Bruce Wheaton
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"New Videos & Slide shows Below"
    "Keep On Givin" 
"Stitch In Tyme" "Everyday People"

"Molly Oliver" "Bruce Wheaton"

Check out "I Like What I Like"
by
"Everyday People"
&
"Mama Cass Elliot"
  

   
"Molly Oliver" and "Everyday People" CDS are available 

Payment by "Pay Pal" or  "Personal Money Order" accepted! 
Contact information below!
    

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Bruce Wheaton

performed for 10 years for the
"Nova Scotia International Tuna Tournament"
An event that raised
more than $300,000.00 from 1998 - 2009 for the
"IWK Health Center" in Halifax Nova Scotia


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Bruce Wheaton performing with 
"The Stitch In Tyme"
at the"Flick" coffee house in Yorkville Toronto
1966-68
"The Stitch In Tyme" owned the "Flick" coffee house, located in Yorkville then called the village  in Toronto
 

 
 
CLICK HERE Stitch In Tyme at Nova Scotia Classic Rock

CLICK HERE Stitch In Tyme Photos at Nova Scotia Classic Rock

 

 
CLICK HERE Stitch In Tyme at encyclopedia of Canadian Rock

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE
STITCH IN TYME

AT CANADIAN BANDS.COM
In 1966 Bruce joined "THE STITCH IN TYME" which at the time was one of the most popular bands in CANADA . The band featured a very entertaining stage show and 5-piece vocal harmonizing. They recorded on ARC and YORKVILLE records. The band released "GOT TO GET YOU INTO MY LIFE" a song written by the BEATLES which became a CROSS CANADA HIT, and were featured on many TV SHOWS including "AFTER 4" a popular show out of TORONTO. They played Expo 67 for two weeks as well as constantly touring Canada and the U.S.A.


Bruce Wheaton (Guitar & Vocals
Grant Fullerton (Guitar & Vocals) 
Bob Murphy (Keyboards & Vocals)
Donald Morris (Bass & Vocals)
Pinky Dauvin (Drums & Vocals)
     

The  Stitch  In  Tyme


  
The above video was a reunion which included

Bruce Wheaton (Guitar & Vocals
Grant Fullerton (Guitar & Vocals) 
John Yorke (Bass & Vocals)
Pinky Dauvin (Drums & Vocals)
    
Molly Oliver website is under construction now
Look below for link
(Free download) MP3 of "Bruce's Solo Act" Below)
Molly Oliver & Everyday People CDs are available check below Both Molly Oliver & Everyday People CDs Contain
EXTRA SONGS!!
Which were not included on the original vinyl releases
 


Click here  "Everyday People" at artistdirect.com















Trivia Buffs
Click here for Everyday People 
Paramount Records USA Listing
Album number is PAS 6021
Happy Hunting

After "The Stitch In Tyme" band folded Bruce started his band "Everyday People" and through his song writing & leadership  secured  a recording contract with Dr. Music Productions / Terry Brown & Doug Riley who were owners of "Toronto Sound Studios", which in turn resulted with the band signing with "GRT Records Canada" and "Paramount Records USA". The band released their album in 1970 in Canada and 1971 in the USA and toured constantly across Canada and into the USA throughout the 4 years that the band existed.  Bruce sang on the Kenny Rogers TV show called "Rollin On The River" with "Everyday People". A song off the "Everyday People" album called "I Like What I Like" and written by Bruce Wheaton became a world wide hit in the discotheques and was recorded by several other bands over the years. The bands are: "Mama Cass" from the "Mamas & Papas" on an album / CD called "Don't Call Me Mama Anymore" / "RCA Records"."Mr. Creeps" from "England",  "LTD Exchange" from the USA, Danny Krivit a New York based DJ on his "Grass Roots" CD / "Strut Records" label,  and another USA based band including members from "Kool and The Gang" that call themselves "The Everyday People".

