I have been a BMI lyric writer for over 30 years with many national and international contest awards and many songs recorded by independent artists. I am currently working with many talented composers world wide and actively pitching songs in Nashville. Please feel free to contact me if you are a publisher, artist, producer or writer that has interest in any of the songs posted here.
For the last 30 years I have been trying to capture feelings,experiences, and moments of life in words. During that time I have had the pleasure of working with some truly great composers and artists and value all the lessons they have taught me about songwriting. I consider my self a wordman as opposed to a lyricist because I am not sure I am truly a lyricist because I am truly musically bankrupt. Over the years I have had numerous lyric competition awards and left those inspirations sitting in a binder. Even though I have written with a country artist with a top ten hit( not mine unfortunately) and other artists I still consider myself a novice in may ways. Somehow I always think that there is always so much more to learn no matter where I am in my songwriting life and I guess I'll always feel that way. In the last several years I have been blessed to work with many incredibly talented and extremely dedicated,creative partners. Together we have shared a first place in the country division of 2003 The Great American Song Contest as well as finalist finishes in the 2007 pop category and a top 5 in the 2008 Country category and also the 2010 competition, and 2 finalists in the 2009 country and 3 in the 2010 one of this same competition,the Country Category winning song,as well as, a finalist song in 2011,2 monthly grand prize winner's in the 2008 Song of the Year Competition as well as several top fives in the Song of The Year Contest,top four in the John Lennon song competition,Grand prize country category winner in the 2006 John Lennon Song Competition( Lennon Award as well), a finalist in the USA song competition, 7 top twenty songs in the Unisong Competition, 11 top twenty songs in the Durango Song Competition with a 3rd place finish in the 2009 competition of this contest, 2nd place three times in the Mike Pinder's Song Wars Competition, as well as 7 other top ten finalist songs, Finalists in the 2008 and 2009 UK Song Competition,Grand prize winner in the 2011 Australian International Open Song competition , 3 top 10 songs in the same competition in 2012, 3 addiitonal top 25 songs in that same, a top 10 song in the 2009 Australian International song Competition, 1st place in the American Songwriter Magazine Lyric Competition for May-June 2009,2nd place in the 2010 Durango Song Comeptition, 3rd place in the 2009 Durango Hitmaker Song Contest,numerous runner-up awards and honorable mentions as well as songs cut by independent artists including one whose CD was named 'Americana CD of the Year for 2009"( Eileen Carey). In 2011 I wrote 9 songs in collaboration with the Cripple Creek Band on their CD called 'Still Alive and Kicking". I am also anticipating a possible song on the upcoming UK debut CD of Brooke Borg and have interest from Broadway Star ,David Gashen of Phantom of the Opera fame, on a possible song of mine. Songs are currently being pitched by Kyra LaRock to Jennifer Hudson and Alexandra Burke, and I have signed 2 songs with Zavitson music Publishing and 9 songs to Universal Music Publishing in Germany, and 1 song to EMI. Look for the release of three of my songs on the Born To Love CD of Courtney Darwin( country artist out of Georgia with a phenomenal voice) released in April of 2011 and 1 song on Amber Gilliard's April CD release. You can check out the releases of European artists BrittaT on I-tunes( 3 songs) and Swiss country band Nevada( 3 songs) that are just being released. Moreover I will have had dozens of cuts on several European and USA artist CD's in 2012 and 2013 including a top 80 song on the Music Row Charts. In film and TV I have had manysongs and cues in shows like "The Glades", "Big REd Neck Wedding", The History Channel, CMT, O network, etc. I also now have a song in the movie "One Day" starring Anne Hathaway.I wish all of you who are songwriter's the best of luck and hope you enjoyed your visit to my songpage.
Michael "Max" McGee 155 New Liberty Road, Philipsburg, Pa 16866 firstname.lastname@example.org (814 404-3578