Dreamland is an album that showcases everything Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys have to offer. From the Cajun rocker “Sittin’ In A Bar,” to classic country sounds in “Strength In Numbers,” to the lullaby of the title track, the album shows that their writing skills match their playing talents. There is also a fiddle and banjo-fired version of the old ’60s hit by The Hollies, “Stop Stop Stop,” and PEI songwriter Gene MacLellan’s “Just Want To Be Loved By You.” And the biggest surprise is a number that turns out to be “Run With Us,” the theme song from the ’80s Canadian cartoon classic, The Raccoons. Dreamland is a versatile, wide-ranging showcase that mirrors the live show of the four singers and multi-instrumentalists.
You can catch Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys Tour May 1 to 5 at ECMA 2019 in Charlottetown. They play May 3 at the Delta Harbourview Ballroom, and May 4 at Trinity United Church in Summerside.
Digital distribution of the new album is available through Tunecore iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon etc. The recording was produced by Robert S. Field, Old Confidence Lodge Studio, Riverport, NS