Grandma’s Box Of Memories won Honorable Mention placement in the Song Of The Year
songwriting contest 2012. The 'Honorable Mention' placement shows that your song received
extremely high scores and was found to be competitive with the winning songs. Only the top
writers receive this placement.
The single spent 4 weeks in the Top 8 CdBaby.com Top Songs Country - Progressive Country
chart. After airing on the Summer Radio Special broadcast on 125 stations, the song went
to #7 on the Independent Music Networks Country Charts. It peaked at #19 on the Independent
Country Music Associations Consolidated Country Chart which is an average of where
people stand on the 5 most popular charts. Billboard, MediaBase, Music Row, New Music
Weekly and the Independent Music Network. Grandma's Box Of Memories is featured on
the syndicated radio program Country Legends In The Making (show #265) distributed by
Triplestrand Productions. See the links page to listen to show #265.
You can listen to the Summer Radio Special here ( Note: It takes a minute or so for the clip
to load): imn_90_country_seg22_converted.mp3
And then vote for Daniel Wright here : www.independentmusicnetwork.com/ccharts.php
Most people go to Mexico to get a tan. But when Daniel Wright (Music, vocals - Bothell, WA)
and Gordon Holmes (Lyrics- Elko, BC) met in the hotel pool, a musical journey began. Along
with Rick Howard (drummer, engineer- Pacifica, CA) some fantastic new music has been
created by this American/Canadian collaboration.
Grandma’s Box Of Memories tells the story of life filled with special moments shared with
loved ones and of course sadness. In the end all we are left with is a box of belongings,
sentimental mementos of someone’s entire existence.
Gordon wrote this song about 6 months before his Grandma passed away. His Grandma
played a big part in his life and they shared a special bond of friendship. He told her about
the song and hoped that she would be able to hear the finished recording someday, but
that never happened. Gordon says his Grandma would have been honored and proud of
this musical tribute. I could relate to the lyrics as my own Grandma had lived in an
institution and had alzheimer’s disease before she passed away. They were both great
ladies deserving to be remembered in song. I think anyone who has ever lost someone
they loved and has had to go through a lifetime worth of belongings will be able to relate
to this song.
Daniel has been playing piano since he was 5 years old. Over the years he also learned
to play guitar, bass and trombone. He sings with heartfelt emotion emphasized in every
song. He has no limits when it comes to music, playing and creating in a variety of
different genres including country, acoustic rock, heavy metal, electronic music,
classical and jazz.
Armed with his Masters in Music Education Daniel is sharing his love of music teaching
children at the Fusion Academy in Alameda, California. Daniel lives for playing music with
as many people as possible, whenever and wherever he can.
Among his many projects over the years are his own self-titled and self-created
electronica albums under the name "Daniel Wright Showcase," a band that he has been
in with his sister since he was 15 years old, called the Erika Wright Band, and various
side-project rock bands encompassing everything from rock 'n' roll to heavy metal. His
evident love of music comes across in everything he puts a chord to.
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Free Download - Stay The Night Ext Play Video W/Harp Daniel Wright - Music & Vocals,
Rick Howard - Drums,
Jon Eriksen - Harmonica,
Gordon Holmes - Lyrics 196 MB
Hottie In Heels - Video - Free Download Daniel Wright - Music & Vocals, Rick Howard - Drums, Gordon Holmes - Lyrics 76 MB
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