Shane Fontayne
British musician
Shane Fontayne
Shane Fontayne is the professional name of English rock guitarist Mick Barakan. Active since the 1970s, he was the guitarist for Bruce Springsteen during the 1992-1993 "Other Band" Tour, as Springsteen had disbanded his own E Street Band three years earlier. During his career he has worked with Ian Hunter, Van Zant, John Waite, Chris Botti, Joe Cocker, Johnny Hallyday, Marc Cohn and others.
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Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin: Dog Ears Music: The Gold, Silver and Bronze Playlist
Huffington Post - over 4 years
The Donnas Song: The Gold Medal Album: Gold Medal Genre: Rock Buy: iTunes.com The Carl Stalling Project Song: There They Go Go Go (Complete Road Runner) Album: The Carl Stalling Project-Music From Warner Bros. Cartoons 1936-1958 Genre: Soundtrack Buy: iTunes.com Gomez Song: Free to Run Album: Bring It On Genre: Rock Buy: iTunes.com The Beatles Song: Carry That Weight Album: Abbey Road Genre: Rock Buy: iTunes.com Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions Song: We're a Winner (Single Version) Album: Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions: The Anthology, 1961-1977 Genre: Soul/Pop Buy: iTunes.com Dr. John Song: Jump Sturdy Album: Gris-Gris Genre: Rock Buy: iTunes.com Queen Song: We Are the Champions Album: News of the World Genre: Rock Buy: iTunes.com Robert Randolph & The Family Band (Featuring Leela James) Song: Stronger Album: Color ...
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LV MUSIC: Marc Cohn walked in .... no rocked ... in the Musikfest Cafe - Allentown Morning Call (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
He was backed by three pieces – Shane Fontayne on guitar, Joe Bonadino on percussion and Jon Ossman on upright bass. Cohn opened behind the keys with “Ghost Train,” a bluesy, measured song that showcased his strong, husky voice
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Marc Cohn On Mountain Stage - NPR
Google News - over 5 years
Performing here in his second appearance on Mountain Stage, joined by widely-acclaimed guitarist Shane Fontayne, Cohn performs a career-spanning extended set, including two performances not heard on the radio broadcast: "Perfect Love" by Marc Cohn and
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Radio Preview: Marc Cohn & more - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Google News - over 5 years
Joined by former Lone Justice guitarist Shane Fontayne, Cohn performs a career-spanning extended set including “Walking in Memphis” and Cat Stevens' “Wild World.” Also on the show is Platinum selling Australian artist Kate Miller-Heidke
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Today in Music History - May 9 - mysask.com (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
The appearance also allowed Springsteen to showcase his new band, featuring guitarist Shane Fontayne, formerly of "Lone Justice." In 1996, Canadian singer-songwriter Eria Fachin died of cancer in Oakville, Ont. at 36. "Savin' Myself," from her debut
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POP REVIEW; A Stripped-Down Sting, Tapping His Early Essence
NYTimes - almost 12 years
No keyboards, no horns, no backup singers, no video screens showing rain-forest fantasies. Sting came to Jones Beach Theater here on Friday night with just a four-piece band for the last public show of his Broken Music tour. It was a rejuvenating return to the kind of lean, limber band that Sting hasn't led since the Police, a trio, broke up in
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Review/Rock; Springsteen, 42, Leans Toward Family Values
NYTimes - over 24 years
"Have we got any moms and pops out there?" Bruce Springsteen asked the audience that packed the Brendan Byrne Arena on Thursday night. It was an unusual question for a rock concert, but Mr. Springsteen is proud to be a grown-up. "You're looking a little older out there," he said to the crowd. Aging gracefully may be the hardest feat in rock, but
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Pop in Review
NYTimes - over 25 years
Merchants of Venus Wetlands Preserve California rock is a matter of style, not geography. The Merchants of Venus, a five-piece band that performedon Tuesday night, just about eliminates any need for compilations of California rock from the 1960's and 70's. A set of songs from the Merchants' debut album echoed Los Angeles rockers from the Beach Boys
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