Deane Cameron

Deane Cameron

Bob Ezrin. Photo: Smilezone Foundation
May 27, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A look at superstar record producer Bob Ezrin (pictured), Drake is dissed for buffoonery, and John and Yoko's bed-in remembered. Others in the headlines include Deane Cameron, Lydia Persaud, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Bookie, Ron Hawkins, Loud, Higher Brothers, Inuit pop, Aretha, Moby, Beastie Boys, Ultra Music Festival, and Rudimental.

May 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

Canada’s music industry and inbound foreign dignitaries, along with longstanding friends and family, gather this afternoon at Roy Thomson Hall to pay tribute to Deane Cameron, CM, affectionately known to many as Captain Canada.

 photo credit: Jag Gundu / Massey Hall
May 24, 2019
by Karen Bliss

The beloved Canadian music industry leader can be remembered by donations to the music education charity that was close to his heart.

Photo: Jag Gundu / Massey Hall
May 21, 2019
by FYI Staff

Updated  June 13: -- If one is to be measured, let it be by one's actions, not just the words.

Outside Massey Hall with MP Adam Vaughan and former Heritage Minister Melanie Joly.
May 17, 2019
by FYI Staff

The outpouring of condolences yesterday from many was extraordinary by any stretch of the imagination.

May 16, 2019
by David Farrell

One of Canada’s best-known ambassadors of its homegrown music scene died Thursday at age 65. Longtime friend and former bandmate Tom Cochrane called his loss a “sad day” and said he was devastated by the news, describing his friend as “one of the most generous people I know, as well as forever being one of Canada's musicians' staunchest supporters.”

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.