2013 SONGWRITERS COMPETITION

 2013 COMPETITION WINNERS

2013 SMSWF699 Mitch Townley 1st Country 'Numbered'

 

Grand Prize Winner – “Numbered” entered by Mitch Townley, Knoxville, TN and co-written with Lee Johnson, Boulder, CO.

Listener’s Choice Winner  “Field of Clover” – Tammy Jo Dishner, Powell, TN.

 

 

Category Winners :

Bluegrass Category Winner – “Kickin It Old School” – Mitch Townley, Knoxville, TN
Bluegrass Top of the Line “Hummingbird” – Jennifer Gillenwater, Butler, TN
Bluegrass Finalist “Lost Love” – Doug Smith, LaVergne, TN
Bluegrass Runner-Up “Field of Clover” –  Tammie Jo Dishner

Country Category Winner “Numbered” – Mitch Townley, Knoxville, TN
Country Top of the Line “Get Your  Christmas On” – Mitch Townley, Knoxville, TN
Country Finalist – “Counting My Goodbyes” – Mary Munsey,  Abington, VA
Country Runner Up- “Possum Trot Road” – Mark Harrell, Boca Raton, FL

Folk Category Winner “When Vernon  Moved From Tupelo” – Mark Stepakoff, Wellesley, MA
Folk Top of the Line “Rosaline” – Blair Bodine, Ambler,  PA
Folk Finalist “Hemlock Tree” – Jennifer Gillenwater, Butler, TN
No Folk Runner Up (finalist didn’t perform due to emergency surgey notified too late to replace)

Gospel/Inspirational Category Winner “Finally Home” – Scott Parker, OliverSprings, TN
Gospel/Inspirational Top of the Line “Have Mercy Lord” – Doug Smith, LaVergne, TN
Gospel/Inspirational Finalist “This Is How It Feels” – Scott Parker, OliverSprings, TN
Gospel/Inspirational Runner Up “In Just Awhile” – Scott Parker, Oliver  Springs, TN

Pop/Rock Category Winner “My Name is Lucas” – Charlie Katt, Knoxville, TN
Pop/Rock Top of the Line – “In This War” Justin Callahan, Kingsport, TN
Pop/Rock  Finalist – “Addie May” – Charlie Katt, Knoxville, TN
Pop/Rock Runner Up – “Another Time Another Place” – Richard Ratledge, Knoxville, TN

Lyrics Only Category Winner: “Cold Blood” – Mark Stepakoff, Wellesley, MA
Lyrics Only Top of the Line “Your Second Wife” – Sarah Motes Ashley, Maryville, TN
Lyrics Only Finalist “The Shady Side of The Family Tree  – “Peter Gilman, Cullowhee, NC
Lyrics Only Runner- Up “Ever Notice” – Mitch Townley, Knoxville, TN

Honorable Mention (Listed in no particular order):

BLUEGRASS:

“Drifter” by Douglas Smith, LaVergne, TN

“Wishin’s Just For Fools” by Dan Weber, Vancouver, WA.

COUNTRY:

“Keep It Down Home” by Mitch Townley, Knoxville, TN

“My Favorite Christmas Carol” by David Lauver, Knoxville, TN

“In This War” by Justin Callahan, Kingsport, TN.

FOLK:

“We Can” by Kenneth Willis, Chillicothe, OH

“It’s All Right That We Don’t Talk”  by Mason Reed, Kingsport, TN

“Those Two Crows” by Carl Solomon, Portland, OR

“Blood On The Clouds” by Howard Heifner, Morristown, TN.

GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL:

“Lost But Not Forgotten” by Brandon Fulson, Knoxville, TN

“I Need Your Love” by Russ Nottingham, Garrettsville, OH

“Everything I Say” by Andy Sneed, Maryville, TN.

POP/ROCK:

“Loving Meant For Me” by Tony Mikels, Braselton, GA

“Vacant Plot of Land” by Jeremiah Webb, Long Beach, CA

“When I See You Now” by Regan & Tekeesha Odom, Bakersville, NC

LYRICS ONLY:

“The Highway Home” by David Haley Lauver, Knoxville, TN

“Leavin’ Season” by Audra Hale-Maddox, Fairfax, VA

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