"Sunshine" & Shine! Shine!! Shine!!!
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"Sunshine" & Shine! Shine!! Shine!!!

Los Angeles, CA | Established. Jan 01, 2017 | SELF

Los Angeles, CA | SELF
Established on Jan, 2017
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"Televsion, Modeling & Film"

Brenda was also acting in Hollywood during her Epic Records success. She signed with the Screen Actors Guild after getting her first role on the television series Bonanza. A small part for a little girl with a big heart. Brenda was well known for singing at fund raisers throughout the Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley area. Movies, commercials, modeling and other television followed.

MOVIES, MODELING & TELEVISION
Bonanza 1972
Tiger Beat Model 1972 to 1975
Hush Puppies Commercial 1974
This Is The Life TV Series 1974,1975
Crest Commercial 1975-1977
Mr. Sycamore Film Starring Jason Robards 1975
I Love You Goodbye Movie Of The Week 1975
The Beatles TV Movie 1976
McDonald's Commercial 1976-1978
Kool-Aid Commercial 1975
Hometown USA Film 1980
The Young and The Restless CBS TV 1981
- Melody Dawn Records


"Radio Reviews"

REVIEWS FROM RADIO STATIONS
"Excellent record. Artist in good form with good production."
Shane Wilder, PD - TABC Syndicated Radio - Hollywood, Ca.
"Brenda is one of the freshest new female singers to bless our airwaves for some time. Her new album 'Country Lover', doesn't have one bad song on it.'
Don Gilbert, MD - KSTC Colorado
"Everything about this record is good. Will get a lot of airplay."
Mike Griffith WVOH - Colorado
"This is a great album"
KMDO/KOMB -Kansas
"In a word 'Excellent!' Super talent - fresh new female voice worthy of airplay. In one word 'Class'."
WKDO AM-FM Kentucky
"Excelent LP. I was very impressed."
KZZY North Dakota
"One of the most requested indie labels."
WILE Ohio
"Audience response was excellent. This album is great."
KWIQ Washington
"Excellent audience response. Thanks so much for your album. Brenda has got a great voice. This is a great album - keep it up!"
WOPP Alabama
"Brenda is the greatest singing female sensation in at least two decades. I can't get enough!! Hang in there kid - let's show 'em!"
Eddie Smith WKAC Alabama
"Would like to commend her on these (songs). she did and excellent job. Her record will get played in regular rotation daily. super LP Brenda. Keep up the good work.
Randy Peterson KFBR Arizona
"..some writers write good songs - some singers sing well. This lady has loads of talent. She's writing good songs and sings them very well!"
John Coles KTAN Arizona - Melody Dawn Records


"Awards"

AWARDS
Female Artist Of The Year - Music Fest 1988
Record Of The Year 1988,1989,1990 - California Country Music Association
Entertianer Of The year - Country Radio Broadcasters 1988
Album Of The Year for 'Country Lover' - Country Music Associations Of America 1989
- Melody Dawn Records


"Choirs & Benefits"

While living in Hollywood, Sunshine was singing in 3 choirs. The fellowship was important to her and it was a time of deep spiritual growth while performing in churches all over the Los Angeles area.


CHOIR VOCALIST & SOLOIST
Festival Choir - First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood - Directed by Cheryl Smith
Hollywood Mass Choir - Directed by Patrick Hare - winner of Gospel Fest 2002
The Voices of Inspiration Choir - Directed by Reverend Alexander Hamilton


VOLUNTEER
Serving in the Lord's Lighthouse - a ministry to the homeless
Feed The Children
Toys For Tots
American Cancer Society
Cerebral Palsy
American Heart Association
Food Harvest
Girl Scouts Of america
Jerry Lewis Telethon
Prison Ministry
Boys and Girls club
YMCA & YWCA
Police Action Leagues
Salvation Army - Melody Dawn Records


"'Country Lover' Reviews and Radio Charts"

