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 5 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,