JUDE JOHNSTONE: Born in Bar Harbor, Maine, Jude Johnstone began writing songs at about age 8. At 18, she was "discovered" by Bruce Springsteen's saxophonist, Clarence Clemons. After spending some time in New York and New Jersey under his wing, in 1979, she moved to Los Angeles, where her songs quickly became sought after by other artists. She has been covered by Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Bette Midler, Johnny Cash, Stevie Nicks, Mary Black, Jennifer Warnes, Stephen Bishop, Trisha Yearwood and more, including a #1 song for Yearwood's debut album called "The Woman Before Me" which earned her a BMI award. Her songs then appeared on 8 other Yearwood cds. She also penned the title track to Johnny Cash's 1997 Grammy winning album "Unchained." She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
DANIEL CAINER: Award-winning songwriter, storyteller, performer, broadcaster and several other words ending in ‘er’, currently touring his ever-evolving, one man show of unique stories in song: Gefilte Fish & Chips in the UK and America. He has composed music for TV, film and the occasional launch of a new car, written and broadcast topicals songs on BBC and independent radio, and for a brief period was even a Womble - though he often forgets to remember that.