Amanda Overmyer who made her debut on American Idol Season Seven is an American rock singer.She has been compared over and over to Janis Joplin and known as the Rock and Roll nurse during her time on American Idol.
Amanda Lindsay Overmyer (born October 26, 1984) is an American rock singer-songwriter from Camden, Indiana who was the eleventh place finalist on the seventh season of American Idol. Following her run on Idol, Overmyer released her debut album Solidify on December 10, 2008 and is currently working on her second album with her band. Overmyer was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1984; her father was serving in the United States Air Force and was stationed there. Overmyer and her family eventually moved back to Indiana, where she grew up in Camden, Indiana and attended Delphi Community High School in Delphi, Indiana. She received a nursing degree from Ivy Tech Community College, and is a health-care specialist dealing predominantly in respiratory issues. Some of Overmyer's favorite past gigs were the ones sponsored by ABATE of Indiana. Through this association and its biker members, Overmyer enjoyed another passion Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
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