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Winners in the Songwriting Competition '89

Here is the list of the finalists and how each tune placed, by category.

COUNTRY

First Place

I Don't Understand All I Know About You – Earl Meyers & Andy Broughton

Second Place

I'd Love To Hear All That Noise Again – Larry Easton

Third Place

Say Hello to Your Last Goodbye Kiss – Joann Hatcher & Keith Bradford

Fourth Place

Would You Marry Me Again? – Alan P. Morris

Fifth Place

Dancin' In My Heart – Debbie Tuggley

Honorable Mention

I Love You, I Love You, I Love You – Ken Perkins

How Long Will Her Dancin' Feet Wear Them Bowlin' Shoes? – Gardner Barger

The Magic's All Over (In Our Favorite Room) – Larry Easton

1943 Copper Penny – ~ Bill Ede –

I Danced With A Stranger – Velma Klein & Calvin Eckhoff

(Country) Candle – J. H. Pickett

Boys Will Be Boys – Vicki Easterly

In The Doghouse Tonight – Tim Lynch

FOLK/BLUEGRASS/OTHER

First Place

Between the Lines – Donna Beck Michael

Second Place

The Limestone Church – Andrew J. Roberts

Third Place

In The Doghouse Tonight – Tim Lynch Ladies Man – Steve Meigs

Fourth Place

Molly Sue's Miniskirt – Loretta R. Sadler & Jack Redick

Fifth Place

Santa's Little Workshop – Earl Meyers

Honorable Mention

Dirty Old Man – Thomas A. Greenfield

Run Rabbit Run – Stephen A. Waggoner

Scaredy Cat – Doris Cornell & James Cain

Where It Matters – Jak Son Renfro *

GOSPEL / CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN

First Place

Follow the Light – Debbie Tuggle

Second Place

If It Weren't For You – Cynthia McBride

Third Place

Jesus Said... – Ross H. L. . Bowen

Fourth Place

You Can Call Him Anytime Of Day – Jeannie Covington & Verman Ray Winburn

Fifth Place

My Unseen Companion – Frieda Stelmach

Honorable Mention

Name Above All Names – Jim Amerman

He Walks With Me – Jake Jacobs & Craig Wingate

No Room – John Dowell

Walkin' & Talkin' With the Lord – Marian Maxwell

Father's Day – John Dowell

Bridges Of Love – Earl Meyers

The Lord Will Fight For You – Steve Russell

JAZZ/BLUES

First Place

Something's Wrong – Curtis Marlatt

Second Place

Cocky Feet – Lee Cable

Third Place

Easy Chair – Curtis Marlatt

Fourth Place

(There Must Be Something There Cause) There's Something Everywhere – Carmelita Cooper

Fifth Place

Turn Away – Beckie Brown

Honorable Mention

When You Smile At Me – Karen Metcall

Dirty Old Man – Thomas A. Greenfield

Lady Z – Carmelita Cooper

One Dish From Your Smorgasbord ls Gone – Marie Augustine

MOR/POP

First Place

Some Loves – Debbie Tuggle

Second Place

When I Close My Eyes – Melissa Combs & Richard L. Griffin, Jr..

Third Place

The Best of Times – Donna Beck Michael

Fourth Place

Let's See What You Can Do – Lee Cable

Fifth Place

Moonlight Dances – Scott Furlong

Honorable Mention

After All These Years – Michael Layman

Never Never Lie – Scott Furlong

Fall For You – Donna Beck Michael

All The Way – Curtis Marlatt

Nacoma – Curtis Marlatt _ RAP

First Place

Social Conscience – Damon Long & Garland Thomas

Second Place

Spring Me – Earl Meyers

Honorable Mention

R U Mi Nu Cellmate? – Jack D. Spurling

ROCK

First Place

Full Moon Magic – Frieda Stelmach

Second Place

Once Love Goes, It's Time To End – Chris H. Hale & Edward C. Hager

Third Place

Breaking In A Broken Heart – Earl Meyers

Third Place

Living And Dying – Robin Embry

Fourth Place

Is It Worth It? – Alan P. Morris

Honorable Mention

Keep On Smiling – Eric L. Troff

Out to Get You – C. Lynn Riffle

Portrait Of A Hero – Robert L. Maples

Cocky Feet – Lee Cable

No Turning Back – Earl Meyers