Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate with us at the 2017 HSA Annual Christmas Party on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at JP Hops House. It seemed everyone had a wonderful time enjoying great conversations, food and drinks, the white elephant game and musical entertainment. We also thank our newest HSA members for joining our organization, Sam Walker and Mike McLin.
A special thanks to Buddy Trotter who did a great job coordinating the proceedings. Danny Liggett provided a recording that included “snippets” of all of the 21 songs that were Song of the Year Nominees.
AND THE WINNERS ARE:
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR WINNER: KIM SOLEM
Runner-up: Ron Rost
SONG OF THE YEAR WINNER: “VALERY” by Ron Rost
Runner-Up: “In The Mood” by Kim Solem
SONG COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR WINNER: “RIVER WALK” by Andrew Richardson and Ron Tintner
Runner-Up: “Cocoa Fried Shrimp” by Kim Solem and John Hull
THE LARRY ENGLEBRETSON MEMORIAL SONG CONTEST WINNER: “SAIL MY TROUBLES AWAY” by RON TINTNER
Congratulations to everyone!!!!!
A special thanks to Danny Liggett for creating the beautiful awards and also manufacturing our HSA Annual CD, “2017 Song of the Year Nominees,” that includes all 21 songs which is available for purchase at $15 each. You can pick up a copy at J P Hops House or when you come to the January Meeting. They go fast so make sure you get yours ASAP!
As a reminder, the upload area for the songs presented at the November Meeting is open through Tuesday night, December 19, 2017.
We sincerely thank everyone for participating at the monthly meetings, song critiques, song contests, workshops and helping to make HSA successful.
We wish all of you a very safe and Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!
Houston Songwriters Association