Joan Kennedy Musician
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Joan Kennedy Musician
Joan Kennedy
Origin Douglas Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada
Genres Country
Instruments Vocals, Acoustic Guitar
Labels MBS
MCA Canada

Joan Kennedy (born in Douglas Harbour, New Brunswick, Canada) is a female country music singer. She came to fame after winning the Canadian National Talent Contest in 1983 and issued her first album, I'm a Big Girl Now, the following year in 1984. After two more albums in 1985 and 1987, she signed with MCA Records and issued two albums, 1990's Candle in the Window and 1992's Higher Ground. In 2000, Kennedy released A Dozen Red Roses, a greatest hits album. During the early 90's, she had her own syndicated weekly television show in Canada. She now resides in Portland, Maine.



Title Details Peak positions
CAN Country
I'm a Big Girl Now
  • Release date: 1984
  • Label: MBS
A Christmas to Remember
  • Release date: 1985
  • Label: WRC
Family Pride
  • Release date: 1987
  • Label: Destiny
Candle in the Window 26
Higher Ground
  • Release date: 1992
  • Label: MCA Records
A Dozen Red Roses
  • Release date: 1996
  • Label: JKP
My Roots
  • Release date: December 2015
  • Label: JKP
"--" denotes releases that did not chart


Year Single Peak positions Album
CAN Country
1984 "I'm a Big Girl Now" -- I'm a Big Girl Now
"You're a Stranger" --
1985 "If I'm Wrong" --
1986 "Tell the Boys No" -- Family Pride
1987 "Family Pride" 52
"Don't Look in My Eyes" --
1988 "This Time" --
"Mothers and Daughters" --
"Sweet Nothing" --
1990 "The Trouble with Love" 45 Candle in the Window
1991 "Just Can't Let Go" 21
"I Never Met a Liar (I Didn't Like)" 9
"Candle in the Window" 15
1992 "Sometimes She Feels Like a Man" 21
"If You Want Love" 15
"I Need to Hear It from You" 9 Higher Ground
1993 "Talk to My Heart" 7
"Breakin' All Over Town" 9
"Dream On" 9
1994 "Circle of Love" 18
"You Said It" 30
1996 "Wild and Free" 15 A Dozen Red Roses
1997 "A Dozen Red Roses" 19
"Promised Land" 52
1998 "Working Man's Daughter" --
2015 "Yeeha Hallelujah" -- My Roots
"--" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos

Year Video Director
1991 "Candle in the Window"
1993 "Talk to My Heart" Jim Spitler
1997 "A Dozen Red Roses"
1998 "Promised Land" Alain Ouellette
"Working Man's Daughter"
2015 "Yeeha Hallelujah"

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Music Scenes