This week on Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin talks with Newfoundland singer/songwriter Alan Doyle. Along with Sean McCann, Bob Hallet, and Darrell Power he formed the great Canadian band Great Big Sea. He’s also been involved in many stage, television, and film. In 2012, Alan joined his friend Russell Crowe onscreen, utilizing his acting skills in the role of troubadour and archer Allan A’Dayle in the new Universal blockbuster Robin Hood. Though Great Big Sea has formally retired, Alan continues performing in his own solo career.
This week on Beyond a Song host Rich Reardin talks with Los Angeles singer/songwriter and bluesman extraordinaire, The Reverend Shawn Amos. Son of ‘Famous Amos’ the chocolate chip cookie mogul, Shawn Amos brings a message of joyful blues, and says that he derives a lot of satisfaction from bringing people joy. His songwriting reflects his awareness of the importance of living positively in the face of any human trial or tribulation, and his vision is to keep the faith, and spread the gospel of his joyful blues.