This site acknowledges
and promotes the many talented
Songwriters, Singers, and Musicians
who have contributed to my songs!
Here's a bit of info about me, Roy Williams, and my songwriting:
Selected for 3 SAC Workshop Weekends with Professional Songwriters:
Mentored by RON IRVING; DEAN McTAGGART; and COLIN LINDEN
Awarded a 3-Song Demo Grant by FACTOR:
Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings
3 songs co-written and recorded by William Hood:
REACH AND TOUCH SOMEBODY
LOVE’S NOT HOME ANYMORE
1 song co-written and recorded by Jane Pahr:
Member of SAC; SOCAN; SongU.com
Professional bass player / harmony vocalist
Performing with Steve Ingram for 25+ years (southern Ontario, Canada)
Songwriting (SW) most of my life, but seriously pursuing it for the last 15 years
My Songs and Instrumentals have placed well in multiple categories,
in multiple International SWContests (SWC)
I hope you hear something you like
If you do, please share with your friends
Leave feedback - tell me about SWs you like (could be you!)
I gratefully acknowledge:
> One remarkably talented man, who has turned my rough musical sketches into ear-candy works of art!
> 3x Juno-nominated guitar player of the year / multi-instrumentalist; dynamite vocalist; pro arranger / producer
> for their fabulous SW site, staff, pro SWs, and members
> highly recommended!
SAC: Songwriters Association of Canada
> for their knowledge, opportunities, and consistent lobbying on behalf of all songwriters. Kudos! You are terrific!
SOCAN: Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada
> for advocating and protecting the rights of music creators and publishers
> and for paying us our performance royalties!
FACTOR: Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings
> for multiple music-funding opportunities and support
My wife, Karen, for helping me every step of the way with her endless enthusiasm and encouragement!
My family and friends for their love and support: a special kudos to my sis, Val, for everything she has done for me!
No matter where this ends up, the journey is absolutely worth it!
Love and thanks,