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aplscruf commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'Nashville Songwriters Score a Hit with "Nashville to New York"'
"Loved this. So many great artists work behind-the-scenes, but still make a decent living doing what they love. The fabulous Marshall Chapman comes to mind."
Jul 8
A blog post by Holley Dey was featured

Nashville Songwriters Score a Hit with "Nashville to New York"

Let’s cut right to the chase.  Kurt Vonnegut once said that a good story should start as close to the end as possible.  So here it is – The End, the take-home message, the down and dirty truth, the not-so-secret skinny.  The next “Nashville to New York” show will be held on September 9, and you should be there.You’ll earn a rare glimpse into the mechanics of songwriting and a short course in the business of music.  You’ll hear songs that were hits, and others that just missed, directly from the…See More
Jul 4
Holley Dey posted a blog post

Nashville Songwriters Score a Hit with "Nashville to New York"

Let’s cut right to the chase.  Kurt Vonnegut once said that a good story should start as close to the end as possible.  So here it is – The End, the take-home message, the down and dirty truth, the not-so-secret skinny.  The next “Nashville to New York” show will be held on September 9, and you should be there.You’ll earn a rare glimpse into the mechanics of songwriting and a short course in the business of music.  You’ll hear songs that were hits, and others that just missed, directly from the…See More
Jun 30
Jim Hunter commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'James House Delivers on Broken Glass Twisted Steel (Album Review)'
"Thanks for the link, and I will definitely check that out today, I am cleaning out my office so a little music will be beneficial...I saw a couple of reviews for the record that were very positive...he's really a talented guy...I was glad to…"
Jun 13
Holley Dey commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'James House Delivers on Broken Glass Twisted Steel (Album Review)'
"Thank you, Jim!  I really think you'll enjoy this one.  Here's a link to the track listing/song samples for Broken Glass Twisted Steel: http://www.allmusic.com/album/broken-glass-twisted-steel-mw0002651766 I'll be…"
Jun 12
Jim Hunter commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'James House Delivers on Broken Glass Twisted Steel (Album Review)'
"Great song...really fine artist...I was fortunate enough to see him in Indianapolis a couple of years ago as part of the Indy Acoustic Cafe Series...wonderful show...thanks for the review of the new record, Holley...I'll definitely be picking…"
Jun 11
Holley Dey left a comment for Pete Thompson
"Hi Pete, welcome to No Depression! It's an active community with a sincere interest in roots/folk/Americana/alt country music.  I hope you'll enjoy the site!"
Jun 6
A blog post by Holley Dey was featured

James House Delivers on Broken Glass Twisted Steel (Album Review)

The beer’s on tap for  two men hunkered down at the bar, ball caps pulled low.  One turns to the other and mutters, “So what’s goin’ on with the girlfriend?”  Comes the pointed reply, “Hey, I ain’t that lonely yet!”Laughs songwriter James House, “That’s just me being a smartass….and that’s one time it paid off.”  His original “Ain’t That Lonely Yet” peaked at #2 on the country charts and returned a 1994 performance Grammy for…See More
Jun 6
Holley Dey posted a blog post

James House Delivers on Broken Glass Twisted Steel (Album Review)

The beer’s on tap for  two men hunkered down at the bar, ball caps pulled low.  One turns to the other and mutters, “So what’s goin’ on with the girlfriend?”  Comes the pointed reply, “Hey, I ain’t that lonely yet!”Laughs songwriter James House, “That’s just me being a smartass….and that’s one time it paid off.”  His original “Ain’t That Lonely Yet” peaked at #2 on the country charts and returned a 1994 performance Grammy for…See More
Jun 4
Adam Kukic commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'CD Review - Rebecca Loebe “Circus Heart”'
"Thanks for writing this one on Becca! Can't wait for her next album (she'll be releasing a live one this Summer)."
Apr 29
Holley Dey posted a blog post

Spooner Oldham and David Hood Join Amy Black at Muscle Shoals CD Release Show (VIDEO)

