Shady Rosy is a Canadian songwriting duo based in the Toronto area.

It is comprised of Tony Laviola - bass player, co-writer and arranger and Louise Peacock poet/songwriter/singer.

Tony Laviola and Louise Peacock joined forces in 2006 and began writing songs together. In 2008 they finished and released an eclectic Country style album called Shady Country Lanes - all original material and only bass and voice.

They were initially happy with the songs and the sound, but will not try doing something like that again!

Their next project was to record a Blues album - this project, Surreal Memphis Blue, was released December 1/10 and can be found here at Broadjam under

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Fall is here, outside work is slowing down so it's back to songwriting .....

Louise Peacock Bio

Louise Peacock has been involved in music since she was a small child, attending the Royal Conservatory of Music in London to take piano; guitar under classical musican Natercia de Couto in Lisbon, Portugal and jazz vocals in Canada with Linda Pereira.

Louise began to seriously write songs when she wrote a Play in 1969 - the Play was a musical and she needed songs, so she wrote them.

Later she began to simply write songs for fun, and then finally began to record her songs.

She has been honing her songwriting craft with help from various outstanding professional musicians.

Her CD, Shady Country Lanes has 5 cuts which have garnered honourable mention in several contests.

Ton Laviola Bio

Tony Laviola has been involved with music for the past 40 years. He is prolific in many styles including Country, Rock, Jazz and Blues. He plays with a wide variety of bands in the Toronto area.


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Carl Schonbeck
over 30 days ago to Shady Rosy

Hi Rosy, just wanted to send you all the best for a great 2011 - cheers!

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