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Rock N' Roll True Stories

A few weeks ago Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji sat down with the founder and editor of the popular YouTube channel, Rock N’ Roll True Stories.

What is this YouTube channel about? Consider this your one stop shop for all things Rock N’ Roll! They profile cool stories about Rock N’ Roll starting in the 60’s all the way to present. They feature bands like the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Nirvana and more!

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Sass Jordan

Sass Jordan

Sass Jordan has one of the most powerful voices in all of rock and roll.

The Canadian JUNO and Billboard Best Female Rock Vocalist award winner Sass Jordan recently released her new album, Rebel Moon Blues.

Rebel Moon Blues charts a new course in Jordan’s musical voyage while tracing her love of the blues back to its source. All killer and no filler, the album features the inimitably raspy rock goddess jubilantly celebrating the songs, sounds and styles of everyone from old masters like Willie Dixon, Elmore James and Freddie King to younger, louder guns like Gary Moore and Rory Gallagher.

A pioneer of powerful, gritty female-fronted rock, Sass Jordan has worked alongside fellow greats like Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, AC/DC, and Van Halen, among many more.

She has toured with A Bowie Celebration, the critically acclaimed, one-of-a-kind roving tribute to the late legend, David Bowie, featuring a distinct alumni of former band mates.

Born in Britain and raised in Montreal, Sass Jordan launched her solo career with the single “Tell Somebody” from her 1988 debut of the same name, garnering national acclaim and a JUNO Award for Most Promising Female Vocalist.

Throughout her career, she’s earned three more nominations for Best Female Vocalist thanks to albums like Racine (1992), Rats (1994), Present (1997), Hot Gossip (2000), Get What You Give (2006), From Dusk Til Dawn (2009) and her side project S.U.N.’s album, Something Unto Nothing (2011) — along with singles like “Make You A Believer,” “You Don’t Have to Remind Me,” “Sun’s Gonna Rise” and 1992’s “Trust in Me,” a duet with Joe Cocker from the record-selling Bodyguard soundtrack.

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Bob Wiseman | Musician, Teacher, Filmmaker

Bob Wiseman

Bob Wiseman is a film composer, songwriter and music teacher. Wiseman discovered or produced many artists including Ron Sexsmith, The Lowest of the Low, Bruce McCulloch of Kids in the Hall, and former Canadian member of parliament Andrew Cash. He is also a founding member of Blue Rodeo with whom he won 5 Juno Awards.

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Jay Douglas | Reggae Superstar

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For over 45 years Jay Douglas has been entertaining crowds with his wide-ranging repertoire of Reggae, American Blues, West Indian Rhythms, Jazz Standards combined with fancy footwork and incredible on-stage charisma.

Jay was nominated earlier this year with the 2020 JUNO Award Reggae Recording of the Year, “Jah Children”

Jay was also nominated for “Reggae Recording of the Year” at the 2012 JUNO Awards and was the recipient of the “G98.7 FM Entertainment
Award” at the Harry Jarome awards that same year.

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Bif Naked | Canada's Queen of Punk

Bif Naked

Bif Naked is a celebrated and notorious performer in music, TV, film, and dance, and a tireless advocate and Humanitarian. Orphaned in India, emancipated by punk rock, and empowered by surviving breast cancer, kidney failure, heart surgery, divorce, and surviving as a Woman in The Entertainment Industry for twenty-five years, Bif has transcended any and all obstacles placed in her path to become one of the world’s most unique, recognizable and beloved icons. It is because Bif is such a tremendous performer and musician, that she is able to seamlessly and successfully explore and record other mediums, like writing, painting, choreography, and of course- other genres music.

For over two decades, Bif has been an original “Straight-Edge” and Vegan, not utilizing alcohol, meat, dairy, poultry, or sea life. “I just want to live by example,” Bif states, “and encourage everyone to live compassionately and more fully, in happiness.”