PO Box 97
Liberty, TN 37095
"Taylor Pie is worthy of folk buzz...combining a perfect lyrical, musical and vocal recipe, Pie put on the most refreshing, witty, down to earth show I've ever experienced. Pie IS staple folk comfort food and should be served up in every listening environment across this country. "
- Lane Gosnay, Founder, THE BUGLE BOY LaGrange, TX
"A joy to meet and hear you. Told one of my voice students about how I fell in love with 'Time' not only for the tune and words, but for your voice. Hearing you it's the same...I spend my life teaching. You've got it and give it. Thanks."-John Aielli KUT 90.5 Austin, TX
"Pie fully embraces and emphasizes the very spirit of the Americana music genre according to our interpretations and standards. Her lyrics are rich and her vocals are fully captivating. Taylor Pie is a Texas Rebel Radio defining artist! -Dawn Dale, Program Director KFAN , KFAN, 107.9
"I listened to her song "Long Ride Home" about 100 times in a row, so, I had no choice but to record it. I loved it. Her guitar work, lyrics, and vocals are amazing and their depth gets to me with every listen." -Terri Hendrix -Wilory Records
"Taylor - I love your "Long Ride Home" CD so much I'm going to feature it on the FRONT PAGE of CD Baby for a few days. We're REALLY picky about what goes on the front page.... and your CD is one of the best I've ever heard!" -Derek Sivers, CDBaby
As a teenager, Taylor Pie recorded a song called, "Time", and it hit the 1 slot in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Boston, followed by four albums on Columbia with the Pozo-Seco Singers. Pie's first solo album was on JMI Records where she co-produced 3 Don Williams chart singles, and then moved to New York City playing clubs like O'Lunney's, Folk City, and The Bottom Line, with Don McLean, Jack Hardy, Johnny Paycheck, and Tom Pacheco.
Her soulful messages wrap around you like familiar feelings that unlock forgotten memories. It is no wonder that Bette Midler, Tanya Tucker, Mickey Gilley, The Forester Sisters, Terri Hendrix, Kathy Mattea, and Valerie Smith have recorded her works. "Just Like Angels", written with Dickey Lee was nominated for the gospel Dove Award, and "Full Grown Fool" written with Allen Reynolds, landed Mickey Gilley a Country top 20.
Her CD on PuffBunny Records, "So Little Has Changed," has been a huge success on Americana radio and Sat XM and continues to build her listening audience. With the release of a live album recorded at Hondo's on Main in Fredricksburg, TX, her airplay and list of fans constantly grows.
Pie deftly combines the roots of Appalachian folk with a touch of jazz, gospel, and acoustic pop, as she shines on 6-string guitar or open tuned mandolin. Eileen Kuperschmid wrote for the Berkshire Sampler: "Whether she's talking or singing, Taylor Pie's worth listening to. She's clear, real clear- with a mother lode of honesty and a voice as pure and light as it is strong."
Pie - Vocals, Guitar & Mandolin
Live...at Hondo's - with Eben Wood PuffBunny Records
So Little Has Changed PuffBunny Records
Jubal Indie Label
Long Ride Home Indie Label
Finally Getting Home JMI Records (aka Susan Taylor)
Shades of Time Columbia (aka Susan Taylor with Pozo Seco Singers)
I Can Make it With You Columbia (aka Susan Taylor with Pozo Seco Singers)
Time Columbia (aka Susan Taylor with Pozo Seco Singers)
Long Ride Home
Blue Dog Lounge
Dancin' On The Sunny Side Of The Moon
Gulf of Mexico - So Little Has Changed CD
So Little Has Changed
So Little Has Changed
"So Little Has Changed" Review by Lucky Boyd
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Now and again, one can feel like a latecomer to the party. It can be so obvious that something wond...Now and again, one can feel like a latecomer to the party. It can be so obvious that something wonderful has been missed. It might invoke the question, “Where have I been.” And, while enlightening, it can be almost embarrassing that you didn’t arrive on time. Take that feeling into listening to an album called SO LITTLE HAS CHANGED. Realize now that the pickers on the album have been around long enough for you to know who they are. You’ve probably even heard their work before, but yet, you might not know any of them by name. Name or not, you will now know them by their music. Their fearless leader, Taylor Pie, is not a newcomer to this scene. None of the pickers are up-and-coming, guitar shredding, next-new-thing slingers, either. No, this bunch has seen some great times in some great places and recorded with some great folks. But now, here they are, together again, and guess what.. so little has changed. Veterans for sure, but once you bite into this music, you will realize that Taylor Pie can hold her own vocally with anyone singing today. She can stand lyrically next to any writer you can name, and these musicians, often with just ad lib noodles, have been able to record one of the most masterfully orchestrated studio pieces around. I experienced the disc through headphones, which I might suggest, is an awesome way to listen to this record. The engineering is genius through out, taking simple, tasteful performances and sitting you right in the middle of them. Each instrumentation, each fill, each solo, is another object, seemingly floating at you as if in an underwater sea of beauty; methodic, enlivening, and perfect in form. A good number of co-writes and covers are peppered in with Taylor Pie’s offerings, and the list of pickers is certainly known by those who know, but it’s time that music fans get a taste of what’s been behind the curtain for so long. Introduce yourself to Taylor Pie. Once you know that so little has changed, you will wish you had arrived at the party much earlier.
