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    Lizzie Sider on FOX 35 “Good Day” Show


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    Singer Lizzie Sider Bullied WSVN-TV News


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    WSVN — Since she was a little girl, Lizzie Sider has always loved singing and performing.

    Lizzie Sider: “I just loved being on stage and acting and singing and dancing with other people.”

    Now 15, this Boca Raton native is taking the music world by storm with her country-pop songs but there is a message behind her music.

    Lizzie is using her voice to reach out to kids across the country, who share a very common experience with her, they too have been bullied.

    Lizzie Sider: “I remember coming home crying almost every single day because they would exclude me, they would laugh at me, they would call me names.”

    The situation didn’t change until she told her parents what was going on.

    Lizzie Sider: “Something that helped me through, was something my dad told me when I left school one day. He said, ‘Nobody has the power to ruin your day.’”

    She took the advice to heart and decided to take her love of music and her anti-bullying message directly to the schools.

    Students at RISE Academy in Lauderhill opened up about the effects of teasing and bullying and joined Lizzie for singing and dancing.

    Lizzie Sider: “This tour is not only about anti-bullying but also positivity and self-esteem and never giving up.”

    She ends every event by singing “Butterfly,” a song she wrote about what it’s like to be a victim of bullying.

    Jaheim Barrett: “I think it was amazing.”

    Jaheim is among many seventh graders who agree that Lizzie’s message is powerful.

    Jaheim Barrett: “The fact that if she could go through that and have the courage to tell all of us, I think that’s pretty much spectacular.”

    Alexisa Williams: “I feel bad for the people going through it. I feel bad she went through it. I just hope that bullying will stop one day.”

    Lizzie encourages kids to break the silence about bullying by talking to someone they trust and never giving up on your dreams.

    Lizzie Sider: “No one has the power to knock you down, that you just have to rise above it and believe in yourself.”

    Lynn Martinez: Lizzie is on a 100 school tour of Florida and then she will head to Texas. Her song, “Butterfly” hit the top 40 on the charts in Nashville.






    Hollywood, CA– LIZZIE SIDER, 15-year old emerging country artist, is nominated for a 2013 Hollywood Music in Media Award for her accomplishments as a national spokesperson for the GWEN (Global Women’s Empowerment Network).  The winners will be announced on Thursday, November 21 live at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood, California.  The show starts at 8:00 p.m.  During the ceremony Sider will perform her song “Butterfly,” for which she is nominated.

    Lizzie’s nomination was submitted by GWEN, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help stop all types of abuses of women around the world.  As a spokesperson for GWEN, Sider has been participating in an ongoing anti-bullying campaign by inspiring and motivating children to treat each other with respect and kindness.  She has been an integral part in raising awareness for the free GWEN ALERT app, which can be viewed by clicking HERE.

    Says Tess Cacciatore, Co-Founder and COO of Global Women’s Empowerment Network:  “Lizzie Sider is a role model and inspiration to me personally, and we are very proud to have her as part of the GWEN family.”


    Sider has been interviewed by Access Hollywood, Billboard, The Queen Latifah Show, Hallmark’s Home & Family show, TIME for Kids, Nashville’s Crook & Chase, and was named by the Country Music Association as an “Artist to Watch in 2013.”  Sider, who splits her time between Boca Raton, FL and Nashville, TN, recently participated in her first CMA Fest week with her own booth and with a live performance at the famed country music venue, The Wildhorse.  Both “Butterfly” and Sider’s follow-up single, “I Love You That Much,” charted in the Top 40 on Music Row.  Sider co-wrote “Butterfly” with Jamie O’Neal (There is No Arizona), Jimmy Murphy, and Lisa Drew.  The video for “I Love You That Much” was directed by award-winning Steven Goldmann, whose past credits include Alan Jackson, Martina McBride and Shania Twain.  Sider is currently working on her first full-length studio album for release in 2014.