At her February release show for sophomore album This Is Home, Amy Black fronted a band that included Spooner Oldham and David Hood.This is the same Spooner Oldham who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, the same musician who supported Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, and Percy Sledge on piano and organ.  This is the same Spooner Oldham who recorded instrumentals on “When a Man Loves a Woman,” and who wrote Aretha Franklin’s “Do Right Woman.”  Bass player David Hood…See More
Apr 20
Holley Dey commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'Cellist Leyla McCalla Sets February Release for Langston Hughes Tribute'
"Thank you, denton fabrics. I was able to see Leyla perform recently in New Haven, and she was wonderful. Despite the recent album release, she has already added new original work to her set. Very talented!"
Mar 4
denton fabrics commented on Holley Dey's blog post 'Cellist Leyla McCalla Sets February Release for Langston Hughes Tribute'
"This is a great album, can't stop playing it. Good post, I had no idea she was part of CCD."
Feb 12
A blog post by Holley Dey was featured

Amy Black Soars with "This Is Home" (Album Review)

Amy Black opened for Rodney Crowell at several of his northeast tour dates last fall, then joined the Grammy winner on stage.  There she charmed the audience by performing one of his original songs, backed by Crowell on harmony vocals.  The two kept in touch after the run of shows ended, and Amy gratefully accepted Rodney’s input and advice on some of her own new music.  He was among those to receive an early listen to the freshly recorded tracks and had a reaction that did not strictly follow…See More
Feb 7
Holley Dey posted a blog post

Amy Black Soars with "This Is Home" (Album Review)

Amy Black opened for Rodney Crowell at several of his northeast tour dates last fall, then joined the Grammy winner on stage.  There she charmed the audience by performing one of his original songs, backed by Crowell on harmony vocals.  The two kept in touch after the run of shows ended, and Amy gratefully accepted Rodney’s input and advice on some of her own new music.  He was among those to receive an early listen to the freshly recorded tracks and had a reaction that did not strictly follow…See More
Feb 4
A blog post by Holley Dey was featured

Cellist Leyla McCalla Sets February Release for Langston Hughes Tribute

Mesi BondyeThank you God, look how misery has ended for us.Thank you God, look what nature has brought for us.Rain has fallen, corn has grown.All the hungry children are going to eat.Lets do the ibo dance, lets do the petwo dance.Father God in heaven the misery has ended for us.The misery has ended for us.The misery has ended for us.*The Sunday Times of London recently compiled a list of the top 100 albums of 2013, ranking Leyla McCalla’s debut high among them.  Well received and reviewed in…See More
Dec 20, 2013

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Nashville Songwriters Score a Hit with "Nashville to New York"

Let’s cut right to the chase.  Kurt Vonnegut once said that a good story should start as close to the end as possible.  So here it is – The End, the take-home message, the down and dirty truth, the not-so-secret skinny.  The next “Nashville to New York” show will be held on September 9, and you should be there.

You’ll earn a rare glimpse into the mechanics of songwriting and a short course in the business of music.  You’ll hear songs…

Continue

Posted on June 30, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

James House Delivers on Broken Glass Twisted Steel (Album Review)

The beer’s on tap for  two men hunkered down at the bar, ball caps pulled low.  One turns to the other and mutters, “So what’s goin’ on with the girlfriend?”  Comes the pointed reply, “Hey, I ain’t that lonely yet!”

Laughs songwriter James House, “That’s just me being a smartass….and that’s one time it paid off.”  His original “Ain’t That Lonely Yet” peaked at #2 on the country charts and returned a 1994…

Continue

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Spooner Oldham and David Hood Join Amy Black at Muscle Shoals CD Release Show (VIDEO)

At her February release show for sophomore album This Is Home, Amy Black fronted a band that included Spooner Oldham and David Hood.

This is the same Spooner Oldham who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, the same musician who supported Neil Young, Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, and Percy Sledge on piano and organ.  This is the same Spooner Oldham who recorded instrumentals on “When a Man Loves a Woman,” and who wrote Aretha Franklin’s “Do…

Continue

Posted on April 20, 2014 at 6:00pm

Amy Black Soars with "This Is Home" (Album Review)

Amy Black opened for Rodney Crowell at several of his northeast tour dates last fall, then joined the Grammy winner on stage.  There she charmed the audience by performing one of his original songs, backed by Crowell on harmony vocals.  The two kept in touch after the run of shows ended, and Amy gratefully accepted Rodney’s input and advice on some of her own new music.  He was among those to receive an early listen to the freshly recorded tracks and had a reaction that did not…

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Posted on February 4, 2014 at 1:00pm

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