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Jimmy Rankin CD Moving East In Review
Nominated For 2 ECMA 2019 Awards (Fans Choice & Contemporary Roots Recording)
By John Gavin, Sunday, March 31, 2019


Jimmy Rankin just moved from Nashville to Nova Scotia after spending 7 years in Nashville. He is celebrating his move by releasing his brand new CD entitled, MOVING EAST on Sept 28/18.

The CD is pure East Coast, a homecoming album featuring true stories, tall tales and bittersweet ballads and the classic full rock sound that Rankin helped pioneer.

Rankin has made an unapologetically East Coast record with a new raw unsentimental and current edge and putting the party back in the kitchen says Jimmy.

The CD was produced by award winning music artist Joel Plaskett and it appeals to young and old alike. Jimmy is one of the most outstanding Canadian songwriters and wrote such classics as, North Country,You Feel the Same Way Too and the Juno winning single, Fare The Well Thee which was voted the No 1 East Coast song of all time by CBC listeners across Canada.

The album is full of classics, Cape Breton storytelling and celebrating his music back East. Here are the song titles:

Loving You Never Gets Old-No More I'll Go Moving-Thin Ice-The Rawleigh Man-Down At The Shore-Turn That Boat Around-Been Away-These Roads-Highlander-Haul Away The Whale-Dirt 'N Potatoes (Cape Breton Fiddle Medley)

Many Musicians helped Jimmy with the Music such as:

Geoff Arsenault, Ronald Hynes, JP Cormier, Jamie Robinson, Ashley MacIsaac, Hilda Chiasson, Bill Stevenson-Glen Coolen, Villages-Joel Plaskett

All songs were written by Jimmy except; Loving You Never Gets Old (Jimmy and Patricia Conroy), Been Away and These Roads (Jimmy and Steven MacDougall) and Dirt 'N Potatoes (Fiddle Melody and Tradition)

A fine album by Jimmy and we forsee many award nominations for this outstanding album says Atlantic Seabreeze-a winner all the way with a 5 star rating out of 5 stars.

For more information regarding Jimmy and his music, refer to his website, address posted above.