Tag Archives: Patti Jo Roth-Edwards

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: 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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Patti Jo’s Country: Mia Edsall: Big Red Horse, a Gutsy Call

Every artist has a story: something that is the foundation of their art. When I saw a picture of Mia Edsall flying her Big Red Horse over a fence, I was amazed. How can anyone actually do that? On the … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Idaho Love, Redneck Romance: Brook Faulk, Robert Houghton, Ron Watkins and Patti Jo Roth-Edwards

Idaho Love I discovered came in many forms. I originally began this article after enjoying a song by an Idaho Songwriter, Ron Watkins, called “Redneck Picnic“. I put out the call for love songs and got everything from a woman’s … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Geren R. Kunkel, Idaho Eccentric

  Interesting people are always different from the mainstream. Geren R. Kunkel is a true Idaho eccentric: a brilliant artist who loves to create and play. He has a degree in engineering, performs on violin, guitar, ukulele and dulcimer, writes … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Idaho Songwriters Write to Unite

Often, I am nagged awake by an inspiration that compels me to write.  Since taking on the writing of this column, I have become enthusiastically interested in discovering other artists and listening to their songs.  Themes occur to me and … Continue reading

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Patti Jo’s Country: Idahoan Note to Mass Murderers – Shoot Yourself First

Something tells me that this may offend some. To others this is music to their ears. I first became aware of Jack Loyd Gish from my Facebook Page and the Idaho Songwriters Association.  It was by accident that I heard … Continue reading

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