REV. YOLANDA

 
 

Holiday

Happy Holidays

by Rev. Yolanda

enter Rev. Yolanda's main website here: http://www.yolanda.net/presskit -click the "buy album" button
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Give the gift of music this Holiday Season with Rev. Yolanda's unique blend of Chanting, Country Gospel, Pop, and Rock !

Miracles Are Seen in the Light

by Rev. Yolanda

Released 2015
Bearded Lady Productions LLC
Released 2015
Bearded Lady Productions LLC
Interfaith Holiday Song influenced by medieval music, Gregorian chanting, and A Course In Miracles.
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Rev. Yolanda and singer songwriter producer Freddy Freeman created this Interfaith Holiday song that combines Christmas musical sounds with Medieval instruments, Old Testament Scripture and A Course In Miracles lesson - "Miracles Are Seen In The Light". It full of joy and light with a Medieval dance beat!
With much love from Rev. Yolanda. See more of Rev. Yolanda's music: www.yolanda.net/buy_music_here

Heaven Is in Me

by Rev. Yolanda & Rev. Chanda

Released 2011
Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes and Rev. Chanda
Released 2011
Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes and Rev. Chanda
Melodic, Passionate, Spirit-filled vocals accompanied by acoustic guitar, bass, organ, medium rock beat and a heavenly choir. A satisfying blend of Traditional, Contemporary, and New Thought Gospel music.
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Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes, http://www.yolanda.net
singer/songwriter/drag performer and Interfaith Minister who's work as an Artist and Sacred Activist has earned him a place in The GLBT Hall Of Fame. He has been called: " The Alien Love Child of Louise Hay and John Waters, with a splash of Dolly Parton ! "
Rev. Yolanda is an eccentric, and ecstatic performer with a southern rock, country gospel style. He brings his message of …
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Rev. Yolanda's Country Gospel Kirtan, Vol.1 -God Is

by Rev. Yolanda

Released 2012
Mighty Companions Ministries
Released 2012
Mighty Companions Ministries
Country Gospel, Native American, and Hindu Kirtan music combined with New Thought lyrics, and the occasional House Music beat.
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Rev. Yolanda's Country Gospel Kirtan combines Country Gospel, Native American, and Hindu Kirtan music combined with New Thought lyrics, and the occasional House Music beat. Think Pedal Steel, Acoustic Guitar, Tabla, Native American Flute. Lush vocals and harmonies with a touch of chanting.

Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes is a singer/songwriter/drag performer and Interfaith Minister who's work as an Artist and Sacred Activist has earned him a place in The GLBT Hall Of …
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Live At Cbgb's

by Yolanda & The Plastic Family

Released 2015
Mighty Companions Ministries
Released 2015
Mighty Companions Ministries
gritty ol fashioned Rock and Roll at the World Famous CBGB's on the Bowery in Manhattan's Lower East Side. CBGB's was the home to major worldwide Rock & Roll acts. This live cd was recorded before gentrification happened in the area and drove CBGB's out.
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Yolanda and The Plastic Family was the original band by the award winning drag queen recording artist and Interfaith Minister now known as Rev. Yolanda.
This live cd at CBGB's is gritty and RAW Rock&Roll just like Rev. Yolanda was in the early days of her recording career. Using Rock&Roll to speak to gender politics... Yolanda was then and still is a force of nature!
Yolanda: vocals
Robert Urban: guitar/vocals
Toshio Mana: …
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House of Joy

by Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes

Released 2010
independent
Released 2010
independent
The bluesy, raw, Southern-style rock on "House of Joy" is a great match for Mapes' take-no-prisoners voice, and the artist's lyrics pay homage to his Southern roots while exploring provocative themes about gender and self-expression.
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SIRIUS Radio's Larry Flick says Roger is "the most original artist to come from the LGBT community in the last 10 years".

ROGER ANTHONY YOLANDA MAPES:
Welcome to the "House of Joy"- a review by Jed Ryan

"Don't you know that the South will rise again?!" Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes declares with unyielding conviction on "Muscle Shoals", the tribute to the singer/songwriter's Bible Belt hometown. Through the years, the same can be said of …
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Welcome to Yolandaworld

by Yolanda & the Plastic Family

Released 2015
Bearded Lady Productions
Released 2015
Bearded Lady Productions
The original cd from Yolanda & The Plastic Family. Jazz Funk Rock Pop Folk Fusion. This is the cd that made Vermont music history and put Yolanda, Bernie Sanders, Howard Dean, and Ben and Jerry in the same movers and shakers entrepreneurial category.
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This is the first album from Yolanda when s/he was performing with hir original jazz fusion band "Yolanda and The Plastic Family". This album was originally recorded in Burlington VT in the late "90's, while s/he was living there. Original Plastic family members: Adam Wood-keyboards, Eric Rorbach- drums, Jon Akland- bass, Tom Henglesberg- guitar, Martha Seyler- backing vocals
From first listen you know this is going to be an experience. You soon realize …
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Welcome to Yolanda World (Special Edition)

by Yolanda and the Plastic Family

Released 2012
Viva
Released 2012
Viva
Drag Queen Jazz Fusion
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This is the first album from Rev. Roger Anthony Yolanda Mapes when he was performing with his original jazz fusion band "Yolanda and The Plastic Family". This album was originally recorded in Burlington VT in the late "90's, while he was living there. In 2001, Yolanda moved back to NYC and re-formed The Plastic Family with new members and recorded a short EP. In 2002, producer Freddy Freeman created a dance mix of the song "Alien Love …
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