Special thanks to Kathryn JonesGuy Kachel, Lou Bradley and Phil Chaffer for cameo roles and Phil Gander from Brunswick Heads for driving us around the Shire in his classic 1929 Plymouth Chrysler automobile, and co-writer Ray Essery. Bring on the trains! - Clelia


You have arrived at the new official online home of Italian born country singer from the Northern Rivers, NSW, Australia... Clelia Adams. Please.. make yourself at home.

Here's a playlist of some clips from The Tamworth Country Music Festival 2013 with BV's / Guitar : Kathryn Jones, Guitar : Adrian Davis, Accordion : Gary Steele, Bass : Rod Coe, Drums : Jasen Caspen plus special guests.

Click on the red button in the middle and smaller playlist icon will become visible in the lower menu bar of the video window.
Click on there and you can navigate to see live performances of: Home Town Boogie, Harvest Moon, Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy, Play The Song, Baby We're Really In Love, Cowgirl Rides Away, Don't Fence Me In, Half As Much, Hillbilly Pickin' Ramblin' Girl, I Love You A Thousand Ways, Talk Of The Town and Wildflowers.

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My Baby's Love (Jessie's Song) # 1 on the Top 40 International Singles Chart 

The heartwarming story of hearing her daughter Jess minister to her in song in the midst of "a dark night of the soul" whilst in hospital for a burst appendix in 2009.  My Baby's Love (Jessie's Song) has taken the # 1 position on the Top 40 International Singles Chart from the Netherlands this week.

My Baby's Love is such a deeply personal song for Clelia, she is humbled, thrilled and amazed that her simple love story has touched so many hearts, and extends a huge thank you to country music radio in Europe/UK/Australia/USA for their continued support of her music.

MY BABY'S LOVE (JESSIE'S SONG) available on:
Hillcrest 80, (Europe) www.hillcrestcd.com and CRS 189 www.crspublicity.com


Clelia announced a finalist in the Southern Stars Independent CM Awards 

A finalist berth in the Capital News Australian Independent Female Vocalist f the Year has again been awarded to Clelia, this time for her # 1 hit song The Captain and the Gypsy, which stayed in the # 1 position on the Australia's Country Tracks chart for six weeks in early 2016. The Southern Stars Awards, held in Mildura in October is the foremost awards for Independent artists, acknowledging the cream of Australian talent for the year.
Clelia thanks country music radio for their continued support of her music, resulting in this nomination.

"My Baby's Love (Jessie's Song) enters European CM chart 

Clelia's current radio single My Baby's Love (Jessie's Song) has reached # 16 on the Joyce Ramgatie's International Mainstream Country Music Chart from The Netherlands this week (8th July 2016) http://members.boardhost.com/joyce-ramgatie This is the 9th radio single lifted from the internationally acclaimed River Valley Dreaming double album. Check out the reviews page for more.

Clelia has been in recovery from hand surgery since May. With ongoing hand physio and dogged determination, she expects to be back performing at shows late August and festivals including the Slim Dusty CM Festival and the Clarence Valley Muster in October. Check out the gig guide page for more.

MY BABY'S LOVE (Jessie's Song) out on Hillcrest 80 track 7 www.hillcrestcd.com and CRS 189, track 10 www.crspublicity.com.au

New Radio single My Baby's Love (Jessie's Song) released on CRS 189 

"A dark night of the soul" indeed! A burst appendix in 2009 put me in hospital for a lengthy stretch of time and many more months in recovery. My trusty trannie radio kept me sane through the seemingly endless nights. My daughter Jess is the music minister at her church in Melbourne, and had just released her new single to radio.

What are the chances of her uplifting gospel being played on the radio that very night? Divine Intervention me thinks. I'm forever thankful that she sang me back from the brink, gave me new hope and this beautiful song - My Baby's Love (Jessie's Song).

Released to national  country radio on CRS 189, track 10. www.crspublicity.com.au Check out the song, the 9th single from River Valley Dreaming on the Media page.

