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United States - Tennessee


Susan Shann

I have been singing, writing songs and performing from an early age. It just seemed a natural instinct. I love words and melody, and creating a good story. I frequently composed songs in my head, until I learned how to play the guitar, then began performing in clubs and coffeehouses in NJ. I subsequently earned a music education degree, and taught for several years before making the move to Nashville, TN.

As I became more aware of social and environmental issues, these also became a focus in my life and music. I joined a "new thought" spiritual center, which has been an anchor for me in growing a deeper sense of connection to others, to creation, to the grace and compassion which flows from the great "I Am" or God-self. I continue to work on this recognition, as an awakening point from which all other aspects of my life are created, made whole - no matter what the challenges or frustrations. I've come to be known as "Earth Mama", from one of my songs, because recognizing our sacred connection to creation, or Gaia, as well as to one another, is at the core of my identity and purpose here.

I believe we are all here by divine appointment, for a unique purpose. I want my music to reflect that idea; to be fun, uplifting and empowering, to celebrate the good, the beauty, the love and the potential we all have for new life and ever-greater expression.