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Runs With Scissors - Digital Version

by Bill Nash

Imaginative songwriting and polished guitar ability, writes story songs (ala Harry Chapin), with a lyric/poetic emphasis on the struggles/jubilations of life on earth.
Genre: Folk: Gentle
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Runs With Scissors
4:25 $0.99
2. Colorado
5:47 $0.99
3. Erosion
2:07 $0.99
4. She Rolls
4:49 $0.99
5. I Choose
5:34 $0.99
6. Come Home
3:59 $0.99
7. Perfect Love's All In Your Head
5:13 $0.99
8. Runs With Scissors II
1:59 $0.99
9. Hoping to the Sky
5:05 $0.99
10. Another Casualty of War
5:21 $0.99
11. Rain Song
4:39 $0.99
12. A Touch of Gina
2:08 $0.99
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Album Notes
"What a great compilation of music! The words stick with you long after your listen is over. The stories will strike a cord with any listener and the harmonies carry you through the CD on the back of a genuine songwriter whose storytelling voice draws the listener into the scene. My favorite time to hear this one; weekend mornings with coffee." -- Allyson Hurt from

Bill Nash has been a musician all his life. He was a 5-year-old boy soprano, a 4th grade french hornist, a 14-year-old beginning guitarist, and a graduate of Bradley University's school of music, majoring in composition. Bill began writing music and lyrics in his early teens and his roots are firmly embedded in what is now known as the singer/songwriter acoustic genre. He has performed styles as diverse as rock 'n roll, fusion, country, polka, folk, and even old-time western music, ala the Sons of the Pioneers.

On "Runs With Scissors", Bill was delighted to be joined by the likes of Dana Cooper (harmonica), Chris Gage (honky tonk piano), Marsha Webb (classical piano), Denny Allen (bass guitar and recording engineer), and Don Conoscenti (practically everything, from wailing guitars to drum set to flute to dumbeck to metal chair!), and a very special group of 6 lady singers he affectionately calls "The RollAides" (referenced from his song, "She Rolls", for which they sang beautiful backup harmonies).

Bill has been invited to sing backup harmonies on mainstage at the Kerrville Folk Festival with the likes of Anne Hills, Tom Prasada-Rao, Michael McNevin, Josh White Jr, Bill Ward, Jaime Michaels, Jon Vezner, and Albert & Gage.


> WildFlower! Festival Songwriter contest finalist 2003 (VOTED AUDIENCE FAVORITE!)
> WildFlower! Festival Songwriter contest finalist 2006
> 3 years chosen as Regional Award Winner at the Kerrville Folk Festival
> 2002 BW Stevenson finalist at Poor David's Pub, Dallas, TX
> 2002 IAMA Park Cities, UT Cheryl Wheeler Workshop award winner
> 2002 Northern California Songwriter's Association honorable mention
> Rose Garden Coffeehouse Songwriter contest finalist in 2000 Mansfield, MA

Full Discography

Mostly True Stories (1996)
Runs With Scissors (1998)
And soon, my new album "Dreaming Again" will be released on CDBaby before summer 2010!

This album starts out rocking and takes the listener on a journey through joyful and tragic stories, and defines and redefines "home". In addition to Bill's 12 original tunes, of them instrumentals, he has included 3 songs 2 of them instrumentals, he has included 3 songs by other outstanding writers. Joined by many fine musicians, Bill shows his composer's ear and impressive talent for harmonies.

Song list: Runs With Scissors, Colorado, Erosion, I'm Not Drinking Today (Steve Fisher), She Rolls, I Choose, Come Home, Perfect Love's all in your Head, Runs With Scissors II, Hoping to the Sky, Another Casualty of War, I Ain't Had a Good Day (George McAllister), Rain Song, A Touch of Gina, and I Count You My Friend (Buddy Mondlock).

Shared stages with:

Adler and Hearne, Ann Armstrong, Albert and Gage, Emilie Aronson, the Banded Geckos, Annie Benjamin, Ken Bonfield, Jenny Bruce, Adam Carroll, Don Conoscenti, Stephanie Corby, Anni Clark, Cary Cooper, Dana Cooper, Damaris, Joe Ebel, Michael Elwood and Beth Galiger, Eric Folkerth, LaDonna Goetz, Wayne Greene, Bill Haymes, Anne Hills, Todd Hoke, Bill Kahler, Karen Mal, Michael McNevin, Tracie Merchant, Jaime Michaels, Lu Mitchell, Hunter Moore, Heidi Muller, Bill and Mary Muse, Megan Peters, Tom Prasada-Rao, Chuck Pyle, Alton Rex, David Roth, Eric Schwartz, Tom Noe & Linda Silas, Small Potatoes, Christopher Smith, Michael Smith, Johnsmith, Jana Stanfield, Jeff Talmadge, Bill Ward, Josh White Jr, Beth Wood, Jon Vezner

Mailing address:

Bill Nash
5109 Calumet Dr
Plano, TX 75023

Cell Phone: (972) 979-8264

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