Tim Bays is a master song craftsman, a warm and likeable man, and a spirit-lifting performer. "Everyday Magic" lives up to its title. He is magic and so are his songs. Do yourself a favor and soak your soul in this one.
-- Dalton Roberts, CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS
"Tim Bays, a stark raving mad singer whose hilarious talking songs are
rivaled only by his beautiful ballads."
-- Will Lester, THE COLUMBIA RECORD, Columbia, SC
"With purity of style and understated fervor, Tim Bays absorbed the
attention of all the diverse audience. Die-hard romantics, cynics and
lovers beware - this man will capture your heart."
-- Valerie deVries, THE DAILY NEWS-CHIEF, Winter Haven, FL
"Bays turned in an inspired, professional performance, treating the
to songs which ranged from the deeply serious to the outrageously
Reminiscent at times of John Prine, Steve Goodman and Gamble
Rogers ... Bays
is a storyteller with truths that come from within. What makes him
is the vivid descriptions of the characters and settings in his stories
songs. (Bays) is an intelligent, complex person who cares about his
and his art."
-- Nelson Ross, THE RED & BLACK, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
"He consistently wowed (Kerrville Folk Festival) audiences and rattled
one great song after another...his bedside manner made him a crowd
-- Allen Rowoth, FOLK DIGEST #509, Liverpool, NY
"Tim Bays is not just any folksinger. He has a strong, rich voice and
the guitar as if he's played forever. With his performance, the
Happenings' are elevated to new heights ... he enraptured the crowd."
-- Pete Phillips, THE TECHNIQUE, Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA
"As a musician he is a versatile six string guitarist with blues, jazz
country influences. As a vocalist he is impressive and capable of many
things - he finished one song in Al Jarreau fashion and a few songs
might have been Arlo Guthrie. And his lyrics leave you with that 'Gosh
wish I had put it that way' feeling."
-- Jim Sughrue, COLUMBIA NITE LIFE, Columbia, SC
What Listeners Are Saying
Tim Bays has the gift of speaking simply about matters that really mean something to us, things as simple as love and as complicated as the Universe. With humility, humor and a profound sense of wonder, he asks the questions of Everyman, and reminds us that we already have all the information we need to live an abundant life.
-- Lenna Schultz
"I Believe" was the first thought I had as I awoke this morning. We have set a goal and a time frame in which to achieve that goal. As I prepare to climb that mountain, "Everyday Magic" is an "essential" part of my climbing gear.
-- Zodi & Neil Thornburg
What a great way to start the week! I got "Everyday Magic" today, started with "I Believe" ...and worked my way through to "Shine On." This is one fine piece of work, a pleasure to listen to.
-- Joe CallowayCSP,CPAE, Joe Calloway Business Motivation, Nashville, TN
I LOVED the Tim Bays CD, "Everyday Magic." Excellent, and if you get a chance to see Tim in person, he’s absolutely AWESOME.
-- Robert G. AllenAuthor of the NY Times bestsellers: Nothing Down,Creating Wealth and Multiple Streams Of Income.
Tim has a way of reaching right through the hustle and stress surrounding his listener....grounding us in a few verses, reminding us of simple joys and oft-missed beauty....letting each of us reconnect with the profound grace and humor and peace of human living.
-- Joesph Montelepre
"Everyday Magic" is the perfect soundtrack for a morning with your children! It is love of life in musical form.
-- Mike Rayburn
I use your music like a "fuel stop." It fills me with the energy, inspiration and motivation I need to keep going. We all need support and your music has been the most wonderful support for me.
-- Marie Mosely
"Everyday Magic" is just that, wonderful, lyrical, musical magic. With every line of any Tim Bays song I'm thinking, "I wish I'd written that."
-- Jan Haddox
Seldom do I find a CD "(Everyday Magic)" that is so personable. Every song speaks to me, lifting my spirits and inspiring excitement for the future...a great album.
-- Fay Champagne
We are THOROUGHLY enjoying your music; we've laughed a little, cried a little, and shared it with everyone! Thank you for sharing your gifts with the world - you help make it a happier place!
-- Brenda Waddoups
Tim's work makes me laugh, makes me cry and makes me want to proclaim joy and happiness wherever I go.
-- Lynn Hartz
Just thought I'd let you know that your album "Everyday Magic." has become my daily mantra. It helps!
-- Sally Sowell
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