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Domenic Troiano

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Vocalist, songwriter, and famed guitarist Domenic Troiano is most likely most widely known for enough time he served while a member from the famed rock and roll group, the Think Who. Over a lot more than three lengthy decades within the music globe, Troiano did a whole lot of additional use different rings, blues design and rock and roll, including the Wayne Gang, the initial Bush, and Mandala. He later on composed music for both film and tv. He even finished several single albums within the ’70s, generating himself an area within the Canadian Music Hall of Popularity. A number of the single numbers Troiano documented such a long time ago, became on CD right before the brand new millennium rolled around, showing that many followers still hold desire for his music. Domenic Troiano was created in 1946 in Modugno, Italy. When he was bit more when compared to a baby, his family members found and relocated to Toronto, Canada. He grew up with a like for music, both tempo & blues and great ol’ rock and roll & move. When he is at his mid-teens, his desire to understand to play your guitar led to him teaching himself. Probably that is why his design became a lot his personal and was later on imitated by a great many other performers. Among the early affects on Troiano was a guitarist by the name of Robbie Robertson. Inside a twist of destiny, Troiano began his professional profession by changing Robertson inside a music group that performed with Ronnie Hawkins, a fellow Canadian vocalist. Troiano caused the music group for under a year, after that shifted to additional groups. One particular early rings was Five Rogues, which transformed its name to Mandala. It had been with Mandala in 1967 that Troiano produced his initial recordings and begun to climb the ladder to popularity. A few of that popularity started from harmful press, problems from parents regarding the group’s corrupt music design, what sort of guys dressed, and also along their hair. Needless to say, the greater parents complained, the greater their teens treasured Mandala and its own music. When Mandala found a finish around 1969, Troiano plus some of the various other members pulled jointly to start a fresh group, Bush. ABC/Dunhill singed the music group and delivered it on tour with main groups at that time like Three Doggie Night. Following a brief life, Bush fulfilled an instant end, but by no means one to quit, Troiano went single. In 1972, before he could end an recording of his personal, he was known as in to sign up for the Wayne Gang, changing Joe Walsh. For another year, Troiano documented using the group, but continuing to work single also, completing not just one, but two single albums, a self-titled one in 1972, and Tricky in 1973. Both albums had been released beneath the Mercury Information label. Throughout that same period, he documented two additional albums using the Wayne Gang, writing many of the tunes himself. 1974 and 1975 discovered Troiano providing as an associate of the Think Who. From then on group folded as well, he took a while focusing on his personal again, attempting his abilities at just a little funk plus some jazz. 2 yrs later on he was under agreement once more, this time around with Capitol Information, where he completed a third single album, Burning in the Stake, and a forth providing, Jokes on Me. It had been adopted in 1979 by Fret Fever, Troiano’s last single album. In the first ’80s, Troiano was back again with a music group, this one known as Black Marketplace. The group released one impartial documenting in 1981. When achievement didn’t arrive at Black Marketplace, Troiano strolled. He soon changed his focus on composing for movies and tv, and doing program work with various other performers within the ’90s. Domenic Troiano passed on Might 25, 2005 following a lengthy battle with cancers.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth January 17, 1946
Died May 25, 2005, Toronto, Canada
Profession Guitarist, Film Score Composer
Nationality Canadian
Awards Canadian Music Hall of Fame
Music Groups The Guess Who, James Gang, Bush
Music Songs We All Need Love, Clap for the Wolfman, Star Baby, Walk Away, Dancin Fool, Brains on the Floor, Midnight Man, Yadig, Must Be Love, Standing in the Rain, White Man / Black Man, I'll Tell You Why, The Devil Is Singing Our Song, Live My Life Again, Ballad of the Last Five Years, Things I Could Be, You're Gonna Need Me, When The Band Was Singin', Road Food, Pleasin' for Reason, Kick Back Man, Attila's Blues, Dreamin' in the Country, Getting Old, Ho Down Time, Diggin' Yourself, Rosanne, One Way Road to Hell, Don't You Want Me, Ride the Wind, Power in the Music, Straighten Out
Albums Fret Fever, James Gang Live in Concert, Bang, Thirds, 1976-1980 Triano Triple Play, The Toronto Sound
Nominations Juno Jack Richardson Producer of the Year Award, Gemini Award for Best Original Music Score for a Series, Gemini Award for Best Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore), Gemini Award for Best Music Composition for a Program (Dramatic Underscore)
Movies All Around the Town, Haven't We Met Before?, Pretend You Don't See Her, Loves Music, Loves to Dance, All-American Girl: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story, While My Pretty One Sleeps


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1 Former member of James Gang, The Guess Who.


Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Adventure Inc. 2002 TV Series 2 episodes
All Around the Town 2002 TV Movie
Lucky Day 2002 TV Movie
Haven't We Met Before? 2002 TV Movie
Pretend You Don't See Her 2002 TV Movie
Loves Music, Loves to Dance 2001 TV Movie
Mary Kay Letourneau: All American Girl 2000 TV Movie
Moonlight Becomes You 1998 TV Movie
Let Me Call You Sweetheart 1997 TV Movie
While My Pretty One Sleeps 1997 TV Movie
Remember Me 1995 TV Movie
Fahrenheit 1995 Video Game original music by
Secret Service 1992 TV Series
The Swordsman 1992
Counterstrike 1990-1991 TV Series 23 episodes
The Soulmates: The Gift of Light 1991 TV Movie
Top Cops 1990 TV Series
True Blue 1989-1990 TV Series 12 episodes
Night Heat 1985-1989 TV Series 95 episodes
The Gunfighters 1987 TV Movie
Diamonds 1987 TV Series
Hot Shots 1986 TV Series
The Ray Bradbury Theater 1985 TV Series 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Foolproof 2003 music supervisor
The Soulmates: The Gift of Light 1991 TV Movie music arranger: songs / music producer: songs
True Blue 1989-1990 TV Series composer - 12 episodes
Night Heat 1985-1988 TV Series composer - 6 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s 2009 TV Movie documentary writer: "Dancin' Fool"
Foolproof 2003 "I Can Hear You Calling" / writer: "I Can Hear You Calling"
Hollywood North 2003 performer: "We All Need Love" - as Troiano / writer: "We All Need Love"
Outside Providence 1999 writer: "Run, Run, Run"
True Blue 1989 TV Series lyrics: "Truck One" / music: "Truck One"
Night Heat 1985 TV Series writer: "Night Heat"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Night Heat 1988 TV Series

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death by Dawn 1998 producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shakin' All Over! 2006 TV Movie documentary
The 25th Annual Juno Awards 1996 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself - The Guess Who

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Original Music Score for a Series Diamonds (1987)
1986 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) Night Heat (1985)


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