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Biography

James Devine is an award-winning singer/songwriter of Maritime
Folk Music based in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. With family roots in Woods
Harbour, a small fishing community on the south shore of Nova Scotia, James has loved
the sea since childhood.

Over the past few years, James’ songs reminiscing the sea have been
well received by his audiences during various local performances.
His song “The Brave That Go To Sea “ won an award in the
International Songwriting Competition in Nashville 2009.
James has since played live music alongside many great Canadian
musicians, including Cape Breton-based Joseph , fiddler from Cheticamp and
Sean McCabe from Millers Jug.

James was also lead singer and guitarist in the Nova Scotia band
Emerald Tide which played numerous concerts in Halifax, including opening
for the Irish Descendants at the Greenwood Air Force Base 2006.
James’ upcoming album will feature by Nova Scotian awardwinning
multi-instrumentalist and producer JP Cormier. With this album
James aspires to perform at concerts and exhibitions throughout the Atlantic
provinces and beyond.

Stay tuned for upcoming performance dates and a timeless album that all
ages will enjoy for many years to come.

Songs

1. Atlantic Pride – January 16th, 2008
2. The Autumn Winds – January 31st, 2008
3. South Shore Town – August 30th, 2008
4. Johnny’s Lament – September 17th, 2008
5. This Great Land – October 8th, 2008
6. Back Home To Ireland – November 13th, 2008
7. Katie Donohoe – November 17th, 2008
8. The Kitchen Party – March 13th, 2009
9. The Brave Men That Go To Sea – March 24th, 2009
10. O’Reilly’s Brew – April 2nd, 2009
11. The Ripple – August 25th, 2009
12. Where Eagles Fly – November 18th, 2009
13. The Legend Of Sylvania – December 7th, 2009
14. Jigger’s Mist – December 14th, 2009
15. In My Hometown – January 10th, 2010
16. Reflections – November 1st, 2010
17. She’ll Go To Sea No More – November 16th, 2010
18. The Jenny Lee – November 30th, 2010
19. A Mother’s Love – January 28th, 2011
20. The Ballad Of Emerald Tide – March 24th, 2011
21. To Live Here By The Sea – March 31st, 2011
22. The Long Road Home – July 26th, 2011
23. When The Boats Slip Away – October 2nd, 2011
24. The Keepers Of The Sea – March 30th, 2013
25. With The Law Now On His Side – December 1st, 2013
26. Mama’s Ole Pal – May 25th, 2014
27. Nothing Has Changed Since I’ve Been Gone – October 16th, 2014
28. A Sea Captain’s Tale – November 20th, 2014
29. It Was Always Meant To Be – December 14th, 2014
30. In Mama’s Words – April 18th, 2015
31. It’s Simply Love – May 12th, 2015
32. A “Mariette” Dream – June 10th, 2015
33. The “Yankee'” She Lives To Sail Once More – September 4th, 2015
34. Mariners – February 29th, 2016
35. The Schooner Bluenose – We Do Adore – July 10th, 2016
36. A Look Back In Time – October 10th, 2016
37. The Pride Of Both Countries – December 2nd, 2016
38. Dory Men – June 18th, 2017
39. Together We Stand – Returning Some Day – January 29th, 2018
40. The Trade Winds Lullaby – September 19th, 2018
41. A Man That Loves The Sea – October 18th, 2018
42. Head Back To Earth To Sail In Heaven – May 5th, 2019
43. Lunenburg Town – May 17th, 2019
44. The Last Salt Back Schooner – October 7th, 2019

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