The Story of Country Music, part 3 by Isabel Blanco

Picture those freed men and women bringing along there songs from the hart while meeting up others who also made their folk music creating yet another great new sound. Country.Jimmie Rodgers well known from his Country songs was also a Blues artist. Big Joe Turner could play for hours without repeating himself. Today we talk about Blues.

The Story of Country Music part 3, by Isabel Blanco

For CMNI

By Isabel Blanco

Let’s talk about the Blues. I do understand that most of you still have the blues about the passing of Rayna James in the hitseries “Nashville” or Mister Chuck Berry. Rayna James is country music as we like it and Chuck started as a Blues artist before he kinda invented the ROCK music as we know it. It is sad, it is a dark feeling, a loss. A deep feeling. A feeling which we know as the Blues is therefor the best kind of music there is to describe what we feel in pain. Blues music! The other opponent of our beloved Country Music.

Just like Hillbilly Blues also rised around the end of the 19th century. Combine Gospels and Spirituals, African and European music, chand it, shout it, feel it and we all know what we talk about.

Blues shuffles, bass walking, 4 chords and the groove is born. But where dit the term Blues come from? Is it the alcohol that many artist sing? Or dit it come from another origin. It is not really known. Some say it came from England around 1600, or that George Coleman used it in 1798 in his on act Bleu Devils. Or is it because of the first printed copyrighth in 1912 “Dallas Blues” by Hart Wand? I think it developed in the ages that the music and people developed.

“But I still got the blues in you…..”

Dit you know that the music played by the Toearegs tribe who live in the desert of Morocco sounds a lot like Blues? It gives an imagine of how Africa is rooted in this music. Inspiration is also found in the beloved spirituals of African Slaves and yes we do not want to talk about that horrific dark side of the history, fact is that this music inspired many many musicians who adapted the work songs as it should be! But without these work songs with the music from the tribes we would not have heard of Blues nor from Country. The gospels and spirituals arose at the end of slavery, when the freed slaves brought along the music. I cannot imagine any modern music form without it to be honest. Any form of poverty, including all sorts of labor slavery gave us folk and work songs. The songs written in those early day’s inspired many to sing, to make music or dance. A relief on hard labor or a change to tell the story. Great songs that still excist today and that gave us stars in the early day’s Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holliday.

The early start of recording around 1912 made Blues very popular. But it took some years before the first Afro Ameican made a recording, Mamie Smith was the first february 1920 she recorded “That thing called love” followed by Bessie, Ma Rainey, Louis Armstrong. They where popular and loved.. Its hard to imagine these day’s but back then it gave huge problems. To stay in the gospel phrase thank God things have changed.

“Oh happy days……” “ Go tell it on the Mountains….”

Picture those freed men and women bringing along there songs from the hart while meeting up others who also made their folk music creating yet another great new sound. Country.

Jimmie Rodgers well known from his Country songs was also a Blues artist. Big Joe Turner could play for hours without repeating himself. And I must admit also that my first spoken words where not daddy or mom but “Blueberry Hill” must be genes I think.

There is so much to tell about Blues music but I am here to tell you the story of Country Music. Its a privilige to know that this music that may be simple in writing is part of it. And what sounds simple on paper is in fact a cry from the heart. And thats why many love it so much.

The story of country by Isabel Blanco

The story of Country Music

Author for CMNI, Isabel Blanco

Introduction to the amazing sory of country music, part 1

Most people are totally dedicated to country music. It’s a part of their life like breathing, as well as the artists who write and sing this music style. But do we also know where the roots of this music are? Its older then pop and rock yet it fusioned with both styles and made it even more popular then it ever was. Popular artists like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood gave the music a whole new crowd. In fact I dare to say to even folks who where never into country like country songs nowadays. Maybe it is about time that one of the most popular music sites starts to write about where it all began, almost 100 years ago.

