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Writing Awards

2003  John lennon Song Contest -  Runner up  -  "Lovin Time"

2009  Mid Atlantic Song Contest - Gold Award  -  "Kokanee Canary Canoe"

2016  International Acoustic MusicAwards - Finalist - "Bougainvillaea Bobby"

2017  Great Canadian Song Contest - Semi Finalist  - "Kokanee Canary Canoe"

2018  International Acoustic Music Awards - Winner - "Candlelight"


The Albums:


Two Directions

"A truly wonderful album. We'll be playing this one a lot."
CBC Radio  Halifax
"Early Away"
  "Yes indeed, this is a masterpiece. The vocals are particularly outstanding. The entire flavor of this beauty is marvelous!"

"Chapeau Girl"

"What a great song. It's amazing how you can put so much story-telling and character-sketching into four minutes. Quite wonderful."

"Bougainvillaea Bobby"

"Beautiful paean. This is sheer quality. Shades of James Taylor at his best… beautiful instrumentation."


Award-Winning Second Album 

Caribou Eclectic

"Mr. Douglas is a great songwriter, and yes: 'eclectic' is the word."
CBC Radio Toronto
"Kokanee Canary Canoe"

"A mad and dotty ditty and it's brilliant.  It will take me hours to wipe the smile off my face."

"Quel Domage"

"The lyric has enough double entendres for a Letterman show!"


"What a masterpiece! Staggeringly good writing and a thoroughly accomplished performance. There could never be enough songs like this. The lyric alone is worth an award."

"Santa Samba"

"Clever witty and original… what a fabulous holiday song."


The Long-Awaited Third Album 

The Art of You and I

Wow! One fascinating song after another! Amazing craftsmanship and heartfelt performances. Bravo!
Broadjam Reviews


"The Ukulele Crime"

            "An instant classic Great musicianship and brilliant song.

    I love this. George Formby meets Cab Calloway!"                                    


  "Hard Not to Talk Like Elvis"                                                                                                                                                                                                                "Supreme talent on display here"


   A gorgeous slice of tenderness which radiates sincerity and humanity. The delightful guitar picking and rich, resonant vocal calls to the finest work of Ralph McTell.



Most Meant to Be

"Shades of Stan Rogers, Quebecois toe tappers  the 20's the 40's and more of Mr Douglas' wonderful storytelling"