Ginny Peters
Location: Otorohanga, King Country, New Zealand
Description: New Zealand Country Singer Songwriter,with over 50 recorded traditional Country songs.
Biography: Ginny Peters would be the quite achiever of New Zealand Country Music. having had a great deal of success over a number of years with her writing and singing. Foe example her song, I ONLY SEE YOU has been recorded eleven times by artists in the USA, England, Australia and New Zealand. IN THE ARMS OF A MEMORY has had similar coverage and was a top ten hit in Australia as recorded by Brian Letton. Ginny has worked extensively with Nashville CMA Hall of Fame member, the late Cliffie Stone and Cliffie recorded several of Ginny's songs. She has recorded for labels such as, RCA, EPIC, Allied International, Viking and Kiwi Pacific in New Zealand. In the USA her labels include, EVOLVE, Trend and Playback. Her recording of Freight Train for Playback made the Cashbox top 100 and indies charts in 1988 as did her next single, Old Fashioned Lover. On the liner notes to her new album, THE JOURNEY, Walt Trott, (editor AFM's Nashville Association of Musicians newspaper) writes, "Sweet and unassuming, Ginny Peters is a gifted poet with a guitar, one who possess a great generosity of spirit and flair for expressing the simple things of life with a tender twist. Truly her songs have heart, an essential of any good country ballad.
Press Release:
Ginny Peters new album, THE JOURNEY features 15 tracks all written by Ginny and recorded by artists from the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Including such as, CMA Hall of Fame Member, Cliffie Stone, award winning Australian artists, Brian Letton and Craig Byrne and multi platinum recording star from New Zealand Dennis Marsh. Ginny herself contributes one song. The album will appeal to all that love traditional Country Music with real heart and soul. As Walt Trott, ( author, "The Honky Tonk Angels" biography of Kitty Wells and Johnnie and Jack), writes, "THE JOURNEY' is an excellent round-up of songs penned by a New Zealand country music pioneer and definitly belongs in your CD collection (and mine). Available from, www.cdbaby/cd/ginnypeters

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