• Jill Maria Murdy

Jill Maria is a musician with very diverse tastes, who performs at area clubs and venues and participates in a number of regional  open  mics and jams, and is available to provide entertainment at your venue for your event, weddings, wedding receptions .

She can easily provide classical, or formal music at a wedding, and then switch gears to fun stuff for a reception, whether it is time to sit in the corner and make soft music, or bring on the full band!

Gigs include:

  • Ramshackle Brewery Solo performer-Jonesville
  • Ramshackle Brewery Open Mic-Jonesville
  • Online Classical Guitar Concert-National Association Pastoral Ministers
  • Artilicious Art Fair-Adrian
  • Tecumseh Art Walk-Techumseh
  • Tecumseh Center for the Arts “Play on the Porch” Techumseh
  • Tecumseh Public Library-Music of the 60’s and 70’sTechumseh
  • Tecumseh Public Library-Christmas MusicTechumseh
  • Adrian Dominican Sisters-Fall Festival-Adrian
  • Clinton Octoberfest-Clinton Inn
  • Open Mic-Musgrove and Co/Tecumseh Library- Tecumseh
  • Farvers at the Crosswell-Solo Performer -Adrian
  • Farvers at the Croswell-Open Mics-Adrian
  • Farvers at the Crosswell-Outdoor Street Events
  • Arts Festival-Maple City
  • Adrian First Friday Chaloners-Adrian
  • Adrian First Friday-Wagely Group
  • Adrian Center for the Arts
  • The Norbert-West Bend WI
  • The Poplar Inn-West Bend WI
  • Open Mic 1006-West Bend Wi
  • Open Mic Slinger House Pub
  • Jackson Coffee–Jackson MI
  • Numerous Parish Festivals, and concerts at nursing and retirement homes.

Instrumentation may include:

  • Voice and Solo Guitar
  • Instrumental Acoustic and Classical Guitar
  • Voice, Guitar, Bass, Percussion
  • Voice, Guitar, Percussion
  • Voice, Keyboards
  • Classical Guitar and Flute
  • Classical Guitar, Flute, Clarinet
  • Alto and Tenor Saxophone
  • or many other combinations depending upon your needs

Her eclectic music tastes will take you through the years just take a look at her partial songlist!



Autumn Song This one started out as a Haiku…

Do You Know? A silly song inspired by my cat that calls on the old country of Buck Owens.

