Mar 9, 2013 | 7:21WAM WAM March 09-10 Roy Payne remembers Stompin' Connors Audio
WAM WAM March 09-10 Roy Payne remembers Stompin' Connors Mar 9, 2013 | 7:21Newfoundland singer-songwriter Roy Payne met Stompin' Tom Connors at Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern more than 40 years ago. They played many of the same bars and clubs. They became friends. And they even tried writing a song together. We reached Roy Payne at his home in Mattawa, Ontario.
Sep 29, 2013 | 19:28WAM WAM Sept 28-29 Liner Notes - Infinitely More Audio
WAM WAM Sept 28-29 Liner Notes - Infinitely More Sep 29, 2013 | 19:28This week on Liner Notes husband and wife gospel duo, Gerald Flemming & Allison Lynn have combined forces to become INFINITELY MORE. Blending Gospel, Praise & Worship, Country, and Jazz, Infinitely More wants to create a fresh new sound for the ancient ch
Nov 9, 2014 | 13:58WAM Liner Notes - Michael Dalton Audio
WAM Liner Notes - Michael Dalton Nov 9, 2014 | 13:58Michael Dalton is a Newfoundland singer songwriter who lives in Nova Scotia. He's originally from the west coast town of Kippens.
Michael is currently in Newfoundland on the road to promote his new CD "Thirteen."
Nov 23, 2012 | 15:14WAM WAM Nov 24-25 Naomi Russell Audio
WAM WAM Nov 24-25 Naomi Russell Nov 23, 2012 | 15:14She plays five instruments and counting.
Still in her teens she is writing her own material and performing it every chance she gets.
Fourteen-year-old Naomi Russell has alreaddy decided on a career.
And as you're about to discover.. I don't think she lacks the drive and ambition to make it happen.
Not to mention she inherited the music gene.
Naomi Russell joined me earlier this week in our studio to chat about her music and to perform a couple of tunes.
Jun 23, 2013 | 18:53WAM WAM June 22-23 Liner Notes - Lloyd Thornhill Audio
WAM WAM June 22-23 Liner Notes - Lloyd Thornhill Jun 23, 2013 | 18:53Time for Liner Notes, and this morning on WAM we feature Lloyd Thornhill with his new CD "Just For a Moment".
Lloyd Thornhill joined forces with Glenn Simmons, Paul "Boomer" Stamp and Paul Kinsman to record his new CD "Just For a Moment". It's been 4
Feb 2, 2014 | 10:50WAM WAM Feb 01-Feb 02 - Liner Notes - Tony Mulrooney Audio
WAM WAM Feb 01-Feb 02 - Liner Notes - Tony Mulrooney Feb 2, 2014 | 10:50Tony Mulrooney of Glovertown says he was inspired to get into performing by an appearance on Skipper & Company and a role in a high school musical. These days he finds inspiration is his daily life as a young father. Like many young dads he spends a lot o
May 11, 2014 | 12:47WAM WAM May 10-May 11 - Liner Notes - Dave Paddon Audio
WAM WAM May 10-May 11 - Liner Notes - Dave Paddon May 11, 2014 | 12:47If you want to hear stories of extreme berry picking, cross-country turrs, bingo superstars,
beloved snowmobiles, and other such tales, Dave Paddon is your man.
Dave travels far and wide as an Air Canada pilot.
But when he's on the ground, he ent
Oct 26, 2014 | 15:20WAM Alan Doyle - Where I Belong Audio
WAM Alan Doyle - Where I Belong Oct 26, 2014 | 15:20Where I Belong is Alan Doyle's rolicking story of growing up in a family of six on Skinner's Hill in Petty Harbour. It was a simple life - without plumbing and sometimes heat or that much food. But Alan had a a large loving family, his mother's amazing br
Apr 1, 2012 | 16:57WAM WAM March 31-April 1 George Murray Audio
WAM WAM March 31-April 1 George Murray Apr 1, 2012 | 16:57George Murray is one of Canada's most highly regarded young poets. He follows the success of his fifth collection - Glimpse - Selected Aphorisms - with his latest collection, Whiteout.
George had a little trouble with the book shipment for this week's launch - the package arrived and sat on his doorstep through a rain storm last week!
But George says all the books are fine now - the water has been pressed out and these copies of Whiteout will be collector's items!
I spoke with George on Thursday and our conversation began with chat about the launch of Whiteout and the difference between it and Glimpse, a much lighter book.
Sep 7, 2012 | 12:41WAM WAM Liner Notes Margo St. John Audio
WAM WAM Liner Notes Margo St. John Sep 7, 2012 | 12:41Author Cassie Brown's novel," Death On The Ice" is considered a classic by anybodys standards.
First published in 1972, the book has gone on to be a best seller many times over and even today it is still snatched from book store shelves.
Cassie also turned her writing talents to penning a song of the same name.
Her daughter Christine Brown wrote the music for the track.
In 1982 Margo St. John released the song," Death On The Ice" on a 45 rpm record.
Margo has now added nine more cuts to that early 7 inch vinyl and released the CD,"Death On The Ice".
A number of those cuts were written by Christine Brown, like this one, "Out Of Touch"
Sep 8, 2012 | 6:11WAM WAM September 8-9 Sculpture to honour Breast Cancer Patients Audio
WAM WAM September 8-9 Sculpture to honour Breast Cancer Patients Sep 8, 2012 | 6:11James C. Smith will sculpt a monument in honour of breast cancer patients and their families to be placed on the grounds of Eastern Health in St. John's between the Health Science Centre's Emergency Department entrance and the entrance to the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre.