Joanna's 2nd CD is entitled "Yodeling Tribute." It is a tribute to many of the great yodelers and yodeling songs of the early history of country and western music.
Joanna is now 14 years old. She has won many competitions with her vocals and yodeling. In 2004/2005, she appeared on PAX-TV's "America's Most Talented Kids."
This CD also features Mike Porter, a superb award-winning Nashville vocalist. Mike and Joanna are featured in harmony yodeling in two songs entitled "Yodeler's Dream" and "Cattle Call." For more information on Mike Porter, please refer to his website at www.mikeporteronline.com
In addition, Joanna's younger sister Julianna, age 9, is featured in two duets with her sister and in two bonus tracks alone. Julianna was the 2005 Entertainer of the Year, Traditional Country, ages 7 - 12 at the North American Country Music International competitions. Watch her "chirp" yodel in "Daddy Was a Yodeling Cowboy."
Songs featured on this CD include:
1) Yodeling Tribute written by Janet McBride. Joanna performs this song in memory of the of all great yodelers of time past.
2) Yodeler's Dream written by Janet McBride. This song features fast harmony yodeling by Joanna and Mike Porter.
3) You're in Tennessee. Joanna wrote both the lyrics and music for this song and is proud to have it featured on the CD.
4) The Yodelin' Blues - the Wilkinsons hit of the 1990s performed by Joanna and Julianna.
5) Cowboy Yodel - an old favorite originally written by Tex Owens.
6) Cattle Call - the Eddy Arnold favorite. Listen to Mike and Joanna on this one!
7) Muleskinner Blues - the Jimmie Rodgers song in Dolly Parton style as performed by Joanna.
8) He Taught Me to Yodel - one of the oldest of country classic yodeling hits.
9) Yodeling Mad - written by Slim Clark.
10) Where the Yodel Began - written by Janet McBride. In this one, you'll study the origins of yodeling. Now was it Cajun, cowboy, or Tarzan? You be the judge!
11) I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart - written by Patsy Montana. No yodeling tribute would be complete with this song.
12) I Want to Be a Cowboy's Dreamgirl - featuring Julianna Allen, this song was written by Patsy Montana as well.
13) Daddy Was a Yodeling Cowboy - written by June Holm. This old song has a new twist with Julianna's chirp yodel.