Ron Sexsmith

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An acclaimed Canadian singer/songwriter with a fragile, understated voice and a knack for penning minimalist, intimate songs.
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Year Album Artist
2017 Happy Accidents Jamie Lawson Composer, Featured Artist
2017 Hear the Music Fred Penner Featured Artist, Vocals
2017 The Last Rider Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Producer, Cover Art Concept, Guitar, Vocals
2017 The Upstate Project Guillermo Klein / Rebecca Martin Composer
2016 North by South Claire Lynch Composer
2015 Carousel One Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Guitar (12 String), Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Guitar (Resonator), Hammond B3, Handclapping, Harmonium, Piano, Sitar, Synthesizer, Triangle, Univox, Vocals, Vox Continental, Wood Block
2015 I Can't Imagine Shelby Lynne Composer
2015 It's Decided Andy Kim Composer
2015 My Hurricane Jamie Scott Composer, Primary Artist
2015 Truckdriver Gladiator Mule Neko Case Composer
2014 Engelbert Calling Engelbert Humperdinck Composer, Featured Artist, Guitar (Acoustic), Primary Artist
2014 Rumours of Glory [True North] Bruce Cockburn Vocals (Background)
2013 About Time [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] [2013] Primary Artist
2013 Come as You Are: Live Madison Violet Composer
2013 Covered Katey Sagal Composer
2013 Forever Endeavour Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Vocals (Background)
2013 Greatest Ever! Country Rock [2013] Composer, Primary Artist
2013 Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family Nick Lowe Composer
2013 Songs 2003-2013 Ane Brun Primary Artist
2013 Sweet Relief, Vol. 3: Pennies from Heaven Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
2013 Together Steve Nieve Featured Artist, Primary Artist
2013 Won't Be Long Now Linda Thompson Composer
2012 Back Number Jimmy Bowskill / The Jimmy Bowskill Band Composer
2012 Come as You Are Live [Video] Madison Violet Composer
2012 I've Got a Crush on You Measha Brueggergosman Composer
2012 Lowe Country: The Songs of Nick Lowe Guitar, Primary Artist, Vocals
2012 Secret Symphony Katie Melua Composer
2012 Suzie Cracks the Whip Blues Traveler Composer, Lyricist
2012 Tinsel and Lights Tracey Thorn Composer
2011 33 Alex Pangman Guest Artist, Vocals
2011 Happen Again Andy Kim Composer
2011 Hard Bargain Emmylou Harris Composer
2011 I Already Love You Sara Lov Composer, Tributee
2011 Kings and Queens Blackie & the Rodeo Kings Composer
2011 Long Player Late Bloomer Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Piano, Vocals (Background)
2011 Love Songs Actually Primary Artist
2011 Mischievous Moon Jill Barber Composer, Vocals
2011 The Good In Goodbye Madison Violet Composer
2011 The Old Magic Nick Lowe Featured Artist
2011 The Michael Bublé Collection Michael Bublé Composer, Primary Artist
2011 This One's for Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark Guitar (Acoustic), Primary Artist, Vocals
2010 Cool My Heels Nikki Yanofsky Composer
2010 Crucifix in Dreamland Marc Jordan Composer, Featured Artist
2010 Legend Albert Hammond Featured Artist
2010 Look at What the Light Did Now Feist Composer
2010 Many Great Companions Dar Williams Quotation Author
2010 Nikki Nikki Yanofsky Composer
2010 iTunes Live from Montreal Nikki Yanofsky Composer
2009 A Canadian Christmas, Vol. 4 Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Acoustic, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2009 Christmas on Pine Mountain Michelle Schmitt Composer
2009 Crayon Angel: A Tribute to the Music of Judee Sill Primary Artist
2009 Crazy Love Michael Bublé Composer, Featured Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals, Vocals (Background)
2009 East Side Stories Peter Jöback Composer
2009 Flutter and Wow Charlie Wood Composer
2009 Hayley Sings Japanese Songs 2 Hayley Westenra Composer, Lyricist
