Do it with Style
Do it with Style


Style wondered if any of his late heroes left any cool songs unrecorded... They did.
From the author of "Ain't Got No Cigarettes - Memories of Music Legend Roger Miller" comes the first of its kind CD project inspired from experiences writing the book... "Cutting Room Floor"

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Lyle E Style, his management and Webmaster receive hundreds of emails monthly asking a wide variety of questions. To save time, we have documented the most popular questions and posted them here (a concept we call “FAQ”). If your question does not appear on this list, please feel free to contact any of the crew at Electric Recordings.

Is Lyle E Style his real name?
Lyle’s real name is Doug E Style but he legally had it changed when he turned 21. The reason he changed it is because while growing up he was tormented by classmates and peers by being called “Doggie Style”. When it got to the point that he started dating, things got worse and he was advised by a friend to change his name. That same friend suggested he should see a psychic to see what he should change his name to. Upon going to the psychic he was told that a reading was $40. He explained to her that he just wanted to ask her one question and only had $20 on him. She took the twenty and asked what his question was. He answered “I want to have a successful career in the music industry and need to change my name because everyone makes fun of my current one”. She asked him what his name was, he answered “Doug E Style”, she looked at the twenty dollar bill, shook her head and answered “change it to Lyle E Style”. As he walked out of her office he heard her laughing but stuck with it anyway, just to be safe.*

*Please note: The above answer was interpreted by an intern from the summer of 2006 who found the sketches of the failed storyline of the first full issue of the Lyle E Style comic book series which was anticipated to be released by Marvel Comics (which wasn’t and probably never will be due to lack of interest by almost everyone except Style himself). The pilot one-page comic can be found on this site. We can confirm that Lyle E Style is legally his first and middle names.

What does the E stand for?
Mr. E Style’s middle name is E - no periods and no quotation marks. It doesn’t stand for anything other than a letter in the alphabet that comes after D.

I would like to interview Lyle or have him as a guest on a show. Who should I contact?
Best way to do it is by sending him an email direct at mrestyle@shaw.ca

Where can I order “Ain’t Got No Cigarettes – Memories of Music Legend Roger Miller”?
You can order it on this website in the book section and at bookstores worldwide. If you’re a retailer and interested in carrying the book, the ISBN# is 1-894283-60-0.

CANADIAN ORDERS:
University of Toronto Press
5201 Dufferin St.
North York ON M3H 5T8
Phone: (800) 565-9523 Fax: (800) 221-9985
Email: utpbooks@utpress.utoronto.ca

U.S. ORDERS:
Ingram Book Company
One Ingram Boulevard
La Vergne TN 37086-1986
Phone: (800) 289-0687 Fax: (615) 213-5710
Email: ii.orders@ingrambook.com

More info available at www.greatplains.mb.ca

What kind of music does Style listen to?
Lyle listens to all kinds of music. His favorites are Roger Miller, Alice Cooper, Bobby Bare, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Mickey Newbury, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and the list goes on. We are told he listens to mostly “Outlaw” Country music from the 70’s but he’s been seen purchasing CD’s ranging from Charlie Robison, Gram Parsons, Nancy Sinatra to Jann Arden.

Where does he live?
Style has lived all over the place (Nashville, Vancouver, Branson, his car, etc) but has now settled in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  

I recently came across a large sum of money. Can I invest in any of Lyle’s projects?
Yes, there are a number of projects that Lyle accepts financial investments for. Each one has a business plan and provides a lucrative money making opportunity. Email mrestyle@shaw.ca to discuss further.  

Where did Lyle get those platform cowboy boots?
That is one of Lyle’s many inventions. He designed them and then had them custom made. As far as we know his “KISS Cowboy Boots” are the first and only of its kind. The boots themselves showcase his unique style and his influences and definitely make him stand out in a crowd. 

I think Lyle may be the father of my child, is he rich yet?
Style’s legal team have released this statement: “Mr. Style is neither rich nor accepting any paternity suits at this time or in the near future.”

How many songs has he written?
Close to a hundred.

Can I record one of his songs?
Yes, email him direct for details: mrestyle@shaw.ca

I’m thinking of using Lyle’s unique book concept to write a book on someone in the entertainment industry. Can you please have him send me the contact information to every celebrity that he’s ever met?
Unfortunately, out of respect to them and common sense, the answer is no. We suggest contacting their publicists and/or management. Please feel free to contact Style if you do have any other questions regarding his book, he is very approachable and accommodating.

When will I see “The Life and Death of Johnny Kitsalano” in theatres?
The story is written however the script is still being worked on. The concept of the movie is currently up for sale to production studios. Chances are you won’t see it in theatres for a few years.

What is the storyline of “The Life and Death of Johnny Kitsalano”?
It is a comedic drama, based on a true story but that’s all we can tell you unless you are interested in financing the film.

Is the movie based on his manager Mr. Kitsalano?
Style claims that their names are purely a coincidence and the script was written prior to even meeting him.

Is there any chance of hiring Lyle for a private function, venue or event?
Absolutely! You can do it with Style: acoustic, solo production or with a full band. Contact Electric Recordings with details and we will do our best to accommodate you.

How can I get Lyle to marry me?
Lyle is a legalized marriage commissioner or “Justice of the Peace” in Manitoba, Canada. If you would like to get married in Winnipeg or elsewhere in Manitoba, please email him at mrestyle@shaw.ca with details (when/where/etc).

When will Lyle E Style perform in my city?
Please watch this website’s News Section and your local papers. Lyle is currently in the studio and is anticipating touring in 2009/2010 at venues worldwide.

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