Now available! CD: A Little Bit More Artist: Perley Curtis
Perley Curtis is a well-respected Nashville singer/musician, and here he puts his magic to work on six songs written by Vic Holdroyd, including a co-write with Kevin Fleming. Thanks in advance for your support of Creole Poet Records. "Country Blue" written by award nominated songwriter, Vic Holdroyd (British Country Muisc Award) at #128 on the CMG Global Radio Network Country Top 200 Chart - Jan, 2, 2015
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Positive reviews and radio airplay worldwide...Wonderful track from their NEW album"A Little Bit More 2013" Review & You Tube posted by DJ Miguel Angel Diaz (Spain) Rockin' Therapy Radio http://rockintherapyradio.com/
Now available! Single: Cry of the Cherokee
Written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd
Artist: Gerald (Ray) Timmerman.
Gerald who hails from Cherokee Country, Oklahoma, showcases his unique country sound on this song written by Vic Holdroyd and Denise Labrie. Positive reviews & worldwide radio airplay.
US Military Combat Veteran, 2nd place Oceola Idol, Oceola's Got Talent, Colgate Country Showdown, prior songs reached top 5 on IMN Country Music Charts. The album features songs written by our team of writers Vic Holdroyd, Kevin Fleming, Denise Labrie, and John D Cole, with a co-write involving Robert Moore.
"Party Down In Redneck Town" written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd at #21 on JOHNNY'S MOSTLY COUNTRY - TOP 40 SPECIAL - Dec. 15, 2014 Australian Music Chart. "Party Down In Redneck Town" at #2 on the TOP 40 INT'L Country Music Chart Jan 15-21, 2015. JT Hollis #12 ON THE TOP 200 ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC CHART Jan 15-21, 2015.
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The soulful sibling duo, ShaiShanell, delivers an authentic and refreshing vocal presentation of this original praise and worship song. They sang the National Anthem with multiple GRAMMY® Award winner MC Hammer, opened for GRAMMY® winner Tramaine Hawkins, and were asked to record background vocals for BET "Best Gospel Artist" Tamela Mann. "Say the Word" featuring ShaiShanell included on the 8th Annual Block Buster Showcase Music Award "Best CD Project" Award nominated Gospel compilation CD, Hallelujah Gospel Vol. 1. (March 2015) Listen to Shai's ITNS Radio recorded interview online at:
Interview comment: VN Listened to the interview, it was inspiring and up lifting. God is blessing you by spreading his word through song and testimony! Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/shaishanell1
Now available! Single: Getting Over You
Artist: Clarance Written by Vic Holdroyd
Clarance is a singer from the Netherlands, performing in various genres. He sings in Dutch and English languages. Currently he is cutting Country Music songs, with his tracks produced in Netherlands by Bas Ruijssenaars, one of which was a Josh Turner cover "Your Man", on the NGC label. Clarance was born in 1975 and at the age of 4 he took to his first musical instrument - drums! and he earned two diplomas with the band, after starting out as the mascot. Later he performed as a Michael Jackson tribute act. Clarance is also an Army veteran. He is presently on tour in England/Ireland Oct 2014 Preview track and download purchases at
Co-writes by Vic Holdroyd with Kevin Fleming, and Henri Piccini.
Album recorded at Worm Studio in Denmark, with backing-vocals by "Trio Acapello"
Bill Dale is a Brit, now living in Denmark. Bill recorded with “Annette and the Keymen” on King Records, an American company, and went professional with a long tour of Scotland.
Bill jammed with Jimi Hendrix and his drummer Mitch Mitchell, for about an hour in the K52 club in Frankfurt. As a band member of “The Plague” a record was cut for Decca, which has been re-released on many 60’s compilation CDs and LPs, and was also re-released as a vinyl 45rpm record for collectors about 6 years ago. The band changed their name to “The Explosive” and recorded on President Records. They released 5 singles on the President label, which you can still hear on You Tube, and iTunes today. One cut was in the Top 50 in 1969, which helped procure radio work with the BBC (Radio 1 club, John Peel), and some TV spots. He toured in Israel with "Mungo Jerry"," Middle of the Road", and "Christie", and a lot of the top Israeli stars, where the record ("Miss Alice's Garden") reached number 8 in Israel’s Top Ten in 1970. He also recorded with different bands, and backed visiting singers like Tony Sheridan. Bill also worked in Denmark as a part of “Johnny and the Hurricanes” with Johnny Paris. He now works with 2 local bands, “Recycle” and "Bongoes.” #111 ON THE TOP 200 ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC CHART Jan 15-21, 2015.
