Folk Roots Radio Episode 546: feat. Gordie Tentrees in Conversation - A Tribute to Aylie Sparkes
Gordie Tentrees chats about the life, music and legacy of Aylie Sparkes.
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Uploaded: 23 Oct, 2020
Recording Date: 23 Oct, 2020
Recording Location: Leamington ON
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Program Title: Folk Roots Radio Episode 546: feat. Gordie Tentrees in Conversation - A Tribute to Aylie Sparkes
Description: Yukon based folk-roots singer-songwriter Gordie Tentrees joins us on Episode 546 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about the life, music and legacy of Aylie Sparkes, a Manitoba born singer-songwriter who arrived in the Yukon in 2001 with a truck full of guitars and barely a penny to his name. Finding his community, Aylie Sparkes built such a fabulous reputation for his live performances and slide guitar play that he had people queuing around the block to get into his shows. Passing away from cancer in 2005 and close to his 39th birthday, Aylie Sparkes recorded only one full length album, the recently re-released “Beautiful & Deranged” from 2003 which was nominated for Blues Album of the Year at the 2004 Western Canadian Music Awards. Beautiful & Deranged is a truly awesome album, and this is a great interview. So, settle down and enjoy Gordie Tentrees in Conversation - a tribute to Aylie Sparkes, on Folk Roots Radio.
Host(s): Jan Hall
Featured Speakers/Guests: Gordie Tentrees (interview)
Credits: Folk Roots Radio... with Jan Hall
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