In the summer of 2017 my folks moved out of my childhood home in Madison, Wisconsin. I had lived there since I was four up until I left for college in Minnesota where I studied music, theatre and dance, and performed in the Twin Cities area. View: Performing Pictures Since 2000, I had been traveling… Continue reading How going back to my roots led to my first song
How the Annie Lynn Club started
I created a virtual online space called the "Annie Lynn Club," this website, that started as just a blog in 2018. Every Monday night after I gave my boys a bath I'd sit down and reminisce, and write stories about my childhood. Feeling nostalgic felt like an escape from the day-to-day challenges of being a… Continue reading How the Annie Lynn Club started
NEW song “Back in the Saddle” features a lap steel guitar & Reggae beat section!
"Laid-back like a trail ride" On Friday, August 19th I'll be releasing a NEW song called "Back in the Saddle." This will be the eighth single I've released with Jourdan Hines!Listen to "Back in the Saddle" or join Annie for a Virtual Trail Walk! "Back in the Saddle" is out August 19th! This song is… Continue reading NEW song “Back in the Saddle” features a lap steel guitar & Reggae beat section!
How my motto: “Make it an Adventure” helped me find my way back to singing
I grew up singing and loving to be in front of an audience. At the age of 18 I moved from my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin to Minneapolis, Minnesota where I studied music, theatre, and dance and performed professionally in the Twin Cities area. See performing photos below: Over time I slowly gave up singing… Continue reading How my motto: “Make it an Adventure” helped me find my way back to singing
How I learned to play guitar from an old cassette tape
In the spring of 2018 I decided I wanted to be able to play the songs I was writing. So the next step I took was to learn to play guitar. The first thing I did was borrow my husband’s grandpa’s old guitar he had left him. Then I found a couple of old beginner… Continue reading How I learned to play guitar from an old cassette tape
My NEW home studio set up!
I've been working on building a home studio for a while now. It's been a huge process both in research and learning what the heck I'd exactly need to do what I want to do.I still have a long way to go in practicing how to use everything, but at least now I feel I… Continue reading My NEW home studio set up!
Synchronizing music to picture, Annie Lynn Music is on YouTube!
I first started making music videos on my iPhone in 2020 after my first song "Carry On" was released. Recently though, I got a MacBook Air and the whole process got a lot easier! While these are nothing fancy, I plan to make more music videos in the future to showcase the potential for my… Continue reading Synchronizing music to picture, Annie Lynn Music is on YouTube!
“Little Sure Shot” song inspired by another Annie
Out February 25th, 2022 I'll be releasing my seventh single called "Little Sure Shot." Read more about the inspiration behind the song below. Listen Here's the cover art: I got the idea for the song title after coming across an old book my Dad gave me in 1990 about the famous American icon Annie Oakley.… Continue reading “Little Sure Shot” song inspired by another Annie
NEW song “A Window Seat” inspired by a Badger Bus trip and little red suitcase
With the release of my latest song "A Window Seat" out November 19th I thought I'd share what inspired it. Listen & Watch the Dog Music VideoThe first line of lyric in the song is: "A little red suitcase goes underneath riding a Badger bus to Milwaukee." On the cover art for the song, I'm… Continue reading NEW song “A Window Seat” inspired by a Badger Bus trip and little red suitcase
My NEW “Vintage-Euro-Theatre” Inspired Songwriting Space
We moved to our current house in the summer of 2019. I've always wanted a house with a great basement. To me, a great basement is simple. It has one key element: it's fully underground and would protect me in a tornado like the one I saw in "The Wizard of Oz" as a little… Continue reading My NEW “Vintage-Euro-Theatre” Inspired Songwriting Space