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
============================================
Background Q&A

Country Music Explosion:Did you live in a small town or big city?

Teresa Farris:Average size Town
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Did you attend church?

Teresa Farris:Yes
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you have any brothers or sisters,?if so,Are you the oldest?middle?

Teresa Farris:Youngest child – No Only Child
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Where did you and your friends like to hang out the most on weekends?

Teresa Farris:Playing Music
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Did you finish school?

Teresa Farris:No I did not was on the rd Playing Music
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What were your fondest memories in school?

Teresa Farris:Winning The Talent Contest
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:When it comes to friends at school,Do you still stay in contact with them?what kind of things did you all like to do together?

Teresa Farris:Yes we Go to Dinner
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Did you ever get in trouble with your friends?

Teresa Farris:No I was a pretty good girl
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What's the hardest thing you have learned in life?

Teresa Farris:How to let go of People you love,things you love
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What is your favorite food?

Teresa Farris:Pizza
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What is your favorite drink?

Teresa Farris:Diet Coke
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What is your favorite season of the year?

Teresa Farris:Fall
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What is one moment in your life that you will never forget?

Teresa Farris:Going to France and Poland playing my music there
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:If you were able to have a super power,which would you rather have?

Teresa Farris:The ability to make the World a better Place
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:If your allowed to drink alcohol,which is your favorite?

Teresa Farris:Wine
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Is there anything you cant live without?

Teresa Farris:The Love of a Dog
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you have any animals?if so what kind?

Teresa Farris:2 Dogs and a Horse
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What else can we expect from you in the future?

Teresa Farris:More new Music and shows
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What did you like to do growing up?

Teresa Farris:Music Playing with Dolls and riding Bikes
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What kind of hobbies did you have growing up and have right now?

Teresa Farris:Love Horses and helping the Elderly
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What is your biggest goal in life? To make the world a better place with my music … Name three of your biggest weaknesses.

Teresa Farris:Pizza Animals and Shopping
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What hidden talents do you have?

Teresa Farris:I am a very good Painter
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you and/or band have social media accounts where fans can reach out to you?if so,what is the URL for them?

Teresa Farris:I can be found at the following...

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Teresafarrisofficial/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Teresafarris10

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxJEuA3lKinv9daQojyTpPQ

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/teresafarris317/?hl=en

Website: www.teresafarris.com
============================================
Music Q&A

Country Music Explosion:What role did your parents play in your Music Career?

Teresa Farris:A Huge Part always Supportive and Loving
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What did your parents and friends say when you told them you wanted to be a singer?

Teresa Farris:They Said GO FOR IT!!
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Some Artist sing part time,like a hobby,are you making this a Career or Hobby?

Teresa Farris:Career
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What's your most favorite thing about singing?

Teresa Farris:Sharing my soul to the World
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What's the first concert you attended?

Teresa Farris:Too Many to recall
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What genre of music can't you stand to listen to?

Teresa Farris:Rap
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:If you could dabble in another genre of music, what would it be?

Teresa Farris:Rock
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What kind of music do you listen to today?

Teresa Farris:Old Rock,Pop and Country
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What embarrassing songs might we find on your MP3 player?

Teresa Farris:Don’t have any
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:When it comes to your music,Do you have one that You're most proud of?If so what is the name of it ?

Teresa Farris:"My Perfect Man"
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Can you tell us if there is a story behind the song?

Teresa Farris:Yes,true Story of a friend who had been married many times
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Which of your song's do you feel most people can relate to?Can you tell us the story behind the song

Teresa Farris:That’s Hard to say there are so many
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What message are you trying to send with your music?

Teresa Farris:Love Hope and Pain for those are a part of all our lives
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What age group is your music aimed towards?

Teresa Farris:All Ages
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Who are your major influences?

Teresa Farris:Country...Tammy Wynette Reba and Tanya Tucker
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What are your songs about?(What specific themes do they cover?)

Teresa Farris:Love Loss and Hurt and Hope
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What image do you think your music conveys?

Teresa Farris:Inspirational
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:How old were you when you knew you wanted to be a singer?At the time did you know what Genre you wanted to sing ?

Teresa Farris:I was 7 years old and Country
______________________________________________
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?

Teresa Farris:GREAT MUSIC IS GREAT ITS EITHER GOOD OR BAD
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Which instruments do you play?

Teresa Farris:Piano and Drums
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What was the first tune(s) you learned?

Teresa Farris:Paper Roses
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Is your family musical?

Teresa Farris:Yes
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Describe your family member's musical interests and abilities.

Teresa Farris:Both Great grandfather were Fiddle players Grandma Farris was a Piano Player
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Which famous musicians do you admire? Why?

