Songwriter Opportunities

(The Louisville Area Songwriters' Cooperative provides the following information as a service to its members, and does not attempt to pass judgment on the advisability of participating in the opportunities presented. -- Editor.)

Hidden Hits Song Festival, P.O. Box 120145, Acklen Station, Nashville, TN 37212. $2,000 Grand Prize. Song, Lyric, Vocal Divisions. C&W, Pop, Rock and Gospel categories. Deadline: November 13, 1989. Entry form and entry fee are required.

Emerald Records needs songs for all of their artists. Send to Cliff Ayers, 830 Glastonbury Rd., Suite 614, Nashville, TN 37217.

Music City Song Festival, P.O. Box 17999, Nashville, TN 37217, (615) 834-0027. Over $250,000 in cash and prizes in Tenth Annual MCSF. Entry deadlines are: Lyric and Lyric Poem divisions -- November 15; Song and Vocal divisions -- November 30. An official entry form and entry fee are required.

Nebo Record Company, P.O. Box 457, New Hope, AL 35760, Attention: Jim Lewis, Producer. Need hit songs for a future recording project with female singer Anita Biss. Looking for songs for a single and album project. Looking for traditional country, modern country, pop, gospel and other type songs. Will listen to all songs sent. No demo tapes returned, but a SASE should be sent for an answer.

Southern Songwriters Guild Second Annual Song Of The Year songwriting contest. P.O. Box 6817, Shreveport, LA 71136. Four categories: Pop/Rock/Urban, Country, Gospel and R&B/Jazz. Top prize $500. Write SSG at above address or phone Elaine Trainor at (318) 222-8003 for further information.

(From the Louisiana Songwriters Association newsletter) Ritas Cloud Nine Music is presently accepting material for various artists. Send a cassette with no more than three songs and lyric sheets to: Ritas Cloud Nine Music Inc., Attention: Barry Paul Jackson, 7101 Executive Center Drive, The Gatlinburg Bldg., Suite 169, Brentwood, TN 37027. Allow six weeks for response. Include SASE for return of material.