February 2023 “Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon

Congratulations to the songwriters below who had songs Recommended for Consideration for Publisher Luncheon! These were submitted to the Song Evaluation Service and were recommended by the NSAI Evaluators who reviewed them. NSAI staffers will review all songs recommended for the possibility of a Publisher Luncheon.

Be sure to take a look at the hometowns of these great writers! Who knows -- you may find your next co- writer! With NSAI members from all over the world, one of these folks might live just around the corner from you!

Recommended for Consideration

Bobby Starnes – “Hillbilly Hot" – Jonesborough, TN

Rob Courain - "Redneckid" - Richmond, VA

CJ Monaghan - "I Shouldn't Drink Anymore" - Nashville, TN

Les Smith - "You Know Now (What I Didn't Know Then)" - Ancaster, ON

Tim Comeaux - "Bummin' It" - Fall River, MA

Mark Mulvany - "Going Big Tonight" - Petal, MS

Carey Latham - "Sounds Like A Song" - Murfreesboro, TN

Leslie Bowe - "Fall Out Of Love" - Gallatin, TN

Claire Bunnik - "Twenty Somethings"  - Pefferlaw, ON

Philip Hommes - "Boring Broken Heart" - Two Harbors, MN

Dan Allen - "Song Drunk" - Howell, MI

Natalie Otto - "I Said Yes" - Nolensville, TN



*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than February 2023.*


The following members have just been recognized as writers who are on the rise! These songwriters have gotten the attention of our evaluators for their unique and promising writing skills. Keep an eye on these folks…they just keep getting better!




Madelyn Paquette – Sudbury, MA

Tim Comeaux - Fall River, MA

Edward Gooch - Gainesville, GA

Christopher Shaver - Murfreesboro, TN

Jennifer Hall - New York, NY

Arielle Eden - White Plains, NY

Andrew Bradley - Chesterfield, UK

Daniel Bellaire - Lasalle, ON

Daniel N. Ard - Rexburg, ID

Jahnavi Goldstein - Nashville, TN

Scott Albrecht - Nashville, TN

Dave Quirk - Middlefield, MA

Piper Madison - Louisville, KY

Jeff Roe - Hendersonville, TN

Liv Haynes - Nashville, TN

Jeff Carson - Pflugerville, TX

Durand Robinson - Hoover, AL

Andrea Shelly - Wasilla, AL

Dale Salvaggio - Hendersonville, NC

Gary Clute - La Mesa, NM

Brandon Hutcheson - Friendship, TN

Adam Carpenter - Springfield, MO

Ralph Thompson - Mantachie, MS

CJ Monaghan - Nashville, TN

Ralston Wells - Nashville, TN

Daniel Leathersich - Nashville, TN

Joseph Greene - San Antonio, TX

Mark Mulvany - Petal, MS

Joey Andrade - Nashville, TN

Brad Holmes - Nashville, TN

Stephanie Ryann - Owls Head, ME

Terry Fraley - Chesapeake, VA

Steven Charles - Nashville, TN

Tracy Richardson - Terre Haute, IN

Michael Saleta - Nashville, TN

David Counts - Jupiter, FL

Rachel Whitcomn - Bradfordwoods, PA

Nik Lizcano - Nashville, TN

Michael McFarland - Cleveland, OH

Kevan Kirk - Nashville, TN



*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have been recognized as "Ones to Watch" at any time other than February 2023.*