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Psychedelic Pholk Psongs Reviewed by Blues On Stage

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June 3, 2003 by Joe Curtis Brian Gladstone has released a 'phine', new folk/blues CD entitled Psychedelic Pholk Psongs. The very quirkiness of the title suggests something weird and different. This CD isn't the average rehash, culled from other previous well-known folk balladeers. All the songs on this CD, are Gladstone originals — that makes them […]

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Gladstone will go Back To The Dirt for Earthday Tues. April 23 at Tranzac

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For the third year in a row, Folk artist Brian Gladstone is organizing a "Back To The Dirt for Earthday" concert, to be held at Tranzac Club this coming Tuesday, April 23. And once again Gladstone, whose own Back To The Dirt and Psychedelic Pholk Psongs albums have received rave international reviews, has put together […]

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Gladstone Gets 5 Stars from ICMA

International Country Music Association News Letter, January 18, 2002 – by Colonel Bobbie Patterson, President, ICMA – Canada, Brian Gladstone, "Psychedelic Pholk Psongs" 19 sides, Bluegrassy, and groovy at the same time, it's so cool you need gloves to handle it. 5 Stars  

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Joe Vincent’s top 101 for 2001 Includes Brian Gladstone’s Psychedelic Pholk Psongs at # 2 !

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Joe Vincent's top 101 for 2001 Includes Brian Gladstone's Psychedelic PholkPsongs at # 2 !  – From Jolly Roger Pirate Radio Joe Vincent is the founder of the JRRI radio network – pirate radio broadcast into 7 continents via short wave radio at 6235 Khz.  JOLLY ROGER RADIO. What a strange name for a pirate […]

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The Brian Gladstone Interview in Outer Shell

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    THE BRIAN GLADSTONE INTERVIEW – by Roy Harper June 2002    Brian Gladstone hails from Canada and his current CD is titled 'Back To The Dirt'. RH – Your music is 'folk-rock’. What drew you to that genre of music? BG – I was fortunate to be musically aware during the folk revival in the 60s; […]

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‘Country Inverviews Online’ Interviews Brian Gladstone

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 Interview with Brian Gladstone – By: Kenita Vanderslice Reprinted from Country Interviews Online, December 2002. Talking to Brian was an exciting adventure discussing music before it included much electronic music. His music is very "back to the dirt" real country folk music. The music of today is real. The songs discuss real problems and dealing […]

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Psychedelic Fanzine Interviews Brian Gladstone

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Double Issue # 11 / 12 – September 2002. – Forward by Hedegus Mark, Editor, Psychedelic Fanzine Toronto singer-guitarist Brian Gladstone is an inspired finger-picking guitar player, a colourful performer and a passionate songwriter. A true original who forges his own path in the world of music, Gladstone’s first release (1999’s "Back to the Dirt") […]

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Basement Demo to Record Deal and Worldwide Airplay  – In Three Years 

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Cover Story, Folk Wax Magazine, Sept 2002 By L.H. McLachlan – Just three years ago, Brian Gladstone was an unknown folk artist who had just recorded his first album, Back to the Dirt. Like many indie artists, he had been working in a vacuum, recording his original songs in his home studio. At the time, […]

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Brian Gladstone Thrilled Outdoors

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Reprinted from To-Nite Magazine July 11, 2002 Brian Gladstone and his whole band of psychedelic pholkies entertained a really happy-to-be-there group of people outside Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. E. in downtown Toronto on Thurs. July 11, 2002 as part of the noontime Concert In The Park series from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.. […]

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Live Review – Peace, Love and Folk Songs at Mel Lastman Square, with Brian Gladstone and the Folksingers For Peace

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Live Review Peace, Love and Folk Songs at Mel Lastman Square, with Brian Gladstone and the Folksingers For Peace Sat. June 28, 2003 by Gary 17 "Keeping the Blues Alive Award" Achievement for Blues on the Internet Presented by The Blues Foundation Live Review Peace, Love and Folk Songs at Mel Lastman Square, with Brian […]

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Reprinted from German Country Music News

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By: Ch.Lamitschka Mitglied Beiträge: (Datum: 05/30/02 um 19:03:11) Psychedelic Pholk Psongs Goes To Second Pressing   Things are Looking good for Canadian Country Artist Brian Gladstone – Silverwolf Records Re-Releases Brian Gladstone's Second Album After Studio Makeover and Re-Master. Brian Gladstone is a finger-picking guitar master, a dynamic lyricist, a philosophical story-teller and a powerful performer.   […]

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Australia’s ‘The Folk Rag’ Writes Mini Review on ‘Psychedelic Pholk Psongs’

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An Independent monthly Folk newsletter which covers the Brisbane & surrounds, AUSTRALIA, April 2002  Editor & Production : June Nichols – Psychedelic Pholk Psongs – Brian Gladstone – with Tony Quarrington and Bonnie Gladstone. Mainly originals, in contemporary 60s style folk, with Paxton/McTell style guitar finger picking and country banjo, one or two trad or folk […]

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Folksingers Concerned with Saving the Planet Gathering April 23 for Earthday

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Reprinted From To Nite Magazine, April 3, 2002 .Folksinger Brian Gladstone is an earthy guy – that much you could figure out just by looking at the title of his debut album, Back To The Dirt, released two years ago, or from listening to his original songs when he performs live (as he did at […]

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Ten Things you Should Know about Psychedelic Pholk Psongs

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            Ten Things you Should Know about Psychedelic Pholk Psongs Reprinted from OUTER SHELL Magazine March 2002, "OTHER" Music News & Views Vol. 2 No. 37 – Editor Roy Harper OUTERSHEL@aol.com Welcome to another edition of Outer Shell. If you are receiving Outer Shell for the first time, and would […]

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Music Morsels writes about Brian Gladstone

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Reprinted from Music Morsels, Feb 2002 – This acoustic CD by Toronto singer/songwriter Brian Gladstone shows talents in several directions of folk, country and lyrical prowess. "Asphalt Cowboy" kicks things off with a bluegrass feel and tongue-in-cheek lyrics, while "Save The Wolverine" is more of a passionate plea with a traditional folk edge. The snappy "I […]

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Exclaim on Gladstone

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.By Roman Sokal –  December 11, 2001    Although touted as a psychedelic artist, it appears that Toronto-area artist Brian Gladstone is more of a straightforward country folkster than a tripster. His stream flowing, 1980s, Roky Erickson-esque string plucking is a treat, coupled with a 1964-esque vibe transmitting from a Nashville hotel room. His ability to communicate […]

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Penguin Eggs Review

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The Following Review was printed in Penguin Eggs Magazine, December 2001 This is Gladstone's second album – 19 tracks in all. Original songs, cover songs, there are funny songs about Mel Lastman, serious songs about Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. There are instrumentals too, the best thing on the album. Gladstone's a good guitar […]

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50,000 Plays Award From International Country Music

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International Country Music Association Awards Committee PO Box 271238 Nashville TN December 17, 2001 Dear Brian, As chairperson o the International Country Music Association Awards Committee, it brings me great pleasure to inform you one of your songs has qualified for very prestigious award. "Car Song", which is posted on your personal page of our […]

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Back to the Sugar Camp Weekly Journal

A radio program with Steve Fruitman Thursdays @ 18:00 EST on CIUT-FM 89.5 Toronto and in Real Audio Link to Back to the Sugar Camp Web-Site  July 2001 – Following is a small exert from the Sugar Camp Journal … to get the full story Go Back to the Sugar Camp

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