Don't Try To Fight It

  • David Olney
  • Kieran Kane
  • David Olney
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  • Red Lilly Music, ASCAP; Little Duck Music, SESAC (EASY CLEARANCE, Independent Admin)
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  • Length:
    3 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 19, 2009
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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Artist Biography

"If you like your musical heroes to rock out like the jackhammer of a rockabilly saint but also deliver song sonnets from a contemplative place, then David Olney is your man.”
( Acoustic Live! Magazine – New York, New York )

Recently declared "Nashville's answer to The Bard" by the Nashville Scene alt.weekly paper, prolific singer-songwriter, stream-caster and actor DAVID OLNEY has released more than 20 albums over four decades, including six live recordings as well as his current “When The Deal Goes Down” (Deadbeet Records) album & new “Holiday In Holland” first-ever live concert/interview DVD+CD (Strictly Country Records). Mr. Olney's music has been prominently featured in ABC-TV’s "Nashville" and his intelligent songs have been recorded by Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Del McCoury, Tim O’Brien and Steve Young, among many others. Well-known for his energetic live performances packed with such intensity they leave audiences with a truly memorable experience

Mr. Olney made his Shakespearean acting debut and composed several songs for The Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s 2014 Americana-themed production of “As You Like It". He returned to that stage in 2016 with another role and having penned more original music in “The Comedy Of Errors” Summer presentation at the Centennial Bandshell from mid-August through mid-September, as well as an encore presentation in early October at Academy Park in Franklin, TN.

David Olney also made his debut as a Disc Jockey on WXNA-FM in Nashville, TN this Summer with his “Free Fall” radio program airing lunchtime on Tuesdays. He keeps up with fans on his weekly “You Never Know” Songwriter Series video streamcast where he performs a song and shares the story behind it – posted every Tuesday on <> and YouTube.

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Artist Statement

I make music & tour the world performing it live.