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BIOGRAPHY


Welcome to DrOxide.comDr. Oxide was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was his frequent visits to his grandfather’s farm that kept him in touch with his prairie roots - there among the wide-open spaces his creative outlook was influenced and formed.

The Doctor has been writing songs for over two decades. Several of his songs have become “headliner” anthems at various political and environmental benefits.

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Over the years, Dr. Oxide has been a regular performer/activist at many festivals. He played at one of the first international conferences on acid rain and at many other environmental benefits including performances for saving the whales, renouncing uranium mining and for protecting the Wild Horses of Suffield, Canada's largest herd of wild horses.

He is a past Director of Greenpeace, Alberta, Canada and strongly believes that there is no greater issue than the environment, our need to protect and enhance our habitat. It is time that we all become good stewards of our sacred planet earth.” 2005 was the warmest year ever recorded. Our planet needs you. The time for action is now!

And thanks for supporting indie musicMusic has been part of my life ever since I first performed on stage at age 8 – playing the accordion, an instrument I still love to this day. I have always looked at life through art. Writing lyrics, painting and sharing songs have become a passion. I like to tell stories that make us happy or sad, laugh or cry or make us stop and ponder just about everything or anything. That’s what I do. I hope some of my songs have struck a personal chord.

"Thanks for taking the time to listen!"


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DISCOGRAPHY


 

3 of Hearts

A New Cult Classic

 

Tracks
Alberta Skys
Bill Miner
3 of Hearts
Crying in the Rain
Cowbell Blues
Locked In Pop
Too Much Shit
Different Shoes
Dog Song
Penguins

 

The 3 of Hearts collection was recorded at the legendary Gene Breeden Studios, long established as the top independent studio on Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee and the recording studio for such diverse artists as Merle Haggard, Garth Brooks, George Jones, Roy Acuff and Waylon Jennings.

It was produced by Gary “Brotherman” Branchaud (Joyful Sound Co.) and recorded and mixed by David Signs at Gene Breeden Studios. The CD was digitally mastered by Martin Anderson at Tower Mastering who have worked with such great artists as Jerry Lee Lewis, Jo Dee Messina, George Jones, Vince Gill, LeeAnn Rimes and many other national and local acts.

Artist

  • Dr. Oxide
Words and Music
  • All songs by Larry Sieniuc (the Doctor)
    except Locked In Pop (Sieniuc/Kenyon) and Dog Song (Sieniuc/Kuchinsky)

 

The Band - one of Nashville's best studio groups

  • Monster Pocket - past awards include Nashville's best group of the year (Cashbox Independence Award)
Musicians
  • Gary “Brotherman” Branchaud – bass
    • a much sought after musician and producer
    • appeared Grande Ole Opry with Percy Sledge, Charlie Walker, Grampa Jones, Jimmy Dickens and others
    • toured with Mitch Ryder, Percy Sledge, Willie Nelson, Razzy Bailey, Kenny Rogers, the Stamps, Michelle Wright
    • recorded with Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Charlie Daniels, Scotty Moore and others
    • Producer creditss include Jordonaires, and Fifth Dimension
  • David Signs – keys
    • well known for his mastery on keyboards
    • combined touring and recording credits include work with over 50 major stars as well as regular appearances on the Grand Ole Opry
  • Butch “Styles Bitchly” Davis – guitar
    • a very gifted guitarist , one of North America's best
    • Butch has played the Grand Ole Opry for years with artists such as Billy Walker and Stonewall Jackson and Razzy Bailey. He played with Tracy Lawrence for 10 years and toured extensively in the United States and Europe.
  • Fred Saterfield – drums
    • one of Nashville’s accomplished session and touring musicians
    • played drums with the Oakridge Boys for over 20 years
Guest Dog Feature
  • Tony Vincent
    • long time colleague and good friend
    • singer-songwirter extraordinaire

Guest Dog

  • Maximus
    • a family's best friend
Backup Vocals
  • The Pointless Brothers
    (Butch Davis, David Signs, Gary Brotherman Branchaud)

 

BACKTRACKS

Black & White

Dr. Oxide + The Abstracts

 

Tracks
Limousine Windows     
Acid Rain                          
Son Of A Military Man     

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Artist

  • Dr. Oxide, guitar, vocals
Words and Music
  • All songs and music by Larry Sieniuc (the Doctor)
  • Reprinted with permission - Sienuc Publishing

Recorded

  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Dennis Sheehan, Engineer, Cramer Bros. Studios

The Band

  • Dr. Oxide + The Abstracts (Razzy Bailey Band)

Musicians

  • Gary “Brotherman” Branchaud – bass
  • Butch “Styles Bitchly” Davis – guitar

 

Green With Envy

Dr. Oxide + 3rd Degree Burns

 

Tracks
Green With Envy             
Lines On A Mirror            
Different Shoes (acoustic))
Good Canadian Beer (Tony Vincent)
Living In Suburbia
Last Call For Alcohol
Mirabeau Bridge (Sam Larkin)

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Artist

  • Dr. Oxide, guitar, vocals
Words and Music
  • All songs and music by Larry Sieniuc (the Doctor) except Lines on A Mirror (Sieniuc/Kenyon), Mirabeau Bridge (Sam Larkin), Canadian Beer (Tony Vincent)
  • Reprinted with permission

Recorded

  • Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaK-Lite 96 FM Studios

The Band

  • Dr. Oxide + The 3rd Degree Burns

Musicians

  • Bill Wesson - lead guitar, backup vocals
  • Dave Wright - steel guitar
  • Gordon Kuhl - bass
  • Jim Murphy - hammond organ
  • Randy Cross - drums

Take 1

Dr. Oxide + Company

 

Tracks
18 th Avenue Exit
Really Unreal
Blue Eyes Blonde Hair
Stop Phoning
Back In the Basement
96th Street
Last Call For Alcohol

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Artist

  • Dr. Oxide, guitar, harp, vocals
Words and Music
  • All songs and music by Larry Sieniuc (the Doctor)
  • Reprinted with permission

Recorded

  • Edmonton, Alberta Canada , K-Lite 96 FM Studios

The Band

  • Dr. Oxide + Company

Musicians

  • Brian Sorenson– guitar
  • Warren Dickie– bass
  • Loyde Davis- drums
  • Dennis Sheehan, sax, flute

Mars Crossing

Dr. Oxide + Mars Crossing

 





Artist

  • Dr. Oxide, guitar, harp, vocals, dulcimer
Words and Music
  • All songs and music by Larry Sieniuc (the Doctor)
  • Reprinted with permission

Recorded

  • Edmonton, Alberta Canada , Homestead Studios (Larry Wanagus)
  • Produced by Dave Wright

The Band

  • Dr. Oxide + Mars Crossing

Musicians

  • Linz Kenyon – guitar, vocals
  • Jaye Kuchinsky – violin, banjo, vocals