2000 - Raised By Wolves

Raw blues mixed with gospel, rockabilly, and New Orleans rhythms, you'll begin to get an idea of the richness offered here. The combination of a fertile and full sound quality with a wide variety of musical styles makes for a disc that never gets dull his is a disc that was made to express the appreciation that Colin Linden, along with the musicians whom he has assembled, feels for this music.

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1. He Wasn't Foolin'

2.Before The Blues

3.Love Everyone  

4.George Chuvalo

5.Holy Fire 

6.Ten Years

7.Ride With Me


9.Do Remember Me 

10.Holy Fire

11.Ten Years

12.Ride With Me


14.Do Remember Me

Production Credits

Producers: Colin Linden & John Whynot

Colin Linden Vocals, Guitars, Mandolin

Gary Craig Drums, Percussion

John Dymond Bass

Richard Bell Piano, Organ, Accordion, Horn Arrangements

John Whynot Guitar, Percussion

Bruce Cockburn Vocals

Colin James Vocals

Janice Powers Vocals

Tom Wilson Vocals

Stephen Fearing Vocals

Colin Cripps Vocals

Recorded at Sony/Oasis, Kingsway New Orleans & Pinhead Recorders

Mixed at Sony/Oasis & Manta/Eastern Sound

Recorded & Mixed by John Whynot; Additional Recording by Colin Linden


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Production Notes

Produced by Colin Linden and John Whynot (The Dinner Twins)

A&R: David Quilico
Gary Craig: Drums, Percussion
John Dymond: Bass, Backup Vocals
Richard Bell: Piano, Organ
Colin Linden: Guitars, Vocal


Rodrick Paulin: Tenor Saxophone
Alonzo Boren: Tenor And Baritone Saxophone
Jamil Shariff: Trumpet
John Touce': Trombone
Scott Paulin: Trombone (Twister, Holy Fire, Ten Years)

Bruce Cockburn: Harmony Vocals (Ride With Me, Holy Fire)
Colin James: Harmony Vocals (Anything Anytime Anywhere, Love's Like Rain)
Janice Powers: Harmony Vocal (Too Late to Holler)
Tom Wilson: Harmony Vocals (Love Everyone, He Wasn't Fooling)
Stephen Fearing: Harmony Vocals (Before The Blues, Ten Years)
Colin Cripps: Harmony Vocals (Love Everyone, Holy Fire)

John Whynot: Electric Guitar (Holy Fire),
Acoustic Guitar (Before the Blues),
Percussion (Love Everyone, Raging River, Ride With Me)

Horn Arrangements by:

Richard Bell (Love's Like Rain, Twister, Ride With Me, Holy Fire, Too Late to Holler)
John Whynot (Anything Anytime Anywhere, Ten Years, Do Remember Me)
Rodrick Paulin (George Chuvalo)

Recorded and Mixed by John Whynot
Assisted by Ethan Allen (assisted by Phillip Broussard), Annelise Noronha
Additional Recording by Colin Linden & Ethan Allen, Assisted by Curtis The Cat
Recorded at Sony Oasis Studios, Kingsway NO and Pinhead Recorders
Rentals courtesy Casa Wroxton Studio
Additional editing/preparation by Andy Krehm at Silverbirch Productions
Mastered by John Whynot at Hot Digital Dog and Greg Calbi at Masterdisk
CD-ROM prepared by John Whynot


Art Direction by Tom Wilson, assisted by Catherine McRae
Photography by James O'Mara
Additional photographs by Janice Powers, John Dymond and Gary Craig
Photo of Wolf and C.L. by Evelyn Linden

Heartfelt thanks to all the following: Rick Camillieri, Mike Roth, the fabulous David Quilico, Antonello DiDomenico, Lenny Derose, Ian Mackay, Richard Zuckerman, Don Oates, Tanya Nagowski, Gary Furniss, Catherine McRae, and all the great folks at Sony Music throughout Canada, Anne-Marie Smith, Rick Shoemaker, Dale Bobo and all at Warner/Chappell, Greg Calbi, Danielle Crisafulli, Joe Yanuziello, Ed Wilson, George Chuvalo, Colin Cripps, Dan Achen, Teddy Leonard, Morgan Davis, Tim Conder, Ken Whiteley, Bernie Finkelstein and all at True North, Heather Ostertag, Mark Watts and all at FACTOR, the Ontario Arts Council, Garry West, Allison Brown and Compass Records, Linda McRae, Jay Linden, Linda Hess, Marshall Morgan, Joan Besen, Mike Poole, ETM, Shannon Moschenross, Mark Lostracco, Mimi's, Blue Rodeo, Donny Mykytyshyn, Terry Wilkins, Brigitta Ortner-Wilkens, Stephen Brunt, Kevin Evans, Christie Friesen, Billy Block, Keb'Mo and Bubbles The Cat

Number One thanks to my darlin', lovin' wife
Thank you John Whynot, Tamara Silvera and Graeme Whynot for your immeasurable contributions through all these years
Thank You Ann Forbes for your boundless energy and enthusiasm
Thank You Tom Carrico and everybody at Studio One jumping on board with great vision
Thank You Karen Brady & Ethan Allen and everyone at Kingsway for treating us like family, and to Crow for protecting me
Great Big Love and thanks to my brothers in Blackie: Tom, Stephen, Chuck, Will and Blackie, and all the Rodeo Queens
Major Thanks to Colin James, Heather Munn and the Wobbly Boys (aka the Spice Boys)—Chris Norquist & Norm Fisher—for memories I'll cherish as I'm getting kindy old
Thanks Bruce Cockburn for the belt buckle.
Thank You Karl for shining the light
Thank You Randy Labbe for getting me involved with the Howlin' Wolf project
Thanks always to my dear friends Gary Craig, Richard Bell and John Dymond—and Richard, thanks so much for all the extra effort with the hornage
Colleen Peterson and John C. Walker, we miss you
And finally, thanks to everyone who released, played or bought the last album.
Your support means a lot.

This record is dedicated to, once more, Chester Arthur Burnett, the Howlin' Wolf

Bruce Cockburn appears courtesy of True North Records & Rykodisc
Colin James appears courtesy of Warner Music
Stephen Fearing appears courtesy of True North Records