"We've got a beaver on the
nickel and the Bluenose on the dime, Newfoundland's always
half-an-hour ahead of time… A great big maple-leaf
on the flag, but we don't like to fuss, we don't like
obviously Canadian, and it's obviously George Fox. Who
better to write a CD reflecting "a personal discovery
of Canada". George
is back with his first CD in 3 years. He took time to
build a barn, spent quality time with his wife Monica,
and wrote a collection of short stories entitled "My
First Cow." All this after singing his
way around the globe, touring Australia with stopovers
in South America and Europe.
new CD is called Canadian, it contains
12 new songs and
is the culmination of years of writing, research and crisscrossing
this country from Victoria to St. John's "This is my way
of taking my hat off to thank Canadians for supporting my career
for the last 15 years. I felt like it was time to stand up and
show some recognition for the places and people of this country.
There is nothing like country music when it comes to conveying
a little patriotism, and I'd love to be the voice that sings
about what makes Canadians feel proud."
got the moose outside of Moosejaw, the goose outside of Wawa,
Sudbury's got their giant nickel just off Highway 69…"
has been fortunate with his career to achieve a lot of his dreams,
4 CCMA awards for country male vocalist, 3 Junos and 5 Gold
Records. Other hi-lights include 4 CBC television specials and
23 top ten hits, including two #1's on Canadian country radio.
He hosted the annual CCMA show (broadcast nationally) four consecutive
years. All this helped to put George in the vanguard of Canadian
reflects on some accomplishments in his High Toned Years:
"I hit the stage playing Ronnie's
guitar, in that smoky old Cochrane bar, when the drummer counted
2-3 …Man I felt like I'd been set free… that feeling
never quite got away, it's still there in every song that I
"Right now, I'm making music about things that are important
in my life, my wife Monica, my country, and my memories of growing
up on the ranch in the Foothills of Alberta. I am enjoying life
more than ever! You can hear it in the music!"
response to the new CD! Read the reviews...
CD is so special. Well, first of all I have to say its really
worth the wait, this CD is absolutely full of super beautiful
songs, songs so representative of us, Canadians. I must admit
it has been very tough to determine which song is my favourite..."
Your friend, fan, follower for so long, Francine