Now well into his fifth decade as a professional musician and songwriter, New Brunswick native Stewart MacDougall continues to be one of Alberta’s most diverse performers. Before pursuing a solo career in 1997 he was best known for his keyboard and vocal work with Laura Vinson, k.d. lang, Ian Tyson, and Great Western Orchestra.

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His songs have been recorded by all of these artists and a number of others including Sneezy Waters and  Randy Travis. A later collaboration with Tyson produced the title song for Ian’s 2008 CD Yellowhead to Yellowstone and Other Love Stories. MacDougall’s discography includes three solo albums: Gathering Time, heresay and Ghost Trains.

He also appears on  the  Alberta all-star compilation, Sorrow Bound: Hank Williams Re-Examined  and The Gift, A Tribute to Ian Tyson, which features performances by various Tyson alumni and admirers. The Thorniest Rose, a download single was released in January 2012.


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