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  • Tony

    Tony Venice, CA

    I heard you before I saw you at the Autry Museum yesterday. I haven't heard such fine yodeling from a songstress in a long time. You bring it. Thank you.

    I heard you before I saw you at the Autry Museum yesterday. I haven't heard such fine yodeling from a songstress in a long time. You bring it. Thank you.

  • lafcat

    lafcat Inglewood, California

    Your rendition of Along the Navaho Trail is one of the best I have heard thanks for bringing Western Swing into the forefront I know you got me as a diehard fan!!

    Your rendition of Along the Navaho Trail is one of the best I have heard thanks for bringing Western Swing into the forefront I know you got me as a diehard fan!!

  • lash wallace

    lash wallace Huntingtown Md

    Hi Kristyn Woops!!! I forgot to give you Rachel Cowman's E-Mail address incase you lost it........ rchorsemanship@gmail.com P.S. She's one of the nicest people I know. I know you will like her,

    Hi Kristyn
    Woops!!! I forgot to give you Rachel Cowman's E-Mail address incase you lost it........
    rchorsemanship@gmail.com
    P.S. She's one of the nicest people I know. I know you will like her,

  • Lash Wallace

    Lash Wallace Huntingtownm MD.

    Hi Kristyn How are you???? It was great seeing you in Kenton last month. I really enjoyed hearing you sung (When I got the chance) I talked to Rachel the girl from Iowa you met in Indiana last year. I sent her your CD, she said she really enjoyed it. I told her you said you were going to E-Mail her and she said she was really looking forward to hearing from you. Since she is a horse person too ,I know you two have a lot in common. Well qnyway she said she hasn't heard from you yet. I told her i didn't know if you have been too busy or you forgot or you might have lost her E-Mail address. I told her I would contact you and ask. I know she would be really thrilled to hear from you. Anyway that's about it. once again it was great seeing you. Hope to see you down the trail. Your Friend Lash

    Hi Kristyn
    How are you???? It was great seeing you in Kenton last month. I really enjoyed hearing you sung (When I got the chance) I talked to Rachel the girl from Iowa you met in Indiana last year. I sent her your CD, she said she really enjoyed it. I told her you said you were going to E-Mail her and she said she was really looking forward to hearing from you. Since she is a horse person too ,I know you two have a lot in common. Well qnyway she said she hasn't heard from you yet. I told her i didn't know if you have been too busy or you forgot or you might have lost her E-Mail address. I told her I would contact you and ask. I know she would be really thrilled to hear from you. Anyway that's about it. once again it was great seeing you. Hope to see you down the trail.
    Your Friend
    Lash

  • Dr. Erica

    Dr. Erica McKinney, TX

    Hi Kristyn, I just noticed you will be at the Melton Ice Cream Crank off today- see you there!

    Hi Kristyn,
    I just noticed you will be at the Melton Ice Cream Crank off today- see you there!

  • Kristyn Harris

    Kristyn Harris McKinney, TX

    Thanks EVERYONE for your comments - I love hearing from all of you!! To Lily - the name of that song is "Casting My Lasso", and I don't have it on CD, but you can find recordings of it by Slim Whitman, Jean Prescott, and probably others. It's a great song!

    Thanks EVERYONE for your comments - I love hearing from all of you!!

    To Lily - the name of that song is "Casting My Lasso", and I don't have it on CD, but you can find recordings of it by Slim Whitman, Jean Prescott, and probably others. It's a great song!

  • Tammy

    Tammy Loving, New Mexico

    Hey there Mustang Gal! This is one of your new friends from the Longhorn Cattle Drive. You can best remember me as the ol lady on the beautiful prancing palomino. He did wear me out :) I just wanted to say how much my husband Rod & I enjoyed your music! In this fast paced world with so much noise & I admit it-some of the music or what is called music is like listening to fingernails on a chalkboard-your music is relaxing & sometimes very funny. I tell ya we both had that new song of yours "A Horse is Gonna Do" stuck in our heads. Great descriptive song! My family got such a kick out of it. Especially the part about the bath. The day before we left on the cattle drive, I was giving the palomino a bath. He was standing in a puddle & just as my husband & son rounded the horse trailer, he pawed the mud puddle. Needless to say I was covered from neck to feet in muddy water. So your song hit home! Good luck in your career Kristyn though its plain to see you don't need it. You not only sing about the life of a cowgirl but you are one. So when you sing you know what you are talking about. It was a pleasure to ride with you & your beautiful mustang! God bless & Happy Trails, Tammy Nyman

