Rock My World Canada, chapter 190: Tami Nelson

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Tamara (Tami) Neilson is a Canadian-born, New Zealand-based country & soul singer/songwriter. Her album ‘Don’t Be Afraid’ debuted at No. 1 on the New Zealand Music Charts, and her previous release ‘Dynamite!’ was listed in The Guardian as one of the top ten country albums of the year for 2014. She grew up as a member of The Neilsons (see below), performing with her parents and two brothers across North America, and continues to co-write much of her work with brother Joshua ‘Jay’ Neilson, who shared her Silver Scroll win with her as well as producing her first three albums.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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