MP3 Jason Conley - The Postulant Thief
Grunge, folk, bluesy roots with powerful vocals and lyrics that creep into you
15 MP3 Songs in this album (69:54) !
Related styles: FOLK: Folk-Rock, COUNTRY: Americana
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Jason Conley is a West Virginia born singer/https://www.tradebit.com left the coal feilds at age 23 to find songs and play https://www.tradebit.comling from a long line of gospel musicians and back porch bluegrass players. He channels everything that he loves and admires in anyone or anything he comes to https://www.tradebit.comn in Boone co and raised on brushy fork of crawley creek, in the small town of chapmanville in Logan https://www.tradebit.com son of a disabled guitar pickin coal miner and a Southern Virginia belle. Spent most of his early years hanging out with all the kids that smoked cigaretes,drank beer,Skipped school and got into https://www.tradebit.comrted playing guitar at age 11 but it wasn''t until age 17 he began singing along with his guitar https://www.tradebit.comch were mostly vague impressions of his fathers versions of Hank Willam or Johnny Cash songs and Others like the Carter family and The Stanley Brothers, as well as Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs. Other sounds came along with time like any other person growing up in the 80''s and 90''s if you were listening to music you were catching on to the movements of it as well. However the most moving songs ever felt by Conley was as a child in a old primitive baptist church were his mother is a member."There are no instuments or musical recordings in there church, its just all vocal harmony and the first time you hear it you feel like you should''nt be hearing it , I felt like i was invading someones privacy,someone''s deepest feeling that they rarely show to anyone""Its the purest raw emotion I''ve ever heard" "You can truely hear the solid root of the Stanley Brothers sound in that church" "Leaves your skin crawling and your hairs standing,and almost always makes you cry." After several attemps at bands in his highschool years and after, he Ended up in West Palm Beach Florida at age 23. Conley went on to play in several different projects in Florida until additioning for a management https://www.tradebit.come he was approached by a Sony/ATV Publishing represenitive. Who insisted on him moving to Nashville to better his chances in the music scene. After realizing the dinosaur code of the Nashville songwriter https://www.tradebit.com appeal and excitment of it all was https://www.tradebit.comever it was a definate turning point in his life and songwritting for ever more. "Nashville was like a living in a mirror ball,the streets ,venues and clubs are full of people doing the same https://www.tradebit.coming to write a hit song and meet the connection of their destiny." "Which was a wonderful thing to be a part of for a while and it was definately fun to watch" The California connection came along in the form of Johnny Callahan. A Northern California Singer/songwriter who meet up with Conley in the Blue Bird cafe in Nashville. The two Proceeded to form a band called SlapShoeFly and went on to record the dungeon cuts in the fall of 2004 Soon enough Conley found himself in the windy pines of Northen California . Were he proceeded with Johnny Callahan and David Waymire in the SlapShoeFly and recorded 11 of his original songs on the first album ''Decades In The Grain'' along with several collaberations with Callahan and Playing on 2 of his original works for the album. Now living and writting in Chico California. Conley has released 11 more of his Original tunes with Callahan and new bassist Tristan Behm on the new SlapShoeFly Album ''On The Trail Of The Sun'' also playing on Callahan''s tracks for the album.
Now the first attemp at a solo career has been established with the release of The Postulant Thief. You can keep an ear down on the tracks for Jason Conley he''s here to stay.