Thorn and Roses

thorn-and-roses-1Thorn and Roses is a three piece amalgamation of powerful vocals and intricate instrumentation. This trio features a blend of uncompromising three part harmonies, unique arrangements of country, classic rock and pop standards, and an energy so abundant it promises to have audience members on their feet from the first note to the very last.

Residing in various parts of Southwestern Ontario, Jay Riehl, Linsey Beckett and Janna Leduc are all respected music professionals in the Canadian music industry. Individually, they each hold numerous accolades and successes, as solo artists and within various groups, creating a strong and diverse foundation for which Thorn and Roses was formed. This particular combination is something that they are all very excited about; a unique musical experience that transcends the borders of genre, promising to entertain music lovers of all kinds.

This dynamic trio features Linsey Beckett on fiddle and lead/background vocals, Janna Leduc on guitars and lead/background vocals, and Jay Riehl on an impressive simultaneous right handed bass keyboard and drums, as well as background/lead vocals.

thorn-and-roses-2Song List

Traditional Country
Your Cheating Heart (Hank Williams)
Big City (Merle Haggard)
Tonight The Bottle Let Me Down (Merle Haggard)
Down To My Last Cigarette (Billy Walker)
Driving Nails (Ernest Tubb)
High Lonesome Sound (Vince Gill)
Whenever You Come Around (Vince Gill)
I Won’t Be Blue Anymore (Dan Seals)
Tennessee Waltz (Patsy Cline)
Wind Me Up (Faron Young)
Say Hello (Vince Gill)
Silver Wings (Merle Haggard)
Never Knew Lonely (Vince Gill)
Heartaches By The Number (Ray Price)
Love You A Thousand Ways (Lefty Frizzel)
9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)
Bluer Than That (Allan Jackson)
Crying My Heart Out Over You (Ricky Skaggs)
thorn-and-roses-3Every Second Every Minute (Collin Raye)
Get Rhythm (Johnny Cash)
Rocky Top (Osborne Brothers)
My Kind Of Woman (Vince Gill)
Jolene (Dolly Parton)

Fiddle Tunes
Mason’s Apron
Saint Anne’s Reel
Back Up And Push Devil’s Dream
Orange Blossom Special

New Country
So Much For Pretending (Bryan White)
Sittin’ On Go (Bryan White)
455 Rocket (Kathy Mattea)
Creepin’ In (Dolly Parton and Nora Jones)
Goodbye Earl (Dixe Chicks)
Heads Carolina (Jo Dee Messina)
Here For the Party (Gretchen Wilson)
Holdin My Own (Eric Church)
I Like A Man (Tricia Yearwood)
It’s Your Love (Faith Hill and Tim McGraw)
Just A Fool (Blake Shelton and Christina Aguilera)
Keep My In Mind (Zac Brown band)
Another Chance At Love (Shelby Lynne)
Liza Jane (Vince Gill)
Long Stretch of Love (Lady Antebellum)
thorn-and-roses-4Lot Of Leavin’ Left to Do (Dierks Bentley)
One More Last Chance (Vince Gill)
Mountain Music (Alabama)
Mr Misunderstood (Eric Church)
My Church (Maren Morris)
Pontoon (Little Big Town)
Redneck Woman (Gretchen Wilson)
She’s In Love With The Boy (Tricia Yearwood)
Smoke Break (Carrie Underwood)
Some Days You Gotta Dance (Dixie Chicks)
Somebody Like You (Keith Urban)
Suds In The Bucket (Sara Evens)
Take Another Little Piece Of My Heart (Faith Hill)
Little White Church (Little Big Town)
White Liar (Maranda Lambert)
Momma’s Broken Heart (Miranda Lambert)
Why Haven’t I heard From You (Reba McEntire)
Homespun Love (Keith Urban)
Kerosene (Miranda Lambert)

thorn-and-roses-5Easy Listening (Motown/Classic)
Bad Moon Risin’ (CCR)
Best Of My Love (The Eagles)
Big Yellow Taxi (Joni Mitchell)
Black Horse And A Cherry Tree (KT Tunstall)
Bobby McGee (Janis Joplin)
Chain Of Fools (Aretha Franklin)
Faith (George Michaels)
Fishin’ In The Dark (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
Get Back (Beatles)
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper)
Heart Of The Matter (Don Henley)
Honky Tonk Woman (The Rolling Stones)
I Believe In Miracles (Hot Chocolate)
I Want You To Want Me (Cheap Trick)
I Will Survive (Glory Gaynor)
I Would Walk 500 Miles (The Proclaimers)
Ice Cream Man (Van Halen)
Lay Down Sally (Eric Clapton)
Summer Of 69 (Brain Adams)
Sugar Sugar (The Archies)
Can’t You See (The Marshall Tucker Band)
Midnight Rider (The Allman Brothers)
Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett)
Old Time Rock and Roll (Bob Seger)
Proud Mary (CCR)
Rockin’ Robin (Bobby Day)
Seven Bridges Road (The Eagles)
She’s The One (Robbie Williams)
Some Kind Of Wonderful (Grand Funk Railroad)
The Joker (Steve Miller Band)
The Way You Make Me Feel (Michael Jackson)
Bille Jean (Michael Jackson)
Twist and Shout (The Beatles)

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