Bob's Your Uncle (band)

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Bob's Your Uncle was a Canadian alternative rock band formed in Vancouver.[1] The band consisted of band founder guitarist Jamie Junger,[2] vocalist and guitarist Sook-Yin Lee, bassist Bernie Radelfinger, harmonica player Peter Lizotte and drummer John Rule.[3] Later to be replaced by drummer Karl Cardosa.

Early band photo

The band released its first single, "Talk to the Birds", in 1985, and subsequently released three full-length albums on independent labels before breaking up. Since then, Junger founded a follow up band called the Wingnuts and released a number of albums. He then toured with Holly McNarland, shared the stage with several artists of note including Barenaked Ladies, The Tragically Hip, Holly Cole and continued releasing a number of solo albums, including Skiff Lake and later Telepathetic in 2002. After a hiatus of seven years, Junger released Flowers, a full length CD in 2009. The CD was released at Chester Playhouse in Chester, Nova Scotia and was joined on stage by several respected musicians, including Juno Award winning folk artist Old Man Luedecke.

Sook-Yin Lee went on to become a VJ for MuchMusic, Canada's music video station, and later an on-air personality for CBC Radio, hosting Definitely Not the Opera and acting in films such as the controversial Shortbus.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Talk to the Birds" (1985)

Albums[edit]

Year Title Label
1986 Bob's Your Uncle Criminal Records and Tapes
1990 Tale of Two Legs Doctor Dream Records
1993 Cages Zulu Records

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CANOE - JAM! Music - Pop Encyclopedia - Bob's Your Uncle". Jam.canoe.ca. 2006-03-18. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  2. ^ "Jamie Junger Bio". Jamiejunger.com. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 
  3. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Bob's Your Uncle - Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved 2012-06-22. 

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