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Wendy Risoli

san antonio, TX [Country, Pop, Vocalist]

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4.57 Rating | #231 | 203 Votes | 32448 Views |
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  1. Cowboy Take Me Away
  2. Crazy
  3. I Can't Stop Loving You
  4. Rose Garden
  5. Strawberry Wine
  6. When Will I Be Loved
  7. You're Still the One
I'm Wendy Risoli. I'm originally from Rocky Mountain House Alberta Canada. I moved to San Antonio Texas in 2004 to get married and live with my husband.
As a little girl, I took some piano lessons with Val Lineham. I'd often perform in festivals, at school in plays, choirs. I once played drums to Little Drummer Girl in the schools christmas concert. I sang in the school choir, would always perfrom for family and friends. In the car to the radio, in the family living room. Wherever there was a chance to sing and dance, there I was.
I even had the chance to take some guitar lessons from Don Pope, again with Frances Jones whome I met in college. I was active in school activities.
When I grew up, I decided I liked country music, after seeing Coal Miners Daughter the Loretta Lynn story. I began singing with bands whenever there were jam sessions, anything. I had the chance to sing for the Red Deer College School of Music program, studied voice.
After that, I recorded Don't Toss Us Away by Patty Loveless in a mall studio in West Edmonton Mall. I got to meet some bands that had become famous. I met Cissie Lynn Loretta's Daughter, Apple Jack, other bands.
I stopped singing for a few years, but kept writing. My parents gave me a new guitar, I began writing songs in the 1990's. I wrote Now and Forever, I'm Ready. 2008-9 I wrote Unbound, Lift Up My Eyes, Stranded, Tracey's Got A Brand New Car, others.
In 1998, I had the opportunity to record 2 of my originals for Rockpile Production. I then began singing in spanish with Selena being my biggest guide there. I sang spanish at rodeos, festivals. I also sang some folk music as well. It was fun. I'm influenced by Sarah MaLachlan, other great female music makers.
In 2001, I recorded 4 christmas songs. I was singing rodeos and fairs, festivals in 2001-2.
I never get tired of performing. After leaving my canadian home and my family and friends, I returned to country music with a pop twist. Now classic country.
I now sing covers and originals. Just about anything. Performing for me has always been an outlet for anything going on in my life.
I've been in talent contests in San Antonio, participated with Famecast, music nation, musictx, myspace, youtube, where I have videos as well. I'm also a member of Texas Music Coalition where I have many friends.
Whatever I'm doing in my life, I hope I end up onstage somewhere, because onstage, I can be anything I want to be, I can be myself.
Mar 18-19, 2008 I participated in Nashville Star. It was the most rewarding of my career. I'm glad I did it.

As of 2010, I am singing classic country, doing well. Writing many new songs like Serious, Dirty Blond Hair, That'll Be The Day.

P.O. Box 39067
San Antonio, Tx
Ph. 210-288-7536
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Rick West
Rick West says:
{ 04-06-2013 09:51 }
Wendy, Sorry for not getting back sooner. I left the Bio of for a reason. Keeps people wondering and wanting more.. LOL. Too much to list and to many bad things to remember. I wish you much success and may God bless you in whatever you do. Rick West
Oldies but Goldies
{ 10-26-2012 12:10 }
Hi Wendy Nice songs. Love your relaxed easy style. I especially like your version of I Can\'t Stop Loving You. Check out my versions of this classic and also When Will I Be Loved on my Showcase. 5 for you. Good luck. Oldie
Shawnee Grove
{ 09-09-2012 15:47 }
Hi Wendy. You have a nice collection of tunes!
SAM says:
{ 05-01-2012 06:47 }
Good to hear you - get my 5 and regards from far away
Helder Rock
{ 04-01-2012 05:32 }
Nice showcase!
{ 01-09-2012 18:24 }
your passion for music shines trough the songs, keep up the good work, 5 from me Greg
Trevor James
{ 01-03-2012 02:32 }
great showcase - super vocals - 5 from me - wishing you all the best for the future.
BIG RED says:
{ 12-19-2011 08:23 }
{ 06-03-2011 21:48 }
Great music
Wendy Risoli
{ 05-28-2011 12:01 }
I thank everyone for their kind comments on my profile. wendy
{ 05-28-2011 08:13 }
Great showcase, superb vocals. Hi 5 and the very best of luck to you. Lynn
Lisa Goodale
{ 02-08-2011 16:13 }
nice ! here is a five for you!
{ 01-17-2011 07:59 }
Kicking Saturday
{ 12-30-2010 10:32 }
Happy Kicking Holidays
Realm of Soularis
{ 11-20-2010 05:16 }
Nice songs!
