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Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
23 Oct, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

American country music superstar Johnny Cash has been in the local news lately following the discovery of photos of his moose hunting adventure in Newfoundland some 60 years ago. So we’ve put together a program filled with an eclectic mix of great Cash music… a mix of songs that you won’t hear any place else. So if you’re a fan...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
16 Oct, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Today on New Found Records we remember a man that I regard as one of Newfoundland & Labrador’s finest recording artists ever... a man whose vocals flawlessly compliment his stellar music, a man whose songwriting ranks right up there with the likes of Ron Hynes... some have even compared him to Bruce Cockburn and Leonard Cohen; and his guitar picking...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
09 Oct, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

It’s the time of the year to count your blessings. Despite the hardships that 2020 has thrown at us, we have much to be thankful for. So for this episode of New Found Records we’ve stacked out platter with music that we think has a thanksgiving feel. Tune in and enjoy rare recordings of songs about family, friends, and the...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
02 Oct, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Just for fun, we've stacked the turntable with 45 rpm singles by Newfoundland chanteuses from days of yore. Some awesome singers on the platter including Mary Lou Collins, Sandi Michael, Anne-Marie Murray, Margo St. John, and Mary Barry. Tune in and treat your ears to an eclectic mix of obscure musical gems that you won't hear anywhere else. And they're...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
25 Sep, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

This episode marks Gerald S. Doyle’s 128th birthday. Doyle was a businessman and Newfoundland folklore enthusiast. He compiled three main songbooks of Newfoundland songs & poems and distributed them for free throughout the island. Many of the songs were thus published for the first time and may have been lost forever but for Doyle’s efforts. He also used the books...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
18 Sep, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

This episode features an eclectic mix of recent additions to the New Found Records’ vinyl and shellac libraries. For starters, one of NL’s finest guitar players teams up with an aficionado of the steel guitar for an amazing instrumental! Plus rare punk rock from a recording studio known for traditional and folk recordings. And we flash back 75 years to...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
11 Sep, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

New Found Records returns after a three month hiatus from the microphone. Tune in to this season’s premiere and treat your ears to rare NL vinyl that we added to the NFR library in recent months. It’s a great playlist with a spin from A. Frank Willis’ first LP, a record that’s almost impossible to find. Also on the turntable,...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
04 Sep, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

NewFound Records marks the Labour Day weekend. Tune in and you`ll hear a unique mix of songs about the plight of miners, loggers, fishers, and fish plant workers. You`ll even hear instructions for filling out unemployment reports to the tune of a Gregorian Chant. And all the tracks are performed by Newfoundland and Labrador`s pioneer recording artists. Stacked on the...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
28 Aug, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Today on New Found Records we remember a man that I regard as one of Newfoundland & Labrador’s finest recording artists ever... a man whose vocals flawlessly compliment his stellar music, a man whose songwriting ranks right up there with the likes of Ron Hynes... some have even compared him to Bruce Cockburn and Leonard Cohen; and his guitar picking...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
28 Aug, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

This episode originally aired on November 19, 2016. That was the first anniversary of the passing of the man who was arguably Newfoundland & Labrador's greatest singer-songwriter. The program honours the musical legacy of Ron Hynes by digging out some of his obscure recordings from the 1970s & '80s. You're unlikely to hear many of these nuggets on mainstream radio,...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
14 Aug, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

This week, NewFound Records features Omar Blondahl, a musician who became fascinated with the largely unrecorded folk songs of Newfoundland, and became famous for popularizing them.
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
07 Aug, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

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...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
31 Jul, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Today, a musical biography of the man that some think of as Newfoundland’s Stompin’ Tom Connors. That man is Twillingate’s multi-talented, outside-the-box thinker, Reg Watkins. Many of Reg’s self-penned songs tell stories about the people and places he’s experienced in his travels throughout Canada. We’ll sample several of those musical tales in this program. And we’ll tell you about the...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
24 Jul, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

This episode shines a light on the man who in the mid and late 1970s was a country music star in Newfoundland. Botwood’s Rex Hemeon charted in Canada’s Top 20 in 1979 with his soap opera spoof Bingo & Another World. Rex wrote that song and he penned another number that did real well for him as well, Bubbles In...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
17 Jul, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Through the 1960s & 70s, he was a household name in Newfoundland... he loved to sing... he loved to entertain... He once said,“If I can please people... if one song hits the spot in one person... then I'm happy as a lark.”And he did hit the spot – for many thousands, for many years.... through his recordings, his live performances,...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
10 Jul, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

New Found Records honours the man who in 1956 released the first album of authentic, traditional Newfoundland accordion music as played at dances, parties and weddings. That man is Wilf Doyle and he went on to record a string of albums in the 50s, 60s, and 70s. He appeared on immensely popular radio programs like Saturday Nite Jamboree, and TV...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
03 Jul, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Today, we celebrate the birthday of Newfoundland & Labrador’s most prolific recording artist… a man who hit No. 2 on Canada’s country music charts in the 1960s; who had three gold records in one year; who was the first Newfoundlander to appear at The Grand Old Opry; who was one of the earliest Newfoundland recording artist to be nominated for...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
26 Jun, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

Through the 1960s, he was Atlantic Canada’s most prolific record producer and sound engineer. But he wore many more hats: talent scout, musician, singer, songwriter, recording artist, talent agent, businessman, and union activist. He produced gold records for Harry Hibbs, and for Dick Nolan… and he went on to record a gold record for himself. He was strong, loving, talented…...
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
19 Jun, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

He was a singer/songwriter, a respected blues musician, an educator, writer, researcher and dedicated community volunteer. He was a patient, kind and generous individual, with an incredible enthusiasm for music and life. Today the New Found Records Radio Hour pays tribute to Dr. Peter Reuben Narvaez. (Encore of Ep. 126. Originally aired November 19, 2011)
Vinyl records by Newfoundland & Labrador's pioneer recording artists.
12 Jun, 2020 | 0:55:00 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | NewFound Records

For this episode of NFR, we roll back the clock to the late 1950s in the tiny Newfoundland village of Terra Nova. A small boy tunes the family radio to the country songs of Nashville greats like Webb Pierce and Ernest Tubb. He knows that the accordion is THE instrument played in rural Newfoundland, but he picks the guitar… and...
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