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But first, in 1971, Arden and her family moved to Springbank so she and her two brothers could "have fresh air and the chance to go to a smaller school." The family sold their little house on Louise Road in Calgary for ,900 and moved to the country, where they lived in a trailer for a year while her dad built a house.She writes fondly of growing up in Springbank, and as a 10-yearold walking with her friends into Calgary to go swimming at Killarney Pool.His work and that of all the super-talented musicians in the studio made me a better singer today than at any point in my career. ” Arden has 19 top ten singles with 17 of them coming from eight different albums.She has been nominated 19 times for Juno awards, of which she won 8 times.The tour is in support of her latest album release, Everything Almost, which was released in retail stores and online on April 29.This latest effort by Jann Arden, in collaboration with Grammy winner, Bob Rock, is considered some of Arden’s best works, expanding many pretty plateaus without losing the roots and soul of what made her the unique artist she is today.Rick starts the season with a trip to Whistler, BC where he bungee jumps with Rick Hansen.This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hansen's 'Man in Motion' marathon wheelchair tour.
Bob’s got a gift for being simultaneously laid back and also pushing people to leave their comfort zones.
From winning 10 SOCAN Awards, four Western Canadian Music Awards, a Much Music Video Award, 3 Prairie Music Awards and an Alberta Recording Industry Association Award, she is also an author.
Always one to add to her palate in the arts, she also had a CBC Radio Program, been a judge on Canada Sings (Global), a narrator on ER Vets, made appearances on hit sitcoms on Ellen & Corner Gas, and appearing several times on The Rick Mercer Report.
"And if we had any money left over, we'd sometimes go to the Glamorgan 10-pin bowling alley.
That was another two miles west." Arden loved her childhood: "I was a tomboy and a vagabond and a Gypsy and a girl who would never have to have a proper bath again."She says her Grade 4 teacher in Springbank, Judith Humphreys, had a huge influence by discovering: "that I, Jann Arden Richards from Alberta, had a singing voice inside of me that was just screaming to get out." The young teacher had Arden sing by herself at the front of music class and would play all sorts of popular records for her students, including, one day, the Carpenters' soulful rendition of Ticket to Ride."Every hair on my body shot upwards, electrified by the sound of Karen Carpenter's voice," Arden writes.
In the decades since that night in 1980, many more jaws have dropped over the power of Arden's voice, starting with the guy she found to record her on a cassette for $35.