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Nothing Else To Do

by Amelia Blake

Southern California singer/songwriter a la sixties and seventies crosses into modern Americana and alternative country.
Genre: Easy Listening: Adult contemporary
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Nothing Else To Do
3:06 $0.89
2. News Travels Fast
3:38 $0.89
3. It's A Shame
3:16 $0.89
4. Better Leave Him Alone
2:48 $0.89
5. Baby It's You
4:13 $0.89
6. Radiator
2:53 $0.89
7. Let Go
2:56 $0.89
8. Better Than That
3:13 $0.89
9. Get Me Out Of Here
3:08 $0.89
10. Secrets
2:58 $0.89
11. Don't Allow The World
2:53 $0.89
12. Heartbreaker
5:27 $0.89
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Album Notes
I sometimes don't know what to think when someone comes up to me and says I remind them of Nanci Griffith, or Allison Krauss, or Emmylou Harris. I take it as a great compliment, of course - but the only shoes I want to fit into are my own.

This CD is my second outing...the first was just me and my guitar. This time, I got a little help from Mike Westbrook, Jerry Abrams and Ted Lindsay.

Mike Westbrook and Ted Lindsay, both songwriters themselves, are two thirds of Ida Claire, a short lived Americana trio we had back in the year 2000. Jerry Abrams' regular gig is as bass man for Houston Marchman, a Texas singer/songwriter who's been making quite a splash in those parts. Jerry was good enough to pull an all nighter with me and give life to the songs he played on that I didn't know was there. I am truly thrilled with the work he put into those songs....A side note about Jerry; he survived the headache of an old instrument in need of repair, just so I could have my dad's bass fiddle on this CD. Four of the songs were recorded with Dad's bass fiddle, and three others using Jerry's bass fiddle.

Looking back, I can see that this CD, much like my first CD, really is about the end of my ten year marriage. It naturally bleeds into the relationship I found myself involved in very quickly after its demise.

The songs are personal, but not so personal, I hope - that you can't find some feeling you can relate to.

Since this album I've recorded a third CD, Old Horses (see my web site or search CD Baby)and am about to put together a bare-bones guitar/vocal CD of all previously unreleased songs.

Thanks for hanging in this far. Hope you like the music.



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