news are Music Publishers Canada, Pearl Jam, Music March for Music Therapy, Shirley Gnome, Split Enz, Nas, Festival of Beer, Coachella, The Treble, and farewell Keith Olsen and Charlie Baty.

Tim Hicks livin' the life in LA. Pic: Instagram
April 5, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Meghan Patrick and Tim Hicks (pictured) lead the CMAO Awards nominations, Drake earns 17 Billboard Music Awards noms, and Carly Rae Jepsen announces a new album. Also in the news: Red Bull Music Academy, Aerosmith, Spotify, Stan Rogers Folk Festival, A2IM Indie Week, CIMA, Mötley Crüe, Anne Murray, Drowned In Sound, and farewells to Kim English, Lou Natale, and Billy Adams.

Paul White presenting Anne Murray with an RPM Gold Leaf Award for “Snowbird” in 1970. Pic: NMC
March 14, 2018
by David Farrell

Perhaps best known for being the first in North America to release recordings by the Beatles, his greatest contribution as head of Capitol Canada’s A&R department was his enthusiasm for developing a roster of successful Canadian artists that included Anne Murray.

January 5, 2018
by Larry LeBlanc

For close to four decades, Marlene Palmer was the conduit to many of Canada's top line stars and won respect from her clients and media, all of whom loved her for her unflappable style and utmost professionalism.

August 4, 2017
by FYI Staff

A collection of news and views about musicians and the music biz.

Ed Preston (r) with fellow Canadian Country Hall of Famer Johnny Burke in 2016
July 1, 2017
by External Source

A legend and a gentleman, Ed recalls an affinity with one particular composer who had many covers, including an instrumental adaptation recorded by Oscar Peterson.

Catherine MacLellan Photo: Oliver Tamagnini
June 9, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The daughter of Canadian songwriting icon Gene MacLellan pays eloquent homage to his legacy with her new album, If It's Alright With You.