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Todd King

Todd King Dude Rock

Still living the rock and roll dream one hot lick at a time

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Todd King

Todd King is out in Calgary living the rock and roll dream.

I always have respected him for doing what he did and getting free (Bob Dylan paraphrase).

The Calgary Beacon profiled him with a story about his music and new CD for Stratabuse.  Calgary Band Stratabuse Looking to Break Out with First CD

He’s not pushing paper at Music PEI or the government.  Todd did both those jobs but he left them to be a rocker.

You can’t be a rocker conforming to the system. Rock and roll is about rebellion against the system, telling the establishment to shove it.

On PEI, the dependence on government money is corrupting rock and roll into a civil service job.

Unless musicians are willing to curry favour with the government and Music PEI, they don’t have a chance at the grant money that floats around twice a year.

With the new attempts by Music PEI to control the PEI Music scene, rebellious musicians will be out of work.

Not to worry – the whole government controlled music scene is imploding under the weight of its own paperwork.

Soon the ECMAs will be a phone in affair.  Continue reading

Expecting Rain - Todd King, Jeff Smith, Stephen Pate, Robert Arsenault, Heidi Jury, Matt Chandler

Memories of a summer rock back thanks to Expecting Rain

Has the summer really come and gone. The Dylan vacation seems like a great, distant memory.

Expecting Rain April 2004 w Memories of a summer rock back thanks to Expecting Rain photo
Expecting Rain - Todd King, Jeff Smith, Stephen Pate, Robert Arsenault, Heidi Jury, Matt Chandler

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Have you seen Bob Dylan – No Direction Home Memories of a summer rock back thanks to Expecting Rain photo? It is an excellent biography of Dylan’s early years with Dylan talking openly about his music. Worth watching and owning. One frustrating things is to realize how much video footage they have in vaults that is not being released. Pennebaker took color videos of the 66 tour. There is also the Hard Rain tour from the 70′s. We want that stuff.

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