Smokin' Joe Wiseman

Smokin' Joe Wiseman

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Folk - Rock | Kippens, Newfoundland, Canada
Total Song Plays: 25   
Member Since: 2007
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Joe Wiseman, or Smokin' Joe as he's better known in music circles, has released his first CD: A Field By The Sea.

A lover of music all of his life, he said some of his earliest memories are of folks in the kitchen playing guitars, accordions, harmonicas and singing the popular songs of the times and the classic traditional songs.

Wiseman said his musical tastes are eclectic and run from rock, blues and folk to the traditional songs celebrated in Newfoundland kitchens. He plays acoustic rhythm guitar and sings lead vocals with Smokin' Joe and the Wolves and Keltic Jam.

He said his voice has been compared to Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash and Jim Morrison particularly on songs written in the lower keys.

His CD is a compilation of 10 of his originals, along with Moonshiner, which is his own adaptation mixed in with the lyrics from several versions of that particular song.

Wiseman said the CD's title song, A Field By The Sea, is about people leaving this province and "not" endin

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Smokin’ release cover blues, country and folk By Paul Carlucci -The Georgian
A Field By The Sea. It’s a pretty stirring title, invoking, as it does, visions of desolate beaches, wind-swept heather and frothy, undulating waves. Smokin’ Joe Wiseman came up with it while looking seawards from Cape St. George, where his eyes came across the cemetery – a field by the sea if ever there was one.
While not exactly a somber outing, Field does spend some time exploring death.


Smokin' Joe Wiseman posted over 30 days ago to Smokin' Joe Wiseman

Hi Joe,
This is to let you know that your music has already been airing and broadcasting in rotation. You can listen to one of your songs between 6:40 - 7 p.m. (Mountain Time) Thursday March 17.

Norbert Miles Internet Radio Network


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