Author Archives: Mick Dalla-Vee

“Place Called Home” – A New Single and Video from Cease & Desist

“Place Called Home” – A New Single and Video from Cease & Desist After many years of being a band Cease & Desist have finally released their first single, ‘Place Called Home’. On the week of Feb 20-25, 1989, Mick Dalla-Vee, Marc LaFrance, and Brent Knudsen had their first public performance. Who would have thought […]

50 Times People Have Spoken Very Profound Words

50 Times People Have Spoken Very Profound Words   1 I was 13 years old, trying to teach my 6 year old sister how to dive into a swimming pool from the side of the pool. It was taking quite a while as my sister was really nervous about it. We were at a big, […]

Randy Bachman Does His Jazz Thing Too, At Massey Hall (With Special Guest Guitarists Jeff Healey and Duke Robillard)

Randy Bachman Does His Jazz Thing Too, At Massey Hall (With Special Guest Guitarists Jeff Healey and Duke Robillard) [from jazzreview.com] Concert Review by: Joe Curtis Venue: Massey Hall (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) Friday April 13, 2007 – It was certainly a truly historic musical celebration of the blues, jazz, folk and some Middle Eastern musical […]

The Ron Tabak Band

The Ron Tabak Band   In 1979 – 1980 there was an experimental band put together called The H.U.N.N. (which stood for John HALL, Doni UNDERHILL, Rocket NORTON and Jeff NEILL). They toured around the local bar scene whenever schedules would allow. Eventually they went into Mushroom Studios during those days and self-produced about 5 […]

Vintage Amps Portal

This is a great link for research into those ‘old amps’ you don’t see very often… check it out! https://www.vintageaudioportal.com/vintage-guitar-amps.html

High School Confidential – CKVU TV Special – Vancouver 1983

High School Confidential

This actually became the impetus to forming ‘The Shoes’ for EXPO ’86 3 years later. ‘The Shoes’ ended up becoming ‘Revolver – The World’s Best Beatles Band’ Rocket Norton (drums), and John Hall (keyboards *both from the band Prism*) along with Skip Prest (guitar and vocals from the band Sweeney Todd) landed a gig as […]