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Hourglass is the fifth album by Toronto singer/songwriter Howard Gladstone. The album consists of nine original songs performed by Howard Gladstone and recorded in April and May 2017.

The album title, Hourglass, with its themes of despair, hope, healing, resolve, the inevitability of fate, and the road, viewed through the lens of passing time

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New Album Hourglass now available. View the music page for more details.

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Art or Commerce? Or Both? Bob Dylan Box Set presents challenge.

Posted on Dec 7, 2015

I admit to a Bob Dylan addiction. NonethelessI have a mixed, uneasy reaction to the latest box set release. I want it !! I don’t want it. I’m talking about “Cutting Edge 1965-66”, the box set of 18-unreleased limited edition of 5000.

The Influence of Pete Seeger Remains

Posted on Jan 28, 2014

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Pete Seeger. Even at age 94 Pete remained a passionate believer and activist in social justice, using song as a tool for change. Pete Seeger’s work is a lasting inspiration for songwriters.

Remembering Sam Larkin

Posted on Nov 25, 2013

Back in the golden days of Groovy Mondays open stage, in the early 2000’s, held in the deepest dark dungeon of music in Toronto, Holy Joe’s, with its rotten old couches with broken springs- that was where I first met and heard Sam Larkin.

“Let Go Of The Rain”

Posted on Mar 22, 2013

Three years ago, on the first day of spring, I watched a late winter/early spring snowstorm from my living room window. Everybody was worn out and tired of winter, and anxious for the energy and newness of spring to arrive. I had the idea that the spring rains were captured and held captive in the swirling snow. I wrote the following lyrics that day.

CBC Radio on Howard Gladstone

Posted on Jan 17, 2013

Howard Gladstone used to write about music. Now he writes songs. More importantly, he pens the kind of...

Short Bio & High Res Photos

Posted on Dec 20, 2012

Howard Gladstone Short Bio Howard Gladstone is a Canadian (Toronto-based) singer/songwriter, working in the...