Jeff Jones was a mere youngster of 16 when, as a member of Ocean, he struck the big time with Put Your Hand In The Hand, a multi-million selling single…
In 1995, Lawrence Gowan found his way back to the piano. He was a keyboard player, after all. He arrived in post-punk in the early ’80s with a progressive-rock pedigree
“This band has money,” someone whispered as Tom Cochrane and his five-man band swept onto the Arts Centre Stage Saturday night in the wake of the technical humble Infidels.
Born to a blonde-blue-eyed, hippie-earth-mother and an activist black father, who “crawled out of the ghetto”, Molly Johnson knows about nixed blood
Ocean formed in Agincourt, Ont. While still playing the high school dance circuit, it rose to the top of the charts worldwide in 1971 with catchy, religious-flavoured pop songs.
The wave that carried Canadian pop-rock band Ocean to world-wide prominence in 1971 was a hit song combining a catchy melody, strong vocals and a little bit of old-time religion
Red Rider remains a Canadian rock band of opposing musical masks, assuming opposing realities for its different fans.
For those of us diehards that still value the odd smattering of lyric intelligence in popular music, Red Rider has been a constant source of pleasure.
This was supposed to Red Rider’s year. After the Neruda album established Tom Cochrane as a thoughtful, ambitious songwriter and Red Rider, at last, as a smart, cohesive unit,
Red Rider: This band is a model of persistence. During the past four years, Red Rider has kept it’s power-rock sound in circulation with plenty of live performances
Red Rider, the all-Canadian band playing tonight at Six Flags Over Georgia, prefers the cerebral approach to rock ‘n’ roll, but has been concluded that does not necessarily sell records or please concertgoers.
For those of us diehards that still value the odd smattering of lyric intelligence in our popular music, Red Rider has been a constant source of pleasure…