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Sharon's Bio

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Here is what the Nashville Musicians are saying about this new offering by Sharon: Chas Williams: dobro/guitar player for Wynona, Nancy Griffith, Stealing Angels, The Judds,  writes;“Thanks so much for letting me have a go at your masterpieces.  Thanks,   Chas”

 

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Aside from featuring bright sounding, fresh new originals, Life and Times also features the original version of Sharon’s song “Give Me A Ring Sometime” that charted # 2  for Lisa Brokop.  Also the song “I Take it Back”; winner of the “1996  Alberta Song of the Year” for Royalty Records and the “Bringing it Home” album,  and former chart singles from the Capitol Album “The Bottom Line”; “Unbelievable Love”,” The Wheel of Love”, and “Pony”.

It features the innovative stylings yet to be heard publically until now, from her Trio of the Late 80’s “Trinity Lane”; a Curb records endeavor, And finally, it showcases some beautiful inspirational offerings of late.

 

 

 

Sharon Anderson has captured a rather unique era in Canadian Country and Folk music, gathering experiences from a rousing frontier position at every turn.  She was raised up in a clan of Paul Bunyon type people on the prairies of Northern Alberta, and later the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, perceiving those pristine Rocky Mountains in the distance as her very own alter of discovery.  In the 1970’s, when other kids were working part time at Safeway, she was already exploring the vast northland with her guitar and a PA system, roving like a throwback gypsy minstrel from town to town singing in the lounges and taverns for oil crews , loggers and pipeliners.

 

She attended Grant McEwen music college in Edmonton when some of the industries key session player/producers were budding students there, and then became part of the musical family of dedicated rhythm and blues tunesters living on the north side of that city.  They seemed so sweet to her, welcoming her off of her well trodden road of solitude with open arms.  They truly loved the music and studied their mentors devotedly, relishing each other’s company, and helping each other hone their crafts.  The music was fresh and inspired, and they felt like they were contributing something wonderful to the world.

 

And so it was, after cutting her first release “Calahoo” on the new Larry Wanagas “Bumstead” label alongside a teenage KD Lang, she was lured across the border and wondered down to Nashville.  Sharon has written for several publishing companies and holds a catalog of 300 plus songs.  She became part of the folk rooted harmony trio called “Trinity Lane”, recording on Curb records, and then secured a contract to release a solo album for Capitol just as a young artist with friends in low places was entering the roster there.  She hung out at little clubs with some of the great up and coming writers and collaborated with many of them.  She ate at the restaurant where Randy Travis was being promoted from cook’s helper to hit wonder, and travelled the mid and southern states opening shows for and sharing billing with some of her heros as well as notable contemporaries of that time; Dan Seals, Tom T Hall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt band, Tracy Lawrence, Garth Brooks, and Tammy Wynett

 

With the Canadian release of that “Bottom Line” album on Capitol, Sharon had success with several  tunes: The Wheel of Love, Pony, Unbelievable Love, and  Ribbons of Steel, among others.  She would also later collaborate with Edmontons longtime revered producer; R Harlan Smith and Royalty records, recording “Bringing it Home”, and winning song of the year for Alberta with “I take it back” off that album.  In the meantime, people like Lisa Brokop, Lucille Star, Susan Jacks, One Horse Blue, and even the Judds were recording her songs. Lisa charted a Canadian top 5 with her “Give Me a Ring Sometime”.  She has had around 64 cuts to date.  It’s been many years and a great ride.

 

She resides just out of Nashville with her husband and their two teenage kids, and works for the iconic Ingram Industry.  Recently she has written a well received book.  Her love of this life that is her legacy is apparent in this peaceful return to the Rockies, and these indelible images of the springtime of a most memorable career.

 

Produced by the intensely inspiring Grammy nominated guitarist/producer/writer Gaye Delorme;

Here, lovingly offered is “Springtime Johnny”; Sharon’s return after 20 years to the music forum and this single that was to launch the current album titled “Sharon Anderson Life and Times, that has also yielded the single Long Gone Free, and the new hit song I Got Love.

 

The album credits also offer some description of Sharon’s endeavors of late:

“We immersed ourselves in that sweet nectar of new tunes once again being brought to life in the studio.  I also have shared herewith, some of my musical inspirational moments; a spiritual side that has flourished within me, and is the true and deep treasure of my “Life and Times” experience.  Without having uncovered this, I would have been left poor indeed.”

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THIS IS SHARONs ARCHIVE SITE

Sharon and Ollies's book "Between the Twilight and the Rim" is now available as an ebook online.

 

 Also, the Audio companion  free mp3 download can be accessed above under the audiobooks tab. (This features Sharon reading the book out loud. Ouite inspiring with the gentle music of Swami Kriyananda in the background)  And, Ollie's little characters illustrated in the book,ebook, or youtube video, are not to be missed also!

 

Music video and commentary slideshows at

http://www.youtube.com/sharonlenoreanderson

TO TURN MUSIC ON-JUST CLICK THE AUDIO BAR  BUTTON NEAR TOP OF HOME PAGE  Listen on MUSIC page too!!

 

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see a super album review in the Jan. COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS.. SEE PRESS/REVIEWS PAGE!!

on amazon or cdbaby  

"the bottom line" album mp3 download, and       "Life and times" albums or downloads are available  "bringing it home" also available as mp3 downloads

 

 

The official Sharon website is

www.SharonAndersonMusic.com

designed by Webster extrordinaire;

Raymond Vandermeys

 This one is mostly my memories and musings, and you are always welcome here too..

Recent news: Sharon Anderson Life and Times has been pressed and you can click the  LIFE AND TIMES FACTS page above for info on the whole 24 song album.  There's also a RADIO page above that features an interview and radio play on the singles, etc.

 

NEW SINGLE folks (March 2012)  see Radio Page -and it's The Video on the lower left (Home page view)  "I Got Love" written by Dobro great Chas Williams and myself.  Chas produced, engineered and played most of the instruments on this cut.  You can see more videos at www.youtube.com under SharonLenoreAnderson.

http://www.youtube.com/sharonlenoreanderson

see new movie video on Yogananda and Swami Kriyananda under the Spiritual Endeavors page

 

  as some of you know, i have a large library

of songs, and have done some recording with Capitol, Curb, and Royalty.   i've also written some books that i hope will be available soon. i'd like to take the opportunity to thank all of you  who have been supportive of the music i've been a part of all these years.I started writing and recording again with producer/engineer/musician George Bradfute in Madison, just outside of Nashville and have also been writing and working at Chas Williams studio.

The youtube page and the cdbaby links here and at my main website feature some of my new material for download etc.  I'll try to keep you up to date.

love you best                                   S