Brian Ferriman

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Brian Ferriman
Born(1950-05-07)May 7, 1950
Died(2018-12-04)December 4, 2018 (aged 68)
NationalityCanadian
Alma materUniversity of Western Ontario
Occupationartist manager

Brian Ferriman (May 7, 1950 - December 4, 2018) was an artist manager and the president of Savannah Music. His artist roster included such artists as Michelle Wright, Brenn Hill, The Good Brothers, R.W. Hampton, Gary Fjellgaard, Matt Minglewood, Terry Carisse, One Horse Blue, Anita Perras and Tim Taylor.

In September 2008, Ferriman was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame.[1]

Awards[edit]

Brian won the following awards:

Biography[edit]

Ferriman was born May 7, 1950 to Kenneth Cameron and Ruby Margaret Ferriman in London, Ontario, Canada.

Brian attended Oakridge High School in London, Ontario 1963-1968. Brian attended the University of Western Ontario 1968-1972, earning an honors bachelor's degree in English with a specialization in Drama.

Brian married Susan Kramer of Oakville, Ontario on June 17, 1972.

Sometime in the seventies, Brian, Jim Chapman, and Sandy Wilson renovated an old schoolhouse in Ontario to form Springfield Sound, a recording studio where such musicians as Bernard Purdie record with Brian, Jim and Sandy as their affable hosts.[2] Sometime in the late seventies/early eighties Brian formed Savannah Records. Sometime in the early eighties - Brian and Sue moved to 807 Sweetwater Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario.

Brian and Sue's first child, Kim, is born was born November 11, 1982 and second child, Kevin, was born February 23, 1987. The Ferriman family moved to Nashville, Tennessee September 24, 1991.

Brian died December 4, 2018 after battling Lewy Body Dementia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Prairie Oyster named to Canadian Country Hall of Fame". CBC. July 10, 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2010.
  2. ^ London Free Press May 21, 1977. Pat Moauro "London Company Believes Things Go Better With A Jingle"