NewFound Records - Ep. 579 - A. Frank Willis
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
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Uploaded: 7 Aug, 2020
Recording Date: 24 Feb, 2016
Recording Location: CHMR-FM, St. John's, NL
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: NewFound Records - Ep. 579 - A. Frank Willis
Description: He was one of NL’s most popular entertainers in the late 1970s and early ‘80s. His songs Take Me As I Am and Hello Mom and Dad, I’m Coming Home For Christmas are modern classics.
He continued to make a living from music in his latter careeer by providing expatriot Newfoundlanders & Labradorians working on the mainland with a taste of home away from home. In 2011, MusicNL posthumously named him recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award.
Today, NFR presents a musical biography of Newfoundland and Labrador’s One Man Band, A. Frank Willis.
(Encore of Ep. 347. Originally aired February 27, 2016)
Host(s): Wayne Tucker
Credits: 1. ROY PENNEY: Camp Town Races
2. CHRISTOPHER KEARNEY: Theme For Jody
3. STUMPWATER-JAK: To Yesterday's Losers
4. A. FRANK WILLIS: Any Kinda Music
5. A. FRANK WILLIS: I'm My Own Grandpa
6. A. FRANK WILLIS: Grandpa's Motorboat
7. A. FRANK WILLIS: Things Were the Same
8. A. FRANK WILLIS: Take Me As I Am
9. A. FRANK WILLIS: Love Left Town
10. A. FRANK WILLIS: Squeeze Box
11. A. FRANK WILLIS: Willie Boy
12. A. FRANK WILLIS: She Broke My Heart
13. A. FRANK WILLIS: You and I (underneath the moon)
14. HARRY HIBBS: Road To the Isles
Regional > Canada > Newfoundland and LabradorType: Weekly Program
Arts and Culture > Music > Folk & Roots
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|Comments: Break 1: Starts 11:01 Ends 11:55 Length 00:54 Break 2: Starts 30:56 Ends 32:11 Length 01:15. Encore of Ep. 347. Prod. & Rec. by Wayne Tucker. To air on CHMR Aug 8, 2020. www.chmr.ca NFR Web: www.newfoundrecords.ca