sabato 13 settembre 2014


Born and raised in the Chicago Area, Amy Hart got her start playing blues in festivals as a teenager opening for such artists as Koko Taylor, Junior Welles and James Cotton. Putting her own stamp on the groove she migrated to LA and released "Too Cruel" a track on the Mercury Records Soundtrack for the cult movie "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" Starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt and from there hit the road as a singer/songwriter.
Decades, deals and several disks later she has returned to her blues roots, with the lastest release, "Congratulations" on Painted Rock Records.was born and raised in Chicago. She began her musical career at the family piano at age 2.  When she was in high school she began playing guitar and writing songs. Her first professional gig was in 1979 with Flash Point, a west side Chicago Blues Band. Her first appearance was at Mayor Jane Byrne's Summertime Chicago Concert Series on Broadway at the Armory in Chicago. She was soon a regular on the Blues stages, playing at Kingston Mines on Lincoln Avenue and at B.L.U.E.S. with Junior Welles. She has also opened for Koko Taylor and James Cotton. She entered and won the WLUP sponsored Chicago Rocks Contest twice and released two compilation records with the radio station. She took her music to California to work with producer John Ryan (Doobie Brothers, Santana) and released a song on the Mercury Records Soundtrack "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" in 1985. ​The song "Too Cruel" was co written by Tim Tobias and Amy and Tim were a duo for some time performing in L.A. The movie has achieved cult status, and continues racking up royalties around the world for Amy Hart.

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