lifeblood: listlogs: 2007-036


date:    tue, 27 mar 2007 09:39:49 edt
subject: neil young cover song contest

somehow i thought this might be of some interest  here.


for immediate release
march 20,  2007

american laundromat records  and daisy rock guitars announce  neil young=20
song contest

unsigned  female artists can win a  spot on a nationally distributed benefit=
cd, a daisy  rock guitar and  more!

stonington, ct - american laundromat records and  daisy rock  guitars are=20
co-sponsoring a contest inviting female artists and   female-fronted bands t=
submit a cover version of neil young=e2=80=99s =e2=80=9conly love  can  brea=
k your heart=e2=80=9d to=20
win a=20
daisy rock guitar, consideration for an  official  daisy rock endorsement,=20
a guaranteed slot on the upcoming  american  laundromat records benefit cd=20=
cinnamon girl - women artists  cover neil  young=e2=80=9d.  all proceeds fro=
m the=20
girl project  will be donated to  casting for recovery, a national non-profi=
support  and educational program for  women who have or have had breast=20
cancer. =20
tanya donelly, jill sobule, the  watson twins, kristin hersh, lori  mckenna,=
josie cotton, and britta phillips are  just some of the  outstanding female=20
artists covering neil young for the cinnamon  girl  benefit cd due out=20
october 3,=20

to be eligible, bands must  meet  the following requirements:
- have a lead female vocalist, and at  least one  female guitarist or bassis=
- have a website and/or myspace  page, and gig  regularly at local clubs and=
- be a fan of  neil young=e2=80=99s  music

the contest winner will receive:
- a  guaranteed spot on the  cinnamon girl benefit cd
- free daisy rock  guitar or bass, and consideration  to earn an official=20
daisy rock  endorsement
- winner will be announced  worldwide on the american  laundromat website an=
myspace page as well as the  daisy rock web site  and myspace page

to enter, artists are invited to  submit their  cover version of =e2=80=9con=
ly love=20
can break your heart=e2=80=9d on cd to american   laundromat records, c/o ci=
contest, p.o. box 1428, pawcatuck,  ct  06379.  submission deadline is may=20
the winner will be  chosen and  announced on june 1st.  any questions=20
regarding the  contest should be  directed to
with the =20
following in the subject  field =e2=80=9ccinnamon girl contest question=e2=
=80=9d. =20

about daisy rock  guitars
daisy rock (  is the original girl-guitar  company=20
dedicated to successfully  supplying and marketing pro-quality guitars  for=20
females.  the  company is led by its president, tish ciravolo, and  co-owned=
and =20
distributed by alfred publishing.  daisy rock=e2=80=99s ongoing  mission  is=
females of all ages with whatever it takes to learn to   play guitar and=20
music.  daisy rock has established and continues  to  strengthen its=20
as =e2=80=9cthe female guitar  company.=e2=80=9d

about casting  for recovery
casting for recovery  ( is a  national=20
non-profit support  and educational program for women who have or have  had=20
cancer.  casting for recovery provides an opportunity for women whose  lives=
have been profoundly affected by the disease to gather in a beautiful,  =20
setting and learn fly-fishing, "a sport for life." the weekend  retreats =20
incorporate counseling, educational services and the sport of  fly-fishing t=
promote mental and physical healing.  founded in  1996, casting for recovery=
been offering free retreats across the  country.  they rely on local =20
and organizations to  support their community based  retreats.

about american laundromat  records=20
american laundromat  records ( is an  indie-rock=20
label based out of  southeastern, ct.  founded in 2004  by music enthusiasts=
spadaro &  sean t. rayburn, the label is  best known for their popular 2005=20
compilation  "high school reunion - a  tribute to those great 80's films"=20
featured  indie-rockers frank  black, kristin hersh, matthew sweet, the=20
dolls and  others  covering those beloved tunes from some of the 80's most=20
teen   films.  other upcoming projects include =e2=80=9cdig for fire - a pix=
ies =20
=e2=80=9d  featuring they might be giants, ok go, british sea power, the  ro=
and many  more.  a november 13, 2007 release date  is  scheduled.


american laundromat contact:
joseph h.  spadaro,  founder & pres.
p: 860-245-3669
f:  860-599-1302 =20 =20

daisy rock contact:
rich lackowski,  director of public  relations   =20
p: 818-891-5999 ext. 284
f:   818-895-5301

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