Stephen Stanley is a veteran of the Canadian indie rock scene, a stellar singer-songwriter, a prolific storyteller, gifted guitarist, and a radio DJ,. He was a founding member of the alternative rock band Lowest of the Low, with whom he toured extensively for many years, and also released 4 albums, including 1991’s much-loved, Shakespeare My Butt . He now records and performs as The Stephen Stanley Band, and is in the midst of recording a new album.
In this episode, Stephen talks about recording his upcoming album on Wolfe Island, playing countless shows to an online crowd during the pandemic, constructing his one-hour radio show, what Bob Dylan means to him, and how songs can be interpreted many ways.
MUSIC BUDDY SESSION: "Waiting on a Claim" (world premiere!)
Written by Stephen Stanley
Performed by Stephen Stanley, Jane Gowan and Tim Vesely
Listen at 40:08
For more info on Stephen, visit stephenstanleyband.com
Check out Stephen's radio show, Northern Wish, on Hunter's Bay Radio
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