SPOTLIGHT ON SONGWRITERS
A bi-weekly podcast featuring in-depth conversations with and about the creators of lyrics and music that stand the test of time. You probably know their names, and you definitely know their songs. We bring you their stories.
Founding member of The Moody Blues and Paul McCartney and Wings. Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. Four-time Grammy nominee and two-time winner.
"Mull of Kintyre," "No Words"
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#5 on Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time." Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Lifetime Achievement Grammy. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Motown legend.
"My Girl," "The Tracks of My Tears"
Sixteen-time Grammy nominee and three time winner. Emmy nominee. Americana Music Association Free Speech Award. Keeper of the Texas flame.
"Guitar Town," Goodbye"
Songwriters Hall of Fame. BMI Icon. Kennedy Center honoree. ACM Artist of the Decade. Among Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters." Female pioneer.
"Coal Miner's Daughter," "Rated X"
Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nine-time Grammy nominee and three time winner. West Virginia Music Hall of Fame. Cantankerous interviewee.
"Lean on Me," "Ain't No Sunshine"
Forty #1 Country hits. CMA Song of the Year winner. Two-time ACM Songwriter of the Year. Seven-time Grammy nominee and thee-time winner. Star of NBC's Songland.
"Follow Your Arrow," "American Kids"
Among Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time." Songwriters Hall of Fame. ASCAP Founders Award. Six-time Grammy nominee. Solid as a rock.
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Solid"
Seventy Top 40 singles. Songwriters Hall of Fame. ASCAP Founders Award. Emmy nominee. Four-time Grammy nominee. Latin Grammy winner. Rule breaker.
"Livin' on a Prayer," "Crazy"
Among Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time." Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. BMI Icon. Grammy winner. Oscar nominee. Legend.
"Stop! In the Name of Love," "Heat Wave"
Indigo Girl. Grammy award winner. Seven Gold and Platinum albums. Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. Advocate and activist.
"Closer to Fine," "Hammer and a Nail"
More Grammy awards than any male country performer ever. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Multiple CMA and ACM Song of the Year wins. BMI Icon.
"Go Rest High on That Mountain"
Songcraft: Spotlight on Songwriters
is a bi-monthly podcast featuring in-depth career-spanning interviews with songwriters of all genres and eras. Nashville natives and long-time Los Angeles residents Scott B. Bomar and Paul Duncan launched the show in 2015 as a forum for everyone from casual music fans to fellow creative types to hear songwriters in conversation about their influences, the stories behind their songs, and how they've honed their craft. Songcraft was the first podcast of its kind to launch in the US and is now the leading outlet for songwriter interviews.
MEET THE HOSTS:
SCOTT B. BOMAR
is a Grammy nominee and former staff songwriter at Sony/ATV music publishing who switched gears to become a researcher, reissues producer, and award-winning author. He now works as Senior Director of the book publishing arm of the global music company BMG.
is a musician, producer, and platinum-selling songwriter who has found success with Sherrie Austin, Jordan Feliz, Aaron Cole, etc. He has won multiple ASCAP awards and co-wrote 4 songs on Lauren Daigle's Look Up Child, which debuted in the Top 5 on the Billboard 200.