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It's the 10th anniversary of my song ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH. Let's reintroduce it to the world in time for America's Cup in 2013!

Please call or contact me via email at sony@sonyholland.com with any questions you have about this project. Also, please take a look at the brief video I've posted above. Sincere thanks.

Hi… I’m Sony. I’ve been singing ever since I can remember, but I really dug in when I moved to SF and started busking at Ghirardelli Square and Pier 39. Busking opened some doors and eventually I began headlining clubs and festivals throughout the US and Asia.

2013 will mark the 10 year Anniversary of my song, ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH, written by Jerry Holland. It is also the year that San Francisco will host America’s Cup. 

My plan is to create a NEW world class recording of ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH and release it as an iTunes single. With the influx of visitors from all over the world next summer for the America’s Cup races, I’m hoping the new single will be the soundtrack for their trip. I have a terrific new arrangement and I’ll record with some of the finest studio musicians in LA. 

My goal is to have the recording ready for my engagement at Yoshi’s this November. I would like to invite audience members to join me on stage to videotape all of us singing along to the new single.

I am using Kickstarter to raise the funds we need for this project. Having fans and friends involved will create some fabulous energy!

On the right side of this page I have listed some cool incentives that come with each level of support… such as ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH coffee mugs, 8x10 glossies, signed guitars and posters and a visit to the recording studio.

If our goal is reached, we’ll record as soon as possible with L.A.’s finest and mix the song in the Bay Area with Grammy winning engineer Leslie Ann Jones. This will be an iTunes single only. If we raise extra funds then we may opt to press up some CD singles as well.

With your help we can make ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH a song known and loved all over the world!

Thank you for checking out my Kickstarter project.

LET’S LAUNCH!!!

www.sonyholland.com

Our budget includes: Tracking session fees for A-list studio musicians including Bass, Drums and Keyboard; Musicians Union fees; Cartage fees for local transport of musical instruments, amplifiers and sound gear; Capitol Recording Studio hourly rental (or a similar top of the line facility), plus set-up time; Piano tuning fees; Session fees for A-list Recording Engineer and assistant; Quality hard drive and backup drive for pro-tools digital sound files; Extra hourly studio/engineer time for vocals, background vocals and overdubs; Hourly mixing rate at a top Bay Area Recording Studio; Hourly mix rate for A-list Mix Engineer; Digital Mastering fee. The budget also includes the 5% of total payable to Kickstarter and the 3-5% to Amazon for credit card fees.

With Grammy winning engineer Leslie Ann Jones
With Grammy winning engineer Leslie Ann Jones
Busking at Ghirardelli Square
Busking at Ghirardelli Square
If we reach our goal we'll celebrate at my November 18th show at Yoshi's!
If we reach our goal we'll celebrate at my November 18th show at Yoshi's!

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    I will mail you a personal thank you note with your ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH digital download code. You'll also receive one of our commemorative OASFH coffee mugs!

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    I will autograph an 8X10 glossy with a personal dedication to you. You'll also receive a thank you note with your ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH digital download code and one of our commemorative OASFH coffee mugs!

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    I will videotape myself singing Happy Birthday to you and post it on your Facebook page or send you the video link via email. In addition, you will receive a personal thank you note with your ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH digital download code, a commemorative OASFH coffee mug and an autographed 8x10 glossy!

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    You will receive one of our frameable posters designed for the ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH release concert at Yoshi's. I will videotape myself singing Happy Birthday to you and post it on your Facebook page or send you the video link via email. In addition, you will receive a personal thank you note with your ON A SAN FRANCISCO HIGH digital download code, a commemorative OASFH coffee mug and an autographed 8x10 glossy!

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    At this level you will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to my concert at Yoshi's on November 18th as well as everything listed above to include a personal thank you note, a digital download code, an 8x10 glossy, a OASFH coffee mug, a Happy Birthday video and a frameable Yoshi's poster!

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    At the 1,000 level you will be invited to visit our Bay Area mixing session with Grammy Award winning engineer Leslie Ann Jones. In addition, you will receive all of the incentives listed above to include a thank you note, a digital download code, a OASFH coffee mug, an 8x10 glossy, a Yoshi's poster, a Happy Birthday video and comp tickets to my concert at Yoshi's on November 18th!

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    At the 'producer' level I will present you with a guitar signed by myself and songwriter Jerry Holland! This will be one of several guitars we have used for rehearsals over the years, all in good playing condition. Start your own band or gift it to a young star in your family or a friend! You will be invited to visit our Bay Area mixing session with Grammy winning engineer Leslie Ann Jones. In addition, you will receive all of the incentives listed above to include a thank you note, a digital download code, a OASFH coffee mug, an 8x10 glossy, a Yoshi's poster, a Happy Birthday video and comp tickets to my concert at Yoshi's on November 18th!

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