"The Price of a Song" Wins NSAI Lyric Contest!

Gold Winner in the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest

Winner in the 35th Mid-Atlantic Song Contest

Gold (Lyrics)

The Price of a Song

New release - "Blood on Our Hands"

A folk-acoustic song by Michael R. J. Roth, "Blood on Our Hands" received an Honorable Mention in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest, and features vocals by the amazing Lexi Jackson.

Listen to it here:


"When You Found Me" 3rd Place Winner in Austin

Good news from the Austin Songwriters Group - my song "When You Found Me" was a 3rd-place winner in the bare-bones category, and received Honorable Mention in Love Songs! For more, or to listen, see my website at http://easyheroes.com, or go to CD Baby:



"If I Step Onto That Train" DSA Lyric Winner

Pleased to learn that my lyric, "If I Step Onto That Train" won 2nd Place in the Dallas Songwriters Association lyric competition!


New Recording of "When You Found Me"

Thanks to the magic of Marco Delmar of Recording Arts and celloist Fred Lieder, here's a new recording of "When You Found Me" that I hope you'll enjoy.  You can listen to it or download it here:


Two Lyric Finalists!


I was pleased to learn that two of my songs, "Faded Beauty" and "Santa Fe" made it on the shortlist of the Your Music Out Loud Competition:


Winners will be announced November 17



"Cheap Motel" a winner in DSA 2017 Lyric Competition

Cheap Motel was a 2nd-place winner in the Dallas Songwriters Association Spring 2017 Lyric Competition! Thanks to Scott Thorn for contributing some great lines to this song!

New Song - When You Found Me

New Song!

When You Found Me

Listen to it on the music page!

2016 Great American Song Contest Finalist

"Hearts Wide Open" a finalist in the 2016 Great American Song Contest:


Featured songs by winners of the Great American Song Contest, an annual songwriting competition for songwriters and lyricists. Sponsored by…


RSS feed