The First Annual 93.5 WMWV FM Song of the Year Contest

by Dennis on September 6, 2012

HOW THE CONTEST WORKS:

Starting July 1, 2012 we asked LOCAL MUSICIANS to send us ONE original song to be considered for the Song Competition.  We took submissions until August 31st. After submissions closed, a panel of Judges determined by WMWV picked the top 5 songs, and they will be posted here for  the month of September. The song that receives the most votes over the course of the month will be the winner.

We had SO many submissions the 4 judges could only narrow it down to FIVE FINALISTS… the one with the most votes by Midnight on September 30th will be the winner .

SO, first listen to the five finalists:

Abby Miller – Don’t Worry Daddy

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Brian Hastings – Turn the TV Off

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Junco – Baga Dada

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Foster & Ulitz – Drive Fast

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Doug Hazard – The Tunnel at the End of the Light

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Voting has ended! Stay tuned to WMWV to hear the winner!

The Winner will receive:
1. A recording session with RESORT RECORDINGS to record one song demo or EP!
2. They will come to the 93.5 WMWV FM Studio and play their song LIVE ON THE AIR!
3. Their song will be added to the 93.5 WMWV FM on-air rotation for the rest of 2012 and recognized as the WMWV LOCAL SONG OF THE YEAR!
4.
A check for $100 and $100 in Valley original Gift Certificates!

Thanks to everyone who entered… we had so many great songs and at WMWV we believe in supporting local music and hopefully even if you didn’t win you may have heard your song on WMWV over the past few weeks. If you didn’t become a finalist this year… we will be making this an annual contest… so get ready for next year!

The Folk Cellar


{ 26 comments… read them below or add one }

Patrick October 1, 2012 at 2:56 am

junco all the way, those people can play.

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Lola September 30, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Junco’s tune is by far the best. Real talent right there, they deserve to win!

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Sarah Bethany September 29, 2012 at 4:28 pm

Baga Dada ROCKS!

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Chris Forbes September 28, 2012 at 8:57 pm

Junco-Baga Dada

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Andrew Haley September 28, 2012 at 2:28 am

All the way down here in North Carolina and Foster & Ulitz sounds amazing! I want to hear this on the radio down here!

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J. Mulcahy September 27, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Great song Abby! Stick with it and you will go far. I love it!

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Greg H. September 27, 2012 at 4:46 pm

Wow!! Abby, fantastic song. You are so talented. No doubt you will make a career out of it, if you stay focused and stay determined.

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Bob Doran September 27, 2012 at 4:32 pm

Great Song Abby!! Very talented!!

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Jim H. September 26, 2012 at 8:25 pm

Great song Abby, It brought a tear to my eye. Keep workng Hard! You will get there!!

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Lindsay September 25, 2012 at 6:39 pm

Great song Foster & Ulitz… you deserve everyones vote. It is clear you should be doing this for a lifetime and are extremely passionate about it. Good luck. Hope to hear you on the radio soon!

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Swub September 23, 2012 at 10:35 pm

“Baga Dada” by Junco.

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Heather Letarte September 19, 2012 at 7:03 pm

These songs were all fun to listen to. I had heard all but two of them at various functions in the past. Hard to decide………………

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Bob Murray September 17, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Tough decision between Junco and Foster/Ulitz. But, I had to go with J/U for the cleanliness, perfect rhythm, no excessive notes where they shouldn’t be, etc.
Good job EVERYBODY!

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Justin U. September 16, 2012 at 11:00 pm

I remember Brian playing this song for his students and it made me miss home. Great song BH!

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Nathan Lutz September 15, 2012 at 8:23 pm

JUNCO FOR THE WIN!

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The Other Roger September 14, 2012 at 2:58 pm

Doug….great song. Keep them coming.

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Susan Wiley September 13, 2012 at 11:55 pm

Tough decisions, delightful music. Love those songs that go more than 5 minutes! Reminders of the 8 minutes of American Pie!

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constance emerson crooker: Melanoma Mama September 13, 2012 at 5:12 pm

Hey, Doug. Yours is not only fun music, it displays a witty, literary bent. Thanks for putting yourself out there for us.

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Rob September 13, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Great voice Abby Miller !!! Can’t wait for more!

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Cici Yeager September 13, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Doug will always get my vote! You deserve it, good luck!

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Jen September 13, 2012 at 10:40 am

Doug’s song is a hit, for sure!

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Roger September 13, 2012 at 3:13 am

Doug’s song is hysterically witty. Some fine picking too. Roger

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Curtis Finney September 11, 2012 at 12:42 am

All parents should listen to Brian’s song. As a life-long educator and leader in his field of elementary education this song speaks to what our kids need to do with the guidance of parents. Great song Brian!

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Ellen Miles September 10, 2012 at 11:04 pm

Soo nice

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Sharron September 10, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Brian Hastings all the way! Spot on message. Play it for the politicians!

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Paul Fortini September 8, 2012 at 12:43 am

We’ll all be saying soon……..’I knew him when”…..!!! Good luck Chum Chum !!

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