2009 Lost in Dreams Curtis Stigers Composer
2009 Mamma Yamma and Friends Vocals, Guitar, Composer, Primary Artist
2009 Nativity! Composer, Guitar, Piano, Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
2009 Patricia Talem Patricia Talem Composer
2009 The L Word: Menage a Trois: Seasons One, Two and Three Composer
2009 The Stillest Hour Carl Riseley Composer
2009 Victoria Day Melissa McClelland Vocals
2008 Bluesfest 2008 Primary Artist
2008 Chances Jill Barber Composer, Vocals
2008 Exit Strategy of the Soul Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
2008 Man Descending Justin Rutledge Voices
2008 Mojo Presents: The White Album Recovered, Pt. 1 Primary Artist
2008 Mr. Vocalist Eric Martin Lyric Assistant
2008 Northern Songs: Canada's Best & Brightest Primary Artist
2008 Now! Christmas 3 Primary Artist
2008 One Last Round Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
2008 This Is How I Know Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
2007 A Maze in Greys Bob Snider Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals
2007 Borrowed Tunes II: A Tribute to Neil Young Primary Artist
2007 Essential Guide to Acoustic Primary Artist
2007 From Sea to Sky Laila Biali Composer
2007 From the Heart 2007 Composer, Primary Artist
2007 KGSR Broadcasts, Vol. 15 Primary Artist
2007 Lazy Days Ana Egge Composer
2007 Live City and Colour Composer
2007 On a Whim: Songs of Ron Sexsmith John McDermott Producer, Liner Notes, Composer
2007 Orchestra for the Moon Jenn Grant Additional Personnel, Vocals
2007 Rakt Upp Och Ner Tommy Körberg Composer
2007 Randy and the Mob Performer, Primary Artist
2007 The Reminder Feist Composer
2007 True Acoustic Primary Artist
2007 V2 Compilation Primary Artist
2006 A New Kind of Loneliness Michael Weston King Vocals, Primary Artist
2006 All In Good Time Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
2006 Caravan Madviolet Composer
2006 Christmas with My Friends, Vol. 1 Nils Landgren Composer, Lyricist
2006 Confetti Primary Artist
2006 Farewell Ghost Town Jerry Leger Piano
2006 From the Heart [Warner] Primary Artist
2006 Hope & Other Casualties Mark Erelli Composer
2006 J.D. Kroeske Presents Americana Composer, Primary Artist
2006 Lake of Fire Shaye Guitar, Composer
2006 Life Short Call Now Bruce Cockburn Vocals (Background)
2006 Oh What a Feeling, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2006 The L Word: The Third Season Composer
2006 Time Being Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Guitar, Guitars, Artwork, Composer
2006 Vår Jul Glenmark & Glenmark Composer
2006 XM: Live at the Verge Composer, Primary Artist
2006 You're Only Lonely Raul Malo Composer
2005 Connect Set Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Composer
2005 Destination Unknown Don Kerr / Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Liner Notes, Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Piano, Organ, Foot Stomping
2005 Easyacoustic Primary Artist
2005 Juno Awards 2005 Primary Artist
2005 Moodswings The Brodsky Quartet Guest Artist, Producer, Additional Personnel, Vocals, Composer, Lyricist, Primary Artist
2005 Out Past the Lights Ana Egge Guest Artist, Vocal Harmony
2005 Straight Outta Newport Goldie Lookin Chain Composer
2005 What Ever Happened to Christmas? Primary Artist
2004 A Slipping-Down Life Guy Pearce Composer
2004 A Temporary Dive Ane Brun Guest Artist, Main Personnel, Vocals, Primary Artist
2004 Artist's Choice: Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster Arranger, Vocals, Piano, Primary Artist
2004 Dead Zone [Original TV Soundtrack] Composer, Primary Artist
2004 For the Kids Too! Primary Artist
2004 Has-Beens & Wives The Kelele Brothers Composer
2004 Hear Music Playlist, Vol. 2 Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Humo de Tabaco Alex Cuba / Alex Cuba Band Guest Artist, Vocals, Vocal Harmony, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Hymns of the 49th Parallel k.d. lang Composer