 
 

Everyday People Album
Released 1971
GRT Canada
Paramount USA


     

Watch "Everyday People"
Perform "Feelin' Better Already"

Written by
Bruce Wheaton
                     
 
NOW AVAILABLE
THE COMPLETE EVERYDAY PEOPLE RECORDINGS 


 



 
Watch the slide show above and listen to the original recording of

"I Like What I Like" by  "Everyday People"   
written by Bruce Wheaton 
Released on "GRT Canada" and "Paramount Records USA
    

NOW AVAILABLE !!
THE COMPLETE EVERYDAY PEOPLE RECORDINGS !!
Everyday People recordings have been professionally remastered to CD again in 2004 ! 
Bruce has found 5 extra tracks and they are included on this new issue of the 
Everyday People CD !!
"Pay Pal" and "Personal Money Order" accepted!

Contact info here and below
    

"Rolling Stone" magazine article on "Everyday People" album! 
 


 
 

The letter "Bruce Wheaton" received from "Lenny Stack" the musical arranger for "Mama Cass" regarding his song 
"I Like What I Like"
                                                                                                            

"Rummy Music" was Bruce Wheaton's publishing company




In 1970 "Everyday People" released their first single on "GRT Records Canada" the "A side" was a song written by "Bruce Wheaton" called "You Make Me Wonder" and the flip side was "Nova Scotia Home Blues" co - written by "Bruce Wheaton & Pam Marsh"...... The song received significant air play across the country... and opened the doors for the band to tour extensively in support and promoting their upcoming album... which was released on both
"GRT Records Canada" and "Paramount Records USA"....
     



Watch the slide show above and listen to the "Mama Cass Elliot" version of "I Like What I Like"
written by Bruce Wheaton 

Released on "RCA Records" on an album called "Don't Call Me Mama Anymore"




"I Like What I Like" recorded by "Mama Cass Elliot"
written by Bruce Wheaton




"Don't Call Me Mama Anymore"

"Mama Cass Elliot" records "I Like What I Like"
written by Bruce Wheaton


 
There is an article written in "Creem" Magazine USA about "Everyday People"
Where they said "I like What I Like" written by "Bruce Wheaton"
Was the hottest dance song to come along in 5 years!  

 
 
     
Everyday People

Classic Rock Concert 
Oct.4th/2003


Left To Right
Chris Paputts (vocals Guitar & Harp) Al Muggeridge (Drums)
Pam Marsh (Vocals) Carson Richards (Bass) 
Bruce Wheaton (Lead Guitar & vocals)
Dave Hare (Keyboards)

Classic Rock Concert was held Oct. 4th 2003

<> Halifax Forum
Featuring Molly Oliver & Everyday People
Plus Many Other Great Bands Of That Era
                  

 

Click here: Molly Oliver at Nova Scotia Classic Rock

Click here for Bruce Wheaton interview
Molly Oliver live in Fredericton 2002

      


 
 

      
Molly Oliver Album)

Released 1978
(London Records Canada)
Bruce then formed MOLLY OLIVER, an extremely polished group which achieved a National recording contract with LONDON RECORDS CANADA. The band was known for it's great harmonizing and excellent musicianship. Molly  released  many singles an album  and an EP. They opened for the Beach Boys at The Halifax Metro Center after the success of their single written by Bruce called (Apology). Molly Oliver's recordings received  extensive air play across Canada and had a huge following at their live gigs. MOLLY OLIVER reformed in July /99 and started with a sold out concert performing with Matt Minglewood. MOLLY  OLIVER rang in the millennium performing at Greenwood Air Force Base, and is available for special functions.

Musicians On Album:

Ken  (Dutch) Schultz -Drums
Ian MacMillan-Drums
Carson Richards-Bass
Mike Leggatt-Keyboards & Vocals
Larry Maillet-Guitar & Vocals
Bruce Wheaton-Lead Guitar & Vocals
 

 

Molly Oliver recordings have been professionally remastered to CD with
4 extra tracks that the band had recorded for their second album
12 songs total! 
To purchase your copy of the "Molly Oliver"CD
Contact Bruce Wheaton  below!
"Pay Pal" and "Personal Money Order" accepted!

