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Cool Things People Say About "Smile, Smile, Smile!"

 

Smile, Smile, Smile - Available July 25thI just received this really special review from Sharon Galligar Chance at Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews. Sharon is a freelance entertainment journalist, book reviewer and columnist. You'll find her reviews and interviews in several different papers including the Las Vegas Review Journal and Ventura County Star.

Please take a moment to read this super review at Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews. Here's a little snippet of her kind words...

"If you are looking for an album that will chase away the blues and bring rainbows and sunshine into your life, this is the album for you!"
 

"Sunny new release from Southern California-based Cali Rose. This time around fully 12 of the 13 tracks are by Ms. Rose with the only non-original (a nifty uke instrumental of Ode To Joy) by Mr. Beethoven. Lots of upbeat songs here like the opener "This Morning Something Wonderful Happened To Me (I Woke Up)" as well as fun songs about "Big Feet", "My First Car" and even "It's Easy To Play The Ukulele." Smilex3 is a great sounding disk featuring Calis fine uke chops and her warm vocals joined by other studio pros on bass, drums, vibes, steel guitar and clarinet. Cali's Ukulele Ohana group also sings with her on a couple of the tracks! A perfect summer disk!"

 — Jim Beloff of Flea Market Music

 

Lookin' for some smiles in your day? Cali Rose's new album Smile, Smile, Smile lives up to its name. All original tunes backed by mad uke skills... this is the kind of music that'll turn your day around, guaranteed. If you have an appetite for tunes with a sense of humor, Cali is yer "go to" gal. — anon fan

 

I was listening to it at work today, the songs are very clever and your voice is gorgeous! Keep up the good work, and WAKE UP. — David G.

Your album is terrific!  Indeed, it IS AMAZING what 4 strings will do !  Especially in your hands! Your energy and talent just blasts out of the speakers. Yes, you INDEED "got rhythm."  The album very definitely celebrates the simple things-  like Smiling- like grabbing a little sunshine- like JUST WAKING UP !!!  How important is the message in THAT tune?  I listened to the whole thing with a smile on my face. Your performances as musician, singer and songwriter were captured expertly in this "live-sounding" CD.  You should be very proud of this album and I wish you the best -  it's great !   —Alan A.

Congratulations to you on your joyous, funny, uplifting CD!  I  especially like 'I woke up' and Happy Birthday. And related so well  to the saga of the VW (my '67 red bug remains my favorite car of all  
time, it ran like it thought it was a Porsche.) Great singing and playing and arrangements, what a wonderful gift you have bestowed on your fans. I wish you many sales, that the fun may spread to the furthest reaches of your mandala and beyond.” — E.P.

“I play your CD in the car and it gets me through our beach traffic!”   —Bev S.

“Just wanted to let you know that I am thoroughly  enjoying your music. You have a new fan here in Connecticut...  Here's to smiles and sunshine.” —Jane C.

Just played your CD twice and loved it each time. Is the story of your VW bug true to life? The songs you write always amaze me. So creative. — Diane C.

(Says Cali: Yes, everything in the song really happened.  To my first car AND me.)

My favorite song on your new CD is the waltz that describes your first car. I play it over and over being reminded of the VW bug that was my first college car. — Steve F.

Hi young lady - I wear a size 10 shoe, and I have forever - big feet give us a good foundation and able to deal with life  with all its good and bad surprises. —Janet F.

Got your CD and played it going to work today. It is wonderful!!!!!! Does put a big smile on
my face. — Gregg W.

Congratulations to you on your joyous, funny, uplifting CD! I especially like 'I woke up' and Happy Birthday. And related so well to the saga of the VW (my '67 red bug remains my favorite car of all
time, it ran like it thought it was a Porche.) Great singing and playing and arrangements, what a
wonderful gift you have bestowed on your fans. I wish you many sales, that the fun may spread to the furthest reaches of your mandala and beyond. — E.P.

Your album is terrific! Indeed, it IS AMAZING what 4 strings will do ! Especially in your hands! Your energy and talent just blasts out of the speakers. Yes, you INDEED "got rhythm." The album very definitely celebrates the simple things- like Smiling- like grabbing a little sunshine- like JUST WAKING UP !!! How important is the message in THAT tune? I listened to the whole thing with a smile on my face. Your performances as musician, singer and songwriter were captured expertly in this "live-sounding" CD. You should be very proud of this album and I wish you the best - it's great! — Alan A.

