WELCOME TO BLUESTAR! - EIGHT NEW SONGS HAVE BEEN UPLOADED SINCE 7/15/15 & JOE & I SINCERELY HOPE YOU ENJOY THEM. WE ALSO WANT TO THANK EVERYONE OUT THERE WHO SUPPORT OUR MUSIC:) NEWEST SONG - ‘ASIAN RAIN (PART I & II)’. ALSO, JUST UPLOADED ‘LOST’, ‘DARKNESS B4 DAWN’ & 'VOYAGER'! HTTP://WWW.REVERBNATION.COM/RICHRUSSOM ~ EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOADS HERE! HTTP://WWW.SOUNDCLICK.COM/RICHRUSSOM ~ TO BUY & DOWNLOAD ALBUMS, MAKE YOUR OWN ALBUM, OR BUY SINGLE SONGS! HTTP://INDIEMUSICPEOPLE.COM/RICHRUSSOM+JOEALOISA ~ LISTEN HERE! CURRENTLY 11 ALBUMS TO CHOOSE FROM! MORE ALBUMS VERY SOON FROM JOE & MYSELF! THANX FOR LISTENING !



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They ride to remember. Traveling by horseback 330 miles from Crow Creek, S.D., to Mankato, through harsh December weather, Dakota tribal members completed this year’s Dakota Wokiksuye memorial ride on Thursday morning. As in years past, they shared sacred sage smoke, prayers and dances to commemorate the 151st anniversary of the largest mass execution in the nation’s history. On the day after Christmas 1862, on orders signed by President Lincoln, 38 Dakota fighters were hanged in Mankato following the bloody, six-week U.S.-Dakota War.
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PRIOR TO OUR NATIONAL RELEASE ON OCTOBER 19, 2013, THROUGH TATE MUSIC GROUP, THIS VIDEO SLIDE SHOW FEATURES SOME OF OUR VISUAL & SPIRITUAL IDEAS THROUGH MUSIC, ANIMALS & NATURE! GO HERE FOR PREVIEW & PRE-PURCHASE: http://www.tatemusicgroup.com/epk/?
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Instrumental Ambient Space. In this song you will actually hear Voyager 1 Communicating with Earth in the beginning of the song, and at the end...you'll hear the sound of Interstellar Space!
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It's always darkest before the dawn!
A SoundClick Top 50 song
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Instrumental interpretation of being LOST!
A SoundClick Top 100 song
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Instrumental Interpretation of Iguazu Falls,Brazil. The Iguazu River, which means big water in the Guarani language, flows into the Parana River, to finally fall from a lava cliff formed 120 million of years ago.
A SoundClick Top 100 song
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An electronic spacey instrumental...The discovery of Kepler-186f
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Asian Instrumental Jazz/Fusion
A SoundClick Top 100 song
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The Life Giving Rain That Is Created In The Himalayas & Creates All the Water for most of Asia via the Ganges River...the Giver of Life !
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Classical Film Instrumental ~ Copyright 2015 RAM Publishing - BMI ~ Many Creatures, In Trouble, Are Still Waiting...and so are Many Species on this planet:/ We humans are supposed to be Stewards of Mother Earth...Instead, we are Destroying Her!
A SoundClick Top 50 song
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A Christian/Gospel/Country Folk Sipiritual Piece Reflecting The Imperfect Nature Of The Human Speceis. Joe Aloisa-Vocals & Guitars Rich Russom-B3 & Piano Rain-GOD - Copyright 2012 RAM Publishing
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A Blues Rock Song which once again is about THE AGE OLD STORY! We are all Fools for Love at One Time or Another!
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Rest In Peace ~ Is Dedicated To Our Beloved Mother ~ Mary B. Russom ~ Who passed away June 3,2015 @ 98 years old. She would have been 99 on September 27th. She is now finally with our Father, where she wanted to be.
A SoundClick Top 100 song
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An Electronic Classical Blues/Jazz Instrumental Rant! This song is dedicated to all of those who suffer from this mental illness, and to all who have paid the ultimate price to make it stop...
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A Song of Hope & Current Reality For People Who Care About Our Planet & ALL of God's Creatures Who LIVE On It!
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His Return ~ Aloisa/Russom/The Fiddle Man & Friends ~ A Collaborative Instrumental Celebrating Faith & Spirituality! Many Have Contributed, Including: Joe Aloisa, The Fiddle Man & Friends ! Copyright 2015 RAM Publishing
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Instrumental Ambient/Country Blues
A SoundClick Top 100 song
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A Smooth Jazz Piece Instrumental Reflect for a moment on Letting Go of the things you Can't Control! Resentments will KILL you! Forgiveness is KEY!
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Just Another Day ~ Blues Rock ~ Words & Music By: Rich Russom & Joe Aloisa Copyright 2015 RAM Publishing
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Written By Joe Aloisa-RJB Productions~Joe Aloisa & Rich Russom~By Grinding & Crunching The Musical Sound, it's IN YOUR FACE:)~Instrumental Alternative Modern-Rock-Featuring Rich Russom & The Fiddle Man!
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http://www.iacmusic.com/songs.aspx?SongID=92624&ArtistID=20335 A Classical Baroque/Gospel/Blues Instrumental ~ All Monies from the downloads of this song go to the Cove Guardians & Sea Shepard, who are constantly putting their lives at risk to Save
A SoundClick Top 100 song
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An Instrumental Song Dedicated To All The Shelter Animals Waiting For Homes Throughout the World & The People Who Adopt Them! ESPECIALLY the Nanny Dog (Pit Bull). BSL IS EVIL!
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A Classical Blues Intrumental Written For And Dedicated To 'China', Anjo's Beloved Greyhound. R.I.P. China, And Now You Can Play With All Of The Other Beloved Animals Who Have Crossed Over.
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The Sounds of Racing Done with Keyboards & Guitars.
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Alternative Rock Instrumental...If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last!
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Praising with string instruments & organs, with Timbral & Dance ~ Psalm 150:4 Classical/Symphonic Film Music
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Rich Russom - Welcome to BlueStar! - Eight New Songs have been uploaded since 7/15/15 & Joe & I sincerely hope you enjoy them. We also want to thank everyone out there who support our musicsmile :) Newest Song Include - 'Asian Rain (Part I & ii)'. Also, just uploaded 'Lost', 'Darkness B4 Dawn' & 'Voyager'! Joe & myself are Musician/Songwriters & Animal Activists-

