Sandy Atkinson & The True Loves

Sandy Atkinson & The True Loves

 Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
BandBluesSinger/Songwriter

Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist known for her diversity in writing and vocal styles released her 5th CD in October 2010. The first 4 CDs received great reviews and airplay in the US, Europe and Australia.
Solo, duo, or w/band: The True Loves.
Checkout the videos on Youtube.com

Biography

Inspired to sing by her Mom who was a big Elvis fan, Sandy while on a cruise with her parents at the age of 4, asked the band if she could sing. The band accepted and she danced and sang Blue Suede Shoes. The crowd loved her. She was never shy about being on stage and she often sang in church.

She started writing at 14 when she got her first guitar. She didn't start performing professionally until she moved to Florida in 94 where she met some great musicians who liked her songs and in 95 she released her first CD. She just released her 5th, (and first live CD) in October 2010 with her new band, The True Loves which is a combination of studio sessions and a live recording from a show at the Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg, FL.

She has played venues and festivals in the US & Norway including House of Blues, Orlando, Sarasota Blues Festival, Sarasota, Hell Blues Fest, Norway and the Muddy Waters Blues club in Oslo.

Influences include Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Mahalia Jackson, Etta James, Joplin, Motown, Classic Rock of the 60s and much more.

Perform Solo, duo or with her new band, The True Loves, a group of very talented seasoned musicians and good friends:
Dean Germain Keyboard
Cannon Quinn Guitar
Ben Jammin Bass
Phil Christman Drums

Discography

Sandy Atkinson, self titled 1995
Why Baby Why 1999
Million Dollar Baby 2003
From There To Here2005
Sandy Atkinson & The True Loves 2010

New CD recorded live at the Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg, FL
Check out the new CD at CDbaby.com/sandyatkinson

Set List

Original except for 3 covers