Jenny Whiteley is a two-time Juno Award winning Canadian country and folk singer-songwriter.
The sister of Dan Whiteley, daughter of blues musician Chris Whiteley and niece of folk musician Ken Whiteley, she began her musical career recording with Canadian children's musician Raffi along with her brother Dan. She came back in the 1990s with the bluegrass band Heartbreak Hill. Just prior to that band's breakup, she released her self-titled debut album in 2001, and followed up with Hopetown in 2004. Both albums won the Juno Award for Best Roots & Traditional Album of the Year. She has released two more albums since: Dear, and Forgive or Forget, both to very good reviews, and much acclaim. Her last three records have been produced by Steve Dawson, and released through Black Hen Music. She has also collaborated with Sarah Harmer, Amy Millan, Carolyn Mark, and Riley Baugus. Jenny moved from Toronto to a country home near Elphin, Ontario in eastern Ontario with her musician husband, Joey Wright, in 2002. She and Joey have a daughter named Lila (b. April 2003).
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