Top row: Tom Chapin, Pete Seeger, Pete Seeger with the Disabled in Action Singers
Second Row: Richie Havens, Tom Paxton, Burns Sisters, Janis Ian, Patty Larkin, Erica
Third Row: Michelle Shocked, Trout Fishing in America, Melanie, Holly Near
Fourth Row: Odetta, Jonathan Edwards & Peter Yarrow, Peter Yarrow
Patricia Shih has been performing for audiences of all ages for decades. During this time she has appeared solo and with others in thousands of venues all over North America.
"Your singing was gorgeous! I love your songs!" Bonnie Raitt
"...one of those independent albums that you long for, hope for, and eventually pray for in the course of a year... great lasting music...refreshingly and a realistic simple treasure... experience a future star of the finest magnitude. Patricia Shih is a wonder." Zeke Griffin, "Good Times"
"Your song, 'Two Good Legs' got an ovation after it was sung by the Disabled in Action Singers at the Lincoln Center Outdoor Festival ... 6000 people, SRO ... Great song!" Pete Seeger
"You are clear and beautiful... we are deeply moved by the beauty of your songs and the clarity of your commitment." Dick Roberts Film Co.
"Of all the requests for information that we've gotten about this particular program, your song has generated the most queries." Eva-Sands Flynn, Folk Samplers, NPR
"...out of all of our children's programming this season, the majority of first choice booking requests were for your show. I was also very impressed with your ability to work with the special education members of our audience...the audience was absolutely enchanted..." Maxine Maxwell, Jamaica Arts Center
"There are lots of socially conscious folk singers in New York, but very few of them have the voice Patricia Shih has." Eve Zibart, The Washington Post
"There's no magic bullet to make it in the music business, but Patricia Shih's clear-eyed, informative book gives an aspiring musician plenty of useful ammunition." John Platt, host of City Folk Sunday Breakfast, WFUV, NY
"In a songwriting contest... more than 350 tunes from the NY metropolitan region were entered... some (winners) were exceptional writers like Patricia Shih..." Diane Ketcham, The New York Times
"...a great success.... 'The best entertainer we've ever had!' 'Great for the mind and great for the soul!' 'Where did you find her!' These were some of the enthusiastic responses I received." Nancy Suden, American Society for Training and Development
"Monster songwriter! Your half hour was more entertaining than (the headliner's) two hours combined." Dr. Joe Waldbaum, singer-songwriter
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