I'm a songwriter based in Fort Mill, South Carolina, a longtime songwriter who is getting back into the music business and pro songwriting after a long hiatus.
I was born in Brooklyn NY and raised on Long Island, NY, where I started to play guitar and write songs in my teens. Growing up, I was inspired by listening to such artists as the Eagles , Allman Brothers, Steely Dan ,Peter Frampton ..... most of the classic rock groups and more recently it's been pretty much ... Bach to Rock .!!
In the late '80s I had some success, getting placements with a few label artists. At the time I was writing more R&B / Club music,& was voted top amateur songwriter in New York City by ASCAP !
I penned a song 'Cry Baby' for Polydor artist Nikki, I collaborated with a several great writers from New York and wrote four singles for singer Donna Marie, who was signed to Covert Records as well as other artists on the label.. Covert was a label owned by Billy Joel's sax player, Richie Cannata."
Stopped writing for 20 yrs to start a new career and raise a family ......in 2010 .... picked up the guitar again and here we are !!(smile)
A picture paints a thousand words ...a song paints a thousand pictures !!.( Rob Cariddi)
Thanks for listening !