Quarterly Entry Deadlines:
Winter – March 31
Spring – June 30
Summer – September 30
Fall – December 31
Prizes To Be Awarded
Of course the MAIN prize is what we ALL aspire to:
Recognition For Our Lyrical Work!
ALSO: The 1st place winning lyricist receives:
A certificate, $50 cash and a 1 year DSA membership.
The 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winner’s lyrics and judges critiques will be published in the DSA “Songwriters Notes” and on the DSA Website.
There is a tie for this quarter. We have two winners, Ireland and Harri Wolf Thanks to DSA VP Bobby Montgomery for comments. I’ll Just Leave by Ireland Verse Feeling broken feeling down Cause you’re not saying what you mean These empty words filling my head Cause you’re not talking to me Chorus Not sure […]
Michael R. J. Roth Wins Fall 2018 Lyric Contest. Thanks to DSA President Michael Brandenberger for his comments. 1st Place – The Price of a Song by Michael R J Roth Everybody wants a ticket to heaven Everyone wants the last drop of wine Everybody wants to end the discussion And stand where the spotlight […]
WINNERS 1. Come Rain Come Shine by Martin Robley, Ballajura Western Australia 2. Till We All Drove It by TY Nelson, Billings, MT 3. Fireworks Don’t Last Very Long, Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ HM A Seat At The Table by Ross Miller, Newton. MA HM Rockin’Reindeer by Melissa Standifird, Dallas Tx SEMIFINALISTS A Seat […]
DSA newsletter, Songwriters Notes, is now online to view at: http://songwriternotes.blogspot.com/ IN THIS ISSUE: MONTHLY MEETING SPECIAL EVENT Dallas Songwriters Awards Banquet and Christmas Party, Dec 8, Sons of Hermann Hall WORKSHOP HalfPrice Books – GUITAR PULL – 1st Monday – Harry Hewlett hosts- DEC 3 SHOWCASES and OPEN MICS Dunn Brothers – Third Thursday – Dec 20 LYRIC CONTEST – NEXT […]
Hello Songwriter, Your newsletter, Songwriters Notes, is now online to view at:http://songwriternotes.blogspot.com/ IN THIS ISSUE:DSA events MONTHLY MEETING DSA Monthly Meeting and Critiques , 1st Thursday- ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AND ELECTIONS food and fellowship – Barbe will do a brief presentation on Performance Contracts, NOV 1 , 6:30pm Half Price Books WORKSHOP HalfPrice Books – Extreme […]
SEMIFINALIST Say a Little Prayer by Lisa Vincent, Fresno, CA Ten Feet Tall by Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ Man-Kind by Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ Carry A Cross by Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ AND THE 2018 SPRING WINNER IS: First Place:: Ten Feet Tall by Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ See comments: https://wp.me/p5ky4B-32R […]
Hello Songwriter, Your newsletter, Songwriters Notes, is now online to view at:https://songwriternotes.blogspot.com/ IN THIS ISSUE:DSA events https://dallassongwriters.org/events/ MONTHLY MEETING NO DSA Monthly Meeting and Critiques -DSA PARTY AT JOES JUNE 4TH , 4PM WORKSHOP HalfPrice Books – Guitar pull and new song workshop – 1st Monday -AUG 6 SHOWCASES and OPEN MICS Dunn Brothers – Third Thursday […]
Thanks to lyric contest director, Gene Schilacci, for these comments. SEMIFINALIST Shey by Kenneth Adams, Rockwall, Tx Dreaming by Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ Homeless Sky by Michael Roth, Arlington, VA If You Have any Questions, Ask You by Ken Adams, Rockwall, TX Five Day Weekend by Bill Kapac, West Wildwood, NJ The Bridge is Higher […]
SEMIFINALISTS “Skin Diving” by Martin Robley, Ballajura, Australia “All the Time” by Phil Casteel, Grapevine, TX “Thinkin and Drivin” by Bill Kapac, Williamstown, Va “Why Can’t I” by Ireland Casteel, Grapevine, TX 1st Place Skin Diving © 2017 Martin Robley, Ballajura, Australia I saw you breaking through the breakers Venus rising, the girl from Dr […]