SANDY - Lead Vocals, Keyboards

 

Sandy is the lead vocalist and keyboard player for the Legendary Murphys. She is a seasoned session and jingle singer (Disney, ESPN, etc.) and was the lead singer for several club-date and bar bands including Stryder, a well known group from New England.  She is a multi-platinum, multi-award winning, Billboard-charting songwriter. She is the Long Island & New York City coordinator for the Nashville Songwriters Association and has released one solo CD (so far). 

Originally from:  Hartford, CT

Stage Gear: Yamaha CP33/P-120 Stage Piano, Roland Juno-G, Vintage Audix Mic

Musical Influences: Brian Wilson, Motown, 60s & early 70s soul, Phil Spector, surf music, Bacharach & David, The Beatles, George Jones, British invasion, The Stones, The Free Design, Chaka Khan, Aerosmith, Ben Folds, The Shangri-Las, Stevie Wonder, Sly & the Family Stone, Everly Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Bill Evans, James Taylor, Stephen Sondheim, gospel music, The Turtles, The Carpenters, Aretha Franklin, Todd Rundgren, 60s & 70s pop, bubblegum/sunshine pop, The Who, psychedelic/garage, Jackson 5, The Shaggs

5 Favorite Songs:
The Moon’s A Harsh Mistress (Jimmy Webb)
Ticket To Ride (The Beatles)
Wouldn’t It Be Nice (Beach Boys)
God Only Knows (Beach Boys) 
You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome (Bob Dylan)

5 Favorite Albums:
Songs In The Key of Life (Stevie Wonder)
Rubber Soul (The Beatles)
Pet Sounds (Beach Boys)
Suspending Disbelief (Jimmy Webb)
Odyssey and Oracle (The Zombies)