Bethany Saint Smith

Bethany Saint Smith

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With "the instincts of an aged American Blues singer" (Susaye Green of The Supremes says), Bethany Saint Smith, you taste and savor every note she belts with her shadowed lyrics of an old soul. This band has come together to create a sound that is older than your time. This is blues in your face.

Biography

Bethany Saint Smith has a tone that sets her apart from any other young woman in the nation, she brings your ears to a hault. Her band infuses with her to create an ensamble that floods a room with earthy blues and prosperous agendas. She has brought it forward, creating sounds from a past time of early 60's style Odetta, Nina Simone, Etta James, Aretha Franklin... and you can even hear the plots of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and let's not forget the foundation of Big Mama Thorton. Bethany takes this generation of blues strait out of the Mississippi Delta and floods your mind with wonderous propositions that make you think twice if you'll be alright. She has worked with many talented artists here in New York City to keep her keepin' on the path of what old time blues can bring to any table.

Bethany was born and raised in Modesto, California, spent some years in San Francisco, then drove accross the country to New York to find a sound that could complicate things. Here you have it, Bethany Saint Smith & The Gun Show.

Discography

"3,000 Miles" (EP) Released in 2007. Now, they are in the works of a brand new, first full length album titled, "Demon Dealers". Tracks to looks out for based on popularity are "Bleed", "Demon Dealers", "Then Leave" and "Forgot Your Name".

Set List

This was our last short set list.
1. THIS MAN (E)
2. DEAR SON (Bm)

3. BLEED (E)
4. BLUE MORNING (Amaj7)
5. FORGOT UR NAME (E)

6. WALK AHEAD (D)
7. BROKEN BLUES (D/F)
8. SHOW ME SOUL (E)

9. THEN LEAVE (G)
10. (B SOLO INTO LOOKING)
11. LOOKING OUT FOR YOU (A)

12. RING OF FIRE (Johnny Cash) (F)

Songs we typicall cover are:
1. Johnny B. Goode -Chuck Berry
2. Hound Dog -Big Mama Thorton
3. Chain Of Fools -Aretha Franklin
4. Bring it on Home to Me -Sam Cooke
5. Looking Out For You -Hazy Malaze
6. I've Got A Woman -Ray Charles
7. The Midnight Hour -Wilson Pickett
8. 6 Days on The Road -Gram Parsons
9. You've Got a Reputation -Byrds

there's plenty more....