Discography:
“Bring Me Some Whiskey” (Single) (2016)
“The Hindenburg Affair” (EP) (2015)
“Nature Of The Beast” (EP) (2014)
"Howl At The Moon" (2013)
"Wrapped Up In the Blues" (2011)
"Born A Genius" (2010)
"This City" (2009)
War Child (Holland) Compilation CD (2007)
"Song Tourist" EP (2006)


"A folk/roots GEM". SoundProof Magazine

"Pippus is a refined tunesmith with serious pop hooks". Vancouver Province Newspaper

"'This City' sounds like the midnight musings of a man coming to terms with the outcome of his life." Earshot Magazine, April 2/09

"Born a Genius is Pippus’ second full length album. It appears that he has exorcised a few of his demons after the lonely pre-dawn lament of his first album, and he’s got stuff to say.
He has a gift for making us believe that he’s been down road and around the block, and is still kickin’ it." Earshot Magazine, Sept. 17/10

“[Howl At The Moon is...] a fantastic album. If you’re going to buy an album this year, go and buy this one”. Bob Blues, UK Radio Host, Jan. 15/13

Crush The Fear
Like this anti-Trump song says, “It’s not a time to be silent”. Don’t let him divide us. 2018 Golden Kayak Contender!



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Are We Falling Apart (Sarnia Boys)
SARNIA BOYS is a side project I’m doing with another songwriter based in Toronto, David Puzak (Running Red Lights). www.sarniaboys.com



Southern Rock
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Bring Me Some Whiskey
Produced by Michael Schau at Axis Music Productions, Vancouver Canada.



Blues
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Save Me
Classic R & B style



R&B/Soul
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Stop Breaking Down
My version of Robert Johnson’s blues classic.



Blues
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Burn




Acoustic blues
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Howl At The Moon
Title track from the fourth album



Blues Rock
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When My Baby Loves Me
From the album,"Wrapped Up In The Blues "



Blues
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Airplane Woman
From the album, "Wrapped Up In The Blues"



Blues
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I Dreamed About Muddy Waters Last Night
From the album, "Wrapped Up In The Blues"



Blues
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Weapons Of Emotion
Currently #14 on the R&B/Soul Chart



Acoustic Soul
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I'm Mad (Every Little Thing You Do)
From the album, "Orphans and Singles". Reached #3 on the KIAC Hitline.



Indie Rock
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The Way You Say Goodbye (with Nat Jay)
A duet with Nat Jay



Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
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Follow The River
From the album "Orphans and Singles"



Acoustic Singer/Songwriter
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Blurry Photograph
Writing this one, I imagined it taking place in Paris.



Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
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Hey Now Hey
From the album "Born A Genius"



Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
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Le Cadre Photo (Chrystelle Nammour: vocals)

Chrystelle Nammour translated the lyrics of my song "Blurry Photograph" into her native French. And that's her vocal on it too. Continues to rank high on the "World" chart.




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Oh Oh Oh (with Nat Jay)
A sweet little love song done as a duet. 2000 "UNIQUE PLAYS" IN JANUARY!



Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
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Where I Come From
From the album "Born A Genius"



Folk/Acoustic Rock/Americana
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One Shot (Karina Morin vocals)
Blues in D. Recorded "live off the floor" at Saga Recording. Vancouver Canada, March 2009.



Blues
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Born A Genius
Recorded on a Saturday morning in March 2007. Guitar, vocal and harmonica 'live to tape'. Bass added later.



Acoustic Blues
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Shopping Cart Joe
From the album "Born A Genius"



Acoustic
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I Didn't Know
An upbeat pop tune with a catchy chorus.



Pop
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Paul groover

5/21/2019 4:13:53 PM
I knew someone someday would give me a shoutout for the length of time i have kept my stations going. The have reached there terrible teens. The discovery is what i like. This place is like the bees knees for that



Shoe City Sound

11/28/2017 9:41:12 AM
Of course I'm referring to Crush The Fear, which I didn't mention in my comment haha



Shoe City Sound

11/28/2017 9:40:26 AM
So many musicians want to write an important song like this one right now. I know I feel so strongly and I've trashed plenty of my own ideas for not being plain and powerful enough without sounding political and trite. You have nailed it on every level - simple truth with words, music and intent. I really admire what you've done here.

Dolores




Neil w Young

1/21/2017 8:20:11 PM
It being the weekend provided me with the time and opportunity to make my rounds to congratulate winners of a 2016 Golden Kayak.

Hearty congratulations, John, on your Golden Kayak.

Best wishes.

Neil




Bryon Tosoff

1/18/2017 10:56:26 PM
Congrats on your golden kayak John, well done. much deserved awesome R and B tune cheers from Bryon Tosoff.



Bryon Tosoff

12/30/2015 10:43:27 PM
Congrats on your Golden Kayak nomination John, your ability to lay down such good music always astounds me, and the depth of your music and singing is compelling , I wish you all the best, good luck from bryon



denise cascione

11/22/2014 7:47:16 AM
Thank you for your kind words! Keep on rockin! d



denise cascione

6/5/2014 3:56:56 AM
Love Weapons of Emotions, John!



Vincenzo Pandolfi

12/21/2011 12:32:36 PM
Here we go again, another year nearly over...
We are in NYC to celebrate the holidays with our older daughter her husband and our granddaughter plus some friends. At the moment I am in bed sick, so I hope things improve SOON!

Have a wonderful Christmas and a Fantastic 2012!!

