'Ode to Janis Joplin' flew through my pen in five minutes!' explains Judy 'Joy' Jones, composer and creator of Ode to Janis Joplin, her latest cd. 'When I painted Janis Joplin for the cover of this cd, she blazed across my canvas ON FIRE just as she was in real life.
'Ode to Janis Jopin' won first place at a poetry slam, leaving the audience gasping for breath. Janis spoke directly through Judy and the rap you hear is like Janis lived her short life; FAST! She was driven by unseen forces that continue to touch the heart and souls of millions.
The outpouring of poems dedicated to the homeless on Judy's cd's; 'Ode to Janis Joplin' and 'Bones of the Homeless',
came about after praying to relieve the suffering of the poor.
Judy's book, 'The Bones of the Homeless' is available at:
Barnes and Noble; Amazon.com; Borders and
'The Bones of the Homeless' is a moving portrayal of the homeless through photographs and award winning poems.
Her first spoken word/music cd; 'Bones of the Homeless' comes from the deepest cries of the human soul; speaking for those silenced by poverty.
It is available on cdbaby.com.
'No Name Ho', the second track on the cd, written by Judy, sung and arranged by David Thornburgh is based on a true story and because of David's generous spirit and talent, 'No Name Ho' has her place in eternity.
Check out Judy Joy Jones Radio Talk Show at:
Recent guests include Ray Charles bass player; Curtis Ohlson who also recorded Judy's cds; St.Louis blues man Sonny Robertson; publishers Mike Burch and Casey Swanson and don't miss 'Mr. Hollywood' 95 year young Johnny Holiday.