Saturday, November 6, 2010
To date, Ms. Shih has written over 250 songs, both alone and in collaboration with others. She continues to perform extensively for audiences of all ages, appearing on T.V. and radio, in clubs, concerts, schools, libraries, major music festivals, and other venues, and touring internationally. She starred for a year on Cablevision's "Tell Me a Story" on the Extra Help Channel, seen twice daily, and also wrote and performed the show's theme song. She has appeared in concert with such luminaries as Pete Seeger, Bonnie Raitt, Richie Havens, David Bromberg, Tom Chapin, Livingston Taylor, Odetta, Billy Bragg, Janis Ian, and Peter Yarrow, among others. Her songs are recorded and performed by numerous other artists throughout the United States, have been published in national magazines such as Sing Out!, Broadside, and the Rise Up Singing songbook, and have won awards and accolades in the American Songwriting Festival and the New York Songwriters Showcase. Featured articles on Ms. Shih have appeared in the New York Times, Oakland Tribune, Newsday, Acoustic Guitar Magazine, and AsiAm Magazine.
Patricia Shih - Leap Of Faith - Vinyl LP on Flying Fish Records
Big Daddy is the tenth studio album by John Mellencamp, released in 1989 by Mercury Records. It was his last album to be released under the name John Cougar Mellencamp, a combination of his real name and his original stage name of Johnny Cougar. The album peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200 and contained the singles Pop Singer and Jackie Brown which peaked at number fifteen and forty eight respectively on the Billboard Hot 100.
John Cougar Mellencamp - Big Daddy - Vinyl album on Mercury Records 1989
They have had three major group formations. The first, under the musical direction of Edmond Badoux (now of Chaskinakuy), featured his then wife, Quentin, as well as Javier Canelas and Gonzalo Vargas (who would go on as a founding member of Inkuyo). This formation of the group released two albums, "Music of the Andes" in 1978, recorded in Quebec, and released on Flying Fish records; and "Pacha Siku" in 1979, recorded in Berkeley, CA, which was released on the Aural Tradition label, in association with the Vancouver Folk Music Festival. This group formation performed together until around 1985. This group formation focused on traditional Andean Village music.
Sukay - Music Of The Andes - Vinyl Album