TruBlend says:
{ 11-13-2010 23:03 }
Nice songs , keep vibin, your great, you got to get the 5555sss
V says:
{ 10-25-2010 11:44 }
Good job))
V says:
{ 10-25-2010 11:44 }
Good job))
Sonny Lee
Sonny Lee says:
{ 09-22-2010 09:04 }
Hi Wendy, thank you for stoppin' by. Keep up the great tunes & GOD BLESS you. Come on by anytime.
Barbara Young
{ 09-21-2010 23:53 }
Hi there Wendy! Nice to "meet you" - and much thanks for your kind words. Good for you, following your dream. Keep singing, you're doing a great job. Cheers, ~ Barbara. :)
Stephen Johnson
{ 09-21-2010 21:46 }
Hi Wendy, Thanks for your nice comments, I wish I could sing like you do,just fantastic,,you voice is soothing and has feeling and depth,,hard to find these days.5 from me to you, Good luck in all you do,, keep in touch :-)
Chuck Paul
{ 09-21-2010 16:32 }
Hi Wendy!...thanks for stopping by my site and commenting.I luv your voice...and your passion for performing.Keep the train running,darlin!!..Check out my site at and become a "fan"!!
Liesa Clark
{ 09-21-2010 16:01 }
Hi Wendy, thank you for your comment. I love your showcase, its smooth & a pleasure to listen to. You have a great voice & clearly love singing. Keep it up & live your dream. 5 :)
Sara Lynn Wallin
{ 09-21-2010 14:56 }
Hello Wendy and thanks for stopping by my site and for your kind words. Love your new tunes and pictures! 55555 Sara Lynn Wallin
Keith Wallace
{ 09-01-2010 20:14 }
Very pretty should go places...get into a studio and record some originals and I will buy your CD...Good luck from a fellow Canadian EH? 5s from me
Elizabeth Bahr
{ 08-15-2010 00:51 }
Great pictures Wendy! Very professional. Elizabeth
Delete says:
{ 07-22-2010 18:07 }
Hi Wendy!! Came by to check out the photos and had another enjoyable listen to your ShowCase =FAB Cheers Dave
DebbieZ says:
{ 06-12-2010 23:19 }
thanks so much for the vote of confidence.Thanks for taking the time to send a comment my way. Best of luck to you my friend! DebbieZ
Flock of Nerds
{ 05-02-2010 05:58 }
Check out our latest and grestest song: "Here For You"
Sandy Lee
Sandy Lee says:
{ 05-01-2010 12:54 }
Hi Wendy. Thanks for stopping by. You have such a clear, beautiful voice. Keep it up and 5 from me!
Delete says:
{ 04-11-2010 08:15 }
Wenny! You have a great talent and a beautiful voice ,thank you so much for your ShowCase !! Keep em coming.Best wishes Dave V5zz all way through
Elizabeth Bahr
{ 02-27-2010 02:29 }
Dear Wendy-Thank you for your feedback; it means a lot. I was going to do, "Probably wouldn't be this way" myself, and I think you nailed it. You have such feeling in your voice. Please keep up the good work. Elizabeth.
Gunsmoke says:
{ 02-19-2010 13:04 }
Thanks for the nice comment Wendy and keep up the good work, you get a big 5 from me. Regards John
MaddBeat says:
{ 02-07-2010 01:53 }
nice work check me out
Maurice DAoust
{ 12-27-2009 20:08 }
You have a perfect voice for ballads (tender and soothing.) Big five from me. Good luck
The Gospel Revelators
{ 10-25-2009 15:18 }
wendy this is the gospel revelators of pinebluff saying keep up the good work , may god bless you and keep you in christ name , praise him
Cheryl Aster
{ 10-17-2009 06:43 }
Thanks wendy, enjoyed looking at yr profile, thanks for the support and for taking time to listen to my music, i've just uploaded a new song called 'you can do it' hope it inspires confidence in all you do x Cheryl Aster
CRBN Radio Promotions
{ 09-16-2009 01:58 }
Thanks for stopping by and listening and commenting, we just added a new release by Alex J. Robinson called Possibilities. Stop by when you can and let us know what you think of this song..
Rosty Silverside
{ 09-15-2009 22:01 }
hey!!! Aww I love you voice so much! And I love that songs. Thanks for doing suck a great remake of a wondeful song. Hey do you think you can record listen to your heart? That would nice!! k take care!! Gave u a straight 5!!
Cross Road
{ 09-15-2009 21:30 }
Wendy, I thank you for such a precious comment. I am oh so very unworthy of such wonderful words. But I love you too! Your voice is very comforting. Your songs seem to be heart felt! Rob
James W Barnhart
{ 09-12-2009 18:08 }
You have such a beautiful voice. Keep on performing. You are fantastic. 5's for you.
