From the mid-1960s to the early 1970s some of the most melodic, atmospheric, and subtly political American popular music came out of Laurel Canyon , the suburb just behind the Hollywood Hill in LA.
LA Dreaming present the music of: Fleetwood Mac, Crosby Stills and Nash, Carole King, Neil Young, Linda Ronstadt, America, The Eagles, Jackson Browne, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Buffalo Springfield and many more great artists who were all resident in Laurel Canyon.
Stuart Day: Vocals, Guitars, Mandolin, Harmonica.
Renee Donaghey: Vocals, Guitar, Hand Percussion.
Kathy Renner: Vocals, Keyboards.
Quinton Dunne: Vocals, Bass.
LA Dreaming where the music of Laurel Canyon lives on.
“Great music – Wonderful harmony singing.”
“Their repertoire is amazing. The group is magnificent – so talented.”
“They sounded great and it was hilarious.”
“The sensational talent of the musicians. The amazing harmonies. A diversity of music. Thank you for a wonderful night’s entertainment.”
“What a fabulous trio, talented, amusing very entertaining. Thank you.”
The Beggars Reviews
“The best Australian vocal band since the seekers” Normie Rowe “World-class musicians” rock times [Germany] 2010 “Super Australian band: Renee Donaghey is a genius.” Bote der urschweiz Lucerne. Feb 2008. [Switzerland] “Her (Renee’s) voice leaves no doubt, perfect.” HAZ Hanover Feb 2008 [Germany] “10/10 I have always said that there’s some great music coming from down under and this is a fine example!!” Metrocountry May 2007 [UK]
The Beggars Back-story
In 2006 Stuart Renee and Quinton decided to form The Beggars and record their own songs. Songs from their first two albums caught the ears of European DJs and put The Beggars on the charts across the E.U. with The Banjo Song going to the number one spot. Their third Album Australian Songbook Vol 1 launched them on the Australian concert circuit. The band now has 5 albums. They have made 4 tours of Europe and become a regular feature on the Australian touring circuit.
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