In Liona Boyd’s Toronto apartment, five Juno Awards spanning three decades sit atop a table of stickered guitar cases. The stickers - flags or crests of cities and countries - read like pushpins on a map: Morocco, Belgium, Venezuela, Copenhagen and New Zealand. Every one of those stickers is a story, says the 64-year-old Canadian icon of the classical guitar, whose new album, The Retur. o Canada with Love, finds her sticking a pin on Toronto again. Boyd enjoys telling the stories of her life so far. And so she does, dropping names of Canadiana and musical legend with ease
Liona Maria Carolynne Boyd, CM, . nt (born 11 July 1949, London), is a classical guitarist often referred to as the First Lady of the Guitar. In 1974, Boyd released her debut album, "The Guitar". It was produced by Eleanor Koldofsky and was released on Boot Records. The record was distributed internationally by London Records. In 1976, Boyd joined SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, and established her own publishing company, Mid-Continental Music. In 1989 her album Christmas Dreams appeared on the RPM 100 Top Albums chart. To date she has 3 platinum and 4 gold albums in Canada.
Liona Boyd, five time Juno award winner, "The First Lady of the Guitar", has introduced millions around. Liona Boyd on tour with Andrew Dolson in 2019. Includes footage from recent tours and Liona's PBS special. 24 May ·. Liona Boyd added a "Shop Now" button to their Page.
Liona Boyd has performed extensively throughout Canada, the USA, and 44 other countries. Liona Boyd, known as "Canada's First Lady of the Guitar" has introduced millions around the world to the art of classical guitar through her concerts, television specials, and twenty recordings, many of which have gone "Gold" and "Platinum".
Love in the Afternoon. Prelude On The Huron Carol.
Award winning and platinum selling classical guitarist, 28 albums, composer, singer/songwriter. Posts by Liona and her team.
Liona Maria Carolynne Boyd, was born in London, England on July 11, 1949, but moved to Canada at the age of eight. At fourteen she asked her parents for a guitar as a Christmas present. Liona Maria Carolynne Boyd, was born in London, England on July 11, 1949, but moved to Canada at the age of eight.
Billed by her promoters as the "First Lady of the Guitar," Liona Boyd has fully lived up to that accolade and more. Since the early '80s, she has been one of the most popular classical guitarists, mal. ead Full Biography.
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|2||Silver Birch Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||4:51|
|3||Emily Carr Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||5:31|
|4||Canadian Summer Dreams Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||5:57|
|5||You Drew Me Back Again Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||4:27|
|6||Living My Life Alone Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||5:45|
|7||Thank You For Bringing Me Home Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||4:24|
|8||Song Of The Arctic Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||6:16|
|9||Aurora Borealis Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||5:58|
|10||Little Towns Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||5:01|
|11||Do Your Thing Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||4:30|
|12||Maritimes Remembered Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||6:35|
|13||Mes Beaux Souvenirs Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||4:25|
|14||Home To The Shores Of Lake Ontario Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||2:59|
|15||Canada My Canada Liona Boyd||Liona Boyd||3:39|