Doc Walker

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Doc Walker
Origin Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
Genres Country
Years active 1996–present
Labels Agasea Records (1996-1997)
Westlake Records (2001-2002)
Open Road Recordings (2003-present)
Associated acts Jason McCoy, Luke Bryan, Brad Roberts, Gomie
Website www.docwalker.ca
Members Chris Thorsteinson
Dave Wasyliw
Brent Pearen (touring member)
Steve Broadhurst (touring member)
Past members Mark Branconnier
Blake Manley
Paul Yee
Chris Sutherland
Murray Pulver

Doc Walker is a country music group from Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada. They have won Canadian Country Music Awards and had radio hits with the songs "I Am Ready" and "The Show is Free" from the 2003 album Everyone Aboard. In 2001 they released the album Curve. Both albums were for Universal Music Group.

Doc Walker is signed to Open Road Recordings and managed by RGK Entertainment Group.

"Coming Home" was released to radio in June 2009, as the lead single from the group's sixth studio album, Go, released in early September 2009.

"Country Girl" was released to radio in July 2011, as the lead single from the group's seventh studio album, 16 & 1, released August 29 physically and August 30, 2011 digitally.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details
Good Day to Ride
Curve
Everyone Aboard
Doc Walker
  • Release date: November 7, 2006
  • Label: Open Road Recordings
Beautiful Life
  • Release date: April 29, 2008
  • Label: Open Road Recordings
Go
  • Release date: September 8, 2009
  • Label: Open Road Recordings
16 & 1
  • Release date: August 29, 2011
  • Label: Open Road Recordings
The 8th
  • Release date: October 21, 2014
  • Label: Open Road Recordings

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details
Remember December
  • Release date: November 7, 2011
  • Label: Open Road Recordings

Singles[edit]

1990s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN Country
1996 "That Bridge" 40 Good Day to Ride
"Good Day to Ride"
1997 "$100 Reward" 73
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

2000s[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN
[1]
2001 "She Hasn't Always Been This Way" Curve
"Whoever Made Those Rules"
2002 "Rocket Girl"
"Call Me a Fool"
2003 "The Show Is Free" Everyone Aboard
"Get Up"
2004 "North Dakota Boy"
"Forgive Me (For Giving a Damn)"
2005 "I Am Ready"
2006 "Maria" Doc Walker
"Trying to Get Back to You"
2007 "Driving with the Brakes On" 81
"What Do You See" 77
"That Train" 96
2008 "Beautiful Life" 61 Beautiful Life
"That's All" 68
"One Last Sundown" 82
2009 "Coming Home" 80 Go
"If I Fall" 78
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

2010s[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
CAN Country
[2]
CAN
[1]
2010 "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" 87 Go
"From Here" 100
2011 "Country Girl" 16 & 1
"Do It Right"
2012 "Where I Belong" 96
2013 "Put It Into Drive" 12 The 8th
2014 "Shake It Like It's Saturday Night" 36
"That's How I Like It" 12
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart
positions
Album
CAN Country
[2]
CAN
[1]
2012 "Let It Roll" Emerson Drive 10 61 Roll
2014 "Run"A Blackjack Billy
(with The Road Hammers)
36 TBD
  • ACurrent single.

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1996 "That Bridge"
"Good Day to Ride"
1997 "$100 Reward"
2001 "She Hasn't Always Been This Way"
2002 "Whoever Made Those Rules"
"Rocket Girl" Ted Ellis
2003 "The Show Is Free" Stephano Barberis
"Get Up"
2004 "North Dakota Boy" Steven Goldmann
2005 "Forgive Me (For Giving a Damn)"
2006 "Trying to Get Back to You"
2007 "Driving with the Brakes On"
"That Train" Antonio Hrynchuk
2008 "Beautiful Life" Chris Hicky
"That's All" Tara Hungerford
"One Last Sundown" Chris Hicky
2009 "Coming Home" Antonio Hrynchuk
"If I Fall" Stephano Barberis
2010 "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me"
"From Here"
2011 "Country Girl" Stephano Barberis
2012 "Let It Roll" (with Emerson Drive) David Pichette
2013 "Put It Into Drive"[3] Steven Goldmann
2014 "Run" (with Blackjack Billy and The Road Hammers)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Result
2002 Juno Awards of 2002 Best New Country Artist/Group Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
Chevy Trucks Rising Star Award Nominated
Album of the Year – Curve Nominated
Independent Group or Duo of the Year Won
Independent Song of the Year – "She Hasn't Always Been This Way" Nominated
Independent Song of the Year – "Whoever Made Those Rules" Nominated
2003 Juno Awards of 2003 Country Recording of the Year – Curve Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
Single of the Year – "Rocket Girl" Nominated
Independent Group or Duo of the Year Won
Independent Song of the Year – "Call Me a Fool" Nominated
Independent Song of the Year – "Rocket Girl" Won
2004 Juno Awards of 2004 Country Recording of the Year – Everyone Aboard Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Kraft Cheez Whiz Fans' Choice Award Nominated
Group or Duo of the Year Won
Album of the Year – Everyone Aboard Nominated
Single of the Year – "The Show Is Free" Nominated
2005 Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
2006 Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
2007 Juno Awards of 2007 Country Recording of the Year – Doc Walker Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Kraft Cheez Whiz Fans' Choice Award Nominated
Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year – Doc Walker Won
Single of the Year – "Driving with the Brakes On" Nominated
2008 Fans' Choice Award Won
Group or Duo of the Year Won
Album of the Year – Beautiful Life Won
Single of the Year – "Beautiful Life" Won
CMT Video of the Year – "Beautiful Life" Won
2009 Juno Awards of 2009 Country Recording of the Year – Beautiful Life Won
Canadian Country Music Association Fans' Choice Award Nominated
Group or Duo of the Year Won
2010 Juno Awards of 2010 Country Recording of the Year – Go Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Fans' Choice Award Nominated
Group or Duo of the Year Won
Album of the Year – Go Nominated
Single of the Year – "If I Fall" Nominated
2011 Fans' Choice Award Nominated
Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
CMT Video of the Year – "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" Nominated
2012 Juno Awards of 2012 Country Recording of the Year – 16 & 1 Nominated
Canadian Country Music Association Group or Duo of the Year Nominated
Album of the Year – 16 & 1 Nominated

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