Pat Reid
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Biography
Contact Info:
Phone: (416)223-8833
Email: http://patrickreid.livingrealty.com/

Recent songs:

PRODUCTION
Producer/Engineer: Pat Reid
Pat Reid Studios: Cobourg Ontario, Canada.

1. "Live And Let Live (Love is The Answer)" (4:54)
Release Date: 1/1/2014

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProduction/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Pat Reid
Piano: Pat Reid
Medi: Drums' Bass; Horns; Guitar; Congas; Strings; Steel Drums';B3 Organ; Percussion: Pat Reid

This is a Spiritual/Reggae uptempo song with a Calypso/Pop flavor. The lyrics speak to the Human Spirit and to the current challenges faced by a world in need.


2. "Through the Night" (5:27)
Release Date: 5/16/2015

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProduction/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Pat Reid
Piano: Pat Reid
Medi: Drums; Bass; Horns; Guitar; Congas; B3 Organ; Strings; Percussion: Pat Reid.

This song speaks breaking up and possibility of old friendship turning into love.
Release Date: 8/10/2015


3. “Wherever You Go (Trayvon’s Lament)" (4:27)
Release Date: 4/2/2014

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProduction/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Pat Reid
Piano: Pat Reid
Medi: Drums; Bass; Horns; Guitar; Cello; Percussion; Sound Effects;: Pat Reid.

This song reflects on the young man, Trayvon Martin's passing, with which most of us are familiar. Listeners can easily relate to the song’s lyrics as they stir the humanity in us without having to become political.


4. "I'm Feeling Good All Over" (3:52)
Release Date: 1/1/1982

Production:
Engineer: Fred Kink, Kink Sound Studios Toronto

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProductions/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Bass: Howard Ayee
Piano:Lou Pommanti
Guitar: Peter Mueller

This is a R&B uptempo tune with a Philly Shuffle, celebrating being in love.


5. “You Belong to Me” (5:47)
Release Date: 8/10/2015

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProduction/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Pat Reid
Piano: Pat Reid
Medi: Drums; Bass; Horns; Guitar; Congas; Cello; B3 Organ; Strings; Percussion: Pat Reid.

This is a Country/Gospel ballad. The lyrics touches one’s heart, especially those in need of a bit of "Spiritual Support”.


6. "What About Love" (3:56)
Release Date" 7/1/2014

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProduction/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Pat Reid
Piano: Pat Reid
Medi: Drums; Bass; Horns; Guitar; Percusion: Pat Reid.

This song is about love found and love lost.


7. "I Can't Breathe (Black Lives Matter) (4:35)
Release Date: 1/7/2015

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProduction/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Pat Reid
Piano: Pat Reid
Medi: Drums; Bass; Horns; Guitar; Congas; B3 Organ; Percussion: Pat Reid.

This is in memory of Eric Gardner. The lyrics cries out for humanity's mercy.


8. "I'm Amazed" (4:01)
Release Date: 4/29/2010

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProductions/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Bass: Howard Ayee
Piano:Lou Pommanti
Guitar: Peter Mueller

This song is about young love: Boy finally coming to realize that he is in love with his childhood friend.



Album: "Come Into My Life"
Release Date: 1/1/2006

Production: Eddie Bullen, Thunder Dome Studio,Toronto.
Recording Engineer & Producer: Eddie Bullen,
Mastered @ Wellesley Studios, Toronto.

Songwriters: Pat Reid
Publishing & PRO: PGAMusicProductions/SOCAN/CMRRA/SoundExchange.

Vocals: Pat Reid
Back Up Vocals: Renee Rowe
Piano/Keyboards/Programming: Eddies Bullen.

Debut Gospel Album with a 'Traditional/Contemporary' feel.


1. "I'm Just A Sinner" (4:56)
Release Date: 1/1/2006

This song depicts the spiritual challenges one can face on a daily basis.


2. "What Would Jesus Do" (4:05)

This song addresses the 'gang mentality' that plagues many young men, particularly in the big North American cites. The lyrics hints of the sociological and psychological fall-out of slavery on youth.


3. "Thank You Jesus" (4:14)

This is in celebration of the Lord for His many blessings.


4. "Do You Know Jesus" (4:22)

This is an easy-flowing uptempo Reggae song. It owns up to one's misdeeds and eventual redemption.


5. "Say You, Say Me" (4:43)

This a cover of Lionel Richie's famous song. This is a
ballad version.


6. "Wonderful Lord" (5:13)

Here is a 'prayerful' gospel ballad celebrating God's love.


7. "Come Into My Life" (4:10)

This is an uptempo Reggae song asking the Lord to come into one's life. This song was nominated for "Traditional Gospel Song of The Year" at the 2006 'Gospel Music Covenant Awards' (GMA) in Calgary Canada.


8. "Lord of Lords, King of Kings"

This is a Gospel/Praise. It was nominated for "Traditional Gospel Song of The Year" at the 2006 'Gospel Music Covenant Awards'.


Pat Reid Biography

Pat began singing at the early age of 15 in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad where he formed a trio called the Canaries. The three friends went on to win an Island-wide televised contest called "Scouting for Talent". The group performed at various charitable venues as the boys were too young to perform in clubs.

Returning to his native Jamaica, Pat joined the Jaywalkers, a six piece R&B/Rock Steady/Reggae band that enjoyed much popularity with the local islanders.

Migrating to Toronto in the late 1960's, Pat played with various R&B groups such as The Experiments, New Directions, Toronto Revival and The PG Reid Band. Appearing at venues in and around the Toronto area; University campuses; and covering numerous road tours in South Western Ontario; the East Coast including Newfoundland.

Pat has performed with some of the top musicians from the Toronto area. His vocal training began at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music at the University of Toronto. He also attended Humber College's Jazz Program for a short while as a Voice Major. He holds a degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto.

His debut album “Come Into My Life”(c)2006 was nominated for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year at the 2006 'Gospel Music Covenant Awards (GMA)' in Calgary Canada; and songs "Lord of Lords, King of Kings" and the title track "Come Into My Life" were nominated for Traditional Gospel Song of The Year.

Pat presently composes and records in his home-studio with piano and does all medi programming as well all accompanying back up vocals. He is currently writing and recording several songs simultaneously. He writes in the Country/Americana/Gospel/Reggae/Pop/Jazz genre.

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  • Members:
    Pat Reid
  • Sounds Like:
    Lionel Richie; Sam Cook; Darius Rucker; Bob Marley; Lou Rawls; Stevie Wonder;
  • Influences:
    Sam Cook; Bob Marley; Lionel Richie; Jackie Wilson; Elvis Presley; Tony Bennette; Nat King Cole; Ben E King; Stevie Wonder; Bob Marley; Duke Elington; Ella; Dina Washington....
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    02/27/07
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