Sam Moon

Photo Courtesy of Jim Rice


Sam has played with over a 100 musicians.

Line-up on album:

Sam Moon (Lead Vocals)

Gary Hiltz (Guitar)

Brett Bezanson (Drums)

Kevin Obritsch (Bass)

Neil MacKinnon (Keyboards)

Marcel Doucet (Fiddle)


Cape Breton born vocalist Sam Moon whose real name is Richard Boudreau has been performing for over 30 years and with over a hundred different musicians. Known for performing bare foot and wearing Moo Moo's (an ankle length dress-like garment). Various bands include Universal Power, Moon-Minglewood, Sun Machine, The Power Unit with Ritchie Oakley and The Sam Moon Band.

Has released various singles over the years. Released album "New Moon" in 1982 with musicians from the Halifax band "Sun Machine" who were his backing band at that time. Five members of previous band went out on their own as "The Battery".

Over the years Sam has shared stages with such greats as; ZZ Top, The Guess Who, The Doobie Brothers, Sass Jordan, The Band, The Atlanta Rhythm Section, Delbert McClinton, and The Beach Boys.

Sam Moon has received the following awards and achievements:
1982 Entertainer Of The Year (Halifax Herald)

1983 Shure Mike Award Winner

1982 The 1st Maritime Artist to break the TOP 20.

1998, 1999 President of the Dartmouth Boys & Girls Club and board member for 5 years.

A recent highlight for Sam was jumping out of the birthday cake for Dutchie Mason's 60th birthday party at The Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Sam still plays with a band and a couple of duos.



1978 Another Man/It's Not My Day (Solar)

1982 Hostage/Crowded Main (Nova)

1982 Dr. Rock And Roll/See You Tonight (Nova)

1982 Eclipse/Satisfaction Guarantee (Nova)

1984 Don't Let It Fool You - Stereo/Mono (Nova)


1982 New Moon (Nova)

2003 The Wingnuts  "Live at Finbar's Irish Pub" with Rick Gautreau


1982 Eastern Alliance (CBS)"Eclipse"

Sounds Of Nova Scotia Vol. 2 "Girls Of Neils Harbor"(Stephen MacDonald Productions)

Cape Breton by Request Volume 2 "Midday Matinee" (Stephen MacDonald Productions)

1998 Dutch Mason's 60th Birthday Live (Tidemark) "Caledonia"

Courtesy of Babs Batherson