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CM Road to Independence Sweepstakes Winners Announced

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Congratulations to the winners of the Canadian Musician Road to Independence Sweepstakes. Dean Meehan and Paul both received two delegate passes to the Country Music Association of Ontario Conference, a Country music CD prize pack, and a $20 HMV gift card. Congrats guys – hope you enjoyed the conference. #CMAO2015

Paul Malysa

Paul Malysa

Paul Malysa is both soulful and personal. As a songwriter he is known to compose emotionally charged music and his honest and genuine performance style has overwhelmed and charmed audiences everywhere.

He is a member of NSAI, SAC, CMAO, and on the committee for Tin Pan North. He was also a finalist in the Eco Arts Awards and 3 of his songs were featured in a film Best International Award of Excellence in Los Angeles.

Last year, Paul performed at the Legendary Blue Bird Café in Nashville,   and has been invited back for the fourth straight year to perform at CMA Fest. Paul also hosts songwriter’s nights in his home studio and selected songwriter’s nights are now being syndicated on Dave Woods show “In the Country”.

He is currently working on his third CD, I’m Country in the City and promises one amazing year.

Find out more about Paul Malysa at

Dean Meehan

Dean Meehan

Dean Meehan has been a gigging musician for over 25 years in the Ontario and is also the stage manager and guitar tech for Canadian prog rock band SAGA. A guitarist, bassist, and singer, Meehan’s styles range from country and folk to hard rock and metal. Meehan has recently released his latest album, Firewater, which is the highly anticipated follow up to Dean’s first CD, Original Synphony.

It is available now for digital download in the official Dean Meehan “Store” tab, and on iTunes, Amazon, Zune, Tunecore, CDBaby, and many more online music sites.

This CD contains 16 tracks of melodic metal from the title track, “Firewater,” featuring Ian Crichton from SAGA on lead guitar, to the heavy song “Sick” with special guest Chris Frame (Het Riani of YouTube fame), to the more commercial “Man the World Forgot,” and the clever “Motley & Kiss,” which combines riff’s from Kiss’s “Shout it out Loud” and Motley Crue’s “Shout at the Devil!”

For more information on Dean Meehan, go to


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