Lyric Contest Winners | July/August 2009

American Songwriter Lyric Contest Eagle by Jonny 'Corndawg' Fritz

“When The Levee Breaks” | 1st Place
Brandon Church
St. Joseph, Missouri
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“Rita Sings the Blues” | 2nd Place
Gordon Hutchison
Cary, North Carolina
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“Riverboat Man” | 3rd Place
Gene Hicks
Tell City, Indiana
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“Tight Squeeze” | 4th Place
Kirk Ridge
Rougemont, North Carolina
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“The Ocean and the Guillotine” | Honorable Mention
Matt Laszewski
Madison, Wisconsin
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“The Three Chord Cowpoke” | Honorable Mention
Jake Entrekin
Lakeland, Florida

“Big Locomotives” | Honorable Mention
W.J. (Bill) Hallock
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
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“Needle and Thread” | Honorable Mention
Farrel Droke
Norman, Oklahoma
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“The Stranger” | Honorable Mention
Jerry Yates
Newnan, Georgia
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“Sullivan Street” | Honorable Mention
Trey Lockerbie
Nashville, Tennessee
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“Ridin’ A Railroad Car” | Honorable Mention
Richelle Putnam
Meridian, Mississippi
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“Elvis Had Already Left the Building” | Honorable Mention
Michael McGee
Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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“Lookout Ledge” | Honorable Mention
Jenny Goodspeed
Ashfield, Massachusetts

“Nothing in the Sky” | Honorable Mention
Brother Lou
Hollywood, Florida
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“Bean Dip Bomb” | Honorable Mention
Teel Montague Cook
Fairburn, Georgia

“Bad News” | Honorable Mention
Bruce Hoffman
Munhall, Pennsylvania
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“Again and Again” | Honorable Mention
Randy Harvey
Sycamore, Illinois

“One Song Man” | Honorable Mention
Berkeley Grimball, Jr.
Carrboro, North Carolina
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“Maudlin Man” | Honorable Mention
Louise Waronek
Regina, Saskatchewan
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“Idaho Jawbone” | Honorable Mention
Truman Sparks
Centennial, Colorado
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“Unpredictable” | Honorable Mention
Graham Sherrill and Read Davis
Nashville, Tennessee
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“Little Black Dress” | Honorable Mention
Mark Stepakoff
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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