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Pat Blythe – Indie Week — Act II

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 23, 2017 by segarini

…..and I’m not completely done yet….. It’s 5:19pm on Tuesday, November 21 and I’m just now starting tomorrow’s posting. It’s going to be a long night……and now we have network/modem problems……SIGH!!!!

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JAIMIE VERNON – THE STRANGE ANIMAL RETURNETH

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 23, 2016 by segarini

Jaimie Vernon_Viletones Through a generous offering by not one, but two friends (thanks Stacey and Danielle!), my wife and I got to see the solo return of Canadian singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Lawrence “But You Can Call Me Larry” Gowan this past week at the Empire Theatre in Belleville to a sold out crowd.

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Pat Blythe: Ruminations

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2015 by segarini

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It’s Tuesday night, November 17. My renovations are nearing completion, the house is dead quiet as I sit here, stretched out on the couch, looking around at this home we lived in together for 18 years. Remembering all the wonderful celebrations, dinners, Christmas and Thanksgiving dinners, TV watching, companionable “book reading”, and just quietly being, soaking up each other’s presence.

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Jaimie Vernon: Life’s A Canadian Rock – Part 4

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , on November 5, 2011 by segarini

ROCK AND ROLL HIGH SCHOOL

With our induction into first year of high school at West Hill Collegiate in Scarborough, my teen friends and I were determined to keep music first and foremost in our cross-hairs. When we weren’t copping feels of female students during the requisite Leo Sayer slow dance at the school mixers, we were taking in several touring Canadian acts that passed through the school’s auditorium: Nightwinds (featuring future brilliant songwriting brothers Gerald and Terry O’Brien), Zon, Max Webster, Goddo and Triumph to name but a few. As well, we’d occasionally wander off to Records on Wheels music retailer at Morningside Plaza to scour the racks for new 7” single and LP discoveries.

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