Abby Smith | Monitored For Quality Control

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Monitored For Quality Control

by Abby Smith

Mostly Blues, Jazz, Cabaret with poetically political and movingly personal content. A powerful singer with great wit and presence.
Genre: Blues: Urban Blues
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1. Wheels Of Two
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2. The Night Hood
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3. Little Boysenblu
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4. The Other Woman Blues
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5. My Time
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6. Oh, Lucy
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7. Where Is It Written
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8. Flames Of Rage (Klezmer Version)
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9. Flames Of Rage (Reggae Version)
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10. Celibacy
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11. Take Me Out Of The Ball Game
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12. The Party
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13. What's It Gonna Be Tomorrow Night
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Abby Smith, a native New Yorker, has been singing since she was two; started writing poetry at age 10 and songs at age 18. Her purpose in life is to reach people and move them via their hearts and minds, funny bones and parts lower....Her vocal forte is the Blues -- she owns them (she's lived them) but she is equally comfortable with Jazz, Folk, Cabaret (Show Tunes), or even Country Western. Her song topics can be cutting edge: ie, Why men are so obsessed with their balls, Being the "Other Woman", NYPD abusing their power, A Country-Western Bisexual love song -- a Female version of BrokeBack Mountain (BrokeNail Mtn?). While Music Moguls have told her that her eclecticism will be her Undoing....her audiences get taken for an entertaining cultural adventure whenever they hear Abby live or on recording. One of Abby's most recent goals it to wake the world up to the fact that women facing menopause or past it are not only vital, but fierce and sexy, creative and Ready to Represent!


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Matthew Lasar

TERRIFIC ALBUM!!!
. . . especially the bicycle song ("Wheels of Two"), the Lucy-the-cab-driver song, and the wonderful live performances ("celibacy!" and "take me out to the ball game!"). Creative, witty, catchy rhythms, wonderful voice, lots of heart, what's not to love about Monitored For Quality Control???

Les Evenchick

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I just finishing listening to the whole CD and just loved it. Delightful, fun, insightful, excellent, are just a few of my reactions at various times while listening. Abby's voice reminded me of the first time I heard Lucinda williams when she was about 19 back in Houston, Tx

I am not a musician or a critic but love great voices with stories to tell.

Les Evenchick
New Orleans