Feel Good Christmas songs recorded in Memphis and Nashville. From Blues and Soul to Western Swing and Country, this project features the finest musicians from the Music and Soul Cities, including members of Hi Rhythm and the Tennessee Mass Choir. Includes 4 New original Christmas tunes penned by Gail Bliss.
AWARD WINNING, country bluegrass gospel album. Traditional hymns mixed with originals, written by Gail Bliss. Gail received the 2003 Best Songwriter Award for her title cut “Where Love Lives” at the CCMA awards and later Best Songwriter at the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Competition. This recording heard on country gospel radio across the United States. Featured band members on this recording include Aubrey Haynie (ﬁddle and mandolin), Kenny Malone (drums and percussion), Brian Sutton (guitars), Scott Sanders (dobro and steel guitars), Dennis Croutch (upright bass) and Bruce Watkins (banjo). Gail’s Father, Bob Bateman, is also featured singing “The Lonesome Road” as well.
A 3-song EP (Extended Play), recorded in Nashville with members of the Lee Roy Parnell and Delbert McClinton bands. Gail's earthy vocals on two contemporary country originals and the James Taylor hit "Bartender's Blues".
The real deal recorded in Nashville and features some of Nashville’s Grammy Award winning musicians. Gail sings the songs made famous in the 50’s and 60’s by the likes of Merle Haggard, Bob Wills, Ray Price, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams, Don Gibson and Tammy Wynette, to name a few. Features “Sea of Heartbreak”, “16 Tons”, “Stand By Your Man”, “White Lightning” and more. The one original song, “Moon Over The Cumberland”, written by Gail Bliss, went to the top of the international western swing music charts upon the release of this project.
12 of Gail’s favorite Patsy Cline songs, featuring “I Fall to Pieces”, “She’s Got You”, “Eyes of A Child” and “San Antonio Rose”. Recorded with the all star band that Gail uses on her live production of “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline”. Personally endorsed by the late Charlie Dick (widower of Patsy Cline) of the Cline estate, Gail has performed the role of Patsy Cline in countless productions across North America since 1994. In the past decade she is also director and producer of her own production of the Patsy show.
Gail’s most recent recording and ﬁrst all original CD. Country music with a theatrical twist, featuring the songs from the hit country music musical, Play It By Heart. 14 songs spanning the genres of honky tonk, musical theatre, country gospel, southern gospel, classic country and contemporary country. Beautiful melodies backed by choirs, a string section and Nashville’s ﬁnest pickers, this collection shows off Gail’s ability to cross musical boundaries as a vocalist, songwriter and producer. (Musical collaborators: Jerry Taylor, David Spangler, Marty Dodson & Tony Migliore)