GRAMMY® nominated world renowned musician and recording artist, C.J. Chenier, is featured on the new single, Creole Lady. C.J. Chenier renders a soulful vocal and accordion interpretation on the Louisiana-themed song, "Creole Lady." He has shared the stage with many internationally recognized artists including his GRAMMY® awarded father, Clifton Chenier “The King of Zydeco,” Paul Simon, Joe Sample and Ray Parker, Jr. He appeared on the Jon Stewart Show, CNN and was featured on VH1 and Entertainment Weekly. He has exhibited his musicianship at many large festival venues such as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Chicago Blues Festival and Austin’s SxSW Music Conference. In addition to a GRAMMY® award nomination in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category, C.J. has received many major awards inclusive of the Living Blues Critics’ Poll Award, Indie Award (from AFIM) for Best Zydeco Album, Coups de Coeur (Blows of Heart) Blues Category Award from l'Académie Charles Cros (France) and Best of the Beat Best Zydeco Album (Offbeat Magazine). Preview track and download purchases at cdbaby.com/cd/cjchenier
Now Available! Single: Come Back to Copacabana
Artist: Sharon Martin
Written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd
Sharon Martin "The Soul of New Orleans" a legendary R&B, Jazz Vocalist featured on the new single, “Come Back to Copacabana,” written by award nominated songwriters Denise Labrie (GRAMMY®) & Vic Holdroyd (British Country Music Award). Sharon gives the Jazz Brazilian themed song, "Come Back to Copacabana," an exciting sultry Latin vibe. She has delighted audiences sharing the stage worldwide with many accomplished musicians and recording artists that include Joe Sample, GRAMMY® winner Ray Parker, Jr., C.J. Chenier, GRAMMY® great, Dave Bartholemew; New Orleans legend, Wilson “Willie T” Turbinton; Ellis Marsalis, Walter Payton, violinist Michael Ward, The House of Blues All Stars, Deacon John and The Ivories, The John Brunious’ New Orleans All Stars, Herman Ernest, The Wendell Brunious Jazz All Stars, The Carl LeBlanc Group, GRAMMY® awarded Nicholas Payton, and Donald Harrison Jr. Her talents have been displayed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, French Quarter Festival, Groschenoper in Frankfurt, Germany; Louisiana Black Heritage Festival, New Orleans Jazz Festival in Japan (Osaka, Tokyo, Niiagata, Sapporo), Enghiem, France Arts Festival, and Tour of the Republic of Georgia and Tbilisi. As an esteemed vocalist and entertainer, she has opened for many renowned artists inclusive of Roy Ayers, Gill Scott Heron, Nagee, Ronnie Laws, Buddy Guy, and Boz Scaggs. Sharon's portrayal of Billie Holiday in the production of "Lady Day" at the JuJu Bag in New Orleans has received rave reviews for her re-creation of the famous singer. Preview the track and download purchases at cdbaby.com/cd/sharonmartin
CREOLE POET RECORDS "Creole Lady" featuring CJ Chenier at #23 on the TOP 40 CHART & #58 on the TOP 200 ARTIST CHART Nov 1-7, 2014. Thank you CJ Chenier for your awesome vocal and accordion rendition on this song written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd. Produced by Frank Michels (Nashville, TN), guitar, drums by Frank Michels, vocals/accordion engineered, mixed and mastered by Grant Johnson (Humble, TX). Thank you Frank and Grant for your awesome work on this song! Available at all digital download sites (iTunes, CD Baby, Amazon). Download your copy TODAY!
CREOLE POET RECORDS We are honored that "Come Back To Copacabana" was selected to be inlcuded on the LadyFest 2014 compilation CD. Thank you Sharon Martin for your awesome vocals on this song! Also, thanks for your awesome work on this song to: recorded & mixed by Noel Carter, Oak Park Studio, New Orleans, LA; Noel Carter on keyboards/electric guitar, Mike Woods on bass, Eddie Gabriel on acoustic guitar, Percy Willaima on congas & drums.
