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Paul Macleod

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Tribute to Paul MacLeod w/Andy Maize (Skydiggers), Jason Schneider, Mark Logan, and Lynn Jackson (Episode 17)

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Paul MacLeod was a super talented singer/songwriter from Kitchener, Ontario. He built his reputation locally and regionally as a captivating solo performer who mixed great original songs alongside a vast and diverse repertoire of covers. He was first introduced to many of us nationally and internationally when he joined legendary, long-standing roots-rock band Skydiggers in the mid-90s. He had the difficult task of replacing founding and high-profile and much-loved member Peter Cash in the band, but he did so admirably, more than holding his own alongside the accomplished band. He brought a new edge, his acclaimed skill on the guitar, and powerful vocals. He would often open for the band, then join them for the headlining set. In addition to two Skydiggers studio albums and one live release, Paul released a great rock album with a band called Hibakusha, and four albums of his own. I took the name of his first CD for my campus and community radio show, Tell the Band to Go Home, which debuted in September, 2002. Paul was a guest on the show, and I got to know him a bit at shows and occasional correspondence. His music, wit, and energy inspired and amazed me. His albums are among my very favourites. Five years ago today, June 18, 2016, Paul took his own life. I was devastated. His music has been a mainstay on my radio show for almost 19 years. Along with John Bottomley, who I talked a lot about in episode 2 and episode 3 of this show, Paul's struggles and death contributed to my desire to further conversations about mental illness, and motivated me to create this show. I wanted to talk to some of his closest friends and get them to tell stories and remember Paul for the brilliant, creative, hilarious individual that he was. I wanted it to be honest and paint the full picture of what it was like to know Paul. It was a treat to speak to others who loved him and who miss him like I do. You'll hear more memories from my guests, and their favourite Paul MacLeod songs, and some of the songs that he covered, on the June 20 episode of Tell the Band to Go Home. Guests: Lynn Jackson - Kitchener singer/songwriter and close friend of Paul's. Find out more about her and find her music at https://lynnjackson.net/ Mark Logan - owner of Encore Records in Kitchener and of Busted Flat Records, the label that released Paul's last two albums, Bright Eyes Fade and Gauge. Mark was instrumental in Paul's career, as well as the careers of Shannon Lyon, Brock Zeman, Matt Andersen, and many more. He's an unsung hero of the Canadian music industry. Jason Schneider - these days, an in-demand publicist through his busy public relations agency, Jason Schneider Media, but a longtime music journalist and an accomplished author and musician. He was one of three musicians responsible for one of my favourite books of all time, and one that I refer to often, Have Not Been The Same: The CanRock Renaissance 1985-1995.  Andy Maize - founding member and lead singer of Skydiggers, one of the most popular, accomplished, and longest-lasting bands in Canada. Their friends, colleagues, and contemporaries include Blue Rodeo, The Tragically Hip, and episode 16 guest Suzie Ungerleider.  music credits and more info: https://flywithyourshadow.com/tribute-to-paul-macleod-w-andy-maize-skydiggers-jason-schneider-mark-logan-and-lynn-jackson-episode-17

1hr 38mins

18 Jun 2021

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S2 E3 A Whole Lot Of Hollering! Part 2 of the Paul Macleod "Holler & The Bones" Interview. The band is off to compete in the 2019 IBC