2004 If Only You Were Lonely Primary Artist
2004 Intermission Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Let It Die Feist Composer
2004 Love Overflows Dreams Come True Composer
2004 Modern Day Troubadours Composer, Primary Artist
2004 Retriever Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Composer
2004 Sweetheart: Love Songs Primary Artist
2004 The O.C. Mix 3: Have a Very Merry Chrismukkah Producer, Composer, Primary Artist
2004 The Q People: A Tribute to NRBQ Vocals, Guitar (Rhythm), Primary Artist
2004 Whatever It Takes Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
2003 A Winter's Night: The Best of Nettwerk Christmas Albums Vocals, Guitar, Organ, Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Acoustic, Vol. 3 Primary Artist
2003 Artist's Choice: Lucinda Williams Lucinda Williams Composer, Primary Artist
2003 Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot Vocals, Guitar, Primary Artist
2003 Can't Stop Thinking About Christmas Universal Honey Vocals
2003 Gold in Them Hills Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Composer
2003 HMV Americana Lone Justice Primary Artist
2003 Heavy Songs Shonen Knife Vocals
2003 It's a Wonderful Life Kerry Getz Composer
2003 Paint the Moon Sullen Composer
2003 Rarities Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Composer
2003 Shining Brother Shining Sister Jackie Leven Vocals, Voice Sample
2003 The Best of Mary Black: 1991-2001 Mary Black Composer
2003 The Slaughter Rule Composer
2003 We Are Each Other's Angels, Vol. 1 & 2 Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Acoustic, Vol. 2 Primary Artist
2002 Anemone Mia Sheard Piano
2002 Cobblestone Runway Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Piano, Piano (Upright), Composer
2002 Cobblestone Runway/Grand Opera Lane Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Arranger, Liner Notes, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric), Piano, Voices, Piano (Upright), Composer
2002 Driftwood Eddi Reader Composer
2002 Maybe This Christmas Vocals, Guitar, Organ, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Secret Heart Curtis Stigers Composer
2002 Seventeen Stories: The Best of Eddi Reader Eddi Reader Composer
2002 Single Wish Performer, Composer, Primary Artist
2002 Songs in the Key of Cooking Vinyl Primary Artist
2002 Songwriter! Primary Artist
2002 The Picture Show Treehouse Project Composer
2002 This Is Where I Belong: The Songs of Ray Davies Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Troubadours: The Essential Album Performer, Primary Artist
2002 Women & Songs 6 Voices
2001 Blue Boy Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Illustrations, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Composer
2001 For the Stars (Anne Sofie von Otter Meets Elvis Costello) Anne Sofie von Otter Composer
2001 May Street Project Shea Seger Vocals, Guitar
2001 The Best of Mary Black, Vol. 2 Mary Black Composer
2001 The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook Glenn Tilbrook Composer
2000 Furnace Room Lullaby Neko Case / Neko Case & Her Boyfriends Guest Artist, Member of Attributed Artist, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Composer
2000 NPR Studio Cuts, Vol. 1 Performer, Primary Artist
2000 Parallel World Glenn Tilbrook Composer
2000 Speaking with the Angel Mary Black Composer
1999 Angels and Electricity Eddi Reader Composer
1999 Bleecker Street: Greenwich Village in the 1960's Performer, Primary Artist
1999 Mile Marker Ana Egge Composer
1999 Thoroughfare Rebecca Martin Composer
1999 Utopia Parkway Fountains of Wayne Guest Artist, Vocals (Background)
1999 Whereabouts Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Mandolin, Composer
1998 30 Hour Famine Primary Artist
1998 Between Us Jules Shear Guest Artist, Vocals, Performer, Primary Artist
1998 Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Cry Composer
