Winners Q&A


Lyric Contest Winner Todd Hearon Discusses His Prize Lyric “Mary Dyer,” Songwriting Vs. Poetry, And More

1st Place "Mary Dyer" Todd Hearon Exeter, New Hampshire Read Hearon's winning lyrics here.  How did the song “Mary Dyer” come about? A poet friend of mine, Jill McDonough, her first book is a collection of sonnets on American executions, which is where I first...

September/October 2017 Lyric Contest Spotlight: Winner Jane Fallon

1st Place “If It Mattered” Written by Jane Fallon Interview by Caine O’Rear **** What inspired this song?  Words fascinate me. For some reason, I started to muse on the word “matter,” thinking how interesting it is with its different meanings. At the same time,...

January/February 2017 Lyric Contest Spotlight: Mike Guiney

1st Place "Language Of The Broken-hearted" Written by Mike Guiney Interview by Brittney McKenna What inspired you to write this particular song? This song started with the title. I think I was listening to Joan Osborne’s cover of the classic Motown song “What Becomes...

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