1970 – DEAR WHEN YOU’RE NEAR

A Concept album to showcase some original songs, featuring Patrician Anne McKinnon with some songs recorded by The Majestics plus guest studio musicians

Tracklist

A1 MEET ME TONIGHT (voc P. Anne and B. Russell??)
A2 ~ ZIGGLDY ZAGGLDY TUNE (voc Ric Robertson)
A3 SOME LONG LONELY YEARS (voc P. Anne)
A4 DEAR WHEN YOU’RE NEAR (voc P. Anne)
A5 FOOLIN’ WITH THE BLUES (voc P. Anne)
A6 ~ I’LL BUILD A CASTLE IN THE SKY (voc S. Jackson)

B1 LEND ME SHOULDER TO CRY ON (voc P. Anne)
B2 BECKY LINN (voc P. Anne)
B3 ~ DARLING ANGEL UP ABOVE (voc R. Strathdee)
B4 ~ DRUMSTICKS ( voc J. Jackson)
B5 ~ PEDAL PUSHIN’ QUEEN (voc R. Strathdee)
B6 GO TO SLEEP LONELY HEART (voc P. Anne)

Label: Lonsdale Records – ACS25

Personnel:

Tracks marked (~) were arranged by Eric Robertson and recorded by The Majestics with guest players:

Piano: Eric N. Robertson
Bass: Chris Vickery
Drums: Jack Posluns “The Nick With The Solid Kick
Guitar: Brian Russell
Trumpet: Arnie Chycoski (guest)
Trombone: Russ Little (guest)
Tenor saxophone: Russ Strathdee
Baritone saxophone: Leo Trotier (guest)
Flute: Leo Trotier (guest)

All tracks with vocal by P. Anne had backing tracks pre-recorded by some other group.

Vocalists: Patricienne Anne, Ric Robertson, Jay Jackson, Shaune Jackson, Russ Strathdee, Brian Russell??

About Patrician-Anne

Singer – Nova Scotia, Canada
Performed on the CBC TV Show Singalong Jubilee 1960s & 70s, Jubilee Four

Born: March 17, 1947 Shiloh, Manitoba, Canada
Death: October 10, 2001 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Daughter of Frederick Gordon McKinnon and Helen McKinnon
Wife of Jackie Rae, CM, DFC

Younger sister of Catherine McKinnon.

She performed from a young age and studied at Mount Saint Vincent Academy in Rockingham (Halifax) Nova Scotia.

At the age of 16 she joined the cast Of Frank’s Bandstand, The Jubilee Singers (3), The Singalong Jubilee Singalong chorus for the summer of 1964 and stayed with the series for it’s duration.

In 1966 she moved to Toronto with sister Catherine. She co-hosted the final season of Singalong with Tom Kelly. Patrician Anne was diagnosed with Hodgkins disease in 1972. She passed away in 2001

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