Spinney, Frank

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Spinney, Frank

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Frank Spinney is a country musician from Nova Scotia. He is a singer, songwriter, scriptwriter and recording artist. He is also a promoter and organizer who has produced shows and special events to raise money for charities.

Spinney began his country music career when he formed "The Ramblers" with his friend Ralph Vidito. The band signed with World Records in Toronto, Ontario and recorded two records. Vidito passed away early on and Spinney went on to form other bands such as Country Born, Southern Gold, and a 10-piece country music show band called Country Generations. In March 2013, he recorded his first Christmas album.

Spinney also wrote, directed, and starred in two feature films: Is the King Really Gone and Nashville Bound. Nashville Bound won a number of awards at the Chicago Film Festival and Nova Scotia Film Festival. Spinney was inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011.

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Solar Audio & Recording Limited. (1975-2003)

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Solar Audio & Recording Limited. is the associate of Spinney, Frank

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Frank Spinney recorded at Solar Audio and Recording Limited.

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, 2nd Edition

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Record was created on September 1, 2015 by the Dalhousie University Archives.

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Information gathered from Frank Spinney's personal website (http://frankspinney.com/) and the website of the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame (http://www.nscmhf.ca/inductees11.php).

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