As much as Canada loves Roy Forbes’ songs I think it’s his voice that goes straight through your heart.
No fooling around. This voice is memorable. There’s only one like it.
The high lonesome sound of Canada.
He’s been at it for almost 50 years.
Sunday he celebrates his 14th year of hosting Roy’s Record Room on CKUA Radio, province-wide in Alberta. Name me another show that plays
Vinyl, 45’s and 78’s. Sexy slick tracks from the 20’s through to the 50’s.
A tower of those 78’s fell on top of Roy in his studio and his retina was so damaged he lost his sight. Roy has driven himself to just carry on.
Roy’s Room IS the history of modern music. It’s how we got to where we are.
Roy has also just released his 11th album Edge of Blue. It’s a soul album by a skinny white kid.
It’s very good…
Here’s the complete interview with tracks…
Let’s Rock with Roy