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Joy Bellis

Growing up in a small town in rural eastern Pennsylvania, Joy Bellis always had dreams of performing in New York City. It was a couple hours drive away, but close in her heart. A bright, young student who always did well academically, Joy’s first love remained anything related to music. She began dance lessons at age 3 and piano lessons at age 8. Through both of these disciplines she discovered her passion for singing. In her teen years, performing in musical theater productions solidified her dedication to the craft. Even as she went away to college in Virginia at James Madison University to study Financial Engineering, Joy kept up her musical pursuits as well, performing at various functions whenever she could. Joy moved to Manhattan for a job in the investment banking world, but she knew this was a vehicle to get her closer to that place where she could also make her singing dreams happen

Coming Alive

Label: White Butterfly
Released: 2006
Track listing: Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby); Baby One More Time; All The Way; Never Will I Marry; Bonita; Look At That Face; It'sw Over Now(Well;You Needn't); Time After Time; Out Of This World; The Meaning Of The Blues; Sugar; To Say Goodby (Pra Dizer Adeus).

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Joy Bellis: Coming Alive

Read "Coming Alive" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

I rather enjoyed this album by vocalist Joy Bellis, despite the fact that the second track is a cover of the Britney Spears pop hit “Baby One More Time." By day, Bellis is a Wall Street investment banker. She hails from Bucks County, Pennsylvania and clearly deserves recognition for her musical talents. Bellis' choice ...

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Look at That Face

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Label: White Butterfly
Released: 2006
Duration: 04:36


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