Cover Songs


Partial Song List

A Life That’s GoodLennon Maisey/Nashville
Across the UniverseBeatles
All I Could Do Was CryEtta James
All My LovingBeatles
AlbertaEric Clapton/Leadbelly
AlwaysGeorge Gershwin
AngelSarah Mclaulin
Angel of the MorningJuice Newton, Marilee Rush
Baby Can I Hold YouTracy Chapman
Bad Moon A RisingCCR
Because of YouKelly Clarkson
Being AliveCompany
Before You Accuse MeEric Clapton/Classic
Besame Muchovarious
Big Girls Don’t CryFergie
Billboard SongHomer and Jethro
Black Horse Cherry TreeK D Turnstall
Blame It On Your HeartPatty Loveless
Blue MoonLorenz and Heart
Blue Eyes Crying In the RainWillie Nelson
Both Sides NowJudy Collins
BrandyLooking Glass
Breaking Up is Hard to DoNeil Sedaka
Brown Eyed GirlVan Morrison
Bye Bye LoveEverly Brothers
Cab DriverMills Brothers
Cest La Vie  You Never Can TellChuck Berry  Bob Seger
Closer To Fine-Mr Bojangles Bodeans
Come MondayJimmy Buffet
Cotton Fields-Spirituals Medley Darlin Can’t LoveLeadbelly CCR
CrazyPatsy Cline
Crazy LovePoco
Crazy ArmsRay Price
Crazy Little Thing Called LoveQueen
Dancing In the StreetMartha and Vandells
Don’t Cry For Me, ArgentinaEvita
Don’t Get Around Much Any MoreDuke Ellington
Dust in the WindKansas
Eight Days a WeekBeatles
End of the WorldSkeeter Davis
Everybody HurtsREM
Frim Fram SauceNat King Cole/Diana Krall
Falling SlowlyGlen Hansard, ONCE
Follow MeJohn Denver
Fifty Ways to Say GoodbyeTrain
First Cut is the DeepestCat Stevens
The FoxFolk Song
For Baby (Bobby)John Denver
Get TogetherYoungBlood
Grandma’s Feather BedJohn Denver
Gypsy RoverClancy Brothers
Five Minutes MoreSammy Cahn
Fix YouColdPlay
Father and SonCat Stevens
For the Good TimesRay Price
Glitter in the AirPink
Green GreenNew Christy Minstrels
Five Hundred MilesRoseanne Cash
Flashdance-What A feeling (ode to)Irene Cara FLASHDANCE
Grow Old With MeJohn Lennon
HalleuijahLeonard Cohen
Happy WandererTraditional
Have You Ever Seen The RainCreedence Clearwater
Here Comes the SunGeorge Harrison, Beatles
He Thinks I Still CareBeatles, Ann Murray
Help Me Make It Through the NightKris Kristofferson
Hey JudeBeatles
Hey Good LookingHank Williams
Hooked On A FeelingBj Thomas, Redbone
House of the Rising SunAnimals, Tradition
I Can See ClearlyJohnny Nash
I Need You NowLady Antebellum
I Still Miss SomeoneJohnny Cash
I’ll Stand By YouPretenders
I Hear You KnockingDave Edmunds
I Hope That I don’t Fall in Love With YouNatilie Merchant Tom Waits
I Never Will MarryJoan Baez, Linda Rondstandt
I Saw Her Standing ThereBeatles
If I Were a BoyBeyonce
If I Needed YouTownes Van Zandt , Don Williams Emmy Lou
If You Love Me Let Me KnowOlivia Newton John
I’d Like To Build The WorldHillside Singers
I’ll Be Your Baby TonightBob Dylan, Anne Murray
I’m YoursJason Mraz
I Want You To Want MeCheap Trick
If You Could Read My MindGordon Lightfoot
In the MoodGlen Miller
JacksonJohnny Cash June Cash
John B Sails (Sloop)Beach Boys
JoleneDolly Part
Just Like HeavenMaise Star  The Cure
Kansas CityFats Domino
Killing Me SoftlyRoberta Flack
King of The RoadRoger Miller
Let it BeBeatles
Leaving On A Jet PlanePeter Paul Mary, John Denver
Let Me Be ThereOlivia Newton John
Little Crooked Man (Don’t Let The Rain)Serendipity Singers
LocomotionLittle Eva
Look What They Done To my SongMelanie
Love is All AroundTroggs
Love Me like a ManB onnie Raitt
Mamma MiaAbba
Master JackFour Jacks and a Jill
Midnight SpecialCreedence Clearwater
Mr BojanglesNitty Gritty Dirt Band
Moon ShadowCat Stevens
Mockinig Bird HillPatti Page
Moving OnHank Snow, Roseanne Cash
Nickel SongMelanie
Night They Drove Old Dixie DownJoan Baez
Norweigan WoodBeatles
Ob la DiBeatles
One Man’s HandsPete Seeger
On This Winter’s NightGordon Lightfoot, Sara Mclaughlin
One Tin SoldierCoven
Over The Rainbow/Wonderful WorldIke
OperatorManhattan Transfer
Peaceful Easy FeelingEagles
PictureKid Rock
Plaisir D’amourFolk Song
Play MeNeil Diamond
Power of Love (the)Celine Dion
Pretty WomenRoy Orbison
Proud MaryTina Turner, Creedence ClearWater
Put A Little Love in Your HeartJackie De Shannon
Raindrops are Falling on my HeadBJ Thomas
Roll in My Sweet Baby’s ArmsBlue Grass
Roses are Red My LoveBobby Vinton
Runaway/MaleguenaBonnie Raitte
So Far AwayCarol King
Scarlet RibbonsGiselle MacKenzie, Harry Belafonte
Shake Rattle and RollBill Hailey and Coments
Sentimental JourneyDoris Day
Silver Threads and Golden NeedlesLinda Rondstadt
Singing the BluesMarty Robbins, Guy Mitchell
Song For a Winter’s NightGordon Lightfoot Sara Mclaughlin
Song Sung BlueNeil Diamond
StewballPeter Paul Mary
Streets of LondonRalph McTell
Someday SoonJudy Collins
Somedays are DiamondsJohn Denver
Sylvia’s MotherDr. Hook
Take My Breath AwayBerlin
Take me the way I AmIngrid Michelsen
The RoseBette Midler
Thinking Out LoudEd Sheeren
Ticket To RideBeatles
TapestryCarol King
Teach Your Children WellCrosby, Stills, Nash
Those Were  The DaysMary Hopkins
Tie Me Kangaroo DownTraditional
Time After TimeCyndi Lauper
To Make You Feel My LoveBob Dylan, Garth Brooks, Adele
TonightDavid Bowie, Tina Turner
The Way You Look To LikeFrank Sinatra
Top of the WorldThe Carpenters
Two Out of Three Aint BadMeatloaf
This Land is Your LandWoody Guthrie
Unchained MelodyRighteous Brothers
UnicornIrish Rovers
Under the BoardwalkDrifters
Will Ye Go Lassie Go/Wild Mountain ThymeClancy Brothers
We’ve Got TonightBob Seger
What a Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong
What’s Going OnFour Non Blondes
Whiter Shade of PaleProcul Harum
When the River Meats the SeaJohn Denver, Emmet Otter
When Will I Be LovedLinda Rondstadt
When You Say Nothing At AllAllison Krauss
Yellow BirdHarry Belafonte
Yellow Submarine with   little help same keyBeatles
You Light Up My LifeDebbie Boone
You Won’t See MeBeatles, Ann Murray
Your SongElton John
Your Still The SameBob Seger
Your Cheating HeartHank Williams
Walk Right BackEverly Brothers/Ann Murray
Whisky in the JarFolk Song
Wide Open SpacesDixie Chicks
WildworldCat Stevens
Will You Still Love Me TomorrowCarol King, Amy Winehouse
With A Little Help From My FriendsBeatles
WordsBee Gees
Wrecking BallNeil Young/Emmy Lou Harris
zipadee Doo DahSong Of South

Thoughts on music, prayer, liturgy, and that which strikes my fancy!