GARFIELD! Why he left the music scene. And what brought him back.
I recently had a conversation with writer Nancy Thorne about the past, present, and future of Garfield. Here is an excerpt from the article she published on her website. An intimate look at why successful rock musician, singer, and songwriter, Garfield French, left the music industry. And why he’s finally returned on his own terms. […]
Update on the New Album
For those wondering what is taking so long to release the new album I want to provide an update.
That Man Over There
I have written several songs about my father both because of the strength of our relationship and the tragic way that it ended. It has taken me almost twenty years to be able to come to terms and coexist with my memories of him and to be able to simply enjoy his presence in my […]
Today we are releasing the first song, Alabama Breeze, from the upcoming album to be released later this summer. So much time has passed since we last performed together and yet when we reconnected it was with a familiarity that only comes from having shared so much and worked so hard towards a common goal. […]
A Class Act (part 2)
This is a forward for the interview that took place between Terry Woodford who produced an album for Wayne Newton as well as Garfield. While I was talking to Terry a few months back I brought up the wonderful experience I had with Jay Stream and Wayne Newton at he studio. Terry listened and then […]
A Class Act (part 1)
While working on the Lost in the Shoals album in Muscle Shoals Alabama we stayed at the Holiday Inn in nearby Florence. On this stay we chose to work the night session at the studio. Mr. Las Vegas himself Wayne Newton was making an album during the day session. Up until this point in my […]
We were on tour and between shows outside Fort Worth, Texas…
We were on tour and between shows were set up in a hotel outside Fort Worth Texas. I took a short flight ahead to do some promo for the next show in Killeen Texas and had one of the best times I can remember with some great people from the local radio station. One of […]
A quick story about Jacques
Jacques told me a story that l really get a chuckle over. You might need to know a little about the French Canadian part of the act to appreciate the humour of this story. Jacques was very protective of me and for that matter anyone in the band or crew. He is loyal and has […]
NEW! T-Shirts added to store!
T-Shirts are now available for purchase from the online store! We have added a 3/4 sleeve baseball-style shirt and a standard classic-fit t-shirt. Both are available in a few different colour and size options. Shipping is available across Canada and USA. Please leave a comment or review to let us know what you think and […]
Garfield Interview with Jacob Hansen of Deep Cut Classic Rock
Q: Let’s start off with your background and what kind of musical influences you had? Garfield: My influence would go really back to Tim Hardin and very early Randy Newman. Back from his very early days. Before Baltimore and all that sort of stuff. Not the Randy Newman you know now as in Hollywood, […]