I LOVE the CD!!!! I am on my second listen and this morning I found myself just smiling. I actually have felt "not so happy" lately and then a series of things, your CD being one of them, turned on the happy inside. My favorites so far: This Morning Something Wonderful, Big Feet, There's a Little Goodbye in Ev'ry Hello, and Boogie Down. Thank you so much. — Peggy K.F.

I have officially worn out your new CD! I have played it at home, in the car, in other people's cars,
on the computer....you name it. I love it! Every song has its own personality and unique vibe. What
truly makes it special is the fact that it puts one in a good mood immediately and makes even the
worst of days seem not so blue. I don't have a favorite because they are ALL my favorites! Thank you! — Noelle T.

So we have listened to this 3 times: before dinner over appetizers, during dinner, and now after. It is sooooo wonderful. We are toe tapping now as before. Sooooooo positive and re-affirming. Rudy the Cat listened intently as well. Honestly it is really quite an awesome accomplishment. It is indeed an "Ode to Joy." How we must all remember our first cars with such fondness. Lore's first was a little blue truck with a stick shift. I learned how to sorta drive a stick shift in that truck. I could do everything but play the clutch on a hill. I settled for an automatic sedan, but seem to arrive safely most times. Loved all of it, but "We Got Rhythm" and "It's Easy to Play the Ukulele," of course, resonated with me. I will try to believe that we all got rhythm :-) Wow! Really such a special artistic achievement! Yay!  — Nancy F.

I am feeling so good - listening to your CD. it is really wonderful. you have such a gift in knowing how to say/sing uplifting words/messages. the ode to joy is the perfect ending too. Thank you!!  — Anne G.

"It's delightful and very much a reflection of who you are."  — Jim Beloff

By the way, your tunes are very danceable - we've tried and they work well!  — Wena D.

Your new CD is awesome! I've been listening to it all evening!  — Deach

Here is a Monday morning story. I have my copy of Smile, Smile,S mile and put it in my C.D. player as I pull out of the driveway. Wow, such a good time is going on around my ears! I get on to the 405 Freeway and see the forest of brake lights ahead of me. Normally this would anger and exhaust me. With Cali's tunes coming out of my speakers, I can't help but feel good, smile and the drive seemed to just seemed to fly by. I think that this C.D. should be standard equipment for anyone who has to make a horrible daily commute. Thank you Cali.  — Denny Croy

I wanted to tell you how much I love your CD. I've already loaded it on my iPod. Cali, your songs are fantastic and I hope you can find a way to make money as the Publisher. Others are going to want to play those songs.  — Susan A.

 

Cool Things People Say About "Are You Having Any Fun?"
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Are you Having Any Fun?"On the 15 songs here Cali showcases her solid uke chops (both strumming and picking) and her warm and friendly vocals.  A clutch of standards share the CD with some well-crafted and hummable originals.  Highlights include the title song, Cole Porter's 'True Love,' 'On Green Dolphin Street,' 'Soup Du Jour,' 'Enjoy Yourself' and a swingin' version of the Andy Griffith TV Theme songs with her uke licks standing in for the famous whistle.  Other top tracks are her songs 'Happy Ever After? No Such Ting' and 'Maui Nights.'  Expertly produced by Rick Cunha with a supporting cast of fine studio musicians, this CD is a gem." 

— Jim Beloff of Flea Market Music

 

Cali Rose shows her versatility with this CD.  She strums, picks, and sings her way into your heart with a combination of fun little ditties, love songs, and a few classics.  I love "True Love,” "Beautiful, Beautiful Hanalei," and "Soup Du Jour." Those three songs were just wonderful.  Kudos to Jim Beloff and Herb Ohta for "Soup Du Jour."   That was the highlight of the album.  I do want to acknowledge Cali Rose's "Home Is Where I Set My Tushie Down."  It is a tune with cute lyrics and a meaning that is inspirational.  This CD was a very nice mix of tunes and styles.  If you like upbeat, positive, happy songs, this CD is for you.  Read the entire review (in PDF) from Ukulele Player Magazine, Issue 7, August 2009
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"Cali, it is so fine.  The arrangements, the mixing, the production level, not to mention your gorgeous vocal sound and the ukulele playing.  Just excellent.  All the work you did month after month -- it's all there.  What I like more is that you deliver what you promised.  All the songs make one smile; they tickle and tease.  This is what you wanted to do.  Make us smile."  — Victor B.

