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and performing all kinds of music for many years. Hopefully,
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Gary Paul Bryant is an eight-time ASCAP award-winning songwriter and
three-time Hollywood Music-in-Media nominee with more than
three hundred published works. In his spare time, Gary
writes short stories. Clicking on any cover below will take you
to Gary's music store at RouteNote, where you can listen
for free or purchase and download. Much of Gary's music
is available on Amazon, Spotify, iTunes, and many other
streaming services.


Shadow of Your Dream
I Need the Money
The Fire


Songwriter Blog

The Quintessential American Songwriter: Harry Chapin

The first-time I heard Harry Chapin’s first hit, was while riding in a taxi in New York City. Of course, the song was “Taxi.” Harry Chapin was a folk singer-songwriter best known for the worldwide hit “Cat’s in the Cradle.” His first hit was 1972’s “Taxi,” which is about a relationship with a woman named […]

The Making of Crosby Stills, Nash & Young

The politically conscious, often volatile, singer/songwriters Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young were a folk rock supergroup that took its form from several well-known pop bands of the sixties. The group ultimately consisted of Birds guitarist David Crosby, Buffalo Springfield’s Stephen Stills , and Hollies member Graham Nash. Stills & Crosby met Nash at a party at Joni […]

Rediscovering Leon Russell

It’s been a year since  Leon Russell passed and we all still miss him. Leon Russell has always been one of my major influences. The silver long hair and mirrored sunglasses aside, Russell’s keyboard style and performance charisma were traits to be admired among other keyboardists.  In the early days with Joe Cocker, Eric Clapton […]

Blue & Lonesome: The Stones in 3 Days

I remember practicing my drums to a  ‘Under my Thumb’ from the 1966 release of Aftermath. That was a long time ago. Who would have thought that that very same group would still be recording, and releasing a fresh new batch of old blues standards, sounding as good, if not better, than they did in […]

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