100 years is a long time to last for a music style. Where most styles are popular f0r a decade or so like the 80ties pop or 60ties rock country stayed alive generation after generation. I am not saying that we forgot the influence of the Beatles, Bowie and the Stones, certainly not but be honest who are the new stars of the 60ties? There aren’t any, the music evolves and evolves and brings new styles like hiphop, dance, techno but country stayed. Sometimes raw like rock, mellow like pop and dance, but mostly plain as it was written over the century.

Country is emotion, it’s dedicated to life and maybe just maybe that is the reason why we still can listen to this music. Everywhere we want, on internet, in podcasts, spotify, I-tunes, cd, old fashion vinyl it is everywhere. In the all charts we find the songs not just in the specialized charts for country where we can find all the latest hits. 

Don’t you agree that it is pretty amazing that 1 music style stayed in tune for almost a century? That it is not the ghost from the past sung and danced to by our parents and grandparents?

So where dit it all begin? That is what I wanted to know and that is how this series of articles began to take you back and forth in this original beautifull music story. A story that could have written by you. 

‘The Get Down’ ik kan er niet aan wennen…..

Hoewel ik best graag kijk naar een serie of film kijk.

De nieuwe serie over het ontstaan van de HipHop in the Bronx anno 1977 zou episch zijn. Goed in de tijd zitten en prachtig verbeeld3n hoe het begon.

De marketing is goed. Maar ontstijgt Ruhrman het vage Moulin Rouge? 

Nee. Hoezeer ik mijn best ook doe het lukt me niet om 1 episode af te kijken. De intro was me al wat over de top. HipHop of disco? En het 2de deel maakte het nog erger. Serieus 1 aflevering over een krijtje? 

Her en der lees ik ‘je moet even volhouden maar dan heb je ook wat’. Wat ik mis is het verhaal. Een woordkunstenaar die aan de bron van HipHop staat.  Ok leuk maar wanneer begint ie? Seizoen 2? 

Kort gezegd gebeurd er teveel om Ezekiel heen en is het met Ezekiel vooral geneuzel om Shaolin. De muziek prikkelt maar als zelfs hoofdrolspelers in slaap vallen?? Hoe moet het dan verder? Dan wordt het erg twijfelachtig. 

The Get Down zal denk ik niet echt voor het grote publiek zijn. Jammer het verhaal is goed net als de acteurs maar het is zo raar in elkaar gezet. Als er meer ruimte was om het verhaal uit te bouwen zou het een topper zijn. Maar ik verkies liever Vinyl dan dit. Zelfde tijd zelfde plaats met dezelfde verandering van muziek maar dan veel meer ruimte voor de karakters.

Asia Nicole an inspiring young artist

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My name would not be Isabel if I would not ask for more information. Asia Nicole’s manager sended me the bio of a stunning rising young star to be.

Asia Nicole hails from Yulee, Florida, but now resides in Atlanta, GA.

At the age of 6, she made herself noticeable by performing solos for family members and neighbors. Asia Nicole was a member of her church kids choir and was a part of her school chorus. She never backed away from the microphone and she often stepped out to take on a solo. Asia Nicole had a passion for singing and realized this was something she was born to do.

She made her mark as a newcomer to the Industry in December 2012 when she won “Atlanta’s Hottest Future Superstar” under 18 award.
This accomplishment boosted her self-confidence, making her aware of the special gift she had been blessed with.

At age 12 she won the first place at “King Ryans Music Showcase” showing her talent was solid!
She was the only teen artist.

In 2014 she won pop artist of the year at the “Clean Music Movement” Award and was also a nominee for The 2015 Georgia Music Youth Award.

Asia Nicole doesn’t only sing to entertain, but rather to inspire and empower others. Asia Nicole has used her talent in supporting causes such as anti-bullying and in fund-raising for charities.

Asia Nicole’s inspiration for music is drawn through artist such as Christina Aguilera, Beyoncé, and Rihanna. She has performed at places such as the Cobb Galleria, The Georgia Convention Center, The 2015 Atlanta New Year’s Eve Peach Drop, and Hard Rock Cafe.

