A Canadian blues musician who got his begin using the harmonica at age 12, Paul Reddick would ultimately form the music group the Sidemen in 1990 and be a mainstay from the Canadian blues picture. Using the Sidemen, Reddick released a few — three — of full-length albums, and toured in most from the decade. The critically acclaimed record Rattlebag premiered in 2001, and from that calendar year Reddick’s career had taken a decidedly plaudit- and award-filled convert. In 2002 the music group gained a three Maple Blues Honours, and spent another two years getting its sound to some wider audience in america. In 2004, Reddick and collaborator Colin Linden released the acclaimed Villanelle. Reddick was back the limelight in 2008, as he was nominated within the blues category for the reason that year’s Juno Honours.