Rock My World Canada, chapter 233: Patti Jannetta

[Mike Carr has created a catalogue/reference work featuring all kinds of Canadian rock and alternative releases from the past few decades. Check out his massive volume on Canadian music history entitled Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide. – AC]

Patti Jannetta is a pop and rock singer from Toronto, who was most prominent in the 1980s and early 1990s. She released her first album, Patti Jannetta, in 1981. The album’s first single “You’ve Got No One” charted on the Adult Contemporary charts in RPM, peaking at #7 in the week of April 9, 1983, the second single “I’m Ready for Your Love” peaked at #15 in the week of August 6, and “Don’t Change” peaked at #13 in the week of April 7, 1984. In 2013, Jannetta was presented with the Freedom for the Song award, in honour of her role in a 1987 protest by musicians against Canadian royalty payment rates.

Find out more about this artist and hundreds of other Canadian musicians at Rock My World Canada. Pick up your soft cover edition of our Canadian Alternative & Indie Reference and Collector’s Guide here

Mike Carr has created a second catalogue/reference work in an ongoing series, this time featuring all kinds of Canadian Blues album releases from the past few decades.  Check out Canadian Blues Reference and Collectors Guide.  It’s an incredible discography of hundreds of blues artists. 

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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