    About GWEN:

    The Global Women’s Empowerment Network is a global online community that harnesses the power of technology and multimedia to connect and empower those suffering from abuse. Through mobile and online platforms, GWEN provides communication and cause-related solutions that inspire victims to cultivate, strengthen, and share their inner voice to gain confidence and heal.  By tapping into GWEN’s technologies and multimedia programming, participants are able to build confidence and learn life-changing skills.  Programs currently include the GWEN ALERT mobile safety app and plans include additional mobile applications, interactive online courses, the GWEN TV series, healthy product lines and more.

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    Soul/R&B Radio – ’20 Feet From Stardom”s Merry Clayton – New Single – iReed Records

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    Recognized In The Acclaimed Documentary:


    … and you know her as

    “Gimme Shelter’s” 
    Hauntingly Soulful Voice…
    Merry Clayton
    with Joel C. Peskin
    (aka iReedMan)


    Best known for her impassioned vocals on the Rolling Stones’ hit: “GIMME SHELTER”..Merry Clayton’s vocals have also graced albums by such iconic artists as Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Tina Turner, Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Carole King, Neil Young, Diana Ross, Tom Jones, Etta James and Leon Russell, just to name a few.  Merry’s solo recordings include three outstanding albums and numerous singles produced by legendary producer  Lou Adler on Ode Records She enjoyed several R&B hits including ‘AFTER ALL THIS TIME’ (1971) and ‘OH NO NOT NY BABY’ (1973) for which se received a Grammy nomination.  (Merry also appeared around this same time in the rock opera “Tommy” as the original Acid Queen along side rock legends ‘The Who, and the London Symphony Orchestra.)

    THE WELL’S RUN DRY is Merry’s debut radio release in collaboration with renowned saxophone virtuoso/producer iReedMan, from their EP entitled ‘Don’t Burn The Bridge” iReedMan, has his own long list of  CREDITS, not the least of which is his current gig on  ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS,’ where the horn section has attracted it’s own loyal fan club!  


    Give this Soulful R&B single a listen!

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    Soul Singer Merry Clayton and Sax Master Joel “iReedMan” Peskin

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    Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013

    Legendary Soul Singer Merry Clayton and Sax Master Joel “iReedMan” Peskin Release Their Take on The Rolling Stones’ Megaclassic “Gimme Shelter”

    gI_88422_GimmeShelter250  Sax master Joel “iReedMan” Peskin and famed soul singer Merry Clayton, who duetted with Mick Jagger on “Gimme Shelter,” are releasing a blistering new version of that Rolling Stones classic on their forthcoming album “Don’t Burn the Bridge,” out June 4 from iReed Records.

    Peskin has toured and recorded with notable artists including The Beach Boys, Barbara Streisand, Michael Buble, Frank Zappa, Christine Aguilera, Joe Sample, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Seal, Queen Latifah and many more. He has played on the hit TV show “American Idol” for three years and has been in the house band with “Dancing With The Stars,” for the past eight years, and also had the original lead alto sax solo on the original “Entertainment Tonight” theme song & Beach Boys 10 million seller” Kokomo.” Joel was a protégé of Jazz legendary saxophonist the Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and famed Juilliard teacher Joe Allard.

    Besides being featured on the original “Gimme Shelter,” Clayton has performed with Carol King on “Tapestry” Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, as a “Raelette” Neil Young, Tom Jones, Joe Cocker, Leon Russel and Lynyrd Skynyrd, to name a few. She’s also had several solo hits, earning a Grammy nomination for 1973’s “Oh No Not My Baby” and breaking onto the pop charts with 1988’s “Yes,” from the “Dirty Dancing” soundtrack. Clayton is also featured in the upcoming documentary “20 Feet from Stardom,” about backup singers who sang on many hit records from the 1960′s till now.

    The new album “Don’t Burn the Bridge” sees Clayton and Peskin reuniting and revisiting a high-energy sound that they’ve been perfecting since the two studio pros first tag-teamed in the early 1980s on dance and R&B tracks.