Dawn Dale, Program Director KFAN 107.9 Radio
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"Taylor Pie fully embraces and emphasizes the very spirit of the Americana music genre according to ..."Taylor Pie fully embraces and emphasizes the very spirit of the Americana music genre according to our interpretations and standards. Her lyrics are rich and her vocals are fully captivating. Taylor Pie is a Texas Rebel Radio defining artist!”
Terri Hendrix -Wilory Records
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"I listened to her song ‘Long Ride Home’ about 100 times in a row, so, I had no choice but to record..."I listened to her song ‘Long Ride Home’ about 100 times in a row, so, I had no choice but to record it. I loved it. Her guitar work, lyrics, and vocals are amazing and their depth gets to me with every listen.”
MySpace/Facebook Pie Buzz
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I love the way you see beauty wherever you look..Pie...I reckon some of that shines right out throug...I love the way you see beauty wherever you look..Pie...I reckon some of that shines right out through your music...!! Jim Clare, Rochester, NY – FaceBook
May 5, 2009 (MySpace)
Taylor you knocked my socks off! great sounds and intelligent, moving words! I need to play your work on the air at WPKN 89.5fm in Bridgeport, CT and WPKM 88.7 Montauk NY. .. may I request you send me your work? ...would love to have you stop by for an on air visit!
Doug Echols, WPKN Radio
244 University Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604 firstname.lastname@example.org
May 3, 2009 (MySpace)
My husband just really loves Dancing on the Sunny Side of the Moon (it makes him laugh hysterically, btw;-) I had others I thought I might play, but his enthusiasm made me veer towards that one!
Lisa "What's A Girl to Do?"
KOOP 91.7FM Austin, TX -Mon., 11-noon
May 14 2009 (MySpace)
Greetings from Minnesota. Exceptional music. It's a pleasure to hear your songs...Happy to be a friend.
Ron Colby, The Platte Valley Boys
April 21, 2009 (MySpace)
powerful stuff. perfect for a house concert!
Best, Fran Snyder
CDBaby Pie Fan Buzz
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Discovered at CD Baby, I was there when Pozo Seco started hitting the airwaves, so was interested in...Discovered at CD Baby, I was there when Pozo Seco started hitting the airwaves, so was interested in Taylor Pie. Jubal is a real singer/songwriter delight, very listenable with songs that resound and rebound nicely. I am very pleased to hear Susan's continuing contributions to the music world. Don't miss this one!
After hearing Long Ride Home, I had to own this. I commute every day, and this album is perfect for driving. Taylor's voice is still outstanding; it's filled with emotion and honesty, making every track worthwhile. I'm so glad she's back.
I listened (sort of) to this
CD-meaning, I played it in the background while I did other things. I neither liked nor
disliked it. It sounded interesting, but didn't "blow my socks off". Since then, I've listened carefully, fully attentively - many times. I will treasure this CD as a favorite for a long time. Careful listening made me appreciate the range of music and the apparent careful selection of the material. It will be high on my recommendations to friends.
Leaves me with a lump in my throat, and smile in my heart... Nobody can listen to the love, pain and hope in a song like good bye and not be moved. Celebrating the joy of a special someone, the loss, and the strength that was left to carry you on in every new day. The amazing thing with Pie's music is that it all speaks to the core soul of every person, and whether the wild dance of joy in one song or the heartbreak in another each rings true on it's own merit.
Thanks Pie for doing it again and again.
I am an unabashed music junkie of great songs and great voices. One individual that has enchanted me and consistently delivered both since 1966 is Taylor Pie. And like great wine – Taylor Pie gets better with age. Pie, formerly the angelic female voice of the Pozo Seco Singers (as Susan Taylor) has now released Jubal, her third solo album since leaving this legendary group, and the third time really is the charm. The entire album has a brilliant and consistent flow highlighted by three Pie compositions First Real Love, I Don’t Like It and Somethin’s Movin' that could all be hit singles. Buy this album now and stay tuned for her next outing, which may just be a reunion of Pozo Seco.
As the reviewers suggest, Pie's singing remains strong, clear, and passionate. Listening to her music is like putting on your favorite pair of blue jeans, so comfortable and the fit is perfect, voice, words and music matched with real experience, character, grace, and charm. I was particularly moved by, 'Walkin' on The Moon'...this song is ageless. It works well for children and for anyone that is interested in improving, growing in life, and facing demons without fear. Dick Renko, Muzik Management.
Playfully moving between musical landscapes, Pie's voice, words and music are matched with real experience, character, grace, and charm. This is her best effort yet.
In an email, Derek Sivers of CDBaby wrote:” Taylor - I love your "Long Ride Home" CD so much I'm going to feature it on the FRONT PAGE of CD Baby for a few days.