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"Cali, it is so fine.  The arrangements, the mixing, the production level, not to mention your gorgeous vocal sound and the ukulele playing.  Just excellent.  All the work you did month after month -- it's all there.  What I like more is that you deliver what you promised.  All the songs make one smile; they tickle and tease.  This is what you wanted to do.  Make us smile."  — Victor B.



"Excellent playing and also very professional recording.  Great job.  I hope the recording and your career go well." — John Kitakis (Ko'olau Ukulele Company

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"...the consistency I've heard in the songs are in the 'spirit' you successfully impart to your music.  Music is rightfully comprised of several facets much beyond notes, chords and arrangements and I especially enjoy how I feel when I listen to your music." — Ukulele master, Kimo Hussey

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"I listened to your CD on the way to work this morning and also as I was out doing errands at lunch.  It's great - I was smiling the whole time I was listening.  It's got great compositions, great singing, great musicianship and it's very well produced.  Unfortunately, it's had a huge psychological impact on me.  My letter of resignation has been submitted and I will be in Maui until further notice." — Mike S.

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"We fully appreciate your lovely renditions, plus you really transfer your unique touch to the instrument as it sings along with your vocals!"  — Rick and Jill S.  

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"Your song 'Happy Ever After, No Such Ting' and 'Home is Where I Sit My Tushie Down' really made me smile and I loved the 'Beautiful Beautiful Hanalei' and 'Maui Nights.'  You have a marvelous gift."— Carol F.

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"I love your CD - full of great music, talent, and such happiness! Thanks!"  — Jill G.

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"Chris and I wanted to pass along a thank you!  We have been playing your CD in the office this week and everyone here thoroughly enjoyed the tunes.  Being on the front end of "tings," it's always nice to see and hear the finished product.  It is especially nice when the music is as good as "Are you having any fun?"!  Very serene. Thanks again for sharing." — Chris Bailey and Brian Jones of Disc Makers.


"I really liked your CD. My 2 favorites were by you; Set Your Tushie Down and Maui Nights." — Peggy K.

 
"Cali, I wanted you to know directly that I find your current CD a wonderful pleasure to hear. My enjoyment began with the first bar of "Are You Having Fun!" Yes!  — Ernie S.

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"This is one of the best CD's I have ever heard.  I love it!!! Great voice...great production...great arrangements...great originals...great choice on the cover tunes.. great musicianship...great graphics, CD cover and photos.  Great things in store for this CD and Cali Rose!!!" — Jamie S.  
"I listened to "Are You Having Any Fun?" and I truly had fun listening.  I laughed and nearly cried.  Your music Cali gives so much, a whole philosophy, your personality, as well as pleasure.  I so enjoyed."  — Leslie W.
"I've been loving listening to it in my car as I jaunt down the street, singing along with it. It is just a superb CD!  The production is splendid with everything clear, precise and balanced.  Especially, the slower songs reveal the nuances of your voice (e.g., Maui Nights, Beautiful Dreamer, Sweetheart, True Love).  Your uke playing is just wonderful!  Really neat arrangements, and skillful precise playing.  Every note, high and low, is in tune and perfectly rendered.  You do some amazing ukelizations.  Your singing is also wonderful. You are really versatile and with great presentation and arrangements.  Nice back up singing too.  What a pro you are.  Cali, dear, this is just a marvelously enthralling and professional recording showing off your best stuff, and I'm enjoying it immensely." — Stephen Fry

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"...a sweet and simple joy to listen to.  What an uplifting array of music and lyric.  I am so impressed with your originals, your poetry, singing, and with your ukulele playing! It's a first class production, and I wish you all the success that you have merited in the sales and distribution." — Emerson P.

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 "Congratulations on your success. You are putting smiles on people's faces far and wide.  What pleasure--and humor.  I tell you, my tush is happier for having listened."  — Diane V.

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We just got your CD in the mail!  What a wonderful production, and you are as good as they get!!  Thank you SO much for sending it to us... We'll do some more listening, but so far our favourite is "Maui Nights."  — Bosko and Honey  

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"...it's the players like you and Craig that make the world of ukulele what it is.  Put a guitar in someone's hands and they want to be a rock start.  Put a Hawaiian ukulele in someone's hands and they just want to play music and smile." — Mickey Maguire of Uke Player Magazine

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"I LOVE your CD! It is the best. My new favorite!!The whole package; the songs, the accompaniment, your  lovely voice. Truly, it is such a breath of fresh air!  Can’t wait to get to one of your shows live and in person!!" — Janet Miller

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"Had no idea you play the uke! Loved the Oo-Koo-Lay-Lay song!!! You have a wonderful touch - the intro on "The Fishing Hole" is just gorgeous!" — Mahalo, Kelli G.

