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Beth Nielsen Chapman

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The Morning Dish with Beth Nielsen Chapman. With thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits.

Steven Phillips with The Morning Dish

If you are going to a Beth Nielsen Chapman concert get ready to laugh and cry and, well, just fasten your seat belt. One thing you can count on is one great song after another and some fascinating stories woven between them.Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman has released thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits and songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Bette Midler, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo’, Roberta Flack, Waylon Jennings, Indigo Girls, & Faith Hill’s Mega-hit This Kiss, ASCAP’S 1999 Song Of The Year. Her songs have been featured in film and TV and as an artist Beth’s work has been diverse, from singing in nine different languages on Prism (2007) to The Mighty Sky (2012) Grammy-nominated astronomy CD for kids of all ages in addition to her deeply moving body of work as a singer-songwriter throughout her other releases. 2014’s UnCovered in which she reclaims her hits, features legendary guests from Vince Gill to Duane Eddy. Sand & Water (1997), written in the wake of her husband’s death, was performed by Elton John to honor the memory of Princess Diana. In the fall of 2016, Beth, along with Olivia Newton-John & Amy Sky created and toured behind an inspiring project called Liv On – A New Album to Aid & Comfort Those Experiencing Grief & Loss While Using the Power of Music To Heal. Recently inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Beth is also a breast cancer survivor and environmentalist and considers herself a creativity midwife, passionate about inspiring others to fully blossom into their creative life.Throughout her career, Beth has been in demand as a keynote speaker and teacher of workshops on creativity, songwriting, grief, and healing through art, using a unique inspiring approach to tapping into the creative process. She has also taught at Universities internationally including the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, and the Berklee School of Music among others.Hearts Of Glass, Beth’s 2018 album, riveting and sparse, is a powerful collection of songs that reach into the place within us where vulnerability meets strength which is often where Beth’s songs will take you, right into the center of the full beautiful dance of contradictions that inhabit love and life. Early in 2020 Beth will debut “The SongSchool Podcast” powered by ACME Radio Live, which will feature legendary guest songwriters describing what they consider the “perfect song” as well as on the spot critiques for songs submitted, both live in the studio and down the phone line from the other side of the world. After the feedback, any songs that are rewritten and improved will be brought back to the show. All about making good songs GREAT! Most recently Beth has been invited to be an Ambassador for the Buddy Holly Educational Foundation.


13 Jun 2021

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Ep 6 - Interview and EXCLUSIVE performance by Beth Nielsen Chapman + more

Playing It By Ear

Beth Nielsen Chapman chats to me about her husband's passing, her battle with breast cancer, and writing This Kiss by Faith Hill. In music news I cover Kate Nash fighting back against streaming services, Triple J's Hottest 100, and more + new music from Mia Wray, Sabrina Carpenter, LOVA, Ziggy Alberts, Heather Evans, Angel Haze, and Deb Never. Follow the show on Instagram @playingitpodcast


23 Jan 2021

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CRACKING THE SKY with guest Beth Nielsen Chapman

Cracking The Sky-Conversations With Creatives

Twice Grammy-nominated Nashville based, Beth Nielsen Chapman has released thirteen solo albums and written seven #1 hits and songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Bette Midler, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Michael McDonald, Keb Mo', Roberta Flack, Waylon Jennings, Indigo Girls, and Faith Hill's mega-hit This Kiss, ASCAP'S 1999 Song of the Year.Her song Sand and Water (1997), from her own solo album of the same name, was performed on stage by Sir Elton John to honor the memory of Princess Diana.Recently inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Beth is also a breast cancer surivivor, environmentalist and considere herself a "creativity midwife", passionate about inspiring others to fully blossom into their creative life.Beth continues to release her critically acclaimed solo albums, the newest of which, recorded and produced by Ray Kennedy, will be released in 2021.In 2021, Beth will also debut her own podcast "The SongSchool Podcast", which will feature guest songwriters describing what they consider the "perfect song" as well as on the spot critiques for songs submitted, both live in the studio and down the phone line from the other side of the world.bethnielsenchapman.com

1hr 7mins

3 Jan 2021

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CRABCAKE: Beth Nielsen Chapman (August 2019)

The Maryland Crabs Podcast

This is a Crabcake from The Maryland Crabs!  What is a Crabcake? Well, it's a very short snippet of something you need to know. It might be 5 minutes long..or it might be 20.  In any event, enjoy your Maryland Crabcake!  Today, Beth Nielsen Chapman joins John on the phone to talk about her upcoming show at the Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis along with what it is like being a Nashville Hall of Fame Songwriter, working with some of the biggest names in music and why she likes the train! We also hit on some personal stuff...the death of her husband from cancer in 1994 and her own battle with breast cancer in 2000. But as she pulls into the train station (didn't want to make her miss her stop) we get some tips on being a grandmom, and her favorite Elton John song--besides the one she wrote for him! Catch Beth's show on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Rams Head On Stage. Show is at 8pm, doors open at 7pm! Here are some links to the things we talked about! Links: RAMS HEAD ON STAGE FOR TICKETS Beth Nielsen Chapman (Website) Beth Nielsen Chapman (Facebook) Beth Nielsen Chapman (Twitter) Beth Nielsen Chapman (Instagram) If You Want To Write (Amazon) Lola San Francisco  (Sister) Billie Beads (Other Sister) Not Black Labs (Son) Healthy Child Ticking (Favorite Elton John Song)


7 Aug 2019

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Ep. 89 - BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN ("This Kiss")

