George Fox (musician)


George Fox (musician)

Infobox musical artist |


Name = George Fox
Landscape =
Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = William George Fox
Alias =
Born = birth date and age|1960|03|23
Died =
Origin = flagicon|Canada Calgary, Alberta
Instruments = Guitar
Genre = Country
Occupation = singer/songwriter
Years_active = 1988 – Present
Label = WEA (1988 - 1999)
Royalty Records (2004 - Present)
Associated_acts =
URL = [http://www.georgefox.com/ www.georgefox.com]
Current_members =
Past_members =

George Fox (born March 23, 1960, Calgary) is a country/western music singer/songwriter raised in Cochrane, Alberta, the son of cattle ranchers Bert and Gert Fox.

Career

His debut single “Angelina” reached #8 on Canadian country music charts. In subsequent years, "Goldmine", “No Trespassing”, “Mustang Heart”, “I Give You My Word”, “What's Holding Me” and “Breakfast Alone” would also become top 10 singles and signature songs. He has also written a book of short stories depicting ranch life entitled "My First Cow".

Awards include the Canadian Country Music Awards 'Male Vocalist Of The Year' (3 times) and the Juno Awards 'Country Male Vocalist Of The Year' (3 times). George acted as host of the CCMA Awards television show from 1991 to 1994. In 1995, his home town of Cochrane named a new street "George Fox Trail" in his honor.

George and his wife Monica currently live near Ancaster in southern Ontario.

Discography

Albums

Singles

External links

* [http://www.georgefox.com George Fox official website]
* [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:lisxlfhe5cqq~T1 Allmusic biography: George Fox]
* [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0001273 Canadian Encyclopedia of Music: George Fox]


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