6th week @ # 1 for the Captain and the Gypsy 

Clelia is thrilled to head to the Tamworth CMF this year with a # 1 song on the charts, and a nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2015 Gold Medallion Awards. www.goldmedallionmediaawards.com  and www.countrytrackschart.com.au

The Captain and the Gypsy retains the # 1 position for six weeks in a row. Thank you to country radio Australia wide!
Please check the gig guide for Tamworth shows. The Captain and the Gypsy will be performed at every show.
For those travelling to Tamworth for the festival...take care on the roads and make sure you come say g'day at one of these shows.

The Captain and the Gypsy available to radio on CRS 185 (www.crspublicity.com.au) and HILLCREST 78 (www.hillcrestcd.com)

5th Week @ # 1 for the Captain and the Gypsy 

The Captain and the Gypsy retains the # 1 position for the 5th week on the Country Tracks Chart (9 Jan) www.countrytrackschart.com.au)
With preparations underway for her return to her old hometown for the Tamworth Country Music Festival next week, Clelia is over the moon with this news!

Her first appearance will be at the Gold Medallion Media Awards on Saturday 16th Jan. 7pm at the Tamworth Town Hall, where she has a nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year for 2015.

Clelia also plans to drop into the Hired Hands Re-Union on Sunday 17th Jan, 6.30pm at the North Tamworth Bowling Club and join in with the fun.
Lets not forget Stuie Frenchs' Pickers Night on Tuesday 18th Jan @ the Pub, from 9pm where Hank Williams songs reign supreme.

Please go to DATES to check out all Clelia's shows in Tamworth, which include the MAD MULLUM MOB, Acoustic Country Harmonies @ the Square Man Inn and a full band show with River Valley Express @ Diggers on Sunday 24th Jan.

The Captain and The Gypsy available to radio on CRS 185 (www.crspublicity.com.au) and Hillcrest 78 (www.hillcrestcd.com)
Hard copy or digital available on this website.


Clelia a finalist in Female Vocalist of the Year @ NSW Gold Medallion Awards 

The Gold Medallion Media Awards have just released their finalists for 2015. Clelia has been announced as a finalist in the NSW Female Vocalist of the Year @ the Gold Medallion Awards. These are State Awards including Qld/NSW/South Central West (SA/WA/Vic) being held at the Tamworth Town Hall on Saturday 16th January 7pm. check out: www.goldmedallionmediaawards.com 

This is Clelia's second nomination for Female Vocalist of the Year, the first being @ the Independents' Southern Stars Awards in October 2015 for Play The Song.


4th Week @ # 1 for the Captain & the Gypsy 

The Captain and the Gypsy has retained the # 1 position on Australia's Country Tracks Chart for the fourth week www.countrytrackschart.com.au January 2, 2016.

2016 has certainly hit with a bang for Clelia, and she is both thrilled and humbled by the support given to her music Australia wide through Mainstream Media and Community Radio. Her success on country radio worldwide has everything to do with singing REAL Country Music, rootsy, honest, traditional country, which is what country music lovers are looking for in an artist.

The Captain and the Gypsy is #3 on the Australian Country on Live 365 chart,  and # 7 on the OZCMR chart (January 2016)

Clelia also been given the honour of being the most requested female country artist on Community Radio in Australia. It is shaping up to be a great year ahead!

Happy 2016 everyone!


The Captain and the Gypsy hits # 1 on Aussie chart! 

Celebrations abound @ the farm as The Captain and the Gypsy hits the # 1 spot this week on Australia's Country Tracks Chart (5 Dec 2015) www.countrytrackschart.com.au

Clelia thanks country radio and media Australia all over for the support of her career and playing her music, and that she's enjoying being an "overnight success" at 65.

With the festive season on the near horizon, Clelia sends Christmas Blessings to you, your family and loved ones and a very Happy New Year in 2016.
Please check the gig guide page for Tamworth 2016 festival dates.

The Captain and the Gypsy available to radio on CRS 185 (www.crspublicity.com.au)  and Hillcrest 78 (www.hillcrestcd.com)

River Valley Dreaming is available on this website in either digital or hard copy.