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#GOSPEL-INSPIRATIONAL Hallelujah Gospel Vol. 1 (3.24.15) Shai Shanell "Say the Word" is included on this CD featuring some of this year's top Gospel artists and songs, including Bishop Neal Roberson, Alvin Darling, Williams Singers II/ Zacardi Cortez, J Nichole Jones, Kai A. Regina Peten & Company & Varieon "chosen" Owens, Tarsa Vena and many more. more.
- What are people saying about the song, "Say the Word" - MR I love this song, it is such a beautiful worship song; DC I just downloaded my copy and I must say that I got chills listening to this beautiful song! Great work ShaiShanell and Creole Poet Records! RB Say the word....wonderful music...only Vic and Denise to do things like that! Congrats! May our Lord bless You forever! Your friend from Brasil; CF Love this!, KL Hold me down, I have not yet comprehended what I heard, How beautiful ...it is so fitting for what we do in youth ministries. MR I love this song. It is such a beautiful worship song. VN I just listened to this song. Tears are flowing. Glory be to God! - Great news! Hallelujah Gospel 2015 Vol 1 Compilation CD that includes "Say the Word" is nominated for Best CD Project of the Year in the 8th Annual Block Buster Showcase Music Awards. You may click here to vote, listed as Hallelujah Compilation:
We are proud and pleased to present “Brazilian Fossa” featuring Preston Smith trumpet/flugelhorn extraordinaire with the fantastic Dean James (courtesy of Silhouette Records) on alto saxophone delivering a soulful and mellow Latin vibe on the jazz instrumental, written by award nominated songwriters Denise Labrie (GRAMMY®) and Vic Holdroyd (British Country Music Award) Credits: Flugelhorn – Preston Smith, Alto Saxophone – Dean James (courtesy of Silhouette Records, Piano, drums, cabassa, double bass – John P. Taylor. Produced by John P. Taylor Mirage Music & Video U.K. Horns recorded, mixed & mastered by Grant Johnson, Atascocita School of Music Studios, Humble, Texas. Available from ALL digital download sites. Thanks to everyone involved for your awesome work on this project!
Airing on Kim Cameron's radio program 11 PM EST Wednesday's listen online at http://www.livingsexyradio.com/
Living Sexy Radio, the syndicated show that airs on Rodeo Networks, WWPR Tampa Bay and GABNet.
Now Available! Single: Brazilian Fossa
Artist: Preston Smith with Dean James
Written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd
Preston Smith grew up among the influence of the sights and sounds of the New Orleans Jazz scene. Smith on flugelhorn along with Dean James (courtesy of Silhouette Records) on alto saxophone conjures up a soulful and mellow interpretation for the Latin jazz instrumental, “Brazilian Fossa.” He has performed alongside many great artists including Jive Train, Coffee featuring Ernest Scott on the TV show, Louisiana Jukebox. Preston has also appeared on stage with Dixieland, and several Colorado jazz, funk, rock, and Latin groups. Notable venues where he has been featured includes One World Festival, UNC Jazz festival, and The Montana Traditional Jazz Festival. While at Southeastern Louisiana University, Smith was a member of the faculty brass quintet and played lead trumpet in the Top Big Band. Several of his original music compositions are featured on the “Hammond Toast to the Arts” CD, and on the Strawberry Jam Toast to the Arts Festival compilation album. In 2002, he was invited by Tom Benson (Saints Owner) to play "The Star-Spangled Banner" for the Dallas Cowboys vs New Orleans Saints NFL Game in the Louisiana Superdome. Preston’s first album titled One Night Stand was recorded at Word of Mouth Studio in New Orleans in 2002 with sales throughout the southern USA. His recent CD, Beneath the Surface, was released in August, 2015 and is receiving sales and radio airplay (including satellite radio) in the USA and throughout the world. His music is also receiving positive music reviews both in the USA and internationally. Smith is an endorsing artist for Phaeton Trumpets. His captivating rendition of “Brazilian Fossa” showcases his diverse and accomplished skillfulness in the Jazz genre.
"Wanna Feel Your Body" featuring Chris Andrus "Uncle Fallay" Art of the Mix iTunes Chart - R&B/Southern Soul #91, CD Baby #4 Top Songs Urban/R&B - Southern Soul Chart
We are proud and pleased to present “Wanna Feel Your Body” featuring Chris Andrus "Uncle Fallay" also known as the "Swingout Guru." Chris gives a melodic vocal interpretation on the original southern soul swingout song written by award nominated songwriters Denise Labrie (GRAMMY®) and Vic Holdroyd (British Country Music Award)
Credits: Original track produced by Rob Hollander, Netherlands; Electric Guitar Solo - Grant Johnson, guitar and vocals recorded, mixed and mastered by Grant Johnson, Atascocita School of Music Studios Humble, Texas. Available from ALL digital download sites. Thanks to everyone involved for your awesome work on this project!