With her level of persistence and ability, the rising star will undoubtedly accomplish her goal of becoming a well-known Artist, entertaining millions.

Asia Nicole

Eileen Carey Best Country Female Artist Nationaal Radio Hits US

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She dit again! Congrats!!

Los Angeles, CA — National Radio Hits, America’s new music chart, has announced the winners for the very first National Radio Hits Artist Awards last evening, June 22. The new national music chart that is the first chart to include both radio spins and fan votes, honored artists and bands in their four music formats from Top40, Country, Hot AC to Christian. The announcement was made on their YouTube channel “live” at 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. The winners in each category received a record number of fan votes on their website at http://www.nationalradiohits.com

In addition, artists had to have a certain amount of radio spins in order to qualify. NRH also announced that next year in addition to their artist awards, they will also honor their radio stations and programmers via a new National Radio Hits Artist & Radio Awards for 2017.

Below is the complete list of Winners for the first National Radio Hits Artist Awards.

To view the YouTube announcement, go to:

Country starts at 4:40 on the youtube announcement!!

Favorite Top40 Single
“Pillowtalk” Zayn

Favorite Top40 Male Artist
Mike Posner

Favorite Top40 Female Artist
Airy Jeanine

Favorite Top40 Impact Artist or Band
Mirage Box

Favorite AC40 Single
“Bye, Bye, Baby” Brandy Moss Scott

Favorite AC40 Male Artist
Jimmy White

Favorite AC40 Female Artist
Dianne Meinke

Favorite AC40 Impact Artist or Band
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Country Single
Cole Swindell “You Should Be Here”

Favorite Country Male Artist
Joey Canyon

Favorite Country Female Artist
Eileen Carey

Favorite Country Impact Artist or Band
Chuck Murphy

Favorite Christian Single
“Tell Your Heart To Beat” Danny Gokey

Favorite Christian Male Artist
Colton Dixon

Favorite Christian Female Artist
Lauren Daigle

Favorite Christian Impact Artist or Band
Casting Crowns

Favorite Crossover Artist
John Ratliff

Favorite Video
Thadeus Project “Load the Wagon”

joey alkes 4 Eileen Carey
http://www.EileenCarey.com
626 296 0342
mobile 626 372 9599

From: Zac@canyonclub.net
Sent: ‎Thursday‎, ‎June‎ ‎23‎, ‎2016 ‎8‎:‎06‎ ‎AM
To: Joey Alkes
Cc: Eileen Carey

Let’s move on for now, as the show is getting too close. Let’s look at others shows because I have not heard back from Waites team

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, wrote:


Hi Zac,

Hope you are well.

Eileen is hoping to get a decision on that July 28th show at the Rose as soon as possible so we can put our promo and ticket buying campaign in motion. If that show, in your estimation is undoable then let’s move on to future shows. Thank you.

Warmly,

joey alkes 4 Eileen Carey
http://www.EileenCarey.com
626 296 0342
mobile 626 372 9599


The Saban Theatre (Beverly Hills, CA)
The Rose Theatre (Pasadena, CA)
The Canyon Theatre (Agoura Hills, CA)
The Libbey Bowl (Ojai, CA)

Omg this is AWSOME 😆😃

Drs Isabel Blanco
Staffmember IPA
LID NVJ
@believeartmusic
https://ibelieve70.wordpress.com

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joey alkes 4 Eileen Carey
http://www.EileenCarey.com
626 296 0342
mobile 626 372 9599

Los Angeles, CA — National Radio Hits, America’s new music chart, has announced the winners for the very first National Radio Hits Artist Awards last evening, June 22. The new national music chart that is the first chart to include both radio spins and fan votes, honored artists and bands in their four music formats from Top40, Country, Hot AC to Christian. The announcement was made on their YouTube channel “live” at 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. The winners in each category received a record number of fan votes on their website at http://www.nationalradiohits.com

In addition, artists had to have a certain amount of radio spins in order to qualify. NRH also announced that next year in addition to their artist awards, they will also honor their radio stations and programmers via a new National Radio Hits Artist & Radio Awards for 2017.

