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Orphan (hard rock)

Orphan from Winnipeg were comprised of Steve McGovern (guitar), Ron Boisvenue (drums), "Dizzy Fingers" Richards (bass) and "Spaceman" Paul (keyboards) who played during the same time as The Pumps at the same venues. Steve & Ron joined Chris Burke-Gaffney and Brent Diamond to form a new version of "The Pumps" which then changed their name to "Orphan". After the recording of their first album, "Lonely at Night" in 1983, Ron died of cancer, and Terry Norman Taylor rejoined the band. At that time with the rise of MTV and Canada's Much Music, Orphan had videos for Lonely At Night and Miracle. Miracle charted Top 10 in Canada and is still a mainstay on Classic radio.

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Lonely At Night - 1983


Lonely At Night 4:19                                     What Kind Of Love Is This 4:07

Miracle 4:55                                                 She Told Me 3:35

Saved By The Bell 3:42                                Any Time At All 4:29

Hello 3:46                                                     All Over The World 3:19

Night Parade 5:18

Salute - 1985


Open Up The Skies 4:04                             Lyin' To Me 3:52

Woman In Love 4:03                                   Crazy For The Night 3:55

Stand Up 4:05                                              A Little Heart And Soul 3:58

Old Enough To Know 3:46                           Uncle Sam Wants You 4:16

Steel & Iron 5:41                                          The Way It Should Be 5:32


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