We're REALLY picky about what goes on the front page. We get about 75 new albums a DAY coming in here now, (about 30,000 total), and yours is one of the best I've ever heard!”
Now, almost four years later, Taylor Pie has joined the growing list of highly successful independent artists represented here at CDBaby. Her listening audience began to expand with the “Long Ride Home” and “Jubal” cds, and the release of “So Little Has Changed” will certainly push her popularity to new heights.
This newest offering is a classic gem! Recorded in Nashville, TN, at Jack’s Tracks, the list of musicians is small, but impressive. Each one is an artist in their own right. Dave Pomeroy was on bass, Kenny Malone, percussion, Eben Wood, acoustic lead guitar, and Russ Pahl, pedal steel and electric guitar. The approach was to create an improvisational feel with little or no overdubbing, so one hears exquisitely pure arrangements of finely crafted songs. These musicians support Pie’s superb vocals with perfect sensitivity and taste, and with co-producer Mark Miller at the board mixing, and Don Cobb and Eric Conn of Independent Mastering in Nashville sprinkling magic dust for the final touch, this is Pie’s best album so far.
Pie’s songs range in texture and rhythm from the jazzy first cut, “Jar of Kisses” to the final title cut, “So Little Has Changed,” which is reminiscent of a Tom Paxton socially conscious folk commentary. “Back to Balsam Blues” slow drives you down a back country road and “Be Here With You,” takes your breath away with Appalachian power ballad grace. “Full Grown Fool” is acoustic funk at its best and “Ocean of Lonely” an excursion into acoustic rock. “Cypress Lake” is already a video filmed during the recording session, now up on YouTube. This album has something for everyone!
Taylor Pie is the kind of folk artist who simply refuses to be kept inside the box. Her diversity is displayed more than ever on this collection, and for those of you already familiar with her work, it’s a must have. For those of you just discovering Pie, you are starting at the top!
A few words to heartily recommend "Long Ride Home" to anyone interested in some excellent folk/country recordings. Taylor Pie, formerly Susan Taylor of the Pozo-Seco Singers, has a voice that remains vibrant...from the gritty "Blue Dog Lounge" to my favorite, the enchanting "Walkin' On the Moon." This is certainly a goodie from a most talented lady. John Alfano, Amazon.com
Wonderful! Her 'clear as a bell' sound is a pleasure to hear. I put this CD on repeat for a great Sunday afternoon and discovered Taylor Pie is a good as she was years ago. Here's hoping she keeps sharing her gift with the rest of us.
Never can we get too much Pie... and that's the truth. Good honest home grown music that will touch so many cords in all listeners hearts.
(Susan)Taylor Pie or just Pie as she is known these days is one the richest resources of American root music I know. No I am not an expert, just an avid music lover. I love the heart and soul that permeates her lyrics and the growing musical relationship she has with guitarist Eben Wood (also an seasoned musician discovering new ways of communicating with his instrument).
Give a listen as she weaves stories and ideas that reflect living with zest, reckoning with loss, and listening to each moment for the still small voice that emerges when quiet ensues.
YouTube Buzz for Cypress Lake Video
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So beautiful! Never listened to the music before, but heard about you from my Brother Kenny! Found y...So beautiful! Never listened to the music before, but heard about you from my Brother Kenny! Found you, and love your music! Thanks for the peacefulness!
Wow -- What an all-star studio group backing up a superb Pie !! I still listen regularly to the Pozo-Seco stuff and am so glad to see this on youtube. Thanks!
Just an awesome video shot in studio- so unusual. Soooo soothing. Pie is a real under the radar talent. 5 stars!
My God, what a beautiful love song. Touchs the strings of my heart as I think of someone very special. I never meant to love him...To the one who introduced me to Taylor Pie once again, thank you so very much.
I think this song and the video is absolutely fantastic! How can we see and hear more of Taylor Pie?
I heard her playing live on the local NPR station in Corpus Christi about a year ago and she blew me away. I pulled off the road to listen, and thought WOW this is a great tune. Sounds like a great movie soundtrack to me. I'm surprised some director has not found her to record for a movie.
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I began to pay attention to what was being said...I really listened when my 90 year old mother told ...I began to pay attention to what was being said...I really listened when my 90 year old mother told me of struggling on her meager Social Security Check. I listened when I heard that babies of illegals in this country are American citizens, that workers with green cards who are not citizens can and will draw Social Security; I listened, horrified, as I was told the amount of money we as tax payers pay for medical bills, schooling, etc. for illegals, and for the upkeep of illegals in prisons. I listened when I heard that American companies now are American in name only. Greed now is the motto. I listened as I heard of the increasing deaths of those sent to war to protect us from a phantom enemy. I listened when I heard the fantastic song written and sung by Taylor Pie, "So Little Has Changed", tagged a modern day protest song by many. I listened. I listened. And I cried.
Mostly solo performances of original songs on guitar and mandolin, occasionally mingled with traditional folk.
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