The Brunswick Playboys

The Brunswick Playboys

Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Pop group from the 1960s

Also Know as the BP's
Members: Roger Cormier (Bass), George Hebert (Guitar, Organ, Harmonica), Gerry Holley (Vocals), Bob Bourgeois (Drums)
Recorded on Arc and Excellent labels

The Brunswick Playboys were formed in 1960 in Moncton, New Brunswick. They signed with Arc Records in 1965 and had 3 releases on that label. They spent a lot of time touring through the Maritimes and also were quite well received in Quebec. In Nova Scotia, they made a number of appearances on Frank's Bandstand. They also had a track on the Frank's Bandstand "Do You Wanna Dance" lp comp in 1965 on Arc. They were led by Roger Cormier on bass (from Kent County). George Hebert (Chet Atkins of the Hustlin-Hub) on organ and harmonica; Gerry Holley on vocals; and Bob Bourgeois on the sticks. While appearing on "Pop Performance" on CKCW-TV, Moncton, Alex Sherman from Ottawa, saw and heard the group and decided the time was EXCELLENT for recording. In 1966, they signed with Excellent Records where they recorded a single and this lp on Excellent Records. The album was produced by Alex Sheran and the liner notes were by Ron Bourgeois.


The Brunswick Playboys Discography Tracks


ESP-109 The Brunswick Playboys Looking In On The Brunswick Playboys (LP, Album) Excellent Records (3) ESP-109 Canada 1966 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

A-1084 The Brunswick Playboys Too Blind To See / Summer Breeze(7") Arc Records (4) A-1084 Canada 1965 Sell This Version
E-5004 The Brunswick Playboys Heart / On The Outside Looking In(7", Single) Excellent (4) E-5004 Canada 1966 Sell This Version