LISA LAYNE is a voice for the ages. She is the singer of one of the world's most loved Christmas songs "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU". Today it is recognized as the # 7 Christmas song of ALL Time.
Born in Tyler, Texas, at the age of three her folks moved to Dallas where she began singing professionally at the tender age of four. She worked shows with her Dad, who is a professional musician, on and off thru her school years.
Lisa formed her first band just after high school. She was the lead vocalist and played Bass Guitar. This ultimately let to her being noticed by a local band, Vince Vance and The Valiants, which had had a taste of some major success. Lisa worked the road with them for 5 years. During that time they recorded the Christmas Smash "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU". Lisa was the singer on that record.
With the success of "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU" Lisa moved to Nashville. In Nashville she joined a very successful Beach Music Band and toured with them until 1995. In early '95 Lisa won the role of Patsy Cline in the first National Tour of a "Closer Walk With Patsy Cline" She toured with that troupe for the better part of 2 years before joining the Nashville Troupe as the lead in the same show. She performed at the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville doing the Patsy show from '98 thru 2000.
When it comes to singing a Patsy Cline song, NOBODY can touch LISA LAYNE. She has the gift. If you close your eyes and listen you can feel Patsy's presence as Lisa sings. It is an awesome experience.
Lisa has been in the studio the last couple of months working on her new Christmas CD entitled "ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU" (Yes, by popular demand, she has re-recorded it!) This is one of those albums that only happens once in a lifetime and EVERYBODY "HAS" to have it. The variety of her selections runs the musical gamut. From Pop to Country to Blues to Rock'n'Roll to Novelty to Gospel. You name it, it's all here as only LISA LAYNE can do it. Also of note, THE WORLD FAMOUS JORDANAIRES accompany LISA on ALL TWELVE SONGS!
Lisa has appeared on stage with: Miami Sound Stage, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Hall and Oates, Julio Iglesias, Little Eva, Larry Gatlin, Fats Domino, Chicago, Mel McDaniel, Jimmy C. Newman, Johnny Russell and many many others. She is without question a seasoned performer and a true professional. There is no finer voice in Country Music.