Love Broke the Fall
In 2011 Paul Stookey recorded Byrd & Street's song for animal adoptionon from this ' Love Broke the Fall' Album, 'Let Me Be Your Friend' for YouTube and 'Pet Connect .' The songs has also been licensed by the Austin Humane Society and Austin German Shepherd Rescue. The title track, ' Love Broke the Fall' took the Top Country song and 'A Different Plan' won a Lyrics Award in The Austin Songwriters Group competitions. "Wow! ...I was totally blown away when I slid the CD into my player here.......This is exactly why I keep playing music on the radio for the past 24 years! Byrd & Street are among the best in Texas... among the BEST in the USA... making music out there. Trust me, I get a lot of music here, and this sets the standard! N. Mast,WVPE Elkhart, IN (about this CD, 'Love Broke the Fall') Before joining forces with Kathy Street, Tommy Byrd played with The Geezinslaws, sang harmony with Willie Nelson on his album, The Sound in Your Mind, and won numerous songwriting awards, including the Song of Austin. Tommy has also engineered and produced projects for many musicians around central Texas at 'Byrd House Studio." Kathy sang with folk and pop groups, a sister's quartet, and performed in musicals and cabarets, playing Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady, Adelaide in Guys and Dolls and Elsa in the Sound of Music. Together they've created award-winning music that has made Top Albums and Top Artists on The Folk DJ Charts, Freeform American Roots Charts and Texas Roots Charts Street's sweet, pure voice, a perfect contrast to Tommy Byrd's earthy soulful sound, Byrd & Street have been making music together since 2001. Their vocals have been likened to "Lyle Lovette meets Alison Krauss" and their music, "real Americana done with integrity and soul," is a rich blend of award-winning original songs.