David Francey Wins Another JUNO
Singer/songwriter David Francey was honored with a JUNO Award from the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences for best Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo for 2003’s Skating Rink. Francey – whose specialty is personal, brilliantly crafted songs about everyday life – is backed on the album on most tracks by the gifted guitar work of Dave Clarke. His competition in the Canada-only contest included Bruce Cockburn, Susan Crowe, Natalie MacMaster and Oh Susanna. Le Vent du Nord (the North Wind) won the JUNO Award in the Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Group for Maudite Moisson.