Jerry Riopelle Schedule
The music of Jerry Riopelle is undeniably authentic, seasoned with a distinct blend of
rock, country and blues as well as hints of reggae and jazz. His contributions to the stage and the studio has not gone without
recognition as he was honored in 2007 with an induction into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame.
Jerry Riopelle considers himself to be "semi-retired," he still puts on occasional shows. To catch one of these rare appearances,
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Jerry Riopelle Background
Hard-driving roots rock musician Jerry Riopelle
grew up in Tampa, Florida. He launched his music career in the '60s in L.A. by dipping his toe into the well of independent
record production. Following his stint as the drummer for the Hollywood Argyles, Riopelle worked for Screen Gems as a staff
writer. Music magnate Phil Spector recruited him as a staff writer and producer for Philles Records after he heard a track
Riopelle had penned and produced with Clydie King. The single was "The Thrill is Gone." Soon Riopelle spawned a Top 20 smash,
"Home of the Brave." Riopelle gained even more momentum when he independently produced Top 40 hits for The Parade and April
Stevens & Nino Tempo. His successes scored him a job as a producer for A&M Records and as a staff writer for Irving
Music. He penned and produced for Brewer & Shipley, Shango, The We Five, The Parade and many others during that time.
His tunes have also been done by various artists like Kenny Loggins, Herb Alpert, Rita Coolidge, Meat Loaf, Joan Baez and
Leon Russell. During his time in Hollywood, Riopelle additionally crafted songs and musical scores for TV and films.
signature sound grabbed the attention of radio programmers and their audience during the early '70s in the southwestern part
of the U.S. It was at this time that Riopelle released his debut eponymous album under the Capitol Records label. Arizona
quickly became enamored with Riopelle's gift of singing and songwriting, and in 1974 he played at the iconic Celebrity Theatre
on New Year's Eve, serving as the support act for Dr. John. Riopelle garnered tremendous airplay of his tunes like "Red Ball
Texas Flyer," "Blues on my Table," "Naomi's Song" and "Walkin' on Water," which guaranteed that his name would light up the
marquee in Arizona. His success in the southwest soon caught on to other parts of the nation and crossed the pond as well.
After the infamous 1974 show, Riopelle played nearly every New Year's Eve in Phoenix, and even to this very day he still has
a tremendously dedicated fan base.
Jerry Riopelle Albums
Since he emerged on the music scene in the '70s,
Jerry Riopelle has produced several albums, including: Jerry Riopelle (1971); Jerry Riopelle (1977); The Second Album (1972);
The Second Album (1977); Saving Grace (1974); Saving Grace (1974); Take A Chance (1975); Take A Chance (1975); Little Bit
At A Time (1977); In The Round (1978); In The Round (1979); Dangerous Stranger (1979); Dangerous Stranger (1979); Juicy Talk
(1982); and Livin' The Life (1986).
Jerry Riopelle Trivia
Did you know that Jerry Riopelle is not only
famous for his singing/songwriting abilities, but he also adds inventor to his resume? Yes, it's true. Riopelle is an innovator
who has patents for Beamz, which is a musical device used for occupational therapy and for recreation. He was even the recipient
of the 2003 Innovator of the Year award at the Arizona Technology Expo.
Jerry Riopelle Concert Experience
today's tech savvy world, we can plug into our music through our iPods, computers, radios, phones, tablets and TVs, but nothing
can replace the enriching and authentic experience of taking in a concert live, especially when it comes to seeing someone
as naturally talented as Jerry Riopelle. At a live show, you can feel the vibe and the meaningful lyrics even more than you
would listening to the radio because you have the energy and the pulse of the crowd to fuel the effects of those lyrics.
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