    Their fiery, funky take on “Gimme Shelter” will be in digital stores everywhere June 4, 2013.

    For more information, visit



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    BFM Digital is a global digital music company committed to serving the independent music community and delivering quality music, spoken word and video content to leading online retailers worldwide. Representing a diverse catalog of indie labels, artists and publishers, BFM distributes to all of the major music services including iTunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, eMusic, Napster, Walmart, Nokia and many more. With an unparalleled commitment to personalized service, BFM works closely with their content providers from around the world to ensure maximum exposure of their catalog by customizing marketing efforts and building strong relationships with BFM’s digital store partners.


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    Lizzie Sider
    Fifteen-year-old singer/songwriter Lizzie Sider will captivate your heart and ears with a soulful performance. The young talent had an affinity for music at a very early age and taught herself to play guitar by Googling it. She talks about how her dad’s advice helped her overcome bullying at school. This traumatic experience inspired the lyrics to her song “Butterfly,” which she performs for us.

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    Humboldt BOtanicals “Completely Organic”

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            About Us

    I began Humboldt BOtanicals, in 2007, in my “kitchen”, creating my own botanical oil blends for my own skin, as I have always had “trouble” with my own skin. I have always been the natural type, never wearing foundation on my face, my mom is the makeup artist in our family. I, in turn, am the healer, educator in our family, not only as a registered nurse but for creating blends of organic & natural botanical oils & butters that have healing, rejuvenating, & anti-inflammatory properties. I love that I am able to present to my clients pure products that are natural & organic with no water, fillers, parabens, petroleum & a natural SPF. My first clients were, of course, myself, family, co-workers, & friends. Humboldt BOtanical’s Topical Nutrient Serum was a success, receiving excellent reviews, from healing skin conditions that “nothing else would”, to    providing pain relief to chronic conditions, joint pain, arthritis, & women telling me testimonials about receiving positive compliments on their skin. Humboldt BOtanicals officially started in 2008.

    I am now concentrating on my business, taking the needed time to be the owner, manager, promoter, educator, blender & bottler, graphic designer. Slowly but surely I am healing the world! I got a great toll free #866-396-HEAL. I am enjoying running my own business, am proud of myself & what I’ve accomplished, learning so much in this process. Being a nurse was meaningful & great. I graduated in 1992 & had the opportunity to work in a variety of departments. Most of my career was in the obstetrics dept. I was a part of many, many joyful experiences.

    My life ,as in all lives has had wonderful times & such horrible times you never want to see again. I wanted to share with you the story behind my company’s name, Humboldt BOtanicals. I am a mother of two boys, BO & Zack. My first son, BO, had an unfortunate biking accident at the young age of 15 that took his life. My life will never be the same. I miss him so much. In honor of him, I choose to capitalize the first two letters of botanicals, BO. His memory lives, the love for him always in my heart & I see his name all the time. I love that I could do that, receiving a registered trademark too.

    My younger son, Zack is now 26 years old and I have a granddaughter, Wayah Bo, born in 2010. Life is wonderful & seems to fly by. We must never forget to be grateful everyday for the time we have with those we love.

    I moved up to Humboldt County in 1976 from the East Bay Area, where I still live with my dear husband Lewis & our dog, Emma. Together we have six awesome children, including BO, & six beautiful grandchildren. Our joys.

    Thank you for checking us out. Don’t forget to dare to be a label reader, & remember what you put on your body is as important as what you put in your body. LOVE YOUR SKIN.

    Suzanne Squire, R.N.

    Humboldt BOtanicals
    P.O. Box 1971
    Redway, CA 95560
    866-396-HEAL (4325)

    “Lizzie Sider” to be interviewed on “Crook & Chase”

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    Lizzie Sider and Crook & Chase


    Lizzie Sider will be interviewed by Crook & Chase next weekend June 22 & 23.

    Her video “I Love You That Much” will also be featured at that time.

    The show is aired on TNN-The Nashville Network.

    Please check your local listings!


