Healey

  1. Healey Family Battles Against Legacy Release

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST It looks like the battle over the posthumous release of recordings by blues-rock guitarist Jeff Healey, who died earlier this year after a bout with cancer, is set to rumble on. Healey's estate has lashed out at Winnipeg-based Arbor Records, ...

  2. Jeff Healey Family: Don't Buy New Album

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The family of late blues guitarist Jeff Healey have lashed out at a label it claims released a double-CD of early singles and unreleased live material that they did not authorize. The album, titled “The Jeff Healey Band – Legacy: Volume One,” was ...

  3. APRA's Healey Appointed New NZMC Chair

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australasian Performing Right Association's Kiwi chief Anthony Healey has been named the new chairman of the state-funded New Zealand Music Commission (NZMC). The commission is financed by the Ministry of Culture & Heritage, with a ma ...

  4. Guitarist Healey Dies At 41

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Legendary Canadian blues guitarist Jeff Healey died on Sunday in a Toronto hospital after a battle with cancer. He was 41. Healey, who lost his sight as an infant due to a rare form for cancer, began playing guitar when he was three, quickly utili ...

  5. Aussie Venues Launch Action Against PPCA

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Australian hotel and nightclub industries have jointly launched a Federal Court appeal against the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia's win to raise licensing fees. Last month, the Copyright Tribunal allowed the PPCA -- which r ...

  6. Canada Bluesman Recovering From Surgery

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jeff Healey, Canada's premier blues artist, is recovering from surgery to remove cancerous tissue from his lungs. The blind musician who records for Canada's Stony Plain Records in Edmonton, Alberta, underwent an operat ...