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Oct. 09 /02

Rick and Adam Hendershot have just completed Recording and Producing "The Smokin T's " , who are out of the Asbury , New Jersey area. The CD is classified as Modern Punk Rock and should be realeased in a few weeks. Their debut CD is another one of Tangerine Productions projects.

Rick and Phil Naro ( One of Canada's most powerful voices of all time , and has had cuts with Peter Criss of Kiss ) will be teaming up for writing sessions) . They will write songs to pitch to other artists and also for Phil's next CD.

Earl Johnson , guitarist of Moxy has been also busy writing songs with Rick , for a possible new release.

Tangerine Productions and Rick Rose are also just finalizing details for Bryan Chalmers debut CD . Rick will be writing the songs with Bryan and many different writers that Rick will work closely with to have a very strong pop feel.

Hamilton Singer-Songwriter Fraser MacNeil's debut CD is complete and ready to go to press , it has nine songs that are streight ahead , honest , Americana Rock & Roll . The CD is titled " The Pursuit of A Dream" , and it was co-produced with Gary Borden.

Red Steel Music out of Great Britan have just confirmed that a Budgie Tribute CD is in the works , and Rick has been asked to record his version of a Budgie song.

News from the Ottawa Valley in Ontario , Canada is that Female Country Star "Robyn Scott"s next single is "Austin" which was written by Rick and Naiose Sheridan. That will be her 4rth single off her debut CD.

The Mick Ronson Tribute CD that Rick is working with Suzie Ronson is moving forward with about 10 bands now confirmed.

June 5 /02

Rick has just been confirmed to participate in the Robert Plant tribute CD. The song he is recording will be "In The Mood."

That makes it now 6 Tribute CD 's that he will be on. The bands are Free, Uriah Heep, Status Quo, Beatles, Robert Plant and April Wine

Also at Niagara Falls Arena in Niagara Falls, Canada on May 24th local musicians gathered to support the Justin Brown Cancer Fund. Rick assembled the line up and the band was called Rainbow City Allstar Band featuring Paul Antonio, Ryan Dafoe of Fifty Diamond Rocks, Gary Borden of Helix& Ray Lyle Band, Pat Cass & Fred Rose of Lennex, Johnny Dee of Honeymoon Suite and Greg Fraser, Stevie Skreebs & Phil Epp of Brighton Rock.

Rick's song "Saturday Night In A Sunset Town" will be on this years's SCENE 2002 Compilation CD, scheduled for a July release.

The Peter Yeoman - Bluegrass Contemporary Christian CD titled "Single Pair Of Wings" has just been released. Rick co-produced the CD with Gary Borden. Rick also co-wrote 2 songs on the CD, "Keep The Spirit Moving" and "The Path."

The Mick Ronson tribute CD set (Rick is Executive Producer with Suzi Ronson & Jamie Vernon) on Bullseye Records is moving ahead very smoothly. Songs are starting to come in weekly, and it is being compiled right on schedule.

April 08/02

Rick just got the word from Sony Tree Music in Nashville that his songwriting contract has been renewed and he will still be a staff writer in Music City USA co-writing with the big hit makers. The folks at Sony Tree Music Publishing are pleased with Rick's ongoing activity in the songwriting world.

Bullseye Records is in the midst of a new tribute CD of The Beatles, it will have various Canadian artists on the CD doing their version of a Beatles song. Rick was asked to record one song, Rick's choice looks like it might be "Lady Madonna"

Rick will be co-writing and producing one song for Jay Allan who is signed to North Street Records in Canada. Rick describes the young singer as a Canadian Steve Earle , very Americana with a youthful overtone.

Also in the studio now is Rick working on his 2nd CD, titled " On The Horizon." The CD will be recorded in different studios in Canada and Nashville. The co-writers on this CD are Monty Powell, Anton Fig, Gary Culley, Tim Bays and many others.

There is talk that Rick has met with old band mates Johnny Dee of "Honeymoon Suite" and Greg Fraser of "Brighton Rock" and they have been discussing the idea of releasing a "LENNEX" CD. This was the first band that all three have played in. Rick has been approached by some labels to record a reunion CD of new songs written by Rick, John & Greg.

