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Turn It Up! 66 w/ Paul Bailey

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 Paul is often compared to Ron Isley of the Isly Brother fame. His Beautiful soul renditions are tear tearjerkers. Originally from the UK. P Bailey had his first taste of musical inspiration while taking part in music class in grade school. Early Influences were Motown and Muscle Shoals.Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson were a big Influence on him as a Singer/Songwriter/Performer.

With no formal training Bailey developed his singing and writing style by listening to his favorite  artists of the day like,Ron Isley,Donny Hathaway,Luther Van dross, Michael Jackson,Prince and James Brown . 

During a chance meeting at a popular night club in Montreal called Checkers Paul met  members of the stone city band and forwarded a demo. Then Super Star 'Rick James' who later used a sample of  his song 'Part time Lover' on the sound track of the movie Colors. It was an exciting time and his first real break.

His next chance came while doing session work P met DJ Robby Demlakian.Who Co-Produced his single a 12 inch House Mix called 'Get on Board 'recorded with his group Walter P.P.K which charted #3 on the house Dance charts in the UK and won him the Professional Publishers & Songwriters award from the Factor a Grant foundation.

Currently  The song 'Do what you feel' as been licenced in the documentary 'Trash Dance' released 2012 SXSW.The Song writing competion Song of the year 2012 just awarded Paul the suggested artist placement for the song 'Trophy' for being in the top 2%. 2010 Best Provincial R&B Soul CD Album