1998 Dopamine Mitchell Froom Guest Artist, Vocals, Performer, Composer, Featured Artist
1998 Los Angeles Independent Film Festival: 1998 Music Sampler Primary Artist
1998 Real: The Tom T. Hall Project Producer, Mixing, Vocals, Guitar (Acoustic), Organ, Performer, Primary Artist
1998 When We Were the New Boys Rod Stewart Composer
1997 Other Songs Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1996 Pay Before You Pump Al Anderson Vocals (Background)
1995 For the Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson Guitar, Performer, Primary Artist
1995 Ron Sexsmith Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Vocals (Background), Bass, Composer
1995 Tower of Song: The Songs of Leonard Cohen Guitar (Electric)
1994 Ransom Sam Larkin Guitar (Acoustic), Vocals (Background)
1994 Welcome to the Revolution Kyp Harness Guitar
1992 Cross the Styx Sinister Composer
1992 God's Footstool Kyp Harness Guitar
1991 Grand Opera Lane Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Vocals, Guitar, Composer
1990 The Great Exchange Bruce Carroll Composer
A Winter's Night: A Nettwerk Christmas Album Primary Artist
About Time [Universal] Composer, Primary Artist
All In Good Time Alanna Cherote Featured Artist, Composer, Primary Artist
Believe It When I See It Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
CMJ New Music, Vol. 106 Primary Artist
Calling All Blues Duke Robillard / Duke Robillard Band Composer
Christmas With Friends: Music For a Perfect Dinner Composer, Primary Artist, Vocals
Coffee House Christmas Composer, Primary Artist
Cooking Vinyl: 1986-2016 Primary Artist
Covered in Gold: 5.0 Primary Artist, Vocals
Evergreen Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Guitar, Producer, Vocals
Fifteen Colin James Composer
From the Heart Christmas Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
Gold in Them Hills: New Roots Classics Composer, Piano, Primary Artist, Vocals
Hallelujah: Songs of Leonard Cohen Primary Artist
Healer Alex Cuba Featured Artist
Juno 2005 Primary Artist
Keep Calm, Carry the Monkey Skipping Girl Vinegar Vocal Harmony
Lampenfieber: Das Live Jan Ammann Composer
Live Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
Love Shines Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Composer
Maybe This Christmas JJ Shiplett Composer, Lyricist
Maybe This Christmas, Vol. 4: Holiday Folk Composer, Primary Artist, Producer
Mikaela Kahn Mikaela Kahn Composer
MoreOrLess Christmas, Vol. 3 Composer
Mouthparts and Wings Ryan Granville-Martin Featured Artist, Vocals
Namedropper Oh Susanna Composer
Nettwerk: 25 Years of Music Primary Artist
Nettwerk: 30 Years of Music Composer, Piano, Primary Artist, Vocals
No Frontiers Andreas Bieber Composer
Our Way Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Guitar, Producer, Vocals
Paper Flower Alanna Cherote Composer
Radio Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Guitar, Producer, Vocals
Right About Now Brenda Earle Stokes Composer
Rum-Free Egg Nog & Other Holiday Disasters Ladies of the Canyon Composer
Sexsmith Swinghammer Songs Lori Cullin Composer, Vocals
Sing Noel The Lower Lights Composer
Something to Hold on To (At Christmas) Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist
Songbook Mairead Carlin Composer
The Road to Massey Hall Whitehorse Composer
The Allens The Allens Featured Artist
The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook, Vol. 2: Just Passing Through Primary Artist, Vocals
This Time Lindsay Mendez / Marco Paguia Composer
Too Few Songs Chris While / Kellie While Composer
Una Vida a Tu lado Los Secretos Composer
Welcome to Christmastown Courtney Collins Composer
Who We Are Right Now Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Guitar, Producer, Vocals
Winter Rose Terry McDade / McDades Composer
Wishing For This EP Leigh Nash Composer
Worried Song Ron Sexsmith Primary Artist, Guitar, Producer, Vocals