Songwriter Rissi Palmer discusses the personal inspirations that drove her to create her most recent album "Revival." The daughter of Georgia natives, Rissi Palmer was born near Pittsburgh and spent her adolescent years in Missouri. Raised in a musical family that loved both country and R&B, she sang in a singing/dancing troupe sponsored by a local television station at 16. She was offered her first publishing and label deals at 19, and in 2007 released the album Rissi Palmer, charting with the singles, “Country Girl,” “Hold On To Me,” and “No Air.” She followed with a Christmas single, an independently released children’s album, Best Day Ever, and an EP called The Back Porch Sessions. Rissi has performed at The White House, Lincoln Center, and the Grand Ole Opry, has appeared on Oprah & Friends, CNN, the CBS Early Show, and the Tavis Smiley Show. She has shared stages with Taylor Swift, The Eagles, Chris Young, and Charley Crockett, and she has been featured in Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal, People, Parade, Ebony, Newsweek, and The Huffington Post. To follow Rissi on Social Media: www.instagram.com/rissipalmermusic/ www.twitter.com/rissipalmer music by Rissi Palmer audio editing by Sheridan Wilbur For access to more content visit: daviddelaneymayer.com/thereandback © David Mayer Films, L.L.C.
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