The granddaughter of a Sand Mountain bluegrass and gospel musician, India Ramey was born with music in her blood. India grew up listening to everything from gospel choir, to Willie Nelson, to Pat Benatar to the Ramones. India grew up poor and a child of domestic violence in Rome Georgia. In an effort to overcome her rocky start and became a lawyer, working with battered women. Ramey's first love, music won out and she decided live out her grandfather's musical legacy.
She gave up her law career to be a full time musician and never looked back. Now, Ramey puts many of her life experiences of growing up under less than ideal circumstances in the south into her writing and music.
Ramey went from singing Jesse Coulter tunes into a curling iron at age 4 to writing her first album, Junkyard Angel. Junkyard Angel received much acclaim, including an Independent Music Award nomination for "Best Country Song" and India has developed a strong and loyal following after performing and promoting her music over the past two and a half years.
Never satisfied, India now brings us her sophomore album, Blood Crescent Moon. When you listen to her newest album, you will quickly realize how much Ramey has evolved as a singer and songwriter. Moving more toward americana and alt-country, “Blood Crescent Moon” reveals India’s darker side. With its southern gothic mystique, haunting lyrics, driving rhythms and powerful vocals, “Blood Crescent Moon” has a definite swagger.
1. Easy Come Easy Go
3. Blood Crescent Moon
4. Get Behind Me Satan
5. Too Good For Me
6. Eulogy For Joe
7. Dodging Bullets
8. Remember You
9. Rusty City
10. If I Didn't Have Him
11. Boots Or Hearts
New Album Blood Crescent Moon available at iTunes and CDBaby:
In addition to being a 2012 Independent Music award Nominee, India has been a 2 time regional finalist in National Public Radio's Mountain Stage New Song Contest and has opened for Robert Earl Keen, Emerson Hart, Daphne Willis and Drake White. India has most recently played the Basement in Nashville and is looking forward to upcoming shows on the Knoxville's Blue Plate Special broadcast on WDVX and Nashville's 5 Spot.
Easy Come Easy Go - India Ramey (Live)