January 19, 2017

ASG Fall 2016 Song Contest Winners

ASG announced the winners of the Fall Song Contest, along with the new Songwriter of the Year for 2017, at the annual ASG Songwriters Symposium in January. Read on to learn who won.

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR 2017 – RICHARD HOWARD!
AMERICANA
1.   CLAUDIA GIBSON          –      TROUBLE
2.   RICHARD HOWARD       –     LIGHTNING STRIKES
3.   RICHARD HOWARD       –     ADDICTION
HM RICHARD HOWARD      –    GOD ONLY KNOWS
HM SUE YOUNG                    –    SAN ANTONIO HONEYMOON
BAREBONES
1.  CLAUDIA GIBSON            –    THE DAYS
2.  RICHARD HOWARD         –    GOD ONLY KNOWS
3.  VOLNEY CAMPBELL        –    TELL ME WHY
HM TROY TUCKER                 –    I COULD DO THIS ALL NIGHT
HM  JENNIFER MORGAN     –    STOMPING THROUGH PUDDLES
BLUES/JAZZ
1.    RICHARD HOWARD       –    THAT MISSISSIPPI
2.    WAYNE GATHRIGHT      –   GRAVEYARD BLUES
3.     CRAIG IRVIN                   –   MURDER IN YOUR HEART
HM  CRAIG IRVIN                   –  HARD TIMES SETTLE IN
HM  ERIC L SEIBEL                –  BACK UP
COUNTRY
1.   RICHARD HOWARD       –    LIGHTENING STRIKES
2.   RICHARD HOWARD       –    ADDICTION
3.   PATTI DIXON                   –    RAINING SUNSHINE
HM RICHARD HOWARD     –     ST. PETER’S DILEMMA
HM  SUE YOUNG                  –      SHADOW ON THE WALL
HM  CHRIS CAVELLO          –      OLD ON YOU
FOLK / PROTEST/ SOCIAL JUSTICE
1.  PATTI DIXON                    –     HOW OUR STORY GOES
2.  CRAIG IRVIN                     –     WHERE I MAY GO
3.   JOHN BEELER                  –     BETTER PART OF TOWN
HM CLINT LAWRENCE        –     OH AFRICA
HM  SUE YOUNG                   –     FAMILY
GENERAL
1.  WAYNE GATHRIGHT       –     RILEY AND HIS MARCHING BAND
2.  CLINT LAWRENCE           –     THE NIGHT NIGHT SONG
3.  CRAIG IRVIN                     –     THREADGILLS BLUES
3.  WAYNE GATHRIGHT       –     MY CLICHES JUST DON’T CUT IT ANYMORE
LOVE SONGS
1.  RICHARD HOWARD          –   ISN’T IT SIMPLE
2.  RICHARD HOWARD          –   LIGHTENING STRIKES
3.  GARRETT WIELAND         –   A HAND IN THE DARK
HM  SUE YOUNG                     –   SAN ANTONIO HONEYMOON
HM CHRIS CAVELLO              –   OLD ON YOU
LYRICS
1.  RICHARD HOWARD          –   CHICKEN NECK DOG
2.  ERIC L SEIBEL                    –   MUSE AIN’T GOT NO MERCY
3.  RICHARD HOWARD          –   GOD ONLY KNOWS
HM SUE YOUNG                      –   SHADOW ON THE WALL
HM  RICHARD HOWARD       –   ADDICTION
POP
1.  WAYNE GATHRIGHT         –   LITTLE MISS LOGICAL
2.  AKOSUA MIREKU               –   PUPPET
3.  WAYNE GATHRIGHT          –   PERFECT HARMONY
HM WAYNE GATHRIGHT       –   LIFE’S A PEACH
HM THOM KURTZ                    –  O MODERN GIRL
HM AKOSUA MIREKU             –  GET CLOSER
ROCK
1.  WAYNE GATHRIGHT         –   CELEBRITY
2.  CLAUDIA GIBSON              –   END OF DAYS
3.  WAYNE GATHRIGHT         –   MAL HOMBRE MI AMIGO
HM  RICHARD HAAS              –   SOUTHBOUND EXPRESS
HM  ERIC L SEIBEL                 –   REVVIN’ ROCK IN’ READY
SINGER/SONGWRITER
1.  RICHARD HOWARD          –    LIGHTENING STRIKES
2.  CLAUDIA GIBSON              –   UNBOUND
3.   WAYNE GATHRIGHT        –   TRAIN OF TIME
HM  RICHARD HOWARD       –   ISN’T IT SIMPLE
HM  RICHARD HOWARD       –   SAINT PETER’S DILEMMA

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Gregg Miller

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