2017 Song Contest Semi Finalists

Americana
America I Miss You by Clark Ford Aimes, IA
Are There Hillbilly Bands In Heaven by Kevin Hale, Brentwood, TN
I’m Finally Going Home by Kevin Hale, Brentwood, Tn
Never by Ireland Casteel, Grapevine,TX
Hard To Let You Go by Nancy Line, Clifton, VA

Christian/Inspirational
A Cross On A Hill by Carol Montag, Cedar Rapids, IA
Addiction by Ireland Casteel, Grapevine, TX
Come Unto Me by Kevin Hale, Brentwood, TN
Give Me Grace by Jane Fallon, Brookline, NH
I Paid For Your Sins On Calvary by Kevin Hale, Brentwood, TN
Jesus Pick Me Up by Nancy Line, Clifton, Virginia
Searching For Hope by Alexis Tapp, Wylie, Texas
Butterfly by Shonna Stallworth, Dallas,TX
Hallelujah Moment by Susan Odella, Virginia, MN
Hang On by Susan Odella, Virginia, MN
Heaven Had A Phone by Louie Cate, Alexandria, VA
Hope Rising by Derrick Floyd, Ft Lauderdale, FL
Moving Mountains by D.B. Rielly, NY, NY
Our Time by Debra M Gussin, Los Angeles CA

Country
Behind Bars by T. Edwin Doss, Silver Springs, MD
Blue Collar Man by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Bottled Promises by Hayley McDaniel, Jody Stewart Regner, Kerry Meacham, Denton, TX
Colorado by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Corn Bread by Don Wall, Dallas, Tx
Cowboy Hats and Daisy Dukes by Andrew Loraditch, Arlington,TX
DALLAS by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Disappear For The Weekend by James Baker, Amarillo, TX
Hearts The Speaks by Jayne Sachs, Trotwood, OH
I Think Her Name Was Conchita by Alex Stuart, Phoenix, AZ
Little Hearts Break Too by Gregory Thoroman, Clint Davis, Coronado, CA
Save A Little For Me by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Something About Trains by Candy Kattenburg, Nancy Line, Martinez, CA
Stuck by Mark Patterson, Lee Parvin, Robert Tassi, Plano, TX
Take Me Home by Serges Himbaza, Irving, TX
Texas Crude by Ross Miller, Randy Crenshaw, Newton, MA
That Look In Your Eyes by James Baker, Amarillo, TX
The First Time by James Baker, Amarillo, TX
Toys by Roy Williams, Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
What Did I Do by Howard Delnick, Orleans, Ontario, Canada
When Horses Were Better Than Boys by Jeff Moxcey, Waterville, ME

Instrumental
Going To Dallas by Franz Groll, Cologne, Germany
Leslie G by Roy Ash, Canton, TX
Mixit Roy by Ash, Canton TX
Putting Together by Roy Ash , Canton, TX
Saxy Business by Roy Ash, Canton,TX
Treacherous Trip To The Top by Alexis Tapp, Wylie, Texas

Love
Dream With You by Ireland Casteel, Grapevine,TX
Even If It Hurts by Gladys Padron, Miami, FL
If It Mattered by Jane Fallon, Brookline, NH
Just A Summer Fling, by Louie Cate, Alexandria, VA
Just To Be With You by Denise Rosier, Colorado Springs, CO
Let’s all In Lovesick by Ross Miller , Newton, MA
Valentine by Kari Tieger, Providence, RI
You’re Wrong by T. Edwin Doss, Silver Springs, MD

Novelty/Children’s
Dinosaur Rag by BJ Whitfield, Dallas,Tx
I married a Squirrel by Nancy Line , Clifton, Virginia
I Was A Dinosaur by BJ Whitfield, Dallas,Tx
I’m A Honey Bee by Marv Conan, NY, NY
In Dreamland by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Livin The Life by BJ Whitfield, Dallas,Tx
Muddin In A Truck by Randy Sauer, Hays, KS
Rescue Dog by Ross Miller, Randy Crenshaw, Newton, MA
Tamborine Star by Randy Sauer, Hays, KS
Texas Crude by Ross Miller, Randy Crenshaw, Newton, MA
That’s What I Like About You by BJ Whitfield, Dallas,Tx

Pop
Dance On The Ocean by Al Lumbreras, Carrollton, TX
Freedom by Robb Smith, Laguna Beach, CA
Get Me Out of My Head by Daniel Griffin, Lake View Terrace, CA
Heart and Soul by Thomas Kinney , Red Wing, MN
I See Again by Jacquelyn Schwartz, Dallas, TX
I Will Never Set You Free by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
It Just Gets Better by Al Lumbreras, Carrollton, TX
Little Miss Tby Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Lose It by Daniel Griffin, Lake View Terrace, CA
Love Song by Casimiro Castro, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Maybe Tomorrow by Jose Gomez, NY, NY
One Foot On Your Doorstep by Renee Safier, Andy Hill & Hard Rain, Los Angeles, CA
Only Once by Ireland Casteel, Grapevine,TX
Pistol Packin’ Mama by Charles Carter, Dallas, TX
Santa Cruz by Steven Ford, Dallas,TX
Taxman by Steven Ford, Dallas,TX
The State I’m In by Steven Ford, Dallas,TX
U So Mean Nothing 2 Me by Debra M Gussin, Los Angeles, CA
Waiting on a Train by Renee Safier, Andy Hill & Hard Rain, Los Angeles, CA
Worst Addiction by John Friday, Bonita Springs, Fl

Singer Songwriter
Darkness Falls by Michael Ryan, Clifton, VA
Dear Me by Hayley McDaniel, Jody Stewart Regner, Denton,TX
Fais Do Do by Michael Ryan, Clifton, VA
How It Feels by Michael Ryan, Clifton, VA
Just Like That by Denise Rosier, Colorado Springs, CO
Life Beneath The Rust by Michael Ryan, Clifton, VA
Never by Ireland Casteel, Grapevine,TX
Say Anything by Megan Sullivan, Arlington, Tx
Tension Leave This Town by Megan Sullivan, Arlington, Tx
These Two Hands by Michael Ryan, Clifton, VA
Winter by Erin Clum, Nashville, TN
Wren by Cameron Coiro, McKinney, TX

SemiFinalist are invited to perform at the Awards Dinner on Friday, December 8, 6:30 at the Sons of Hermann Hall, Dallas, Tx.