Contact info here and below
      
Click here for "Molly Oliver" webpage


 

     
Molly Oliver EP

(Released 1982
(No Name Brand Records)

Musicians In the 
Live Performing Band
at the time of this EP release

Pete Jackson-Keyboard & Vocals
Mike Gaudet-Bass
Terry Hopkins-Drums
Larry Maillet-Guitar,Harp & Vocals
Bruce Wheaton-Lead Guitar & Vocals







"Molly Oliver" was known for their fantastic harmonies and decided to record
"Carry On" by "Crosby Stills & Nash" 
a favourite of the band's live show
and they felt it would show their vocal harmonies
 which they were known for.

Bruce co-ordinated this last Molly Oliver release himself, after becoming frustrated with the record company situation. He hired Paul Northfield, an engineer-producer he met at Le Studio, in Morin Heights Quebec, where Molly Oliver was recording  some of their tracks for the London Records Canada-release. Bruce was impressed with Paul's ability to get great sounds and come up with fantastic production ideas and also with his credentials. Paul worked with The Bee Gees, Gentle Giant, Rush just to name a few. Bruce feels this session was the best sounding record Molly Oliver ever produced. The album was released in the Maritimes and received extensive air-play. The single from the E.P. called (Apology) was high on the charts for quite some time.

Musicians On E.P.

Ken (Dutch) Schultz-Drums
Terry Hopkins-Drums
Carson Richards-Bass
(Bo) Weldon Hanson-Bass
Mike Leggatt-Keyboards & Vocals
Larry Maillet-Guitar & Vocals
Bruce Wheaton-Lead Guitar & Vocals
       

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"Molly Oliver" performing "Apology"
written by Bruce Wheaton....
which was the last song that was released as a single and included on  a 4 song EP and released on
"No Name Brand Records"
This video was filmed for the
"IWK Telethon" in "Halifax Nova Scotia" in 1985.
     

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"Molly Oliver" performing "Go Back Home" written by "Bruce Wheaton"

In the late 80s "Bruce Wheaton" hired producer "Paul Northfield" from "Le Studio" in "Morin Heights" Quebec  to come to
"Nova Scotia" to work on a 4 song EP for his band "Molly Oliver"...
Bruce then coordinated the independent release of the EP on "No Name Brand Records"….
These videos of the band performing "Go Back Home" & "Apology" are songs from those sessions…
The video is from the
"IWK Telethon" in "Halifax Nova Scotia" / 1985…..


These songs are part of the "Molly Oliver" / "In The Studio" remastered CD
Which can be ordered through "Bruce Wheaton"
contact via e-mail below...
      



Watch the slide show and listen to "Molly Oliver" performing
"So Much More" written by Bruce Wheaton
  
In the mid 80s "Molly Oliver" was working on material for their second album for "London Records Canada".... Here's a live recording of one of the songs intended for the album.... The song is called "So Much More" written by / Bruce Wheaton..... This live recording was recorded for live broadcast on C/100 FM Halifax, Nova Scotia....  The show was called "Takin' It To The Streets".... The band members playing on this show were.... "Bruce Wheaton / lead guitar / lead vocal".... "Larry Maillet /  vocal / guitar & harp".... "Mike leggat / keyboards & vocal"..... "Carson Richards / Bass"....
 "Terry Hopkins / drums"...
Sound technician for the show was "Harold Tsistinas".....
The show was recorded at "Clancey's" in Dartmouth Nova Scotia....
    