Country Lover includes the hit songs But I Never Do, Gone-Gone-Gone, Barefoot Lady, These Boots Are Made For Walking and Country Lover. Worldwide video airplay on Gone-Gone-Gone and several awards. - Melody Dawn Records


"Reviews and Radio Charts"

Country Lover was a huge success with airplay worldwide and international airplay on the video 'Gone, Gone, Gone" for 'Sunshine' Brenda Smith Cole - Melody Dawn Records


Discography

Country cd 'Country Lover'
www.cdbaby.com/cd/BrendaCole

Gospel/Country/Bluegrass cd 'Taught Me How To Love' www.cdbaby.com/sunshine32

Gospel/Country/Pop cd Shine! Shine!! Shine!! www.cdbaby.com/sunshine33

Currently playing on Jango Radio

www.jango.com/music/Sunshine

Soon to be released Gospel/Country/Blues cd SHINE!!!

Gospel Music Ministry
http://www.TheJesusChristFanClub.org

Independent and self promoted
www.melodyDawnRecords.com

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Bio

'Sunshine' (Brenda Smith Cole) and her band Shine! Shine!! Shine!!! play original songs blended with songs everyone knows and loves. Her band of experienced professionals will leave you feeling good and wanting more.

Brenda has experience performing on American and European stages, but especially enjoys singing for benefits and good causes. She has a big heart and a happy, gentle spirit.

Brenda performs with the sincerity of Vince Gill, Alison Krauss and Dolly Parton on ballads, the energy of Kelly Clarkson,Taylor Swift and Reba McEntire on up tempo, and the dynamics of Jason Crabb, Martina McBride and Carrie Underwood on her gospel songs.

Brenda's voice is like a breath of fresh air, smooth and polished with a child-like innocence. It's angelic at times but she also sings with powerful conviction and confidence that can raise the hair on your arms to dance. Her voice is ageless and timeless and through the years her songs have always soothed the listener into a feeling of being loved and comforted by her warm alto tones.

Brenda 'Sunshine' Cole has three cd's.
You Taught Me How To Love
http://www.cdbaby.com/sunshine32
Shine! Shine!! Shine!!!
http://www.cdbaby.com/sunshine33
Country Lover
http://www.cdbaby.com/BrendaCole

Brenda enjoys singing with her acoustic guitar and doing television shows with her track tapes of original recordings. This diversity allows Sunshine to perform her music ministry for children, hospitals and prisons. Her band Shine! Shine!! Shine!!! is also available for churches, fairs, festivals, revivals, concerts and house parties. Band members can include guitar, bass and drums, and also can include keys, harmonica, fiddle and background singers.

Brenda has written most of the music on her cd's. Her 'Country Lover' cd garnered airplay all over the world, Billboard success and numerous awards. Her gospel music is destined to achieve highly acclaimed success, as she is spiritually anointed and truly gifted by God.

Brenda can perform solo or with a band. Her solo show is suited to a listening audience. In an intimate setting she can share stories and experiences that always make for an uplifting evening.

Brenda Smith worked with legendary record producer Billy Sherrill at age 13 and also an actress and model in Hollywood. While on Epic Records, she released, There Is A Place by Sharon Rucker and R.S. Kinky Friedman, string arrangement by Glenn Spreen. A very sweet country love song with a pop flair. Its about love that never dies, like Romeo and Juliet. Brenda sang this with a polished maturity beyond her years. Billy recognized Brendas writing talent and produced her first original recording called Midnight Flight To Frisco, strings arranged by Bergen White. Brenda co-wrote this with Geno Havens, a casting director from Hollywood. The string arrangement adds to the feeling of taking off in an airplane.

She'll get you standing, clapping and singing along too. Her optimistic outlook is inspiring. She has big dreams and a big heart. She is aways looking at the brighter side. That's why she is 'Sunshine'.

Brenda says, "I always look for the good in everyone and everything. I have faith that all things are possible.

If you are an event planner or entertainment provider, call Brenda Cole and Shine! Shine!! Shine!!! for your next uplifting event.

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