http://www.reverbnation.com/richrussom ~ EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOADS HERE !
http://www.soundclick.com/RichRussom ~ TO BUY & DOWNLOAD ALBUMS, MAKE YOUR OWN ALBUM, OR BUY SINGLE SONGS !
http://indiemusicpeople.com/RichRussom JoeAloisa ~ lISTEN HERE !
CURRENTLY 11 ALBUMS TO CHOOSE FROM ... MORE ALBUMS VERY SOON FROM JOE & MYSELF !

Collaborative Instrumentals Celebrating Faith, Hope & Spirituality! Many Have Contributed, Including: Joe Aloisa, The Fiddle Man & Friends ! Copyright 2015 RAM Publishing - A Long time ago, my friend, Joe Aloisa, along with some other Northern California musicians, created & recorded these tracks! I was able to salvage these wonderful tracks, add some keyboards, and Joe added Guitars to it. Joe & I hope you like them,)
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Why this name?
Joe Aloisa & Myself Have Merged Our Musical Talents & Formed 'BlueStar'. Original, Modern Music! LOOK FOR OUR NEW CD 'BLUESTAR' TO BE NATIONALLY RELEASED THROUGH TATE MUSIC GROUP-MUSTANG, OK ON OCTOBER 15, 2013 ,,, MASTERED MP3S ALREADY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD ($0.99), ALSO PRE-SALES & DOWNLOADS ARE AVAILABLE HERE: http://www.tatemusicgroup.com/epk/?id=21092
Do you play live?
PLAYED ON STAGE WITH FREDDIE KING, WHEN I WAS WITH 'ORION EXPRESS' RECENTLY DID STUDIO WORK ON 'IT'S ABOUT TIME-BLAKE VAUGHAN [AVAILABLE @ CD BABY! TYPE IN BLAKESTER IN THE SEARCH FIELD! HAVE PLAYED ALL OVER NORTH AMERICA IN VARIOUS GROUPS & RECORDED 3 ALBUMS WITH ORION EXPRESS.