Mar 06 / 02

Juno Nomination for the Universal Recording Artists " Doc Walker." Rick has a song on the debut CD called "Dreaming Out Loud"
The band is in the BEST NEW COUNTRY ARTIST category which will be in St' John's NewFoundland on April 14, 2002
The CD is titled "Curve" and the band will be featured on the Mike Bullard Show while they are touring Canada.

Tangerine Productions, Rick's production company is busy in the studio finishing up CD's for Peter Yoeman - bluegrass, Christian singer-songwriter who is based out of London, Ontario. Also in the studio is Fraser MacNeil from Hamilton, Ont. who's CD will have an Americana , roots rock & modern country flavour to it. Also- alternative modern pop artist from Niagara "Mez" is being being completed. Rick has co-writes on all 3 CD's.

In Toronto, Rick met with Bullseye Records president Jamie Vernon, and have finally completed the agreement on the Mick Ronson Tribute CD titled "ANTHOLOGY." Rick and Jamie will be executive producers on the box set, working closely with Suzie Ronson. The anthology will feature songs that Mick has written, produced, peformed and arranged, covering his 30 year career as one of the most respected guitarist/producer/arranger/writers of all time.

Jan 20 / 02

Rick will be going in the studio in the next few weeks and producing singer-songwriter Peter Yoeman from London, Ontario. It's a very spiritual Contemporary Christian CD. One song is co-written with Rick. The direction of the CD is very bluegrass and Ricky Scaggs influenced with a southern gospel feel to it.

The Rick Rose Band just finished a two night stint at The Hangin Tree in Burlington, Ontario over the weekend, to sold out crowds. His band consisted of Daryl Grey of Helix, Gary Borden of Ray Lyle Band and Murad Gunduz on the drums.

Rick has also confirmed that he will be producing Fraser MacNeil, a Hamilton, Ontario singer-songwriter who is very heavily influenced by Harry Chapin. They will record one song called "Scenes Of September 11" for an upcoming CD compilation which will be released by the folks at WIZARD Management. Fraser's 12 song CD should be available in about 4 months.

Rick has started pre-production with South Carolina blues singer Daniel Jones on a Vladmir Vysotsky CD. The CD of Vladmir songs is the idea of english translator George Tokarev from Sfat, Isreal. The 12 Vladmir songs will be performed in English and the music will be arranged and produced by Rick Rose and Gary Borden. Vladmir was a very respected actor and songwriter in Moscow during the 70's.

The Mick Ronson tribute CD that is being put together by Rick, Jamie Vernon of Bullseye Records and Suzie Ronson is starting to gain momentum as all the artists that Mick has worekd with, will be notified shortly.

Rick is also participating in the Wizard Compilation CD of songs inspired by 9/11. Rick is just about to record his song "Rudy".

Dec 18 / 01

Rick has been busy in the studio up in Canada recording and putting the finishing touches on the Sean Messaros debut CD. It is co-produced with multi instrumentalist Gary Borden. Rick and Gary have 5 co-writes on the CD.

Also news from the Michigan area is that Rick will be co-writing and producing Italian vocalist /performer Frank Ricci. Frank will be recording a CD of 10 songs that will be performed in Italian with a few of Rick's songs!
The word form Siberia, Russia is that the band Artic Balloonists will be recording a song that Rick and Desmond Child co-wrote. The ballad has been on hold with many artists in Nashville and is also on Rick's "Studio B Sessions" CD . The song is "Something To Remember"

Out of the New Jersey area, singer/songwriter "Robin Tricker" is in the studio with Bobby Livingood and they are tracking one of Rick's Sony songs "Don't That Give Me The Right" for her upcoming CD.

Nov 04 / 01

The Eric Anderson show in Niagara Falls, Canada was a great success with Rick doing an opening set of songs from his debut CD performed unplugged and a few new tunes that will be on his next CD "On The Horizon." The intimate crowd showed a great deal of appreciation as the two songwriters sang their songs.

