Valdy

Valdy BIOGRAPHY

Valdy

Label(s): Haida Records, A&M Records, Sloth Records
Recording Years: 1972-1973, 1972-1978, 1980-1982

Valdy is known as the patriarch of Canadian folk music.

Valdy's first four albums for A&M Records all achieved gold record status in Canada. Gold record sales in 1977 were sales of 50,000 or more copies.

SOURCES:
Valdy Picks Up 3 Gold Records, Tours Canada. Billboard, March 19, 1977.
Valdy Completing 6th A&M Album. Cash Box, November 18, 1978.

Hometown Band
OFFICIAL WEB SITE: Valdy

PLAYERS IN THE BAND
Paul Valdemar Horsdal
   Born: Sep 01, 1945
   Instrument(s): guitar, vocals, piano
   See Hometown Band


Valdy PHOTOS

Valdy DISCOGRAPHY

FORMAT KEY LEGEND

FORMAT KEY
  1 = long playing vinyl album
  2 = compact disc
  3 = VHS video tape
  4 = cassette tape
  5 = Digital Compact Cassette
  7 = 7-inch vinyl single
  8 = 8-track tape
  9 = Longbox cassette
  0 = open reel tape
12 = 12-inch single
PS = picture sleeve
TS = cassette single
MT = mastertone/ringback

Valdy U.S. Album Discography

TITLELABELSTOCK NO.RELEASED
See How the Years Have Gone ByA&M RecordsSP 45381975
Valdy and the Hometown BandA&M RecordsSP 45921976

Valdy U.S. Singles and E.P. Discography

TITLE:LABEL:STOCK NO.:RELEASED:
Cold Water Castle/Yes I Can (Anyway You Want Me)A&M Records18011976
Country Man/Just a Man (a Good Song)A&M Records14621973
Hello Mr. Record Man/Rock and Roll SongA&M Records13841972
Peter and Lou/Weather'd HandsA&M Records18631976
Simple Life (Ode to LA)/Country ManA&M Records14741973
Simple Life (Ode to LA)/LandscapesA&M Records17641975

Valdy U.S. Song List

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Cold Water Castle/Yes I Can (Anyway You Want Me)19761801
Yes I Can
Cold Water Castle

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Country Man/Just a Man (a Good Song)19731462
Country Man
Just a Man (a Good Song)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Hello Mr. Record Man/Rock and Roll Song19721384
Hello Mr. Record Man
Rock and Roll Song

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Peter and Lou/Weather'd Hands19761863
Peter and Lou
Weather'd Hands

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
See How the Years Have Gone By1975SP 4538
Landscapes
Truckers Song
Hello Mr. Record Man
Place At the Table
Country Man
Bruce and the Green Stock
See How the Years Have Gone By
Whirl and Swirl and Twirl
Rock N' Roll Song
Just a Man (a Good Song)
Java Jeff
Simple Life (Ode To LA)

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Simple Life (Ode to LA)/Country Man19731474
Simple Life (Ode To LA)
Country Man

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Simple Life (Ode to LA)/Landscapes19751764
Simple Life (Ode To LA)
Landscapes

TITLE:RELEASED:STOCK NO.:
Valdy and the Hometown Band1976SP 4592
Come On My Canada
Yes I Can (Anyway You Want Me)
Cold Water Castle
Old Home Place
Me and Martin Growin' Old
Weather'd Hands
Peter and Lou
Everyone Of Them Has Known the Sea
Blister
Hometown Band
Sometimes I Can't Believe
Allons Mon Canada


Valdy MUSIC CHARTS

Valdy on Record Charts

No US Albums or Compilations made it to the charts.

No Singles or EPs made it to the charts.