James O'Malley
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James O'Malley


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"James O'Malley casts his singer-songwriter net wider than than your average songsmith..Intriguing subject matter and good guitar work."--RL
- Sing Out!

"There is real eloquence here.......a gifted songwriter poised at the threshold of a loftier position in the ranks of American singer-songwriters" - Ralph DiGennaro

"From the first note to the last, James O'Malley's play on words and guitar are polished, playful and perfectly blended. Kick back and get cozy."

- Eleanor Chapman

"When it comes to post-9/11 songs, I think my favorite is still James O'Malley's There's No Place That I'd Rather Be. Its simple eloquence continues to ring true."

- John Platt

"It seemed like every time O'Malley played, after releasing "I'm Ready", he would have a memorable new song to go along with the favorites. Those new songs now make up his extraordinary second album, "If Only In My Dreams." - FAME

"I'm a sucker for a good story song and this album has that in spades. The quality of production is superb with a clarity of sound that captured me from the start. Great vocals backed by superior instrumentation and all in all a wonderful 12 track package."
- Steve Clark


"Tales To Tell" (Arts and Media) 2009
"If Only In My Dreams" (Gable Wing) 2004
"I'm Ready" (Gable Wing) 2001



James O'Malley was born early on with a bundle of songs within his soul. He grew up in Brooklyn, NY and continues to grow up in an old Victorian with his wife and life long companion, Patricia. He has appeared on the bill with many of yesterday and today's legendary artists. He performs solo or with a small ensemble, lives in the NY area and attracts fans from all around the world.