Mary Lu Zahalan

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Mary Lu Zahalan
BornRenfrew, Ontario, Canada
GenresRock
Occupation(s)Singer, actress

Mary Lu Zahalan is a Canadian rock singer and actress.

Born in Renfrew, Ontario and raised in Oakville, Ontario, Zahalan was a Miss Canada finalist in 1976[citation needed] before embarking on a career as an entertainer. She was a performing arts teacher at Oakville's Sheridan College.[citation needed]

She received a nomination for a Juno Award in 1983 as Most Promising Female Vocalist.[1] In 1990, she released the album Zahalan on MCA Records, and enjoyed moderate success with the single "I Can't Forget About You" on Canadian Pop Radio.

In January 2011, Zahalan graduated from Liverpool Hope University with a masters degree in a program that studied The Beatles. She was the first graduate of the program.[2]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
CAN CAN
AC
1982 "Try A Little Love Sometime" 29 Think Of Me
"Turn Of The Wheel" 25
"If I Had One Wish" 19
1985 "Call Me" 11 Non-LP single
1990 "I Can't Forget About You" 66 24 Zahalan
1991 "Fallen Angel" 90
"While We're Still Young"

Studio Albums[edit]

Zahalan (1990)[3]

Tracks[edit]

  1. I Can't Forget About You
  2. Fallen Angel
  3. A Long Way From Loneliness
  4. Letting Go
  5. Soulstar
  6. While We're Still Young
  7. I'm Holding Onto My Heart
  8. It Must Have Been Your Heart
  9. Don't Come to Me[3]

Personnel[edit]

  • Mary-Lu Zahalan - Vocals
  • Michael Landau - Guitar
  • Asher Horowtiz - Guitar
  • Ashley Mulford - Guitar
  • Matthew Gerrard - Bass
  • Paul Hannah - Drums
  • Dave Tyson - Keyboards
  • Rhett Lawrence - Keyboards
  • Tom Keane - Keyboards, backing vocals
  • Gerald O'Brien - Keyboards
  • John Sheard - Keyboards
  • David Boruff - Saxophone
  • Christopher Ward - Backing vocals
  • Eddie Schwartz - Backing vocals
  • Jason Scheff - Backing vocals
  • Danny Peck - Backing vocals[3] References
  1. ^ Farrell, David (19 March 1983). Loverboy, Rush are top Juno nominees. Billboard. p. 56. Retrieved 29 May 2010.
  2. ^ "First Beatles Scholar Graduates In Liverpool". National Public Radio. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  3. ^ a b c "Zahalan [st - 1990]". Zahalan [st - 1990] ~ 80's AOR & Melodic Rock Music. 8 October 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2018.