Exclusive! Gord Bamford answers Top Country questions

The Top Country Artist of the Month for June 2012, country star Gord Bamford, took some time recently to answer our no-holds-barred, shoot-from-the-hip, tell-us-a-bit-about-yourself type questions.  So let’s get to it. When you are done reading this you will know just a bit more about Lacombe, Alberta’s favorite country singer.

What are your top three favorite foods?

GB –  Sushi, Steak, & Mexican

What are your top three all-time favorite songs?

GB – ‘That’s The Way Love Goes’ – Merle Haggard, ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’ – Garth Brooks, ‘Neon Moon’ – Brooks and Dunn

What is your all-time favorite quote?

GB – “Risk Is The Price You Pay For Opportunity.”

What is your all-time favorite song lyric?

GB – “God is great beer is good,and people are crazy.”

Who are your three favorite songwriters?

GB – Byron Hill, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson.

3 favorite authors?

GB – Don’t read a lot of books.

3 favorite sports?

Baseball, Hockey, Football.

Bob Dylan or Elvis Presley? Why?

GB – Elvis, never listened to much of either but have been to Graceland and learned a lot about Elvis. The man was a true icon and superstar.

Dwight Yoakam or Steve Earle? Why?

GB – That’s a tough call. Probably Dwight as I would have listened more to his stuff. Obviously Dwight was able to develop a unique sound and define himself as a one of a kind type artist, as did Steve Earle.

Who do you wish you could have seen in concert?

GB – Waylon Jennings.

Mountain or beach?

GB – Mountain, for sure.

Wine or Beer?


Top 3 favorite DVD rentals?

GB – Major League, Old Yeller, Money Ball

What is your favorite sport?

GB – Baseball.

Stage or studio?

GB – Stage.

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 record albums would you want with you?

GB – Merle Haggard – Greatest Hits, George Strait- Greatest Hits, any Eric Church or Blake Shelton

If you could be anything besides a singer, what would you be?

GB – Major League baseball player was one of my dreams.

What is the best advice you were ever given?

GB – I was always told to treat people the way I would like to be treated and remember those that you kick on the way up could be kicking you on your way down.