Stony Plain Recording Co. Ltd.

Stony Plain Records

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Stony Plain Records
Founded 1976 (1976)
Founder(s) Holger Petersen
Distributing label Warner Music Canada
Alternative Distribution Alliance (US)
Continental Record Services (Europe)
Dixiefrog (Europe)
Genre(s) Various
Country of origin Canada
Location Edmonton, Alberta
Official Website [1]

Stony Plain Records is a major Canadian independent record label, which specializes in roots music genres such as country, folk and blues. The label was the recipient of a 2003 Western Canadian Music Award for "Independent Record Label/Distributor of the Year".[1]

Artists who have released albums on Stony Plain include the label's biggest seller Ian Tyson, Sylvia Tyson, Cindy Church, Long John Baldry, Linda McRae, The Paperboys, Corb Lund, Amos Garrett, David Wilcox, Jr. Gone Wild, Rita Chiarelli, Maria Muldaur, Tim Hus, Mendelson Joe and Spirit of the West. The label has also been the Canadian distributor for albums by notable American artists such as Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, Ronnie Earl, Duke Robillard and Emmylou Harris.[2]

Stony Plain has licensed blues recordings from American label Blind Pig Records for Canadian release.[3]

The label is owned by Holger Petersen, who also hosts the weekly series Saturday Night Blues on CBC Radio One and Natch'l Blues on the CKUA Radio Network.[2]

See also

  • 20 Years of Stony Plain, compilation album released by Stony Plain in 1996
  • Saturday Night Blues, Juno Award-winning compilation album released by Stony Plain and the CBC in 1991
  • List of record labels

References

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External links

  • Official website
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