Below is the complete list of Winners for the first National Radio Hits Artist Awards.

To view the YouTube announcement, go to:

Country starts at 4:40 on the youtube announcement!!

Favorite Top40 Single
“Pillowtalk” Zayn

Favorite Top40 Male Artist
Mike Posner

Favorite Top40 Female Artist
Airy Jeanine

Favorite Top40 Impact Artist or Band
Mirage Box

Favorite AC40 Single
“Bye, Bye, Baby” Brandy Moss Scott

Favorite AC40 Male Artist
Jimmy White

Favorite AC40 Female Artist
Dianne Meinke

Favorite AC40 Impact Artist or Band
Twenty One Pilots

Favorite Country Single
Cole Swindell “You Should Be Here”

Favorite Country Male Artist
Joey Canyon

Favorite Country Female Artist
Eileen Carey

Favorite Country Impact Artist or Band
Chuck Murphy

Favorite Christian Single
“Tell Your Heart To Beat” Danny Gokey

Favorite Christian Male Artist
Colton Dixon

Favorite Christian Female Artist
Lauren Daigle

Favorite Christian Impact Artist or Band
Casting Crowns

Favorite Crossover Artist
John Ratliff

Favorite Video
Thadeus Project “Load the Wagon”

joey alkes 4 Eileen Carey
http://www.EileenCarey.com
626 296 0342
mobile 626 372 9599

From: Zac@canyonclub.net
Sent: ‎Thursday‎, ‎June‎ ‎23‎, ‎2016 ‎8‎:‎06‎ ‎AM
To: Joey Alkes
Cc: Eileen Carey

Let’s move on for now, as the show is getting too close. Let’s look at others shows because I have not heard back from Waites team

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, wrote:


Hi Zac,

Hope you are well.

Eileen is hoping to get a decision on that July 28th show at the Rose as soon as possible so we can put our promo and ticket buying campaign in motion. If that show, in your estimation is undoable then let’s move on to future shows. Thank you.

Warmly,

joey alkes 4 Eileen Carey
http://www.EileenCarey.com
626 296 0342
mobile 626 372 9599


The Saban Theatre (Beverly Hills, CA)
The Rose Theatre (Pasadena, CA)
The Canyon Theatre (Agoura Hills, CA)
The Libbey Bowl (Ojai, CA)

Country music intern “Eileen Carey future of country”

This site had a wonderful interview with Eileen Carey explaining why she is THE ULTIMINATE STAR IN COUNTRY

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
THE TRUTH ABOUT EILEEN CAREY IS THAT…

(Back in the Studio With Producer Travis Allen Childress / New Single In Time for the CMA Fest in June)

The truth about Eileen Carey is that there is no one like her in country music today. She is truly an original. And as her final single release from the Let It Go album “Bring on the big” co-written by Angela Kaset (“Something In Red”) and Amy Dalley, declares she is ready for the big time. After 14 career music nominations and five trophies; and having topped all of the country and AC/Top 40 charts , there is little doubt that Eileen has arrived.

She is this year’s New Music Weekly, Breakthrough Country Artist of the Year, but in fact has been mentioned with the A-list of Country Music women for years. Her positive life reaffirming subject matter and bright danceable grooves continually find homes in line dance groups and clubs worldwide.
“Country. Pop. Rock. Eileen Carey’s music blends all three styles together in a way that feels uniquely hers. I’ve just been trying to think if there’s any other artists out there like her right now and I can’t think of any. “ Nashville’s Country Music According to Kim, Kim Alexander, April 2016.