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"A most sincere thank you for the SMILES, your CD makes me happy, great production, you sound fantastic and the songs are a kick - "true classic Cali Rose !!!" with her uka uka uka uka LELE."  — Kevin F.

I absolutely love it!  The song selection, vocals and musicianship are nothing less than stellar. — Bruce B.

"Well I said I L O V E  your website and I do and I also applaud your one-woman-do-it-all approach, going to the care homes and connecting with your CDs and upbeat attitude, so very important, as you said, in these challenging of all times.  Looking forward to your CD receipt and connecting more as I'm always drawn to the under-dogs of this world, those who exhibit grit."  — L. Smallwood

Note:  This album was nomiated for Best Adult Contemporary Album in the 2009 Hawaii Music Awards. It didn't win and some folks were a little upset about that, like Ric Douglas, who wrote me the message below...  

8 things That Can't Be Robbed From Cali Are:

1. Classiness
2. Grace
3. Musicianship
4. Poise
5. Talent
6. Positive Attitude
7. Beauty
8. Craig (Cali's husband)

    ...in no particular order

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"...thank you so much for sending me your CD.  I love the music and it makes me smile to hear your voice.  You are a very gifted siger/musician/entertainer.  I'm glad your carrer is moving along.  Thank you for all the happiess your music has brought me over the years...

Your latest CD is still my favorite and I always queue it up on the IPod first when we get airborne – puts me in the right mood and calms me down…not that the pre-departure cocktail wasn’t kicking in by then, but you are much purer sense of peace and calm.  Maybe I shouldn’t say purer…I mean, Whoa!, check out the clam shells on Cali in Hawaii!!  Regardless your voice is incredible."  — Doug W.

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"Cali Rose has contributed her CD "Are You Having Any Fun?" as a door prize. If you aren't having any fun, you will be when you listen to her sing and play the ukulele. Funny, ironic and too cool to conga! This is what the uke is all about, thanks Cali!" — Cathy of Crossroads Ukulele Festival

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I just wanted to write how much I enjoy "Are You Havin' Any Fun." I hope this doesn't sound like an odd type of compliment, but it is of the highest order. If my mom were to sing to me it should be in your voice. And one more compliment, the Hawaiian songs you did - they are done as if you were a local.  — David B.

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"I LOVE LOVE LOVE the CD.  I have been listening to it on the way to and from work and it raises my spirits everyday! It is happy, uplifting and oh so on the money of life's important lessons-beauty, fun, love. Today, after I took my puppy to the vet and we were both tired, I sat in my driveway with my puppy sleeping in my arms listening to the beautiful voice of my cousin, my friend. Thank you for sharing your talent and your attitude!  — Love, Laura"

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"Excellent playing and also very professional recording.  Great job.  I hope the recording and your career go well." — John Kitakis (Ko'olau Ukulele Company

"...the consistency I've heard in the songs are in the 'spirit' you successfully impart to your music.  Music is rightfully comprised of several facets much beyond notes, chords and arrangements and I especially enjoy how I feel when I listen to your music." — Ukulele master, Kimo Hussey

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"I listened to your CD on the way to work this morning and also as I was out doing errands at lunch.  It's great - I was smiling the whole time I was listening.  It's got great compositions, great singing, great musicianship and it's very well produced.  Unfortunately, it's had a huge psychological impact on me.  My letter of resignation has been submitted and I will be in Maui until further notice." — Mike S.  

"We fully appreciate your lovely renditions, plus you really transfer your unique touch to the instrument as it sings along with your vocals!"  — Rick and Jill S.  

"Your song 'Happy Ever After, No Such Ting' and 'Home is Where I Sit My Tushie Down' really made me smile and I loved the 'Beautiful Beautiful Hanalei' and 'Maui Nights.'  You have a marvelous gift."— Carol F.

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"I love your CD - full of great music, talent, and such happiness! Thanks!"  — Jill G.

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"Chris and I wanted to pass along a thank you!  We have been playing your CD in the office this week and everyone here thoroughly enjoyed the tunes.  Being on the front end of "tings," it's always nice to see and hear the finished product.  It is especially nice when the music is as good as "Are you having any fun?"!  Very serene. Thanks again for sharing." — Chris Bailey and Brian Jones of Disc Makers.

