When you think of Dan Hill, you inevitably think of his global hit record, “Sometimes When We Touch”, not only a hit for him but for a whole slew of other star performers including Rod Stewart. Barry Manilow, Demi Roussos, Tammy Wynette (with Mark Gray), Tina Turner and Engelbert Humperdinck, initially released in 1977 on his third album for GRT/20 Century Records, titled `Longer Fuse”
But when Hill was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters’ Hall Of Fame Wednesday, February 10th on CTV’s Your Morning program, he could also cite credits that also include being an accomplished author, journalist and social activist spokesperson (Artists Against Racism) to complement his recording and songwriting talents. Read more …
February 12, 2021 – Bruce Wylie, iHeartRADIO, Move 104.9 Dan talks about his career and his favourite song! – Listen here! –
February 12, 2021 – Brad Wheeler. ‘I was born intense’: Dan Hill wears his emotion on his guitar strap. There’s a reason why sensitive singer-songwriters are called what they are. But some wear their emotions on their guitar straps a little heavier than most. – Read the full article here. –
February 10, 2021 – Global News Radio, 640 Toronto. Dan spoke with Jeff McArthur about his induction into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and shared advice on what it takes to be a great songwriter. – Listen to the podcast here. –
February 10, 2021 – ‘q’ with Tom Power. Some songwriters write tunes that take on a life of their own; Sometimes When We Touch by Dan Hill is one of those songs. On Feb. 10, the Grammy and Juno-winning Canadian musician will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. He joined Tom Power live on the air to discuss the honour, what it’s like to have a career-defining song and his forthcoming album, On the Other Side of Here. – Listen here. –
February 10, 2021 – CTV Your Morning. Dan spoke with Ben Mulroney and performed on CTV Your Morning, this morning. Vanessa Thomas, Executive Director of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame had a surprise for Dan. – Watch here. –
February 7, 2021 – CanadaTalks SiriusXM 167. Dan spoke with Jeff Sammut on CANADA NOW. – Listen on SoundCloud, here. –
February 7th, 2021 – CBC News. Dan Hill talks to Ian Hanomansing about his long career, including overcoming his ‘albatross’ hit Sometimes When We Touch and being inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. – Watch here. –
February 4, 2021 – CP24.
The Toronto-born singer-songwriter, whose 1977 hit “Sometimes When We Touch” melted hearts as it climbed the worldwide charts, has been selected for induction into the illustrious home of the country’s most influential songwriters. – Read the full article here. –
February 4th, 2021 by David Farrell. Dan Hill’s considerable, enviable and bankable talents will earn homegrown recognition next Wednesday (Feb. 10) with his induction into the Canadian Songwriters’ Hall of Fame on CTV’s Your Morning program. – READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE. –
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The extraordinary Tina Turner covered Dan’s smash hit ‘Sometimes When We Touch’ in 1979. How did that come to be? What inspired “Dark Side of Atlanta”? Canada’s Queen of RnB/Soul and triple-threat powerhouse Jully Black and the phenomenal, award winning actress and one of Canada’s foremost singers of gospel, blues and jazz, Jackie Richardson were featured on Dan and Joe Sealy’s incredible “The Railway Porters’ Song” in 2009. What inspired this song?
Listen to Dan’s FULL interview below with Lily Frost on Crooners and Songbirds – Zoomer Radio AM740 for this and so much more including the inspiration behind Dan’s latest single “What About Black Lives?” and new album “On The Other Side Of Here“.
Dan spoke with CBC Metro Morning News this week. You can listen to the interview below!
WATCH ‘What About Black Lives?’ [Official Lyric Video] HERE!
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