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#1098379 - 01/10/16 07:55 PM big congrats to Donna  
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She must be sleeping and unaware that she and Billy Playle are finalists in the 2015 Songdoor songwriting contest, instrumental category. Way to go Donna! Again! grin

Ricki

#1098382 - 01/10/16 08:03 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Hear, hear smile

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#1098384 - 01/10/16 08:08 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Michael Zaneski]  
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Way cool Donna and Billy! Congratulations!

Best, John smile

#1098388 - 01/10/16 08:22 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: John Lawrence Schick]  
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#1098393 - 01/10/16 08:34 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Calvin]  
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Oh my goodness! laugh

No, I didn't know. Haven't been contacted officially yet.

WOW is all I can say. Gotta email Billy now and let him know. smile

Thanks, everyone, and for the heads-up, Ricki. smile

Donna


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#1098394 - 01/10/16 08:39 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: DonnaMarilyn]  
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I had forgotten when the announcement was going to be. My co-writer had to e-mail me to let me know we didn't get finalist in anything this year. frown

#1098395 - 01/10/16 08:44 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Yea Donna...well I can't think of anyone that deserves it more...

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#1098415 - 01/11/16 04:38 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Well, Ricki, there's always the next one. wink April's not all that far away. wink

Re the Instrumental track: I hope to have the vocal version of 'Run, Habibti, Now Run' ready by April. Perhaps I'll submit it.

Mind you, the migrant/asylum seeker saga has taken a bit of a different turn in the past couple of months, so the lyric's drama might have lost some of its clout.

Thanks, Glyn. smile Billy's a wonderful composer.

Donna

For anyone interested, here's the track. (I've included the lyric, though the track is an instrumental. The vocal version is in the pipeline.)

'Run, Habibti, Now Run'
http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=13294129


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#1098428 - 01/11/16 11:27 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: DonnaMarilyn]  
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Yea for Donna, a super hardworking co-writer of many mighty fine tunes.


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#1098432 - 01/11/16 11:52 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Kevin Emmrich]  
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#1098437 - 01/11/16 01:30 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: maccharles]  
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Donna and Billy,-Billy and Donna--What a team!!!

#1098442 - 01/11/16 02:43 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Wyman Lloyd]  
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Yeah, I remember the song. Listened to the track. Billy latched right onto what seemed to me to be the "mood" or "feeling" of the song all right. I even listened all thje way through. Most instrumentals begin to bore me after about a minute and a half smile
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#1098486 - 01/12/16 09:57 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Wyman Lloyd]  
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Awesome!


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#1098489 - 01/12/16 12:23 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Kolstad]  
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Way to go, here's to you.

#1098510 - 01/12/16 05:20 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Everett Adams]  
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Hi Donna:

I'm so proud of you and Billy for this accomplishment. All your hard work and talent are paying off... if not monetarily, at least in recognition. This certainly provides encouragement for continuing to slave away at your creative work.

All the best, ----Dave

#1098607 - 01/14/16 03:01 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Dave Rice]  
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Yeaaaaaaaaah....... ! grin

cheers, niteshift

#1098727 - 01/16/16 01:08 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: niteshift]  
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Thanks so much, everyone. smile

You're right, Dave. This is the kind of acknowledgment that encourages us to try that little bit harder. Not necessarily to aim for commercial accolades, but simply to become better at the craft, for our own sense of achievement.

And in this instance, all the glory belongs to Billy. He's the music guy. smile I'm always thrilled for him when we get something into the Finals (or semi-finals).

Donna


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#1099082 - 01/22/16 02:20 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: DonnaMarilyn]  
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I could just cut and paste the first post! grin Congrats all over again on the big win and the honorable mentions. Well done!

Ricki

#1099084 - 01/22/16 03:03 PM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Ricki E. Bellos]  
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Oh my gosh! laugh I can't believe it!

Thanks for the heads-up, Ricki. smile

I must head off now and email Billy. He'll be chuffed. smile

And now I feel inspired to get the vocal version done.
(Billy of course has sung the demo, but we thought it might be more interesting to have female vocals for the 'finished' product.)

A couple of songs Mike Zaneski and I did were among the honourable mentions as well. wink (Clearly i move in the right circles. wink )

Donna



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Life is too important to take seriously.

http://www.reverbnation.com/donnamarilynrichblend

Guild of International Songwriters and Composers


#1099109 - 01/23/16 12:06 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: DonnaMarilyn]  
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Applause from the gallery!!

A toast to Donna
And Billy too
You done did good
Congrats are due!!


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#1099112 - 01/23/16 12:20 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: DonnaMarilyn]  
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Hi Donna,

Hugs and congrats, big time, Donna!

I am smiling at all your smileys! Happiness is contagious--I'm thrilled for you and Billy..please relay my congrats to him as well!

Mike


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#1111749 - 07/29/16 06:03 AM Re: big congrats to Donna [Re: Michael Zaneski]  
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