    Hey there Mustang Gal! This is one of your new friends from the Longhorn Cattle Drive. You can best remember me as the ol lady on the beautiful prancing palomino. He did wear me out smile
    I just wanted to say how much my husband Rod & I enjoyed your music!
    In this fast paced world with so much noise & I admit it-some of the music or what is called music is like listening to fingernails on a chalkboard-your music is relaxing & sometimes very funny. I tell ya we both had that new song of yours "A Horse is Gonna Do" stuck in our heads. Great descriptive song!
    My family got such a kick out of it. Especially the part about the bath. The day before we left on the cattle drive, I was giving the palomino a bath. He was standing in a puddle & just as my husband & son rounded the horse trailer, he pawed the mud puddle. Needless to say I was covered from neck to feet in muddy water. So your song hit home!
    Good luck in your career Kristyn though its plain to see you don't need it. You not only sing about the life of a cowgirl but you are one. So when you sing you know what you are talking about. It was a pleasure to ride with you & your beautiful mustang!
    God bless & Happy Trails,
    Tammy Nyman

  • Lily

    Lily Tucson, AZ

    I saw you at Old Tucson cowboy Church, You were terrific love your voice. I would like to buy a CD of the song you sung there. What was the name of it? I will be looking forward to seeing you play again.

    I saw you at Old Tucson cowboy Church, You were terrific love your voice. I would like to buy a CD of the song you sung there. What was the name of it? I will be looking forward to seeing you play again.

  • Jim

    Jim Salinas, California

    Like the others, I saw the performances on Shotgun Red. What a talent; voice and really know your way around the guitar! You and the Quebe sisters are really giving Texas Swing a boost. Two years ago I had never heard of it and now i love it. Thanks very much, and you deserve all the success possible.

    Like the others, I saw the performances on Shotgun Red. What a talent; voice and really know your way around the guitar! You and the Quebe sisters are really giving Texas Swing a boost. Two years ago I had never heard of it and now i love it. Thanks very much, and you deserve all the success possible.

  • Jerry

    Jerry Macomb il

    I saw you on Shotgun Red and was blown away with you singing and guitar playing. I have played for over 40 years and I can say I think you are going to be successful in the music business. Thanks and I hope to see you again on RFDTV. YOu should get booked on Midwest Country

    I saw you on Shotgun Red and was blown away with you singing and guitar playing. I have played for over 40 years and I can say I think you are going to be successful in the music business. Thanks and I hope to see you again on RFDTV. YOu should get booked on Midwest Country

Quotes from Noted People

"Kristyn Harris is one of the greatest talents that I have ever heard. Her heart is as big as Texas and it shows when she performs. She has a great career in store for her. I'm so proud that she's my friend."
Red Steagall

"Kristyn Harris is one of the leading forces of the younger generation keeping the Western Music tradition alive. Kristyn is a great songwriter, singer and an accomplished musician. A real treasure." 
Don Edwards

"One of the brightest young talents in this or any other genre…."
Dave Stamey

"...gem of a recording, which marries timeless Western Swing with Harris' powerful voice and deft musical aptitude."
American Cowboy Magazine, Feb/March 2016 Issuereferring to Kristyn's CD, "Down the Trail"

"Kristyn is the brightest young star on the western music horizon. She is a pure delight and will doubtless shine bright for years to come!" 
Ranger Doug of Riders in the Sky


"This bundle of energy and talent is 'the rage' on stage from the east coast to the west and if you can stay seated when she finishes her performance you're prob'ly 'bout ready for the grave!!"
- Arizona Cowboy Gathering, venue

"Folks, this tea-cup-sized little gal will blow your barn doors clean off with her magnificent vocals and yodel!!! And.....what you see is what you get...pure honest-to-goodness GOODNESS...through-n-through."
- Susie Knight, 2014 AWA Female Poet of the Year
 

If Kristyn Harris ever auditions for American Idol, it will be the shortest season they ever had...everyone else will go home after they hear her sing. - D.B. Jackson, award winning western author


"Your voice is incredible! You sing a story as if you were right there looking at it." - Brittany Miller

"She's like a stick of dynamite full of passion and she explodes when she hits that stage!!" - Doug Grady

"A true breath of fresh air with a timeless voice." - stars2come.com

"She could sing the phone book and it would sound like a symphony." - Stanton Howe, Disc Jockey

"You cannot find a more honest, pure, singing talent than Kristyn Harris. She plays a mean guitar to boot! Makes a Promise, keeps a Promise. She will surprise everyone with that first note. She does not need a band or a microphone! Singing around the campfire is my favorite way to listen to her sing, but she can rock the house down for a large crowd also."  - Teri Gordon, event producer