Currently airing on syndicated radio show (terrestrial and internet): Jazzii A., Radio Show Host, “N-Da-Kno™” on WBOL, WJUS, WVBH, KSIP, WNBN, WONG, KMGC, WCLM, WDSV, Jus Blues Radio Hour, UK’s Essence of Soul & Internet Radio Station WNDK.biz, ITNS Radio DJ Sam Watkins and The Night Flight Live', with DJ John Paul French. Produced & promoted by JPF/SP Promotions/Productions (32,000+ listeners) featuring brilliantly talented artists from across the globe. The Night Flight Live' from Dortmund, Germany and Al Walser's Top 20 radio show from Hollywood. Al Walser’s Weekly Top 20 is the World’s Nb1 syndicated Radio Dance Countdown Show.
This song placed on the following charts:
Art of the Mix iTunes charts - R&B/Soul #91
CD Baby #4 on the Top 10 Songs Urban/R&B - Southern Soul Chart, SOUTHERN SOUL COUNTDOWN #13 - APRIL 2016 – Lady DJ Brown Sugar
Now Available! Single: Wanna Feel Your Body
Artist: Chris Andrus "Uncle Fallay"
Written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd
Chris Andrus “Uncle Fallay” (pronounced Fall lay) also known as the “Swingout Guru” gives a melodic vocal interpretation on the original southern soul swing out song, “Wanna Feel Your Body.” Andrus was born in Lafayette, Louisiana where he was inspired by the sounds of southern soul, R&B, and swing out music. Performing in major cities like Washington DC, Las Vegas, New Orleans and many other cities on the east, west, and south coasts. Chris aka “Uncle Fallay” has shared the stage with some of the all-time greats, including Tyrone Davis, Mel Waiters, Michael Cooper (Con Funk Shun), The Zapp Band, The Manhattans, Denise LaSalle, and Barbara Lynn. He has enjoyed several successful album releases and in 2004 Andrus released southern soul’s first music video, Can I Dance With You, filmed in Lafayette, Louisiana at the famous juke joint club, The Willow. The video aired in Buffalo, New York; Jackson, Mississippi; Austin, Texas; and Lafayette Louisiana along with many other television station markets across the United States. He has received major music awards which include “Best Southern Soul Artist of the Year 2010” Jus’ Blues Award, and the 2014 ZBT “People's Choice” Award. He is also a multiple nominee for the ZBT Award 2015 and a two time nominee for “Male Soul Artist of the Year” Jus’ Blues Award. Chris can be seen performing at popular venues like various casinos, concerts, festivals, night clubs, private and social parties, weddings, and church dances. ‘Uncle Fallay” takes you into the ever popular dance music world of southern soul, stepping, and swingout with his skillful rendition of “Wanna Feel Your Body.”
Kimberly Moses’ voice blends Classic and Contemporary Country Music with a hint of Rock'n'Roll, to present a collection of refreshing and catchy original songs, from the pen of Vic Holdroyd, inc. two co-writes. Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/kimberlymoses
Now Available! CD: Nothing But The Best For You
Written by Vic Holdroyd & co-writes
An album of Country-Music-based songs, with a variety of styles. Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thecompanyuk
Now Available! CD: Meet You On The Moon
Artist: Victoria Eman
Written by Vic Holdroyd, including a co-write with Nashville producer Lonnie Ratliff
Victoria delivers songs from every section of the Country Music spectrum, with a pinch of Rock also! - a must-buy album for any discerning listener. Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/victoriaeman3
Now Available! Single: One More Blue Christmas
Artist: Victoria Eman
Written by Vic Holdroyd
Victoria Eman's beautiful vocal will hold your attention, whichever genre she sings. Here she takes the listener into a Christmas Blues mood with a song written especially for her by Vic Holdroyd. Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/victoriaeman2
Now Available! Single: Something to Believe In
Artist: Victoria Eman
Written by Vic Holdroyd and Denise Labrie
Victoria has produced a unique performance on this song from the Creole Poet Music catalogue. Together with Sander Edzes, this song of hope and inspiration has been given enlightening vocals which will touch the soul of the listener. Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/victoriaeman13
Now Available! Single: Dreaming About You
Artist: Anne Anderson
Written by Vic Holdroyd and Anne Anderson
As a little girl in Germany, Anne loved to watch Cowboy Movies, and her heart would melt when songs were included in the film.