 
In 1985 Bruce was asked by Andy Kay & Mike Shepherd to write a song in response to the Ethiopia crisis.  The song was called KEEP ON GIVIN  The song featured 24 of the top rock singers in the Maritimes. Bruce helped organize a sold out concert at THE CRAZY HORSE CABARET featuring all the top local rock bands with all proceeds going to THE RED CROSS. Bruce then received a CITATION from THE CANADIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY presented to him by THE MAYOR OF HALIFAX for his outstanding contribution in aid of The Red Cross International Assistance Programme.
        
 

"Keep On Givin" 






      



  Watch the Slide Show and listen to "Keep On Givin"
The singers and musicians featured on this recording are
"Bruce Wheaton" "Larry Maillet" "Pam Marsh" "Matt Minglewood"
"Sam Moon" "David Roberts" "Terry Hatty" "Dutch Mason"
"Paul MacAusland" from "Haywire"
"Peggy Gillis" "Sharron Timmins" "Bryan Jones" "Floyd King"
"Donnie Morris" "David Dobson" "Mike Dimitri" "Terry Kelly"
"Maurice Aucoin" "Eric Marks"
"Frank MacKay" "Helen Bezanson" "Allan King" "Steve Russell"
"Sharon Burry" "Mike Gaudet" "Neil Robertson"
"Peter Jackson" "Mike Leggat".
 
 

 

 



The video
above was filmed at Global TV in 1990 near the beginning of his solo career.
It features Bruce being interviewed and singing his own composition
"Somebody New In My Eyes"
After the "Molly Oliver" band Bruce decided to perform as a soloist, with his guitar playing, vocals and knowledge of computers and midi instruments  has put together an entertaining solo act that sounds like a full band.
        

Click here for more info on "Keep On Givin"



"Bruce's (One Man Band) poster"
Bruce has toured constantly over the years at clubs, concerts, dances etc....
Including playing on cruise ships
In Europe, USA and the Caribbean...
    



 
 

Bruce Wheaton  <>

<>performing with Molly Oliver

<>Classic Rock Concert!!  ( Oct. 4th 2003 - Halifax Forum)

     


 
 






The video above was filmed on the "Carnival Conquest" in April / 2010
Bruce has toured constantly for the past number of years as a soloist playing  in lounges,  dance halls, and taverns locally and around the world.  He played on a Cruise Ship in Europe for the "Silja Lines" on a cruise ship called "The Festival" in Scandanavia ,  sailing between Copenhagen, Sweden, and Germany. He performed as a soloist on Breakfast Television in 2002 Halifax N.S. In 2008 Bruce performed solo on the "Carnival Inspiration" sailing out of Tampa Bay Florida to the Caribbean and in 2010 on the "Carnival Conquest" during the winter months sailing from "Galveston Texas" to "Key West Florida" "Freeport & Nassau in the Bahamas"   and "Montego Bay Jamaica" "Grand Cayman" and "Cozumel Mexico" in the "Caribbean".

     

 
 
 
 

 
Bruce Wheaton
Featured at the music festival "FISH AID" in YARMOUTH N.S. 

AUG. 98 as one of  MARITIMES' ROCK 'N ROLL LEGENDS
  

 



This video of "Molly Oliver" was  filmed at Global TV  in  promotion for the Classic Rock Revival Concert at the Halifax Forum on Oct 4th 2003. "It was a fantastic night" says Bruce, all of the original members of "Everyday People" reunited for the show, and the original
recording band of "Molly Oliver" was on hand for the show also.

 
 
 

   
On Oct 5th/2003 Bruce was presented with two awards

For his bands Everyday People and Molly Oliver!
The awards were presented by John Alphonse
(President of the Atlantic Federation of Musician's Local 571)
At the "MIANS" "Nova Scotia Music Week"awards ceremonies.
The awards were from MIANS and the AF of M.
Recognizing Everyday People & Molly Oliver
For Their Outstanding contribution to the 
Musical legacy of The Province Of Nova Scotia.


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Bruce's cottage for rent on
The Beautiful Northumberland Strait in Nova Scotia

e-mail: bwheaton@chebucto.ns.ca
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Bruce Wheaton & Molly Oliver
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