Blog

56th

56th

Hi all!  Today we're taking some time to celebrate the memory, and rich musical legacy of Jeff Healey on what would have been his 56th birthday. Jeff was a force of nature, both in his career and his private life.  His passing left an indelible mark on all...

read more
Save The Children – Ukraine

Save The Children – Ukraine

Hello all! One bit of news today.  Our dear friend and indelible fixture on the Canadian music scene, Greg Godovitz (Goddo!), is walking with the angels once again, flexing his charity muscles for a worthy cause.  We are very honoured to be playing a small...

read more
Fourteen Years Gone…

Fourteen Years Gone…

Good morning friends.  Today is March 2nd, the anniversary of Jeff Healey's passing.  Just like that, another year flies by.  Fourteen years gone in a heartbeat…  Time is a funny thing.  There are days it feels like Jeff has been gone...

read more
Happiest of Holidays!

Happiest of Holidays!

Happiest of Holidays folks, and welcome! Just a quick one today.  Hope you are keeping healthy and relatively sane in this crazy world... As 2021 quietly slips behind us, I find myself sadly repeating much of what I said last year.  I wish I could say...

read more
One For The Gear Heads…

One For The Gear Heads…

“I’m not a gear man – never have been. Give me something with six strings, keep it in tune, and make sure it’s working!” – Jeff Healey In all the years I knew him, no matter what rig he was playing through, whose borrowed guitar he was using, what band he was sitting...

read more
Rarities – For What It’s Worth

Rarities – For What It’s Worth

Welcome all to a fresh installment of our 'Jeff Healey Rarities' series.  Today, we’ll be checking out Jeff’s cover of the Buffalo Springfield classic, 'For What It's Worth'. Recorded during the sessions that spawned the Grammy nominated JHB album, 'Cover To...

read more
Celebrating The Double-Nickel!

Celebrating The Double-Nickel!

Welcome one and all.  Today, we remember musician Jeff Healey on what would have been his 55th Birthday, the Double-Nickel! Jeff's Birthday serves as a natural bookend to #MarchIsHealeyMonth. The 2nd of March is the sad anniversary of Jeff's passing. Whereas the...

read more
Thirteen years ago today…

Thirteen years ago today…

Thirteen years ago today, acclaimed musician Jeff Healey passed away. On that day, we lost our friend, husband, father, brother, son… It certainly wasn't supposed to be this way.  He was far too young.  Only 41.  So much more to do. As has been repeated...

read more
2021, Bring It On!

2021, Bring It On!

Welcome everyone! We wanted to take a moment to wish all of you a safe, healthy and wondrous holiday season! It is crazy to think that another December has hit us and that 2020 is almost in the rear view. Wasn’t it April just a couple of weeks ago? For so many of our...

read more
The Tale of Blue Direction

The Tale of Blue Direction

The Tale of Blue Direction:  (1981-1984) In 1981, at the ripe old age of 15 Jeff Healey joined Graydon Chapman, Jeremy Littler, and Rob Quail to form Blue Direction.  While Jeff had already been performing for years by that time, this was his first...

read more