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Dean Brody

Dean Brody had me in tears today even before I met him. It happened when I was listening to his song Trail in Life, a song that just helped him win three prizes at the Canadian Country Music Awards. He won Best Single and Best Songwriter for that tune and also nabbed Best Album too!

So I was sitting at my desk watching the video for the song on his website with tears streaming down my face. There were some odd looks from co-workers but what can I say, I love a story song. I love a song that makes me cry. And anyone who has been following Dean Brody's career knows that he can sure write and sing song like that.  (Mind you he can also have a bunch of fun with his music too)

Then I got the call that Dean Brody was waiting at the reception desk so I dried my eyes and went down to meet him and bring him back up to studio for our chat.  In the elevator I told him about my reaction to Trail in Life and he said that when he recorded it he also had a bit of a time not weeping himself!

I really enjoyed meeting Dean. He seems like a very grounded, lovely person.  We talked about some of the ups and downs of his career, about his foundation that helps street children in Brazil and about his own family. 

He has shows in Vancouver, Kamloops and Cranbrook left in this BC part of his tour.

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