The Cause is made up of Bob Read and Jim Matheson. We recorded all of the songs in my basement studio.
We created a number of songs in the mid-80’s and flew over to London to see if we could get a contract there with one of the progressive record companies.
They all had good things to say about our music and we did get to a final third meeting with RCA. Unfortunately they rejected us purely on the basis that we lived in Canada, despite our entreaties to move tomorrow.
We created these eight songs:
You can also listen to Jim’s vast array of works at:
During this whole crazy time I got married and proceeded to father two children, Robin and Erica to go along with my first son, Craig. I also fell in love with reggae music and idolized Bob Marley and his wonderful way of saying important things. This did rub off on me and this is when I started writing my own message songs. These allowed me to dip my toe into the reggae genre.
At this point in my career I discovered that reggae music was my “go to” song creator tool and muse