Country Music Explosion:Thanks for doing this interview,Let's first start off by giving us a little background of your life,then we can proceed to the rest of the interview.

Sharmian Worley:As a young girl mom and dad took me to North Hollywood to sing with cliffie stone Master of Ceremonies at that time he founded Highway 101... our family moved around a lot but that was fine by me because I loved the travel,time moved on and Mom and Dad brought me to Nashville from where I grew up in Southern California where I met my late husband Estill sowards whom I married and learned my new passion which was songwriting, he was definitely more than a husband he was my Mentor we had everything in common we had everything to be happy for He founded The Balladeer John Michael Montgomery and later on founded his brother Eddie Montgomery to the group Montgomery Gentry with Troy Gentry, I learned alot from my late husband during this time also, He raised up many hit Song writers on his Publishing Company KenTen publishing that went on to write big hits that you hear on radio today after my husband passed away, he would say to me "Sharmian I put 30 years of the music business in to you know do something with it" which eventually led to my own record label called sharmians records
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Country Music Explosion:When did you start writing about music—and what or who were your early passions and influences?

Sharmian Worley:Dad always tried to get me to write but I did not start writing until I met my late husband also who was my mentor and influence early passions were country music
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Country Music Explosion:What are your main impulses to write music?

Sharmian Worley:It starts out with a Hit title...
God writes my songs with inspiration through me...
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Country Music Explosion:What do you personally consider to be the incisive moments and pieces in your songwriting and/or career?

Sharmian Worley:I knew that I was a songwriter for sure after writing 1000 songs to be corrected by my husband I kept throwing the pencil but I kept picking it back up that's when I knew I was a songwriter, when I wrote the song I just fell in love and that was the first song that he highly recommended
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Country Music Explosion:How would you describe and rate the music scene of the city/state you are currently living in and how important is it in terms of what you're actually writing about?

Sharmian Worley:In NASHVILLE ,It's complicated
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Country Music Explosion:When it comes to song writing, what are your criteria for quality? What are currently your main challenges and ambitions as a writer?

Sharmian Worley:emotions that the song naturally brings to me, I am writing my new albulm now for recording at Sharmians Records
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Country Music Explosion:What do you usually start with when working on a new Music?

Sharmian Worley:Inspiration from my maker. He's the Boss at Sharmians Records
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Country Music Explosion:Tell us a bit about the selection process for deciding on what to write about, please. What sources will you draw from for research purposes and how much time goes into research, information gathering and fact-checking in general?

Sharmian Worley:Ideas and inspiration then
Google.....lol but true, my late husband Estill said to keep it simple and that's what I am very simple so it works for me
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Country Music Explosion:How do you see the role of a song writer in the creative process? Should it amplify public taste, distinguish the good from the bad, inform, promote artists, or, “illuminate, educate and entertain” fans? Do you feel that, as part of your work, music needs to be explained or should it retain its “inexplicable nature”?

Sharmian Worley:I keep my song about real life that anyone can relate to
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Country Music Explosion:Music-sharing sites and blogs as well as a flood of releases in general are presenting both listeners and artists with challenging questions. What's your view on the value of music today?

Sharmian Worley:It's not COUNTRY, not counting Jamey Johnson or Chris Templeton people like that.....kissis
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Country Music Explosion:When and why did you start playing Music and/or songwriting?

Sharmian Worley: I started singing in my cousins installations at the job's daughters that's when I realized that I wanted to sing because of their responses to me
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Country Music Explosion:Which instruments do you play?

Sharmian Worley:I play a little guitar just write my song but I am mostly a singer-songwriter Entertainer and record label Island I can't afford to have any liability so I write my song All By Myself if I do write a song with someone it may be you it's complicated
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Country Music Explosion:What was the first tune(s) you learned?

Sharmian Worley:Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette Judds, Merle Haggard, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis , Jimmy Swaggart
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Country Music Explosion:Is your family musical?

Sharmian Worley: there is a lot of talent on both sides of our family
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Country Music Explosion:Describe your family member's musical interests and abilities.

Sharmian Worley:I was mentored at a young age by my father and mother and my uncles on the Worley side
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Country Music Explosion:Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?

Sharmian Worley:People like Loretta Lynn Vern Gosdin George Jones I appreciate them because they are the real pioneers of country music and they went through a lot of obstacles to be who they were
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Country Music Explosion:Which famous musicians have you learned from?

Sharmian Worley:All of them
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Country Music Explosion:Do you play any instruments,if so which ones?

Sharmian Worley:I play an acoustic guitar just to write my songs
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Country Music Explosion:What are your fondest musical memories? In your house? In your neighborhood or town?

Sharmian Worley:My Fondest Memories are singing with my uncle Ronnie Worley while he played the piano and my Uncle Paul Worley while he play the guitar and my dad when he told us all what to do LOL
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Country Music Explosion:Who are your favorite musicians? Groups? CD's?

Sharmian Worley:John Michael Montgomery and Montgomery Gentry of course my husband's creation
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Country Music Explosion:Do you perform in public? Describe those occasions? Concerts, radio, TV.online?

Sharmian Worley:When promoting my album I do a lot of promotions I have been on the cover of the sister magazine of billboard called R&R 6x my record I drank myself to bed and the other hurricane were played on corporate radio and all around the world
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Country Music Explosion:Are you in a band or a solo artist,if your in a band,what is the name of it

Sharmian Worley:I am a one-person band
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Country Music Explosion:How do you handle mistakes during a performance?

Sharmian Worley:I just keep moving
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Country Music Explosion:Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?

Sharmian Worley:yes
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Country Music Explosion:What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?

Sharmian Worley:pray
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Country Music Explosion:Do you attend sessions? What makes a good session?

Sharmian Worley:Only my own sessions
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Country Music Explosion:How do you balance your music with other obligations - friends,family, job?

Sharmian Worley:It's complicated I get it done
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have any new releases coming out soon?if so,what is the name of the song and is it available now for pre-order?

Sharmian Worley:My current single is "I could fall for you" you can download it or hear it at reverbnation.com/sharmian you can also hear my radio hits I drink myself to bed and hurricane
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Country Music Explosion: Where can your music be purchased?

Sharmian Worley:iTunes
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Country Music Explosion:Do you have social media accounts where fans can reach out to you?if so,what is the URL for them?

Sharmian Worley:I can be found at the following...

Facebook: sharmian L sharmian or Sharmian
Twitter: sharmian
YouTube: sharmiansmusic
Reverbnation, BIO, music, pics. reverbnation.com/sharmian
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This Concludes the interview,We hope you enjoyed it.