Joey Gregorash

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Joey Gregorash
Joey Gregorash.png
Joey Gregorash in 1970
Background information
Origin Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Genres Rock
Years active 1965–1975, 1987
Labels Polydor, Attic

Joey Gregorash is a musician from Winnipeg, Manitoba who became the first solo Manitoba act to win a Juno Award in 1972 for Outstanding Performance-Male. He started his career with local Winnipeg band the Mongrels. In the early 1970s, besides the Juno Award, Joey recorded a number of singles for Polydor Records and a string of Canadian hit singles, such as "Jodie" and his cover of Neil Young's "Down by the River."

In 1987, after years of inactivity, he returned to the charts with "Together (The New Wedding Song)" which to this day is a popular song at weddings.

Gregorash hosted "S'kiddle Bits," a noon hour children's variety television show on CKY-TV. It ran through the late-1980s and early-1990s and featured in-studio and on-location musical performances and guests from around Manitoba.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album CAN
1971 North Country Funk 58
1972 Tell the People
1987 Together

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Positions Album
CAN CAN AC CAN Country US
[1]
1970 "I'm Easy Come Easy Go" 25 singles only
"Stay" 84
"Tomorrow Tomorrow" 67 25
1971 "Jodie" 3 North Country Funk
"Don't Let Your Pride Get You Girl" 68
"Down by the River" 6 113
1972 "My Love Sings" 16 Tell the People
"Take the Blindness" 14 45
1973 "Tell the People" 47 11
"Liza" 51 singles only
1974 "You've Been Wrong" 58 48
1987 "Together (The New Wedding Song)" 6 15 Together

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2011). Top Pop Singles 1955–2010. Record Research, Inc. p. 376. ISBN 0-89820-188-8. 

External links[edit]