ACCEPTED ON 61ST GRAMMY 1ST BALLOT - "BONFIRE" BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE - BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG
Featuring Annemarie Picerno, Lisa Coppola, Jimmy Parker, Donna Jo, Benny Pitsinger, and Steve Owen Producer: Bob McGilpin/ Cowriter: Gene Dipierro BONFIRE is a numerous #1 indie chart topping Americana group composition with a global message to bring people together.
Inspired by Gene DiPierro, BONFIRE describes the passions in life and music, and the burning desire to build a community in love and traditions through people coming together in unity. Throughout history, nations have blazed bonfires through wars, festivals, celebrations, and the letting go of past regrets, to build new hope for a bright future. The soaring melody intertwines harmonies by award winning independent artists championing music and peace to heal the world. The tracks are notably unique, and incorporate grassroots americana, country, folk, and Annemarie's unique deep bluesy vocal stylings. Each note carefully crafted, the voices intertwine with the sounds of steel guitar, banjo, dobro, mandolin, and emotionally charged lyrics.
"BONFIRE" A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BONFIRES THROUGH PICTURES AND MUSIC
“"The intro guitar is great, and that DEEP voice is fantastic. Then the other singers come in and suddenly I am captivated by a beautiful female voice.This is stunning song. The strings and drums are spot on, but it is the diverse range of voices that blows me away. I would vote for this band simply because of their diversity of voices, each one of which excellent." ”
— MUSIC INDUSTRY NEWS NETWORK
“Melodies have a tremendous richness to them while she focuses on an intimate tact. Instrumentally diverse the way the arrangement balances everything is pure perfection”
— SKOPE MAGAZINE
“A group of seasoned musicians making beautiful music together.”
— Valley FM 89.5 Radio Station Australia
The below introduces the artists that contributed to the song "BONFIRE - Behind The Scenes- The Making of Bonfire" by Annemarie Picerno