Their concert repertoire draws primarily from Jim’s catalog of original songs, particularly material from the three CDs he recorded and released over the last four years, with a sprinkling of classy, classic songs from the likes of Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Elton John, James Taylor, Van Morrison and The Beatles.
“HAPPY SONGS FROM HAPPY TIMES”
A playlist of videos from the Jim Newsom YouTube archive, being shared daily on Facebook during the “Social Distancing” period of the Covid-19 pandemic:
Live performances of cover songs, primarily from the 1960s and 1970s.
We bring you this music in hopes that happy songs from happier times can help inoculate us against discouragement and despair during this trying period in our lives.
VEER Magazine – February 15, 2020
“The gold standard for songwriting.”
— Michael Crockett, Nashville Songwriters Association International
“The greatest live performance I have ever seen by a local musician.”
— Sandy Adcock, musician and artist
“Relentlessly positive…a carefree feeling like a day spent
hiking in the hills or strolling on the beach.”
— Paul Shugrue, WHRV-FM
“The original songs, about love, life’s choices and feeling good,
have a go-down-easy, James Taylor-Joni Mitchell, flower-power vibe.”
— Craig Shapiro, The Virginian-Pilot
“A local legend.”
— Coast Live, WTKR-TV
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