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Keatniks - ST

Format: LP
Label: Melbourne AMLP 4011
Year: 1965
Origin: Labrador, Newfoundland
Genre: rock
Value of Original Title: $300.00
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Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Rock Room, Newfoundland Labrador, Canadian Pioneers, 1960's


Side 1

Track Name
Here She Comes
Come a Little Bit Closer
That's My Girl
Three Long Days and Nights
Bumble Boogie
King of the Road

Side 2

Track Name
Can`t You See That She`s Mine
Laudie, Laudie Miss Claudie
As Long As I Have You
I Could Easily Fall In Love With You
Long Tall Sally



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Presented here is the first rock and roll album released by a Newfoundlander. The band was based out of Labrador City, Labrador and was recorded in 1965 IN Montreal.

The founding member of the band was William Keating (Conception Harbour, Newfoundland) on lead guitar; Pierre Lajeunesse (St Therese, Quebec) on piano; Maurice Caines (Port Saunders, Newfoundland) on rhythm guitar; and Basil Haire (St. John's, Newfoundland) on drums.

William Keating played with Wilf Doyle's Orchestra and recorded with Rodeo Records and worked at the Iron Ore Company in Labrador City, Newfoundland.

Pierre Lajeunesse studied at the Quebec Conservatory of Music and also worked at the Iron Ore Company in Labrador City.

Maurice Caines worked on the radio in Stephenville and was also employed the at the Iron Ore Company in Labrador City.

Basil Haire was employed as a teacher at Wabush Collegiate, Wabash, Labrador. He has a Bachelor of Arts from St Dunstan's in Prince Edward Island.

This album is a top notch listen from start to finish.
-Robert Williston


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