2018 NewSong Showcase Winners and Alternates

SONGS FOR A BETTER WORLD

Thurs. Winner: Don Richmond- JOE Thurs. Alt: Joy Zimmerman-WILL YOU STAND WITH ME

Sat. Winner: Rex Seabury (aka Utah Slim) BEARS EARS Sat. Alt: Bob Malcom- THE GAME

RELIGION/SPIRIT

Thurs: Winner: Bruce Johnson- SELFAHOLIC Thurs. Alt: Leslie Galloway- I’M NOT AFRAID TO FLY

Sat. Winner: Kevin Hale- I’M FINALLY GOING HOME Sat. Alt: Bob Burbee- SWEET REDEMPTION SONG

FEELING BLUE

Thurs. Winner: Janice Francis-Smith-GO AHEAD AND CRY Thurs: Alt: Mike Ichniowski- A YEAR OF POURING RAIN

Sat. Winner: Karyn Schafer- TIME Sat. Alt: Maggie Vogts- MOTHERS and SONS

HUMOR

Thurs. Winner: Ron Land- What I’m Not Thurs. Alt: James Sperman- The Only Women I Like

Sat. Winner: Leslie Cunningham- SOMETIME Sat. Alt: Joy Zimmerman- BOB & ME

SWEET MEMORIES

Thurs. Winner: Gene Collier- GRANDPA’S MULE Thurs. Alt: Jim McCarter- LINWOOD CAFE

Sat: Winner: Kenny Cornell- K.C. LOVES R.G. Sat. Alt: Janice Francis-Smith- DAD DANCING

NONE OF THE ABOVE

Thurs. Winner: Emily Johnson-Erday- New York City Rag Thurs. Alt: Karyn Schafer - HONEY BABY

Sat. Winner: David Hakan- INTRUDER DRILL Sat. Alt: Melicent King- AUGUST GREEN AND GOLD

LOVE SONGS

Thurs. Winner: LaTresa Smith- SWEET POTATO PIE Thurs. Alt: Annie Wilson- HONEYSUCKLE MORNING

Sat. Winner: Maggie Vogts- PROVE ME WRONG Sat. Alt.: Kevin Hale- A GOOD OLE FIDDLE TUNE

INSTRUMENTAL

Thurs: Winner: Payton Blanchard- KING DAVID’S CONQUEST Thurs. Alt: Jim Bettonville- HINENI (Here I Am)

Sat. Alt: Stan Sullivan- SUNNYLAND DRIVE Sat. Winner: R.D. King- LIGHTNESS of BEING

SONGS SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN

Thurs. Winner: Mark Heinrich - I’M A TORTOISE Thurs. Alt: Annie Wilson & Jerilynn Henrickson –WHISPER LULLABY

Sat. Winner- Robert S. Tims- PICK ‘EM UP Sat. Alt: Joy Zimmerman- BUSY BUZZY BEE

SONGS ABOUT THE WALNUT VALLEY FESTIVAL

Thurs. Winner: Noah Musser- THE DONUT TRACTOR Thurs. Alt: Stan Sullivan-A BRIGHT DAY IN WALNUT VALLEY

Sat. Winner: Mike Benish- TAKE ME BACK TO WALNUT VALLEY Sat. Alt: Mike Yoder - Until We Sing Again