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"I really liked your CD. My 2 favorites were by you; Set Your Tushie Down and Maui Nights." — Peggy K.

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"Cali, I wanted you to know directly that I find your current CD a wonderful pleasure to hear. My enjoyment began with the first bar of "Are You Having Fun!" Yes!  — Ernie S.

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"This is one of the best CD's I have ever heard.  I love it!!! Great voice...great production...great arrangements...great originals...great choice on the cover tunes.. great musicianship...great graphics, cd cover and photos.  Great things in store for this CD and Cali Rose!!!" — Jamie S.  

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"I listened to "Are You Having Any Fun?" and I truly had fun listening.  I laughed and nearly cried.  Your music Cali gives so much, a whole philosophy, your personality, as well as pleasure.  I so enjoyed."  — Leslie W.

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"I've been loving listening to it in my car as I jaunt down the street, singing along with it. It is just a superb CD!  The production is splendid with everything clear, precise and balanced.  Especially, the slower songs reveal the nuances of your voice (e.g., Maui Nights, Beautiful Dreamer, Sweetheart, True Love).  Your uke playing is just wonderful!  Really neat arrangements, and skillful precise playing.  Every note, high and low, is in tune and perfectly rendered.  You do some amazing ukelizations.  Your singing is also wonderful. You are really versatile and with great presentation and arrangements.  Nice back up singing too.  What a pro you are.  Cali, dear, this is just a marvelously enthralling and professional recording showing off your best stuff, and I'm enjoying it immensely." — Stephen Fry

"...a sweet and simple joy to listen to.  What an uplifting array of music and lyric.  I am so impressed with your originals, your poetry, singing, and with your ukulele playing! It's a first class production, and I wish you all the success that you have merited in the sales and distribution." — Emerson P.

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 "Congratulations on your success. You are putting smiles on people's faces far and wide.  What pleasure--and humor.  I tell you, my tush is happier for having listened."  — Diane V.

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We just got your CD in the mail!  What a wonderful production, and you are as good as they get!!  Thank you SO much for sending it to us... We'll do some more listening, but so far our favourite is "Maui Nights."  — Bosko and Honey  

"...it's the players like you and Craig that make the world of ukulele what it is.  Put a guitar in someone's hands and they want to be a rock start.  Put a Hawaiian ukulele in someone's hands and they just want to play music and smile." — Mickey Maguire of Uke Player Magazine

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"I LOVE your CD! It is the best. My new favorite!!The whole package; the songs, the accompaniment, your  lovely voice. Truly, it is such a breath of fresh air!  Can’t wait to get to one of your shows live and in person!!" — Janet Miller

"Had no idea you play the uke! Loved the Oo-Koo-Lay-Lay song!!! You have a wonderful touch - the intro on "The Fishing Hole" is just gorgeous!" — Mahalo, Kelli G.

"A most sincere thank you for the SMILES, your CD makes me happy, great production, you sound fantastic and the songs are a kick - "true classic Cali Rose !!!" with her uka uka uka uka LELE."  — Kevin F.

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"I absolutely love it!  The song selection, vocals and musicianship are nothing less than stellar. — Bruce B.

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"Well I said I L O V E  your website and I do and I also applaud your one-woman-do-it-all approach, going to the care homes and connecting with your CDs and upbeat attitude, so very important, as you said, in these challenging of all times.  Looking forward to your CD receipt and connecting more as I'm always drawn to the under-dogs of this world, those who exhibit grit."  — L. Smallwood

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Note:  This album was nomiated for Best Adult Contemporary Album in the 2009 Hawaii Music Awards. It didn't win and some folks were a little upset about that, like Ric Douglas, who wrote me the message below...  

8 things That Can't Be Robbed From Cali Are:

1. Classiness
2. Grace
3. Musicianship
4. Poise
5. Talent
6. Positive Attitude
7. Beauty
8. Craig (Cali's husband)

    ...in no particular order

"...thank you so much for sending me your CD.  I love the music and it makes me smile to hear your voice.  You are a very gifted siger/musician/entertainer.  I'm glad your carrer is moving along.  Thank you for all the happiess your music has brought me over the years...