Teresa Farris:Too many to mention,so many influences
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Which famous musicians have you learned from?

Teresa Farris:Tammy Wynette,Tanya Tucker and also Tony Bennett
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What are your fondest musical memories? In your house? In your neighborhood or town?

Teresa Farris:Singing in my Garage as People drove down and alley stopped to listen and applaud
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Which ones?

Teresa Farris:Old Records
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Who are your favorite musicians? Groups? ?

Teresa Farris:The eagles,Fleetwood Mac,Lynyrd Skynyrd
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you attend sessions? What makes a good session?

Teresa Farris:Great Players and a great team .
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:How often and for how long do you practice?

Teresa Farris:3 times a week
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What do you practice - exercises, new tunes, hard tunes, etc.?

Teresa Farris:all the above
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:How do you balance your music with other obligations - friends,family, job?

Teresa Farris:I make time for it all its easy
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Are you currently looking to be signed to a label?If your signed,can you give us a little insight on how you see the way things are done?is it like a big family?

Teresa Farris:Yes a big family and trust and believing in each other
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you have any new releases coming out soon?if so,what is the name of the song,Album and is it available now for pre-order?

Teresa Farris:New CD release soon no date set yet, Teresa Farris will be the title.
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Where can your music be purchased?

Teresa Farris:iTunes CD baby and from my website
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Have you released any albums,cd's..if so can you tell us about them and the process you did to complete it(length of time,favorite song)

Teresa Farris:New album coming soon. no favorites as final choices have not been made ============================================
Songwriting Q&A

Country Music Explosion:Who writes your songs?

Teresa Farris:Myself and other writers ..
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What are the main themes or topics for most of your songs?

Teresa Farris:All Subjects
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you think these topics will change over time?

Teresa Farris:no
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Is there a certain time you set or a certain place to write songs?

Teresa Farris:No it has to come to me it can me forced
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you find song writing to be difficult and need some sort of help or do they come to you very easy?

Teresa Farris:both
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:When it comes to writing your songs..Do the songs just come to you,then you write them or Do you have to meet with a publisher and/or other songwriters?

Teresa Farris:They Just come to me
______________________________________________
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?

Teresa Farris:Its ok I think it has become very Vanilla if you will
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What are your main impulses to write music?

Teresa Farris:Real Life Happenings
______________________________________________
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?

Teresa Farris:To write about real life and not Bubble Gum music
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What do you usually start with when working on a new Music?

Teresa Farris:Focus and shut the world out for a small bit
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Tell us 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?..

Teresa Farris:I write with my heart and Gut and what is going on in my life at the time
______________________________________________
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..Do you feel that,as part of your work,music needs to be explained or should it retain its “inexplicable nature”?

Teresa Farris:It is pure and simple and hits home
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:In which way does writing and reading about music change the way it is perceived by the public?

Teresa Farris:Writing and hearing it in a song is so much more touching and effective then reading it
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Whom do you feel your obligation is to..other artists or the fans,and how much do you feel is songwriting restricted by external factors?

Teresa Farris:FANS ALL THE WAY
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Song writing has changed considerably over the past century.What,do you feel,could or should - be new forms and formats for song
writing?

Teresa Farris:Real songs that are from the soul not just something you sit and make up
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:When and why did you start writing songs?

Teresa Farris:At age 14 I had a lot to say
============================================
Touring/Gigs,Performing Q&A

Country Music Explosion:Are you currently doing gigs?if so where?

Teresa Farris:Yes,locally
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What's the most gigs you do a year?

Teresa Farris:50
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Where would you most like to perform?

Teresa Farris:In other Countries they seem to Appreciate music so much more
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Who would you most like to open for?

Teresa Farris:Wow that’s hard to say I have opened up for many already but id say GARTH BROOKS
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Where have you performed? What are your favorite and least favorite venues?

Teresa Farris:Anywhere I can play I love to sing on stage
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Tell us about the selection process you go through when doing a gig?or in the studio?How do you decide which song to perform or record first?

Teresa Farris:What ever my Gut tells me to
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you perform in public? Describe those occasions? Concerts, radio, TV.online?

Teresa Farris:Concert Dance Halls
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What do you think about when your preforming?

Teresa Farris:My past present and future
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:How do you handle mistakes during a performance?

Teresa Farris:I just laugh it off and move on we all make mistakes
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?

Teresa Farris:Somewhat but not much it is more excitement than nervous.
______________________________________________
Country Music Explosion:What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?

Teresa Farris:Take a deep breath and JUST DO IT WITH ALL YOUR HEART
============================================
This Concludes the interview,We hope you enjoyed it.