Songcraft: Spotlight on Songwriters

PART ONE Scott and Paul announce the five Patreon supporters who are getting signed copies of Billy Edd Wheeler's memoir. Then they fill you in on how you can snag one of two signed Beth Nielsen Chapman CDs for yourself! PART TWO - 02:45 mark The guys talk about cover songs that have become better known than their original versions. PART THREE - 12:34 mark Scott and Paul's in-depth conversation with Beth Nielsen Chapman Beth stops by Songcraft International Headquarters to chat about her new record; how a traumatic childhood field trip set her on a path of creative reflection; why one of her songs took 18 years to complete; the movie that inspired her to start writing songs again after she quit for four years; why a chance encounter with a Beach Boy inspired her to move to Nashville; how she got commissioned to write songs for Willie Nelson; the unusual way Trisha Yearwood discovered one of her songs and made it a hit; and how a song deeply personal song about losing her husband to cancer became an inspiration to Elton John. Singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman is best known for co-writing “This Kiss,” a #1 country hit and Top 10 pop hit for Faith Hill that earned a CMA Song of the Year award. Other chart-topping hits from her catalog include Tanya Tucker’s “Strong Enough to Bend,” Willie Nelson’s “Nothing I Can Do About it Now,” Lorrie Morgan’s “Five Minutes,” Martina McBride’s “Happy Girl,” and Alabama’s “Here We Are,” which she co-wrote with Vince Gill. As an artist, Chapman has released a dozen albums and placed eight singles on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary charts, including “Walk My Way,” “All I Have,” and “I Keep Coming Back to You.” After her husband lost his battle with cancer, Beth worked through her grief by digging into an emotionally rich body of songs that includes “Sand and Water,” a song that was later covered by Elton John on his 1987 world tour. The long lists of artists who’ve recorded Beth’s material includes Neil Diamond, Michael McDonald, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Roberta Flack, Bette Midler, Keb Mo, Trisha Yearwood, Waylon Jennings, The Indigo Girls, Don Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Jim Brickman who scored a #1 Adult Contemporary hit with her song “Simple Things.” The two-time Grammy nominee has been honored by The Alabama Music Hall Of Fame and was the recipient of The Distinguished Artist Award from the Alabama State Council on the Arts in 2009. She was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2016.

1hr 4mins

15 May 2018

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#83 - Beth Nielsen Chapman

The Paul Leslie Hour

Beth Nielsen Chapman is a singer-songwriter, recording artist and creativity teacher. An inductee of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, her songs have been recorded and/or performed by everyone from Faith Hill and Willie Nelson to Elton John and Neil Diamond. 2018 brings the release of her album "Hearts of Glass" We're honored to welcome a very introspective artist and speaker, ladies and gentlemen look no further than Beth Nielsen Chapman...right here on The Paul Leslie Hour.Support The Paul Leslie Hour by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/the-paul-leslie-hour


18 Apr 2018

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Wikicast 027 - Beth Nielsen Chapman

The Wikicast

Dan is made of mice. That is all. Join us for the first annual wikicast academy awards, discussion of academic burnout, and nuclear nightmares! -------- THE WIKICAST PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/thewikicast The Milk Carton Kids: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7fxtWEwKKrFaykKItspdYg Wikicast Wiki: http://wikicast.wikia.com/wiki/Wikicast_Wiki Dan's forehead Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/dansforehead Game Grumps: https://www.youtube.com/user/GameGrumps Mary Poppins trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzcaR1N0pTI Steamed Hams remix: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRsOBFhNjVM The War Game: https://archive.org/details/TheWarGame_201405 -------- Email us at: spongyelectric@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter: @DanielJMaw @simonoxfphys and use #Wikicast This week's article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beth_Nielsen_Chapman Our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TheWikicast/ Fan facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/268878873600832/ Fan discord channel: https://discordapp.com/invite/XdjYwex

1hr 43mins

10 Mar 2018

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Ep 133 Beth Nielsen Chapman & Mongoose

The Women's Podcast

Beth Nielsen Chapman is one of Nashville’s foremost producers and songwriters, having written hits for the likes of Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt, to name but a few. The country-pop singer Faith Hill had a number one smash hit with Chapman’s song This Kiss and Elton John borrowed her song Sand and Water for the US leg of his string of concerts in memory of Princess Diana.Chapman, the latest inductee to the Songwriting Hall of Fame, is in Dublin for a performance at the National Concert Hall this Sunday evening and we spoke to her ahead of that.Later in the podcast, Molly O'Mahony, Ailbhe Dunne, Muireann Ní Cheannabháin and Cara Dunne, also known as the band Mongoose, play their new single, Old Friend.


24 Jul 2017

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53 Beth Nielsen Chapman - The Healing Properties of Creativity

The Terri Cole Show

"From the minute I started writing songs I was using a guitar as my healing tool." - Beth Nielsen Chapman Learn more about Hello Freedom at terricole.com/53


4 Jul 2016

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Episode 87 - Beth Nielsen Chapman

Sodajerker On Songwriting

Sodajerker are joined by Nashville great Beth Nielsen Chapman to talk about her approach to songwriting and creativity, and what it's like to collaborate with artists like Willie Nelson, Neil Diamond and Elton John. Beth also tells the stories behind her classic country hits 'This Kiss' (Faith Hill), 'Strong Enough to Bend' (Tanya Tucker) and 'Five Minutes' (Lorrie Morgan) and details the writing processes behind beloved solo tracks like 'Life Holds On' and 'Sand and Water'.

1hr 2mins

12 May 2016