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 Inspired by the great songwriter's and performers of the 50's & 60's Folk Era (Gordon Lightfoot, Ian Tyson, Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen etc), Stephen Palmer has released five albums and a new EP.
“A gently timbered voice backed by some very stellar acoustic playing!” - Gary Fjellgaard


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Heading out to the prairies for a few shows! 
Edmonton AB Sept 15
Camrose AB Sept 16
Vegreville AB Sept 17
St Paul AB Sept 19
Lloydminster SK Sept 20
Moose Jaw SK Sept 22
Maple Creek SK Sept 23
Brooks AB Sept 24
for details: 


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New EP ready for DOWNLOAD

4 tunes for $4!

MP3 VO, MP3 320, WAV, FLAC, AICC...

Stephen Hardy Palmer Guitar & Vocals

Cara Luft Clawhammer and Duet Vocal 

Corey Ticknor  Mandolin,

Scott Senor Percussion,

Vaughn Poyser Bass

Ethan Mitchell Cello 

Recorded and mixed by

Lloyd Peterson 

Paintbox Studio, Winnipeg Manitoba

'Walking Along'

(music by Stephen Hardy Palmer,
animation by Sunny Christudas)

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My talented friend Sunny Christudas gave me a wonderful Birthday present -
an animated video of my new song 'Walking Along'

BIO -123 words

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Raised on gospel, country and the blues, Stephen Hardy Palmer travels the  troubadour circuit from BC to the Maritimes.

In the 60’s his psychedelic folk-rock bands toured with and supported most of the big name suspects during the UK invasion. And then more steady dues paid as guitarist-for-hire in country bands working the western Canadian bar scene. He started using his voice in the ‘80s, when he studied music a bit more formally.

In the new millenium, Stephen Hardy Palmer has self-released 5 albums of ‘Original & Traditional’ music. 

Still playing and still touring, Stephen Palmer is “grown enough to sing about life and simple pleasures with all the unhurried authority of a quiet and simple folk-singing road-survivor.” (Root Cellar Records)

"My kind of music!" -Paul Mills

“Superb!”- Miramichi Folk Song Festival

“Nice playing!” -Valdy


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613 606 1948

Gatineau QC Canada

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