Weekend Orriel Smith song-fest to celebrate the release of her new CD "A Voice Forever in the Wind"
For those who have never had the pleasure of hearing Orriel's stunningly pure and high soprano voice here are four representative tracks from her career to date.
A full biography and discography and a link to her new CD with purchasable songs is at this link
THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE
Hootenanny 1964. Mike Settle intro;
DOWN BY THE GLENSIDE (Irish)
From the "A Voice In the Wind" Album 1964
TAKE MY MOTHER HOME (Gospel)
From the "A Voice In The Wind" album
BLACK IS THE COLOR (English)
From "Shindig" 1964 (Second song in after Russ Titleman)
COME ALL YE FAIR AND TENDER LADIES (English)
From New CD "A Voice Forever In The Wind" 2011
My privilege has been to make a visit to meet the diva herself in California and to participate in the gestation of the new CD- a toehold on immortality !