Ciao,

Vincenzo




Brian Shiva Haley

12/23/2010 5:17:16 PM
Hey John, thanks for the welcome on the IAC page. Great tune, Born a Genius. I like the internal rhythm; the overall vibe pulls the listener in.... nice work! All the best, promoting your CD. Looking forward to the Trees gig in the new year.
Cheers,
Brian




Vincenzo Pandolfi

12/20/2010 7:17:49 PM
Hi John,

Welcome back to winter....but hey...it is Christmas, so have a great one with your family with plenty of good food and wine. Have a fantastic and musically prosperous 2011!!

Ciao,

Vincenzo & Elaine




Bryon Tosoff

8/17/2010 11:16:28 AM
you write cool songs with story lines that captivates and draws in the listener, nothing contrived on what you do.
rock on John.......

bryon




The Big River Bandits

8/13/2010 5:45:13 PM
Hi John,
Just been listening to some of your songs and blown away!
Love them!
Best wishes, Renee xxx




Danny Newport

5/16/2010 12:35:50 PM
John, thank you. Jamming to your tunes right now. Great stuff.



SILVERWOODSTUDIO

5/5/2010 6:39:44 PM

Hi mate

Yeah that slide, and the overall energy, strong lyrics, a total package, I was very pleased to find "One Shot" for the top 50

If ewe are over in NZ email us, if in South Islandbed and b/fast (free)

Rob



 

       

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Seizeure Radio   Even if my song wasn't picked up by this quirky station I would link to it cuz I like the guy's taste in music. And his original reviews.
JackRadio   Wide ranging play list. Jack has put me in some stellar company. Thanks Jack.
Voices of Angels   A dream come true - I'm on the same playlist as Pete Townshend. Thanks IAC and Voices of Angels for this.
Gotcha by the BLUES   Blues power. What an honour to be included.
casual favorites for wending nights   Wending nights? Whatever. I got added and so I'm linking to this playlist.
Radio FTM   Playlist includes "She Had the Runs". Huh? Crazy motherfuckers but what the hey. Indies rock. I'll check them out and get back to you on this.
BeST for MY TAsTE   Morcheeba alert!
William Miller Vol1   Another station featuring the ubiquitous and fabulous Vukicevich guy. What about a stage name Ben?
Heartland   My kind of mix: John Prine rockin' out, Sheryl Crow, and a whole lot of indies worth listening to. Thanks Heartland.
music for wintertime   Very different offering of tunes. Glad to have "Man of Constant Sorrow" included here.
This Just In II   Proud to be considered part of "the best of what's new and fresh". Thanks very much.
The Ultimate Playlist Sampler   Ultimate is right. Longest play list I've seen. An embarrassment of riches. And me. Thanks UPS.
THE ORCHARD   Adam has kindly added me to his very eclectic lineup. I appreciate his comments too.
Wish I could play like that!   Once again, I'm amazed at the excellent company I find myself in. Sure is a lot of great talent out there...
Les Canadian Chansons   A fellow Canuck. Only three songs on this station (as of this writing) and it's an honour to be one of them.
Barefoot on a Dirt-Floor   my kind of acoustic blues. "Constant Sorrow" is in good company here.
To the Moon!   I'm currently situated right next to EmmyLou on this station. I'm loving that.
Spin Doctor Radio   The Doctor will see you now. Seriously, a very tasty collection of tunes here.
IAC Artists Compilation DMD   I'm proud to included on this compilation CD for War Child.
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Country Folk & Blue Shades of Grass   Once again, it's very encouraging to be picked up by another IAC member somewhere out there in the world. Thanks Lauri!
How Blue Can You Go   The place to go when you want to get the real deal on the blues.
Words & Music   On another list with the ubiquitous Maria Daines.
Folk Acoustic Americana   Confession: I'm linking to this page cuz I want them to add me. Plus there are some great tunes here.
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Smile About It   Says the songs selected are "quirky and creative, with personality". I didn't know "Nothing Left To Say" could fit this description, but what the hey...
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Gyroscope Folk   Beth has a lot of soul and it shows in her choice of artists.
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Bent and Blue (and Sometimes Shattered)   J.P. Sharpe presents "low down, stripped down blues". We're on the same wave length,music-wise.
HUGH'S NEWS   Clever matching of songs with current events. Original and fun.
An Eclectic mix of 40 beautiful songs   yep. that says it all... glad to be included.
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Songs of Love   Nothing but love baby, the best kind. "Loving By Design" found a home here.
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Voices -Outside The Box   Here's a fellow that takes the time to listen. And comment on the songs in a thoughtful way. Nice!
Fresh Earwax 3   Glad to see "Le Cadre Photo" getting added here.
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Words and Music Gets The Blues   Nothing but the blues
Featured Songs   I'm on the Hitline finally with "I'm Mad"
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  sound matters as a matter of fact.
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PIP and MERRY   Here's a station with good taste. Mellow and soulful. And an obvious connection to my name.
  Great talent from Scotland. Land of my grandfather on my mother's side.
J. Patrick Sharpe   Straightforward and honest tunes from a guy who sounds a bit like a mellow Lou Reed. And JP added me to his Acoustic Meltdown station too.
The Man With No Band   Some original and honest tunes here.
Nat Jay   Great singer. Have a listen.
melodygardot   Great talent. A cut above........
Morcheeba   Check out the banjo on lighten up. Not what you would expect from Morcheeba.
Joe Jackson   He's the man.
  You gotta hear her songs. Right up there with the BEST.
sugarplum fairies   A new discovery for me (thanks to Father Time for pointing them out). But obviously a well recognized act here at IAC.
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