I'M CURRENTLY WORKING ON NEW MATERIAL & COLLABORATING WITH OTHER ARTISTS, INCLUDING PAUL KILLINGTON, MARIA DAINES, JIM DAMIANO & JOE ALOISA. ALSO, I HOPE TO BE COLLABORATING AGAIN WITH BLAKE VAUGHAN.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
GREATER EXPOSURE FOR MUSICIANS, AND ARTISTS OF ALL TYPES & TO RAISE AWARENESS OF URGENT ISSUES REGARDING ALL CREATURES WHO INHABIT THIS BLUE PRIVLEDGED PLANET! THIS HAS BEEN A HUGE OPPORTUNITY FOR INDEPENDENT ARTISTS EVERYWHERE!!!
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
JOE & I RECENTLY SIGNED WITH TATE MUSIC GROUP OUT OF MUSTANG, OK, ALTHOUGH I HAVE PRODUCED & RECORDED 10 CDS (MY MUSIC & MY FATHERS). I CURRENTLY WORK WITH GUITARIST, JOE ALOISA, WHO IS MY PARTNER IN MUSIC & IS ALSO SIGNED TO TATE! NOW...JOE ALOISA & MYSELF (RAM PUBLISHING) WILL BE RELEASING A NEW CD 'BLUESTAR' NATIONALLY ON OCTOBER 15, 2013...STAY TUNED!!!
Band History:
I WAS TAUGHT PIANO & ORGAN BY MY FATHER, AT AGE 6. I HAVE PLAYED IN VARIOUS BANDS, AND APPEARED ON MANY ALBUMS & CDS OVER THE YEARS. I HAVE APPEARED ON THE FOLLOWING ALBUMS & CD'S: ORION EXPRESS, PRISONER OF THE SKY, DOIN' THE BACKSEAT BOOGIE, ABOUT TIME, SONGS FOR MEERKATS & OTHER CREATURES, ENDANGERED, INFINITY, REDEMPTION, DYING TO LIVE & OTHERS. SOME OF MY MUSIC & MY FATHER'S ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE! VISIT THE FOLLOWING SITES TO VIEW, LISTEN & PURCHASE MUSIC:



NEW BAND 'BLUESTAR' - JOE ALOISA & MYSELF-2012-2013 & PRESENT: BLUESTAR ~ NEW CD RELEASE ON 10/15/2013! THANX FOR LISTENING! RICH RUSSOM-HORNHEAD STUDIO PRODUCTIONS-ALL SONGS BY RICH RUSSOM ARE © 1999-2013 HORNHEAD SONGS & RAM SONGS BY ALOISA/RUSSOM ~ © 2012-2013 RAM Publishing
Your influences?
MY FATHER, MILES DAVIS, JOHN LEE HOOKER, KIETH EMERSON, RAMSEY LEWIS, JIMMY SMITH, BRIAN AUGER, ALBERT KING, JIMMY MCGRIFF, RICK WAKEMAN, GARY WRIGHT, GARY BROOKER, LEE MICHAELS, BILL PAYNE, CHRIS TOMLIN, GEORGE WINSTON, JONI MITCHELL & MANY...MANY OTHERS!
Favorite spot?
MY STUDIO-HORNHEAD PRODUCTIONS, AND LEO CARILLO STATE PARK BEACH...NORTH OF LOS ANGELES & JOE ALOISA'S STUDIO IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ... BIRD OF PARADISE STUDIO.
Equipment used:
HAMMOND B3,YAMAHA ACCOUSTIC PIANO,ROLAND JV-90,ENSONIQ DSK,YAMAHA V50, ROLAND U220,KORG MS2000R,KORG EX-800 - RECORD USING SONAR 8.5 WITH AN RME MULTIFACE II @ 24BIT-96KHZ. ALSO, MIDI W/SMPTE TRACK & ATARI - MANY PLUG-INS SOFT/HARD. MICROPHONES: RODE, MARSHALL, SHURE, ALTEC, RCA 77DX, BEYER.
Anything else...?
NEW BAND 2012-2013 & PRESENT: BLUESTAR ~ NEW NATIONAL CD RELEASE ON 10/15/2013! THANX FOR LISTENING! RICH RUSSOM-HORNHEAD STUDIO PRODUCTIONS-ALL SONGS ARE © 1999-2011 HORNHEAD SONGS. SONGS BY ALOISA/RUSSOM ~ © 2012-2013 RAM Publishing

To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals than in the sufferings of man. For with the latter it is at least admitted that suffering is evil and that the man who causes it is a criminal. But thousands of animals are uselessly butchered every day without a shadow of remorse. If any man were to refer to it, he would be thought ridiculous. And that is the unpardonable crime." ~Romain Rolland, Nobel Prize 1915

The Christmas Ritual Rhyme~By Sandra & Sent By Bonnie

The old dog sighs as he lies upon
the cold, wet cement floor,
Waiting for the ones he loves,
but he won't see them anymore.

They're celebrating Christmas cheer,
the time is getting near,
And in order to afford the extra toys and beer,
they can't buy food for an old dog,
so instead they brought him here.

