Donald K. Tarlton
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|Donald K. Tarlton|
|Also known as||Donald K. Donald|
12 May 1943 |
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Occupation(s)||Record producer, promoter|
|Labels||Last Gang Records, Aquarius|
Donald K. Tarlton, CM (born 12 May 1943) is a Canadian record producer and promoter. He promoted numerous concerts and Canadian musicians under the name Donald K. Donald.
He attended Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University), following his graduation from Rosemere High School, both in the Montreal region. His interest in entertainment promotion began in his youth. He was one of several people who began the Montreal-based Aquarius Records, noted for artists such as April Wine, Corey Hart and Sum 41.
Awards and recognition
- 1982: Félix Award, Producer of the Year
- 2000: Appointed Member of the Order of Canada
- 2007: Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, presented at the Juno Awards
- 2015: SOCAN Special Achievement Award
- Rioux, Christian. "Donald, Donald K.". thecanadianencyclopedia.com. The Historica Dominion Institute. Archived from the original on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- The Right Honourable Adrienne Louise Clarkson. "Donald K. Tarlton, C.M.". Ottawa: Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- The Right Honourable Adrienne Louise Clarkson (30 September 2000). "Canada Gazette Part I, Vol. 134, No. 40" (PDF). Ottawa: Governor General of Canada. Canada Gazette. Government House. p. 5 (3069 Canada Gazette). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
- "Juno Awards Database". junoawards.ca. Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Archived from the original on 2012-04-04. Retrieved 16 June 2011.