Ellyn Fleming is a singer/ songwriter/ musician. Ellyn has received songwriting achievement awards from Amnesty International, Billboard Magazine, The Independent Singer Songwriters Association and The Dean Markley World Music Awards. Critics have called her a "songsmith" for her ability to craft excellence in nearly every musical genre.
Over the past 35 years Fleming has performed for AIDS Walks, homeless shelters, food banks, pro choice rallies, bars, coffeehouses and events throughout New England, New York City and beyond. She has written music scores for plays and she has done soundtracks for independent films.
Ellyn's newest cd is titled "Once Upon An Anthill". It was released in July of 2018.
In June of 2015 Ellyn released her first fully instrumental cd. titled ECLIPSE. This contemporary and versatile body of work is currently being used for some upcoming independent film soundtracks. It's available for purchase on her website.
On November 11, 2014 Ellyn delivered a solo performance for Vietnam Veterans at a ceremony in Portsmouth R.I. to salute the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.
In October 2014 she released a brand new cd single in support of nation wide marriage equality titled, "The Proposal".
In 2012 she supported the Obama Campaign with a music video made with artist and partner, Paula Visnoski. The video titled "Truth Is" pays tribute to Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr., Gloria Steinem, The OWN Network, and Alva Vanderbilt Belmont as they all represent people that have contributed greatly to Americas' fight for equality.
When the Twin Towers were bombed in N.Y.C. on 9/11, Fleming wrote and recorded a cd single titled "Crying Over New York City". She released it on 9/12 donating all profits to The Red Cross.
In 1991 her song titled "30 Something" received national attention in HotWire Magazine with its' message of strength and encouragement for women everywhere to embrace their own inner light.
The late 80's through the early 90's saw Ms. Fleming singing for countless Pro Choice rallies as abortion clinics across the United States were being bombed and protested.
Since 1991 Ellyn Fleming has released 16 recordings. She writes about alcoholism, drug
addiction, sexual abuse, codependency, psychology, spirituality and God. She stands
for democracy, equality, recovery and the underdog.
As one reflects on Ellyn Flemings' music over the past 3 decades, it's clear that her creative efforts have been "mission driven". She has worked to inspire social and political reform by using her talents to support freedom and justice for all.
Her songs are woven into the many layers of bricks that all represent so many people that have, and continue, to build upon the foundation of all that we are proud to call The United States of America.
2018 Once Upon An Anthill
2017 Karmic Destruction
2014 The Proposal
2012 Crow Medicine
2011 Into The Light
2008 True To Me
2006 Talk To Me Dirty
2003 In The Moment
2001 Stripped In Manhattan
2001 Crying Over New York City
2000 Naked and Alone
1998 Lost In The Fire
1995 Rock This
1993 Something Real
1992 Someone Sent An Angel
1991 Pickin' Up The Pieces
"An artistic triumph! The material is smart enough to show some hard introspection and honest enough to confront life's dysfunctions with confessional courage"
Joe Longone - Worcester, MA Phoenix