Russ Nottingham/Early Harvest
{ 09-12-2009 15:15 }
Thank you so much Wendy! 5's back at ya. Blessings, Russ
Glorie says:
{ 09-12-2009 14:15 }
Hello Wendy, thanks much for your comment! I voted for you as well a 5! Be Blessed!
John Davis
{ 09-12-2009 13:15 }
Wendy thanks for the nice have some realy nice music. very good clear sounding recordings and a real good recording voic. V5 for sure.
Bernie Mckenzie
{ 09-12-2009 12:22 }
Hey Wendy thanks for viewing my showcase,glad you liked it. What a beautiful clear voice you have 5's for these songs,if you ever interested in writing sometime contact me on sym Keep making sweet music: All The Best...Bernie
Kicking Saturday
{ 09-12-2009 01:57 }
GOD is Engery and you have the power of light
The Gospel Revelators
{ 09-11-2009 07:44 }
hello wendy , this is the gospel revelators of arkansas , just saying hello again from a while , still pumping you with five stars may god bless
Chris Edwards
{ 08-19-2009 15:32 }
Absolutely beautiful, Wendy. -c.
Gossettz says:
{ 04-12-2009 18:12 }
Love the vocals !!!! you've got a unique sound so we give you a 5 !
{ 04-12-2009 14:24 }
Russ Nottingham/Early Harvest
{ 04-08-2009 17:36 }
Hi Wendy, Thank you so much for the compliment! God bless, Russ Nottingham/Early Harvest
MaddBeat says:
{ 03-14-2009 19:58 }
nice checkout maddbeat and vote wanna collab gave you a 5 !!!! im from san antonio 410 bandera 210 lv
Stephen Wang ( Neef-T) & Nu-Breed Music Inc!!!
keep up the good work.take the five and come chek us out.your music is!!!
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Member of SBS Artist Promotion... keep on grinding!!! "official site"
The Gospel Revelators
{ 03-09-2009 13:53 }
just saying hello to you and waiting for those songs you have , five stars for you love the gospel revelators of pine bluff ark
{ 02-16-2009 11:21 }
nice video you have a great voice hope all is well and GOD BLESS!!!!!
Gina G.
Gina G. says:
{ 01-21-2009 23:16 }
hey wendy! thanks so much right back at you =) 5 from me =)
Broanna Leigh
{ 01-16-2009 02:39 }
hi there,you have a great sound to your voice. you got my vote. take care broanna x 555555555555555555555555555555555555555555
Bunker Records
{ 01-12-2009 13:21 }
Love the sound! Great music! 5's all day RESPECT!Happy New Year!!!
velveteen rabbit
{ 12-21-2008 21:21 }
great voice :)
Rod Kennedy Organization
{ 12-21-2008 12:02 }
Thanks for the kind words! Stop by more often because I'm about to start writing some instrumentals... Should have a rough mix up by at least Jan. of the first track or two!! Happy Holidays!!!
Johnny Owens
{ 12-13-2008 08:35 }
You sound great! Keep singing, dont stop!! Johnny Owens
Andrew Hindu MCcarthy
{ 12-02-2008 20:20 }
5great stuff u got given you de five all the way hit me back coz i know i rated you all the 5fives
{ 12-01-2008 22:01 }
good sound! good vocals! 5 on it!
Pat Nickel
{ 11-20-2008 18:53 }
{ 11-17-2008 22:42 }
you sound great had to give you 5 keepup the good work and GOD BLESS!!!!!
Rickabilly Rock
{ 11-17-2008 17:38 }
thanks for rocking with me on a Sat. night Wendy I love your showcase....great voice...and keep writting...a high 5 to you....Rockabilly Ricky
Robin Hawkins
{ 11-17-2008 09:26 }
Great to hear from you Wendy. Thanks for your vote. Had a great time visiting your showcase. Best wishes to you for the upcoming holiday season and the New Year.
Air Echo Music
{ 11-16-2008 21:29 }
Hello Wendy, thanks 4 you v5A support! Oh I love your sound always as I v5 U also in 2007-10-08! Ur Vocal is Brilliant, so mellow so Good and Comfortable!!! Keep Creating 4 us 2 enjoy!!! God Bless U!! (º.º) Love Peter
{ 11-05-2008 03:07 }
Good work giving yall a 5. Come check us out and our latest production beat titled "GOT MONEY...HAA...HAAA...HA " rate and comment..thnx
Mike Melton
{ 11-04-2008 21:05 }
Great vocals,keep on singing.The stage is your home for a reason. Five
Rosty Silverside
{ 11-04-2008 17:29 }
Great work!! love the passion and the voice :D hope you continue like that and live with your love to music until all the stars die. I wrote a song recently which is very calm. its called "Tessa" check it out if u can :) tnx
Charlie Brennan
{ 11-03-2008 08:54 }
Hi there Wendy. Thanks for the comment. I listened to your work. You have a fascinating voice. And a very nice look as well. Rated you best. Good luck to you as well. ~Charlie Brennan
Chris Edwards
{ 10-27-2008 02:08 }
Incredible sound! Thank you for your kind words, as well. You've got a great voice, Wendy. Keep singing and writing. -c.
simpli lauri
{ 10-26-2008 20:42 }
Great sounds ... gave you a 5... Love Remember of my favorites..