BAND IT ABOUT - Podcast Series

Batten down Beale, the Bones are ready to rattle your foundations, awaken the spirits buried deep beneath the earth, that once was laboured by those who would Holler the birth of the Blues! If the Bones make it to the Final during "The Blues Foundation's" "International Blues Challenge", which is held at the end of January in Memphis TN, rest assured you will hear them Hollering from the Beale Street roof tops, all the way back to Hindley Street in Adelaide, SA! In part 2 of my interview with Mr Holler himself Paul Macleod, we discuss the making of their self titled debut album, it's release, hitting Number 1 in the Australian Blues Music Charts, and their Amazing "third time lucky" appearance in the Adelaide Roots & Blues Association, 2019 Memphis Blues Challenge. If you don't know this mob of lovable Aussie "Dog and Beer Blues" Hollering lads, but enjoy a tale where the underdog gets to take home the Bone, then you will enjoy listening to the final part of my fascinating chat with Paul. The IBC is only 3 weeks away, and the Bones intend to share their stories of travel, places, people, and love of the Australian landscape, through their all original "Ozzie Blues".  Every year the Adelaide Roots and Blues Association runs the MBC here in SA. Being affiliated with the Blues Society of The Blues Foundation gives ARBA the right to send a band and solo/duo musician(s) to represent its them at the IBC.   If you enjoy this episode please feel free to message me, and or rate the episode, and most importantly subscribe to help promote local musicians here in Adelaide. Holler & The Bones Band Members are: Paul Macleod - Vocals-Keys-Guitar, Andy Czora - Guitar, Allan Curtis - Bass, Gilly Gollan - Percussion, and Edward Pollard - Drums.  Music "The Moon Hangs Over Darwin", and "All About The Woman", are both Holler & The Bones originals, and can be heard in full, and purchased via the links below. Trivia who is the female vocalist singing on a couple of the tracks on this album? Answer: Me (Paul forgot to include my name.) Holler & The Bones BandCamp: https://hollerthebones.bandcamp.com/releases  Holler & The Bones Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PMacHoller/ Holler & The Bones YouTube: https://youtu.be/Q3mAnkTfuac BAND IT ABOUT: Listen on Apple podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google podcasts Android phones Apple iPhone banditabout https://www.podpage.com/band-it-about-podcast-series/https://ratethispodcast.com/banditabout https://www.instagram.com/banditaboutpodcastseries/ Email: banditabout17@gmail.com Band It About Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/allowmetoguideyoutothegig/ Band It About YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCNweO_mZe1jWmQ2MDWmQng/about Twitter #musicinterviews #music #podcasts #podcastseries #banditabout #bluesmusic --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dianne-spillane/message


5 Jan 2020

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S1 E2 "Dust To Delta" An Interview with Paul Macleod “Holler & The Bones” Part 1 of 2

BAND IT ABOUT - Podcast Series

In this episode I chat with Paul about his multiracial family, and diverse multicultural, multinational upbringing. Made in Japan, born in the USA, and raised predominantly in Australia along with his adopted siblings, by parents who inspired a lifelong passion for knowledge, the arts, celebration of heritage, indigenous cultures, politics, and the Great Australian Outback. Paul has spent his first 50 years quenching his love of the red dusty earth on which we live, whilst gathering the players who together "Shout from the Earth" as one, collectively known as "Holler & The Bones".  Paul's fascinating tale was too good to end up on the editing floor, which is why I decided to release 2 parts from this interview. Part 1 begins with Paul's childhood, and goes right through to the formation of the current line-up for his band. Make sure that you subscribe to the "Band It About" podcast so that you don't miss Part 2 of this fascinating tale, which will take you from the banks of the River Murray, to the Mississippi Delta! Please rate the episode if you enjoy it, and feel free to share with everyone. Band It About - Proudly Supporting Live Music Music included in this episode "Hoochy Coochy Whatchamecallit Jingle Jangle Blues", and "The Girl With The Lightening In Her Eyes", are both Holler & The Bones originals, and can be listened to in full, and purchased via the links below. Holler & The Bones BandCamp: https://hollerthebones.bandcamp.com/releases Holler & The Bones Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/PMacHoller/ Holler & The Bones YouTube: https://youtu.be/Q3mAnkTfuac Adelaide Roots and Blues Association Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/adelaiderootsandblues/ The Blues Foundation: https://blues.org/ Band It About Links: Listen on Apple podcasts Listen on Spotify RSS https://anchor.fm/s/10a6ecfc/podcast/rss Android link Website https://www.podpage.com/band-it-about-podcast-series/ To rate https://ratethispodcast.com/banditabout Email: banditabout17@gmail.com Band It About Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/allowmetoguideyoutothegig/ Band It About YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCNweO_mZe1jWmQ2MDWmQng/about Instagram https://www.instagram.com/banditaboutpodcastseries/ Twitter #musicinterviews #music #Australia #SouthAustralia #podcasts #musicpodcasts #podcastseries #banditabout #hollerandthebones #Australianblues #bluesmusic #Blues #ARBA #PaulMacleod  --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dianne-spillane/message


4 Jan 2020

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"Paul Macleod" - Beyond The Guilded Stage Episode 5

Legend In My Spare Time

This week, Steve brings you one of Paul MacLeod's last shows of 2011 at the LiMST famed Boathouse before it's temporary closure for reconstruction.  To find out more, look for the Save The Boathouse group on Facebook. Paul is someone that MattLees has long considered a huge inspiration and Yoda to his musician Luke. His fantastic songs are available on iTunes just like this and all the podcasts of the Sparetime Legends Podcast Network!Free on iTunes!Guildedstagepodcast@execulink.comLegendinmypodcast@gmail.com

1hr 2mins

30 Jan 2012

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