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Making Waves

We are pleased and proud to have been a part of "Making Waves," an award winning virtual fundraiser for the Egan Maritime Institute. In January 2021 this project was the winner of a Massachusetts creator award. Congratulations to Egan Maritime, NCTV and all involved in this great program.

Our Song for Racial Justice

Time To Listen

Susan & Ray

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Time To Listen

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A song inspired by recent events of racial injustice in the United States including the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and too many others. FREE or set your own price. All proceeds from downloads will be donated to BLACK LIVES MATTER. Donate directly at: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/ms_blm_homepage_2019

Music and lyrics by Susan J. Berman. Published by Gray Lady Music Recorded at Nantucket Community Music Center, Nantucket, MA, Sound engineer - Floyd Kellogg. Mixed and mastered by Erik Balkey of Hudson Harding Music & Glenn Barratt of Morningstar Studios, Philadelphia, PA. Cover photo by Ray K. Saunders Mural in photo by Ellie Schmidt

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A New Holiday Song for 2020!

This Year

Susan & Ray

This Year is a holiday song inspired by these unprecedented times with the Covid pandemic. It is also a first co-write for Susan & Ray. The song reflects on what many families are facing. Not being able to travel and spend time with loved ones. Recorded at the Nantucket Community Music Center studio with engineer and musician Floyd Kellog. With Susan & Ray on vocals and guitar, Floyd contributes percussion, lap steel and piano. The song is included in a compilation cd, The Longest Night of the Year, volume three, published by Hudson Harding Music. This Year is available on Spotify and most other music platforms. The song can be downloaded for free. In leu of payment we ask for those able and inclined to donate to Friends of Our Island Home at https://cfnan.org/give/give-now/named-funds/friends-of-our-island-home-fund/

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Latest News

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TIME & TIDES - by Susan & Ray

A new collection of classic and timely cover songs featuring their unique vocal harmonies and guitar styling. Time & Tides made it's debut on the Folk DJ charts at #29 with "Muddy Waters" the #12 song in the month of October!! To download or purchase go to /store

 Nantucket Girl is on the Folk DJ Charts!!  Currently #24 on the Folk DJ charts and Susan J. Berman is listed among the TOP FOLK ARTISTS for the month of September!

 Nantucket Girl, a new CD by Susan J. Berman traverses history and life’s poetic mysteries. Including 12 original songs and one cover, Nantucket Girl presents a collection of songs for maritime enthusiasts, adventurers, history lovers and those who delve deep. 

Exciting News!!!  My song"I've Never Tasted Love" was selected as a finalist in the Eventide Songwriting Contest! It received a second place award at the winner's showcase on April 6th 2018.