The Rick Rose Band performed a show in Hamilton, Ontario at The Whistling Walrus and the show went off with great success as Rick performed his original songs and mixing in cover songs from such artists as Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones & Van Morrison. Anna Wilson, a great singer/songwriter out of Nashville has just released her debut CD, called "The Long Way" and it is getting great reviews and a lot of attention from the media. Rick co-wrote the song
"Niagara"with her and Monty Powell for the re-released Perfect Affair CD. Canadian Country Artist Robyn Scott was ready to release the Rick Rose/Naisoe Sheridan song "Austin" as their third single, but due to another release out of Nashville with the same title, the song will not be released as a single, but it is on her latest CD climbing up the charts in Canada. Rick will be co-writing some songs with Anchorage, Alsaka singer/songwriter Will Triplett. Will's debut CD has the spirit of Jackson Browne, Bob Carlisle , and Bob Seger combined with the sound of Nashville.

Oct 04 / 01

The September issue of Canadian Musician magazine has just been shipped out to stores across Canada and Rick has a column that he wrote titled " The Process Of Recording Demos."

Rick has also started recording songs for the upcoming "Uriah Heep" and "Free" tribute CD's which will be released by the UK record label Red Steel Music. The producer on the project is Rob Corich.

Rick has started working with new artist Robin Tricker out of the Pennsylvania area. Rick will work closely with producers Mickey Yannich and Bobby Livingood for Century Productions.

The show on September 29 at Montebello Park in St. Catherines, Ontario went off smooth, as Rick's new band performed songs from his debut CD. Also on the bill were old band mates "Brighton Rock." The show was part of the Grape & Wine Festival.

Rick has teamed up with Jamie Vernon of Bullseye Records out of Toronto and they are discussing working on a Mick Ronson Tribute CD. Mick has worked with Rick in the past and also is known for his amazing talents that he brought to the careers of David Bowie, Ian Hunter, John Mellencamp, Bob Dylan, Roger Daltrey and many others.

A very sad day for Rick, when he was notified from New York and that a good friend of his,
aspiring singer-songwriter Steve Cherry was one of the casualties in the World Trade Center terrorist attack. Steve was working for Cantor-Fitzgerald the day of the attack. Steve recorded four of Rick's songs in Nashville last year. Steve's mom was Miss America in 1956 and his dad, Don Cherry had a number one single with "Band Of Gold" in 1957.

Steve Cherry

Sept 21 / 01

Rick has been asked to open up for legendary folk singer-songwriter Eric Andersen in Niagara Falls, Canada on Oct. 14 at the Victoria Inn. Eric has written songs for acts such as The Grateful Dead, Peter, Paul & Mary and has toured with Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue.

The opening acts for the Rick Rose Band concert in Niagara Falls, Canada on Sept. 22 are Break The Seal, Ugly, Thunderbox, Comedian Mark Mathews & DJ B from Power Station.

Dee Anthony, Rick's personal manager, will not be at the show, where Rick's new band will be showcasing material for their next CD. Due to the tragedy that took place in NYC & Washington last week, Dee's trip has been postponed.

The song " To Many Things" which Rick co-wrote with Rodger Brunning will be on Rodger's second CD scheduled for a November release. The CD was recorded at Grant Avenue Studios in Hamilton, Ontario.

Sept 4 / 01

Singer -Songwriter Jeremy Hoyle who is just getting ready to go in a record his debut CD in Buffalo, New York, has teamed up with Rick Rose and started writing for the release. Songs such as "Bloody Mary Mornings," "God Made A Fool" & "What I Said" have emerged from their first writing session.

The Rick Rose Band will be the opening act Sept 29 for rockers "Brighton Rock" at Montebello Park in St. Catherines, Ontario. The concert will be apart of the Grape & Wine Festival.

Rick's manager
of over 10 years, Dee Anthony, will be visting Niagara Falls, Ontario to check out Rick's new band on Sept 22nd at The Victoria Inn. The show will have bands such as Thunderbox, Break The Seal, Ugly, Mark Mathews and other special guests showing up throughout the evening.

Aug 16
/ 01

Just confirmed that I will be writing a few songs with Jeremy Hoyle from "Strictly Hip."He will be going into the studio in Buffalo, New York to start recording his first solo CD. He is very influenced by John Prine , Steve Earl & The Lowest Of The Low.

