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News in Photos as of Oct 1 2018 Week
By John Gavin, Saturday, October 13, 2018


Remembering Country Ragtime Pianist,

DEL WOOD who died of a stroke

on October 3, 1989 at age 69. She performed

on The Grand Ole Opry for 36 years. She was

the first female Instrumental Artist

to achieve 1 million selling albums. Her

famous smash hit number was DOWN YONDER

On October 3, 1945 Elvis Presley at age 10

made is first public appearance on a talent

show at the Mississipi/Alabama Dairy Show

singing OLD SHEP. He won second place and

won $5.00. Elvis became the most celebrated

and influential musician of the 20th century

and as of 2018 sold 146.5 million albums

with 117 Gold Albums and 67 Platinum albums.

The Kevin Chase Band From New Brunswick recently performing in

September 2018

Todd MacLean, Music Artist from PEI with friend Musicians

celebrating Todd's First Solo CD at The Pourhouse

in Charlottetown, PEI on Oct 7/18. Todd is seen in the middle

with the white shirt.

Congratulations to The Bare Naked Ladies based in Toronto, Ont.

on their 30th Anniversary in music.They have sold over

15 million albums and are members of The Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Happy 75th Birthday on Oct 11/18 to Country Music Legend Gene Watson. He had 48 singles on the Country music Charts from 1975 to 1997. 21 reached in the top 100, and 1 hit No 1 entitled, Fourteen Caret Mind. 3 hits were written by Canadian music singer/songwriter by the late Ray Griff.
Congratulations to Quartette, Canadian country/folk group who are celebrating their 25 years together as a music group as of Oct 2018. The group consists of: Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick and Sylvia Tyson.The Conception Bay Showband from NL hold their Kitchen Parties every Saturday night on Facebook attracting thousands of viewers from around the world with face book members growing, with upward to over 4,000 members signed up as of Oct 10, 2018