SongVault Artist Profile
Michigan, United States
�Sweet� Claudette Harrell-Manning has affixed her roots to the blues in the many, many regions she has traveled throughout the continental USA, during her work life. Discovering that each region of the USA has its own style of picking and singing. �Sweet� Claudette is an accomplished songwriter. She has 26 songs registered with BMI and recorded over three CDs. She�s been carving her niche in the blues genre� writing about some frustrations folk have in living through their own unhappy situations. It�s about other people�s woes. �I just make song out of �em�, she explains. �Sweet� Claudette comes up with great song titles that lead to great lyrics. They are truthful, raw urban blues with sharp edged wit. Sweet Claudette has been a blues icon for many, many years achieving local, regional, national and international status while singing the blues to fans in places from Michigan to Alabama to Windsor and Burlington, Ontario Canada. Sweet Claudette takes great joy in sharing her knowledge and experience with youngsters who are interested in pursing career in the blues genre�.