"Your beautiful voice has the warmth and power of Texas sunshine." - Charles Marie

"Kristyn is a true talent!!!"  - Shelby Eicher, The Tulsa Playboys

"A powerful and shimmering voice..."
- Devon Dawson, 2009 AWA Female Performer of the Year, Wrangler Award winner with "Miss Devon and the Outlaw"

"Kristyn's voice is that of angels with a healthy dose of yodel awesomeness!!!!" - Jerilyn Caldwell, event producer

"Now there’s one dynamo of a performer! She’s the real deal!"
and
"Your performance on this album ["Let Me Ride"] is incredible!"   - Tumbleweed Rob/Rob Wolfskill

"You are wonderful Kristyn; it was great to have you on stage with us! We look forward to the blossoming of a wonderful career." - Ranger Doug, "Idol of American Youth" of Riders in the Sky
 
"What a voice..." - Mike Fleming, director of Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival and member of New West

"Once in a great while I see a performer in Western Music who knocks my socks off. And once in an even greater while, I will have the privilege of watching a performer come onto the scene, gun (or guitar) a-blazin' and put the hard work, energy, and dedication into their already outstanding level of talent to become a top notch performer that I'm proud to endorse. Kristyn Harris is the real deal: genuinely musical, with a style all her own, and the spunk and drive to ride the Western Swing/Western Music pony all the way to the finish. This is a talented young lady, to be sure, and just as important, she represents what is good, honest, wholesome, and fun about the music of the West while keeping her own identity, and her own sound. Heck, I'd put my money on Kristyn Harris to be the performer who brings a whole new audience to Western Music and Western Swing."
      - Juni Fisher, 2011 Entertainer of the Year, 2006, 2009, 2011 Female Performer of the Year, 2008 Wrangler Award Winner

"Kristyn Harris is a bundle of delightful energy, surpassed only by her tremendous talent. A natural entertainer, and simply a precious young woman, Kristyn is a joy to be around, onstage or off!"
      - Belinda Gail, 7 time Western Music Association Female Performer of the Year, 2 time Academy of Western Artists Female Vocalist, time Group/Duo of the Year with Curly Musgrave and Album of the Year 

"With Kristyn, what you see is what you get, and what you get is an extremely talented young lady with a passion for her music and the skills to pull it off. She has a deep respect for her musical roots while contributing a fresh new voice - and she can SWING."
      -Carolyn Martin, Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Inductee, 2-time AWA Western Swing Female Vocalist

"Because of my years of experience as a Cowboy Poet, I have been invited to perform at nearly every major western entertainment venue in the United States and Canada. I have seen and heard nearly every western singer and poet perform in the field, and I can honestly say that Kristyn Harris is one of the most talented and exciting entertainers I have ever witnessed. She receives standing ovations nearly every time she performs, and deserves every one of them. What is special about this young lady is the fact that she has no ego and is one of the nicest persons in the Western Entertainment business."
      -Yvonne Hollenbeck, 4-time WMA* Female Poet of the Year and AWA* award winner

Kristyn is the fresh new face of western music. Not only is she already an accomplished singer and guitarist, she is also a fine horsewoman. Kristyn, I am so proud of you!
      -Jean Prescott, multiple award winner

"It's top drawer!"  - Rick Huff, Western Way Magazine, referring to "Let Me Ride"

"Kristyn throws down on my adaptation of the old Geoff Mack song, "I've Been Everywhere"... I was clutching my chest and gasping for air just WATCHING her on those last two verses...!!!"   - Brian Burns, Texas singer/songerwriter, commenting on Kristyn's performance of "I've Been Everywhere (in Texas)"

"Her energy, zest for life, smile, and talent are as big and wide as "Texas with T!" I've got the "Kristyn Harris Fever!" How about you??"
      -Bobbi Jean Bell, "OutWest Concert Series" venue operator 

"Kristyn is one of the hardest working young people in the business....she is polished and professional in her presentation, way beyond her years. A lot of adults could learn from watching her prepare and present her unique brand of cowgirl swing music! I'm so proud of her!
And she has a wonderful attitude. What a great young role model Kristyn is." 
 - Juni Fisher, WMA Entertainer of the Year, 3- time Female Performer of the Year and True West's Best Solo Western Musician 2011/2012, and first female awarded the Western Heritage Wrangler Award


"Jewel of the West" - Les Buffham

"Girl of the thousand chords" - Daron Little, AWA Male Vocalist

"The Sweetheart of the Sage"    - Mark Ivey, Disc Jockey 


WMA - Western Music Association
AWA - Academy of Western Artists

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