Bahookie Cheek
{ 10-26-2008 08:13 }
thanks for the comments Wendy. you have a beautiful voice . i enjoyed your songs thanks for sharing take care
Marissa Colombi (songwriter)
{ 10-19-2008 14:04 }
Dear Wendy thanks for your vote. It is very much appreciated. I love your showcase and think that your voice is super. You are very talented to sing in both english and spanish. I gave you a five.
Ronaldo Lopez Ministry
{ 10-10-2008 03:57 }
Excellent altenative Cowboy Music! see also:
Ramona says:
{ 10-09-2008 05:42 }
Thanks for visiting my page and for the 5. Keep in touch! xoxox Ramona :)
Ramona says:
{ 10-07-2008 04:41 }
Hello Wendy! I just came by your page and have to say that I really like your music. Specially "Cowboy Take Me Away" and "I Will Remember You"- full of emotions. Keep up the good work. 5 from my part! Greetings from Slovenia, Europe
George Nowlin
{ 10-01-2008 09:20 }
Dan Clepper
{ 09-30-2008 21:42 }
Wendy...***Strawberry Wine !Good Job..!! Enjoyed..*****5***** Best Wishes.. Dan Clepper
BrodberG says:
{ 09-30-2008 12:15 }
Wendy, Thank you so much for your nice comment. I gave you a 5 as well. I am glad that people are liking my songs. Thanks and God bless, Eric Jerome Brodberg
Airika Productions
{ 09-23-2008 17:55 }
Keep up the good work! Much success ...
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Side By Side Entertainment
{ 09-10-2008 22:38 }
Great songs Wendy....Let your voice go.....push it harder !!!!!! keep it up !! Glad you like the songs ....I have been singing for 40 years lol. Thanks girl. Lou
Blind Dawg Benny
{ 09-07-2008 22:38 }
Very nice vocal chops. Good song list
Theory says:
{ 09-04-2008 07:07 }
really nice's the limit if u reach far enough..when u get tyme come check me out..thanks
......BLACK VELVET.......
{ 08-20-2008 13:13 }
WENDY STrawberry Wine,, I think your heart is there,,. very, very nice.. YOURFRiend Lee
Takilma says:
{ 08-12-2008 21:37 }
Your songs are kicking!!! Keep up the great work! Much love - the guys in TAKILMA - giving u a 5!
Anne Gomez
{ 08-10-2008 21:22 }
Hi Wendy.I wandered into your wee cyber hoose by accident ,but what a warm and melodic performance as a welcome.I'll be back for more later.A well deserved 5 from me,Cheers, Anne
Alexa Rose Marino
{ 08-04-2008 02:37 }
I love your selections, great sound. You have a way with that country twang 5's from me. God bless and keep singing, your love shines through.
joseph beggs
{ 08-03-2008 19:38 }
Great voice sis Loved it God bless you joseph
Second Wind Bandits
{ 08-03-2008 16:29 }
...hello Wendy...thank you for the kind comments...appreciate it...lovely voice yu to you again soon...Bandit Bill of the SWBs.
Moyralyn says:
{ 08-03-2008 08:29 }
Thanx for the comment Girlfriend, I love it that you are from Canada too. My brother & his family live in Red Deer. Your Voice is like an Angel. Best wishes on your Marriage and your Music. Hugs and 5 for you : )
Jeni Wallwork
{ 08-03-2008 00:57 }
Hi Wendy Lovely music, and thanks for your kind comments re mine! Greetings from Tasmania Oz! Jeni
Denise Vargo
{ 08-03-2008 00:41 }
Thank you for the comment You have a beautiful voice. God Bless You Denise
Marlan says:
{ 07-31-2008 21:59 }
Great voice. Really like the vocals and lyrics on "Now and Forever". Rate it a five.
Ronnie Lane and the Twisters
{ 07-20-2008 23:08 }
Amen Sister - You are in the Groove - Keep on Rockin' - Go for it Big time...!!! Ronnie
{ 07-20-2008 05:44 }
you know i had to come through and drop a five for ya!!!! nice vibes ova here...i hear nuttin but hits!!!!!! holla atcha boy and bless my page!!! spittah productionz