Your latest CD is still my favorite and I always queue it up on the IPod first when we get airborne – puts me in the right mood and calms me down…not that the pre-departure cocktail wasn’t kicking in by then, but you are much purer sense of peace and calm.  Maybe I shouldn’t say purer…I mean, Whoa!, check out the clam shells on Cali in Hawaii!!  Regardless your voice is incredible."  — Doug W.

"Cali Rose has contributed her CD "Are You Having Any Fun?" as a door prize. If you aren't having any fun, you will be when you listen to her sing and play the ukulele. Funny, ironic and too cool to conga! This is what the uke is all about, thanks Cali!" — Cathy of Crossroads Ukulele Festival

I just wanted to write how much I enjoy "Are You Havin' Any Fun." I hope this doesn't sound like an odd type of compliment, but it is of the highest order. If my mom were to sing to me it should be in your voice. And one more compliment, the Hawaiian songs you did - they are done as if you were a local.  — David B.

"I LOVE LOVE LOVE the CD.  I have been listening to it on the way to and from work and it raises my spirits everyday! It is happy, uplifting and oh so on the money of life's important lessons-beauty, fun, love. Today, after I took my puppy to the vet and we were both tired, I sat in my driveway with my puppy sleeping in my arms listening to the beautiful voice of my cousin, my friend. Thank you for sharing your talent and your attitude!  Love, Laura"

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Cool Things People Say About "Cali Rose Gets Goofy"

 

"Very funny and on the money! This whole album is a gem." — KAOS Radio

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"When describing Cali Rose, the words "wacky" and "zany" come to mind...unexpectedly good music backing up the jokes..." — Dr. Davis

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Smile, Smile, Smile - Available July 25th"In her most recent work, multi-talented singer/songwriter Cali Rose offers up an eclectic brew of cute, witty and sarcastic little songs, musings and observations. Delivered in an effective, low-key manner, this comedy/acoustic album interestingly meshes together many of Rose's various musical influences. From blues, country, jazz, pop and Latin to the overt folk vein, she delivers some truly hilarious, sweet and stabbing mediations on the silliest aspects of life that we often take for granted."

— Campus Circle

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"'It's a P.M.S. Kind of Day,' 'The Doggie-Doo Blues,' 'Pooey, Pooey, Pooey, It's Christmas,' and other humorous songs about life in the 90's fill this sparkling collection, entertaining written and sung and beautifully produced." — Dr. Demento

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"Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Cali Rose, has produced a delightful and eclectic brew of fun, playfulness, intelligence and wit. Her piano and guitar playing is also excellent and she is joined by many talented musicians on this CD. She may be goofy, but she sure is good!" — Picklehead Music

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"Cali is a witty, charming songwriter with a great sense of humor. Her keen sense of the obvious is truly a gift, seriously. All the simple things right under our noses that we may overlook in a particular situation, Cali sees them and hand it back to us in a delightful and enchanting musical display. There are no "fluff" words here. She calls them as she sees them and make no mistake, although the content makes us laugh, Cali Rose is an exceptional artist with a serious love for music." — Independent Songwriter Web Magazine.

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"I have to say again how very much I enjoy your CDs. It feels like you singing just for me when I listen. Maybe it's because I know you or perhaps it's because I have seen you perform live, I don't know. Your music feels personal to me. I am just as happy for you and you furthering your career. If I owned an airline, you'd have you own audio channel. Then again, I know how you feel about flying…" — Doug W.

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"Hey Cali! Absolutely fabulous set... it was an honor to share a stage with you. I swear I've listened to your comedy disc a million times. I was singing along to "PMS Kind Of Day". I hope to play with you again soon =)" — Mike Cisneros (at Kahnapalooza 7/2010)

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LYRICAL PHILOSOPHY (The "Cali Rose Gets Goofy" CD)

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1. Thirteen songs about personal love, real emotions, and true life experiences.

2. Clever, down-to-earth uniquely original lyrics combined with perfect common sense feelings and sentiments.

3. Exceptionally worded and sung with pleasing rhythms and tempo quality music performed by great musicians and a gifted singer.

4. But it's the authentic, clear and entertaining voice that pulls everything together to bring empathy and understanding to so many common experiences that so many can relate to.

5. A truly great uplifting and fun experience for the listener.

6. Light hearted but packed with true and meaningful everyday thoughts and expressions.

7. The whole CD is very well arranged and composed with especially enjoyable and authentic lyrics which exhibit extraordinary insights into ordinary life.

8. Such a talented singer, song writer and philosophical humorist that brings a smile to the face and warms the heart.

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Richard Havens 

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