Later she was inspired by Elvis Presley, although she didn't understand a word he was singing.
At the age of 9, Anne mastered the Horn and then the trumpet, and later she started writing Country Music song-lyrics. She drew her inspiration from the greats, including Johnny Cash, George Jones, Willie Nelson, George Strait, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and others.
In 2012 she wrote and recorded "Missing You" for a special person in her life who had become her inspiration, and had encouraged her writing.
She now presents "Dreaming about You", co-written with U.K. songwriter Vic Holdroyd. Anne describes this song as a Country-Soul ballad, in which she expresses her heartfelt feelings for that special someone.
We hope you will enjoy it. Preview track and download purchases at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/anneanderson
In Loving Memory of Vic Holdroyd
Vic is an awesome true friend and co songwriter. I am thankful to know him, meet him and Brenda earlier this year in England and co write so many wonderful songs with him over the years. I will miss and never forget him. Condolences and prayers to all of his family. Vic brought so many people together in friendship from all over the world through his gift of music. May his memory and music live on forever. Love Denise xx (Oct 2017)
Now Available! Single: Juke Joint Money
Artist: Chris Andrus "Uncle Fallay"
Written by Denise Labrie & Vic Holdroyd
Chris Andrus “Uncle Fallay” (pronounced Fall lay) also known as the “Swingout Guru” takes you on a night on the town good ime with the original southern soul, Soul-Blues song, “Juke Joint Money.” Andrus was born in Lafayette, Louisiana where he was inspired by the sounds of southern soul, R&B, and swing out music. Performing in major cities like Washington DC, Las Vegas, New Orleans and many other cities on the east, west, and south coasts. Chris aka “Uncle Fallay” has shared the stage with some of the all-time greats, including Tyrone Davis, Mel Waiters, Michael Cooper (Con Funk Shun), The Zapp Band, The Manhattans, Denise LaSalle, and Barbara Lynn. He has enjoyed several successful album releases and in 2004 Andrus released southern soul’s first music video, Can I Dance With You, filmed in Lafayette, Louisiana at the famous juke joint club, The Willow. The video aired in Buffalo, New York; Jackson, Mississippi; Austin, Texas; and Lafayette Louisiana along with many other television station markets across the United States. He has received major music awards which include “Best Southern Soul Artist of the Year 2010” Jus’ Blues Award, and the 2014 ZBT “People's Choice” Award. He is also a multiple nominee for the ZBT Award 2015, 2017 (ZBT Swing Out Artist of the Year) and a two time nominee for “Male Soul Artist of the Year” Jus’ Blues Award. Chris can be seen performing at popular venues like various casinos, concerts, festivals, night clubs, private and social parties, weddings, and church dances. Follow ‘Uncle Fallay” to the fun loving juke joint scene with this southern soul, Soul-Blues song titled “Juke Joint Money.” This song is dedicated to the memory of our dear friend, Vic Holdroyd.
Ms. Tyler Lange presents a soul-stirring, faith awakening rendition of the Gospel Christian Inspirational original song,
“I See The Light.”
Tyler is a singer from Slidell, Louisiana. She began her musical journey as a child singing in the elementary, middle school, and church choirs. She began perfecting her craft in high school joining the St. Tammany Parish Talented Music Program and Southeastern Community Music School where she studied classical and jazz musical stylings. She also studied vocal music and graduated from the performing arts school, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA).
Tyler loves all genres of music especially R&B, jazz, and gospel. She has performed in many talent competitions, solo recitals, weddings, and special events for family and friends. She has acquired significant roles in local opera productions such as NOCCA’ s “A Taste of Opera” in 2009. Later, she participated In Southeastern Louisiana University’s production of “Pirates of Penzace” in 2010. Tyler continues to share her love of music with others in her current career as a Mental Health Counselor in both school and community settings. She believes that music is and always will be a powerful healing source in her life and the lives of others.
This song is dedicated to the memory of our dear friend, Vic Holdroyd.