Canal Days was a great success as my band performed to a rocking crowd in Port Colborne, Ontari , Canada.

Good news from Siberia! There is some positive interest taking place in the city of Kemerovo, Russia. My CD is beeing accepted very well, as we continue to market it in that region.

The new Rick Rose Band are rehearsing strong as they are getting ready to perform at the great country station, THE SPIRIT out of Welland, Ontario for their 2nd anniversery bash in a few weeks.

Thank You Very Kindly............Rick Rose

JULY 18 / 01

Doc Walker a great new country band out of Brandon , Manitoba has just released there 2nd CD and Rick’s song "Dreaming Out Loud" is on the CD.

The concert in Port Dalhouise , Ontario which was sponsored by the OCPFA and the Spirit 91.7 went fantastic as Rick performed an unplugged set of songs from his new CD.

The July issue of CANADIAN MUSICIAN that is in the stores now (Canada’s most recognized Music Mag) has a songwriting column written by Rick Italian / American vocalist Frank Ricci from Detroit , Michigan is working on a CD , and will cut a few of Rick’s songs that will be performed in Italian

JULY 11 / 01 News flash

Rick just finished writing "Gonna Wanna Make You Mine" with Anton Fig an Monty Powell in New York City!

Just completed recording the Status Quo song "Invitation" that will be on the STATUS QUO Tribute CD being releasd in Europe on Red Steel Records.

Rick is in the studio producing Sean Messaros, a very talented singer-songwriter out of the Niagara region. Gary Borden is co-producing the CD.

In Theory, a adult contemporary band out of Westerly, Rhode Island has just released their second CD, and Rick co-wrote "Crying In Your Dreams" with band members Bob Cowley and Nelson Burdick.

"Songs From The Studio B Sessions" is now available at

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"Dreaming Out Loud" from "Songs FromThe Studio B Sessions" can be heard in streaming Real Audio at

Rick has shared the stage with such acts as:

Billy Ray Cyrus, Eddie Money, The Band, Barbara Mandrell, Sawyer Brown, B.T.O., Nazareth, David Wilcox, Aldo Nova, Three Dog Night, Mountain, Rick Emmett, Barney Bentall, James Cotton, Ian Thomas, Joe Perry Project, Helix, Honeymoon Suite, Tom Cochrane and Red Rider

Upcoming CD releases featuring Rick Rose songs:

Robin Scott - Female country singer from Bellville, Ontario

In Theory - Alternative rock band from Westerly, Rhode Island

Perfect Affair - 80's Rock Band produced by Mick Ronson, being released in Europe & Japan

SCENE - Compilation CD featuring southern Ontario recording artists

The Rick Rose Favourites List


The Godfather
My Cousin Vinny
Rumble Fish
The Big Town
Ten Commandments
The Rose
The Jazz Singer
A Star Is Born

TOP 10 CD's

Bob Dylan: Blood On The Tracks
Rod Stewart: Every Picture Tells A Story
Elton John: Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only The Piano Player
Wings: Band On The Run
Led Zeppelin: III
Neil Diamond: Hot August Night
Bruce Springsteen: Born To Run
Lou Reed: Transformer
Rolling Stones: Sticky Fingers
Johnny Cash: Greatest Hits


Honky Tonk Woman: Rolling Stones
Sunday Morning Coming Down: Kris Kristoferson
Maggie May: Rod Stewart
Thunder Road: Bruce Springsteen
Daydrean Believer: Monkees
Tiny Dancer: Elton John
I Am, I Said: Neil Diamond
Season's In The Sun: Terry Jacks
Like A Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan
All The Young Dudes: Mott The Hoople


The Celestine Prophecy
Keith Richards - Biography
Mansion On The Hill
The Way You Wear Your Hat - Frank Sinatra Biography
Bound For Glory - Woody Guthrie
King Of The Night - Johnny Carson
The Greatest Generation
Letters From A Nut: Ted L. Nancy
Apple To The Core - Beatles
Rosanne - Rosanne Barr