No one wants an old dog,
even puppies get passed by,
Because most folks come to deliver,
not to rescue; let dogs die.

The old dog hears the young dogs cry,
they wait together and they know
That when the Christmas lights come down
it will be their time to go.

The children ride their new bikes,
Dad and Mother have new shoes;
The old dog doesn't understand,
he thought they loved him, too.

On New Years day, the children play,
they laugh and chant "Good will!"
And the old dog's body feeds the flies
at the county dump landfill.

ALSO, I MUST THANK TO DON, FOR ALL HIS SUPPORT OVER THE YEARS IN KEEPING HORNHEAD PRODUCTIONS WORKING!! THANX TO THE MANY FANS WHO HAVE HONORED ME BY LISTENING TO MY MUSIC....IT TAKES THE LISTENER AS WELL AS THE ARTIST!

PLEASE CHECK OUT MY KEYBOARD WORK ON THE CD 'IT'S ABOUT TIME' - BLAKE VAUGHAN, WHICH YOU CAN LISTEN/PURCHASE @ CD BABY! SEARCH USING - BLAKESTER - MUCHO THANX TO MY BRO JOHN, FOR HIS HELP GETTING MY TRACKS TO THE L.A. STUDIO FROM HORNHEAD STUDIO, CHICAGO!!!

OF COURSE...NONE OF THIS WOULD BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT THE LOVE & SUPPORT OF MY WIFE, JANICE!

THANX FOR LISTENING:)

Compassion - By Sharing Our Warmth, We Create a Supportive Environment.
The Greatness of a Nation and its Moral Progress can be Judged by the way its Animals are Treated. [Gandhi]

“To a man whose mind is free there is something even more intolerable in the sufferings of animals than in the sufferings of man. For with the latter it is at least admitted that suffering is evil and that the man who causes it is a criminal. But thousands of animals are uselessly butchered every day without a shadow of remorse. If any man were to refer to it, he would be thought ridiculous. And that is the unpardonable crime."
Romain Rolland, Nobel Prize 1915
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An warm and exhilarating performance. The sounds just flowed seamlessly with great fluidity throughout...AWESOME!!!!
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What an amazing dedication, this is a song that I hope will make people sit back, remember and to think about where our future is heading !
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Another heartrending and beautiful piece of music from the heart, great vocals on this one Rich and of course the world class piano playing is always there, a gorgeous song and melody.
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So great to be back here and listening to your songs again, keep up the wonderful work Rich smile :)
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A beautiful song for the precious wild horses of America, I hope many people will hear this and listen to the sadness in every note. The world must speak up to save them before it's too late. Your music is straight from the heart Rich and makes a difference every day.
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Stunningly beautiful and haunting, makes me shed a tear every time I listen to it, well done guys xx
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Amazing Rich. A precious song that speaks to the soul. Absolutely breathtaking and inspiring, a wonderful heartfelt creation. In this mad fast world we need beauty to help us through each day.
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I started a station especially for your beautiful songs of compassion Rich, keep up the tremendous work and thank you for being who you are, you are a truly talented artist and a tireless advocate for the voiceless, thank God for you. This song is a valuable asset in the struggle to stop the annual killing of seal pups.

All the best
Maria xx
Hi Rich - Remember the night when you were with Orion Express at Shire Road when you had the bic lighter installed in your cast to be able to play with your broken hand/arm to impress Grace Slick and Craig Chaquico. I am looking forward to listening to your new music, loved your stuff with Blake - Steve in Newcastle, CA
Hi there Rich,

just calling in to say it's great you are here & good luck with your songs for important causes, let's hope 2007 is a better year for the defenceless smile :)

Thank you for all you are doing!!!!

Love from Maria & Paul xx
Hi Rich,just heard 'Birthday' in the charts, nice atmospheric feel to it and some great piano playing, love the feel of it,also some great guitar work near the end, well done!!keep up the good work.
Hi Rich, We’re finally catching up with our messageboard, so here we are smile :) We do appreciate the kind comments on Without You! Enjoying the jazzy stylings on “Phase III”, nice funky licks!!! Always nice to hear some organ chops too! And that really is an amazing stack of keyboards and equipment you have there (especially compared to our pathetic lo-tec setup comprising 2 tin cans and a computer made out of old fridge partssmile :)). It’s been forever but we wanted to say thank you again for listening –been tied up with offline distractions and all that “real life” stuff, sorry it took so long! Finally we’re back (and with a new Myspace page on www.myspace.com/laurabolle), so Happy 2006 to you and all good wishes from Laura and Chris smile :)