First Lady of the Classical Guitar, Liona Boyd presents her newly minted version of the instrumental hit “Popcorn” in a new single, “Popcorn (Remix)”. A vibrant arrangement for classical guitar, complete with a retro disco feel, “Popcorn (Remix)” is certain to get audiences up, and out of their seats dancing.
“This version of ‘Popcorn’ has been several years in the making,” Liona Boyd reveals of the newly reimagined tune. “I’m so happy to finally be sharing both this instrumental song, and video.”
A recipient of both the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario, Liona Boyd is the winner of five Juno Awards and five Guitar Player Magazine’s Classical Guitar Musician of the Year Awards.
Liona has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Guitar Museum, joining the accolades ranks among fellow peers: B.B. King, Glen Campbell, Bonnie Raitt, and more as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award from the JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Competition, and inducted into Guitar Player Magazine’s Gallery of Great.
Since the beginning of her career in 1974, Liona released 28-albums, many of which have been Gold and Platinum selling. She has over 16 million plus streams across platforms. Her holiday special “A Winter Fantasy” continues to be televised nationally via PBS and CBC across the United States and Canada.
Liona is also the author of two books, “No Remedy for Love” and “In My Own Key: My Life in Love and Music”.
Joining Dianna via ZOOM is the beautiful and talented First Lady of the Classical Guitar, Liona Boyd. For more information visit lionaboyd.com or her social media platforms.
Special thanks go to Eric Alper for making this interview possible.