Tag: Anne Murray

Monday 6/22/2020 12pm ET: Feature Artist – Anne Murray

Morna Anne Murray CC ONS (born June 20, 1945) is a Canadian singer known professionally as Anne Murray. Her albums consisting primarily of pop, country, and adult contemporary music have sold over 55 million copies worldwide during her 40-year career.

Murray was the first Canadian female solo singer to reach No. 1 on the U.S. charts, and also the first to earn a Gold record for one of her signature songs, “Snowbird” (1970). She is often cited as one of the female Canadian artists who paved the way for other international Canadian success stories such as k.d. lang, Céline Dion, and Shania Twain. She is also the first woman and the first Canadian to win “Album of the Year” at the 1984 Country Music Association Awards for her Gold-plus 1983 album A Little Good News.

Murray has received four Grammys, a record 24 Junos, three American Music Awards, three Country Music Association Awards, and three Canadian Country Music Association Awards. She has been inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Juno Hall of Fame, The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame. She is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame Walkway of Stars in Nashville, and has her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles and on Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto.

In 2011, Billboard ranked her 10th on their list of the 50 Biggest Adult Contemporary Artists Ever.

Grammy Award Nominations/Wins:

1970 – Best New Artist; Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Female, “Snowbird”
1973 – Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female, “Danny’s Song”
1974 – Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, Love Song (WON)
1978 – Record of the Year, “You Needed Me”; Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, “Walk Right Back”; Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female, “You Needed Me” (WON)
1979 – Best Recording for Children, Anne Murray Sings for the Sesame Street Generation
1980 – Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, “Could I Have This Dance” (WON)
1983 – Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, “A Little Good News” (WON)
1984 – Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, Heart Over Mind; Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, “Nobody Loves Me Like You Do”

Monday 12am ET: Feature LP: Anne Murray – The Best… So Far (1994)

The Best…So Far is a greatest hits album by Canadian country artist Anne Murray. It was released by Capitol Records on November 29, 1994. The album peaked at number 2 on the RPM Country Albums chart.

This disc was certified Platinum by the RIAA for United States sales of over a million copies.

1. “Snowbird” 2:10
2. “Now and Forever (You and Me)” 4:16
3. “Danny’s Song” 3:06
4. “Nobody Loves Me Like You Do” 3:51
5. “A Love Song” 2:48
6. “Time Don’t Run Out on Me” 3:41
7. “You Won’t See Me” 4:04
8. “Just Another Woman in Love” 2:55
9. “You Needed Me” 3:39
10. “A Little Good News” 3:07
11. “I Just Fall in Love Again” 2:50
12. “Somebody’s Always Saying Goodbye” 3:25
13. “Broken Hearted Me” 3:56
14. “Could I Have This Dance” 3:16
15. “Daydream Believer” 2:29
16. “Another Sleepless Night” 3:06
17. “Shadows in the Moonlight” 3:29
18. “Blessed Are the Believers” 2:41
19. “Make Love to Me” 3:52
20. “Over You” 3:11

Tuesday 11pm: Rock Talk with Dominic Forbes

Sheb GordonJoin Dominic Forbes with a discussion with Sheb Gordon.  

Shep E. Gordon (born 1946) is an American talent manager, Hollywood film agent, and producer. Gordon is featured in a 2013 documentary, Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, which was directed by Mike Myers. He is known for his pleasant personality and friendliness. He has developed a close friendship with the 14th Dalai Lama and accompanied him to a visit at UB in 2006.

Of Jewish descent, Gordon practices Buddhism. Even though he is now a devout Buddhist, Shep continues the tradition of celebrating the Jewish holiday Passover with his cousin, Jesse Shapiro. He obtained his B.A. in 1968 from the State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) in sociology. He then moved to Los Angeles, California.

He first gained connections in Hollywood by meeting Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Alice Cooper in 1968. He quickly became Cooper’s agent, and subsequently was able to do work for other celebrities such as Anne Murray, Blondie, Teddy Pendergrass, and the late Luther Vandross. – Wikipedia

Vinyl Resting Place with Willie B 12pm ET

vrp0522This week on the Vinyl Resting Place join Willie B for a great mixed bag of music. many hits, a few misses and some originals…listen in…  Featured this week Meat Loaf, Nena, Robey, Tom Jones, Merilee Rush, Lou Christie, Neil Diamond, Anne Murray, Badfinger, Corsairs, Bertie Higgins, Bobby Solo and many more.  Listen live at 12pm on RadioMaxMusic.