“I grew up in Cleveland into The Beatles, Pretenders, Motels…pop music. People are talking about how I crossed over with my recent re-mix release of “Faith”, but I charted AC and Top 40 from the beginning of my career,” Carey says. “I see my songs as little films. Stories with a point of view,” the ex-actress says.
 
Featured on KCAL 9/CBS LA’s The Weekend Morning Show this past January, the longtime Supercuts Ambassador’s music video views of Bottle Your Crazy Up, Party at the Beach and Faith, are racking up major label numbers, with plenty of summer and fall performances ahead for her growing fanbase to enjoy. Eileen will be playing Rippy’s two consecutive nights, Friday and Saturday the 6th and the 7th at the Country Music Festival in June.

Currently in the studio working on new material for a fifth career album with her stallworth producer Travis Allen Childress of Nashville Tracks, and writing with hit songwriting partner Kathrine Grimm, Carey has set a caracteristically high bar to reach,“This past year has been a whirlwind,” says Carey. “But a whirlwind’s my kind of weather. My fans have made all the achievements possible, and I intend to match their enthusiasm with equal musical energy.”
Like her music Eileen Carey is a lot of things, but impossible to pidgeon-hole. She is an animal rescuing, kick-boxing, wisdom and good sense “Music Mom” (featured as such on trhe Nick Jr. docu-comedy ‘Take Me To Your Mother’), darling of the Venice Beach California homeless community, and a no holds barred women’s advocate country-pop singer -songwriter. If that seems far-fetched, you don’t know Eileen Carey.

“There are two ecstatic moments for a woman,” says Carey.  “One is when she falls madly in love, and the other is when she realizes she has all the skill and strength needed to captain her own life.  A lot of my songs are about the latter ecstasy.  I see the songs as representing a kind of sweet militancy.”
She is also, one of the most “pay-it-forward” artists in any genre of music today. She puts her considerable influence in California to good use for the communities she lives in. For years Eileen donated her performances to the Annual Summerfest on Venice Beach, California for the Homeless, and the Make-A-Wish-Foundation, in 2014 she was honored at the event as it’s Spotlight Artist. Last July she co-produced and co-headlined a fundraiser at for the non-profit called FixNation, which provides free medical services to the homeless animal community in Los Angeles, primarily the cat population, at the legendary Autry (Gene Autry) Musuem.

Eileen’s fanbase though, has recognized her for a long time, for beinjg just that, being that eclectic country based musician that charts top country at the same time topping her share of AC/Top40 charts as well; and with the same track. Actually no surprise about this Ohio girl who has spent the last twenty years creating her brand of California Country, out of Altadena, CA, in the foothills of Pasadena. Like a Keith Urban or Daruis Ruckers, she is that kind of artist that is a true crossover, adding new dimensions to both. She rocks country as good as anyone, while taking the subject matter to a different place then country usually goes to.

“Eileen Carey is a singer-songwriter-vocalist in the Pop-Country genre who has emerged over the last few years as both an accomplished storyteller and effective, appealing stylist, while making music that deftly combines country influences with pop arrangements. Her songs also offer distinct, prominent messages about personal empowerment and emotional fulfillment.” – Ron Wynn, Nashville Music Guide., 2014.

Nick Vucinovich, April 25, 2016 for Country Music News International
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‘Purple Rain Prince AVI’ he will be missed

57 jaar, Prince “Purple Rain” en “Nothing Compares” zijn de bekendste nummers van his, royal badness die gisteren plotseling overleed.

Hij brak door in de jaren ’80 stond bekend om zijn “jamsessions”. Prince had de gewoonte om bij een tour na een concert de stad in te gaan om zomaar ergens te spelen.

In 1992 was hij in Barcelona vlak na de Olympische Spelen.  Op de Ramblas,  de kop Placa de Cataluyna, gaf hij spontaan een concert met een plaatselijke band. Ik was erbij met mijn nicht. Onvergetelijk je loopt over straat en hoort de 1ste noten van dit prachtige nummer.

We zullen hem missen.