Ray St. Germain

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Ray St. Germain (born 1940 in St. Vital area of Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian musician, author, and radio show host. He was the 2006 federal Liberal candidate for the Winnipeg Centre constituency and the presenter for the 1969 Canadian variety television series Time for Living.

St. Germain wrote, produced, and hosted the nationally syndicated, award-winning, Big Sky Country that aired for 13 years on Global Television. He also worked with The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), producing and hosting the series Rhythms of the Métis. He is also a voice actor for the children’s series Tipi Tales that airs on the Treehouse Network and APTN.

St. Germain has hosted over 600 television shows on CBC Television, Global Television Network, and APTN. He has been an on-air personality and program manager with NCI-FM Radio for seven years and hosts a program called the Métis Hour X2 on Saturday mornings for the Manitoba Métis Federation. St. Germain has entertained Canadian Forces stationed overseas with concerts in Germany, Israel, and Cyprus.

St. Germain has received awards for his contributions to Canadian culture, including the Aboriginal Order of Canada, the Order of the Sash – Saskatoon and Prince Albert, and a position on the Aboriginal Wall of Honour in the Winnipeg Friendship Centre. St. Germain was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.[1]

He currently lives in Winnipeg with his wife Glory, and has five children (Chrystal, Cathy, Ray, DJ, and Sherry) and four grandchildren (Jeff, Jordan, Catie, and Cody).

His daughter, Sherry St. Germain was a Top 30 semifinalist in season one of Canadian Idol.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album
1968 Ray St. Germain
1969 Time for Livin'
1978 Ray St. Germain
1983 Ray St. Germain Live
1985 Thank God, I'm Métis
1990 There's No Love Like Our Love
1996 Greatest Hits Vol. 1
2003 My Many Moods
2005 Family Christmas
2007 Show Me the Way to Jerusalem
2008 Life Ain't Hard

Singles[edit]

Year Single CAN Country Album
1978 "Please Don't Hurt Me" 28 Ray St. Germain
1979 "Thank You for Loving Me" 41
1980 "Anyway You Want Me" 37 single only

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