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Songwriting Faculty Land New Cuts

Songwriting adjunct (and Grammy Award winner) Drew Ramsey has two songs on the new album from India.Arie on Universal Republic Records titled Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics. The songs Ramsey co-wrote and co-produced, “Ghetto” and “Yellow,” can be heard here. Ramsey also had four cuts on India.Arie’s last album. James I. Elliott, assistant professor and songwriting program coordinator, co-wrote the current single by Gold City (New Haven/Provident/Sony) titled “What Children Believe.”
In addition, songwriting adjunct Thom Schuyler is currently doing national promotion for his new album, Prayer of a Desperate Man, and recently appeared on the nationally syndicated radio program “The Bob & Tom Show.” Also, adjunct Tom Douglas recently celebrated the hit single “Let It Go” by Tim McGraw and co-wrote the current singles “I Run to You” by Lady Antebellum and “Prayer of a Common Man” by Phil Vassar.