Author Archives: Patti Jo Roth-Edwards

About Patti Jo Roth-Edwards

A lifetime in the Music Business as a working professional Performer, Singer-Songwriter, Recording Artist and Producer has brought Patti Jo Roth-Edwards here to settle in Idaho. Consistently at the Top of the Charts on Number One Music, with over 100 songs playing globally over internet radio, Patti Jo’s songs enjoy millions of plays. As a Judge for the Northern California Songwriters’ Association and the California Country Music Association, her knowledge and understanding of music and performance is respected and well-established. Many of her songs are available for download on iTunes and Amazon. In addition to her 5 albums, she has 104 singles available through CDBaby.com.

Patti Jo’s Country: Fiddlin’ Red and Desiree are Ruff Shodd

Fiddle and country banjo are pure delight. Tapping my foot and smiling, I looked at the name of the group. It was, Ruff Shodd: an old time string band that plays traditional, Celtic, folk, vintage blues, vintage country, and original … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Dr. Joe Baldassarre; The Path of Wood and Steel

There is something magical that happens when I hear some music. Some music touches my soul, moving me in powerful ways to remember a past that essentially is my roots – my foundation. When music is performed in a perfectly … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country:  A New Year Shines

It snowed. White covers the ground and decorates the trees of a 24 degree world. The men are growing beards and people are out shoveling the walkways, not just to their own homes, but in front of their neighbor’s houses … Continue reading

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PJ’s Country: Small Town America, Pistol Packin’ Santa

Christmas in small town America, Emmett, Idaho, features all the traditions of Christmas. Holiday gatherings, music, decorations and stories are everywhere. This is a predominantly Christian community. There is a life-size Nativity scene set up on one of the church … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Susan M. Botich, Author of Novel and Song

Singer, songwriter, poet and published author Susan M. Botich works as a freelance writer for regional and national magazines and business and news publications.  From the time she was a young child, she always felt drawn to storytelling, with its … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Keith Ivan Schrenk, Cowboy Singer

It is 5:15 in the dark morning. Baking of the morning cornbread scents the air and removes the chill. It’s just the dog and I this morning.  I am considering “The American Dream”. I am in that dream and it … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: The Blanca Mora Quartet, Simply Siblime!

Finding the Blanca Mora Quartet was an unexpected thrill that awakened a sleeping passion. I LOVE this music. As a Singer, jazz standards written and produced by such Masters as Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller and Johnny Mercer delight my soul. … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Thanksgiving Tradition Evolution

Thanksgiving is here to be celebrated with people I like and love. Traditions, especially this holiday, are so important to me. This is an American holiday accompanied by a story of overcoming and survival, of one society coming to the … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Front-Man, Corey James

“I don’t think there’s any better feeling than making someone genuinely feel something with your art.”  Corey James 2017 Mountain Home, Idaho has produced some really fine down-home authentic Country music. One source of that music is Corey James.  I … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Emily Tipton, Brook Faulk, Music, a Washboard and Coffee

After meeting Brook Faulk and hearing her beautiful voice and exquisite original song, I was delighted to learn she plays the washboard.  I went on an internet search and found that the washboard is considered one of the only truly … Continue reading

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