    “Lizzie Sider is a force! A killer combination of singer/songwriter/entertainer who exudes pure charisma and joy with every note; and a level-headed maturity that is relatable to fans of any age”

    Lorianne Crook

    (Watch “I Love You That Much” below)

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    “Lizzie Sider” featured on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family”

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    Lizzie Sider will be on the Hallmark Channel’s “Home and Family” television show (hosts Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare) on June 20, 2013. The show airs at 10:00am Eastern and Pacific time, and 9:00am Central and Mountain time. Lizzie will perform her debut single, BUTTERFLY, and be interviewed. It’s going to be a great show! Please tune in. 

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    Lizzie Sider is a force! A killer combination of singer/songwriter/entertainer who exudes pure charisma and joy with every note; and a level-headed maturity that is relatable to fans of any age.”

    Lorianne Crook, Crook & Chase

    Lizzie already exhibits the poise of a seasoned entertainer. Well-written but youthful original tunes, reminiscent of early Taylor Swift, also show great promise, but her biggest asset is the confidence and energy with which she moves around the stage. Put her on your radar, folks!”

    Tammy Ragusa, Country Weekly

     “[Butterfly] Wildly upbeat and catchy as all get out. The pulsing production rings with repeated guitar riffs and notes of steel. She sings with confidence and volume, riding atop the sonic excitement like a pro.”

    Robert K. Oermann, Music Row Magazine

    Sider has a ‘huge’ voice and her performance on this single [Butterfly] shows not only her tremendous writing abilities but her strong command of the vocal side of her art.  Lizzie is someone to be watched very closely.”

    “Was skeptical. But, not anymore. She is the real deal. A star is born. What a range!”

    Matt Bjorke,

    Lizzie is a role model for all people around the world, as she has the courage to take a stand. We are so very proud of her and will watch in amazement as her story inspires others and her career takes flight.”

    Tess Cacciatore, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

    GWEN (Global Women’s Empowerment Network)

    Lizzie Sider spent approximately 2 hours performing and signing free CDs for the children and their families at Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital. The children all LOVED her.”

    Christina Becker, MS, BS, CCLS, Special Events Coordinator

    Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

    “I was so impressed by Lizzie.  She has an incredible amount of energy and really makes the crowd come to life.  She is such a dynamic performer and still so young.”

    Chanel McDaniel, Talent Booker

    The Mills – A SIMON® Company

    “Blown away by the MASSIVE talent of 14 year old Lizzie Sider. I predict a BIG future in country music. Future country SuperStar.”

    Robert Moore, Founder

    “People are calling her the next Taylor Swift. Pure talent!”

    Jessica Northey, Digital Correspondent and Columnist, RadioInk…

    “I can’t begin to tell you how proud I was of Lizzie and her performance [CMA Radio Remotes].  She did marvelous.”

    Sharla McCoy, McCoy and Associates, Inc

    Lizzie is a star. We’re proud to be a part of her early success and welcome her as a part of our musical family.”

    Billy Block, Producer/Host

    The Billy Block Show

    “It was great to have her on!  I can truly say nothing will stop this girl!”

    Steve Hall, Producer

    Shotgun Red Co.

    It was awesome working with Lizzie. What a pro!”

    Julian Chojnacki, Take 8 Films

    I Love You That Much is the perfect showcase for Lizzie Sider. This song soars above anything else out right now and on first listen you know it is a major hit.  Her voice is pure gold and will resonate with your audience. This is a MUST ADD”

    Ted Cramer, Program Director

    WIFE (a Music Row Reporter) Connersville, IN 

    Lizzie Sider’s new single, I Love You That Much, is Amazing.  On a whole new level.”

    Tom Leible, Music Director  

    KTJJ Farmington, MO

    “Love the song Butterfly!  I think we’ll be hearing a lot more from Lizzie.  A fresh sound that both radio, and their listeners are long overdue for.”

    Tom Bowers

    WTRS Country 102.3 Ocala, FL

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