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Treasured Memories: Classic Ballads
Popular Ballads from the 1970's...


Treasured Memories: Classic Ballads ~ is the third CD of the 'Treasured Memories Music' series.  A collection of beautiful ballads that dominated the radio air waves in the 70’s and touched us in so many ways.

I remembered these songs as a teenager when I would sit by the radio and listen, sing, dream, and cry about 'this love' that I was longing for in my life. It wasn’t hard to decide which of these ballads I would use, as a few of them I actually sang at my school music nights.

The wonderful and talented John Sheard again creates the very intimate arrangements with the addition of David Wipper on acoustic guitar. We again recorded this CD at Casa Wroxton Studio and engineered by Nik Tjelios. Nik sugggested that we record my vocals with 2 different microphones at the same time...a very cool idea and he created a unique, sultry sound to my voice...thanks Nik!  . N.         ..  

With the strides in technology and CDbaby, a distributor for independent artists, my music is now being heard all over the world.  'Annie's Song' in particular has received international success and due to this, we have re-released this one song from the 'Treasured Memories: Classic Ballads' CD, in MP3 format for download access.


As the saying goes "It takes a village..."  and so, I want to share the team and credit those who helped make this CD a success: 

Produced and Arranged by John Sheard

Recorded & Mixed by Nik Tjelios at Casa Wroxton Studio

Mastered at Cherry Beach Sound by Nick Rawson

Piano by John Sheard

Guitar by David Wipper

CD Design by Patrick Duffy for Attention

CD Photo by Helen Tansey

 CCDCDCDCDCDCCCCD Pressing by Joe Wood at RDR Music Group 


The song list for Treasured Memories: Classic Ballads: 

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face  (Ewan MacColl, Stormking Music Inc.)

Here, There and Everywhere  (John Lennon / Paul McCartney, ATV (BMI) Catalog / Sony Beatles Ltd.)

(They Long To Be) Close To You  (Burt Bacharach/ Hal David, Casa David / New Hidden Valley Music)

If  (David Gates, Sony / ATV Tunes LLC)

You Make Me Feel So Brand New  (Thomas Bell / Linda Creed, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.)

Play Me  (Neil Diamond, Prophet Music Inc.)

When I Need You  (Carole Bayer-Sager, Albert Hammond, Begonia Melodies Inc./ Albert Hammond  Music / Leonard Cohen Stranger Music Inc.)

Annie's Song  (John Denver, Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co. Inc.)

Longer  (Dan Fogelberg, Hickory Grove Music / EMI April Music Canada Ltd.)

I Only Have Eyes For You  (Al Dubin / Harry Warren, Warner Bros. Inc.)


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