The Songwriter

Every songwriter dreams of getting the chance to write with some great songwriters with credits such as Dove Award Nominations, GRAMMY Winners, BMI & ASCAP Awards and top charting Gospel, Bluegrass and Country songs.

John has had the privilege and honor to collaborate with these notable songwriters: Rebecca Peck, John Lemonis, Toni Jolene Clay, Gerald Crabb, Dianne Wilkinson, John Darin Rowsey, Daryl Williams, Jim Davis, Becky Hobbs, GRAMMY Winner Brad Davis, Marty Funderburk, Tonja Rose, Jeff Steele, Paula Breedlove, Brad Steele, Mark Narmore, Steve Hess and many others.

John’s songs have appeared on albums across many genres, and include songs charting on national Christian Music radio charts, iTunes charting albums, Billboard charts, Dove nominated albums and the nation’s largest Christian Music publication, The Singing News, popular Spotify playlists like ‘New Music Friday’, and performed by churches and choirs across the United States and other countries.

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Here are some of the artists who have recorded his music:

The Collingsworth Family – “God Still Delivers”(Recorded on the ‘Mercy & Love’ Dove Nominated Southern Gospel Album of the Year 2019) & “Not One Word” (from the ‘Just Sing’ Collingsworth Family album, Gaither Music Series 2021, Top 10 iTunes Chart Album Release, Top 40 radio single), “Christmas More Than Ever” – The Steeles, The Inspirations, The Crist Family – “Nothing But Good”(Singing News Top 20),  Jay Stone Singers, Tonja Rose (Singing News Bluegrass Gospel Top 10), Benjy Gaither, The Griffith Family (Singing News Top 80), Resident artist at the Ark Encounter – Steve Hess & Southern Salvation –  (“Three Beating Hearts” and “Foundation”  – Singing News Top 80 songs /”Six Days”, “God Made The Rainbow” -Ministry/Teaching songs for The Ark Encounter), Sherry Anne – “Where Would I Be” (Sherry Anne LIVE! Billboard Video Sales Chart Top 5), Carolina Boys Quartet, East Ridge Boys (“Turkey Buzzard” and “Worry Never Done Nothing For Me” – Two Singing News Bluegrass Gospel Top 10 songs), , Caleb Howard (“Just Another Storm” – Christian Country #1), The Florida Boys – “I’m Gonna Leave The Light On”  (BMI SGMA Album of the Year 2002 – Singing News Top 80), “It is God”, “You Can’t Take It With You”, Stand Up For My King” – Sherry Anne ‘STAND’ album (Top Christian/Gospel Album release, Oct 24th, 2021), GRAMMY Winner Brad Davis, The Anchormen, The Wilburns, The Pfeifers, Providence Quartet, The Galloways, Sacred Harmony, The Walkers, Vertical Praise, Sunshine’s Quartet, Ava Kasich, John Lemonis, Gene Reasoner, The Hobsons, Baileigh Allen, Glorybound Quartet, The McNeills, Toni Jolene Clay, Vicky Daniel, Tammy Larson, The Yates Family, Southern Harmony, Melody Shelton, Capstone Quartet, Riverdale Assembly, Baker/Pasma Families, Cross Reference, Bethany United Reform, Garment of Praise, Southern Harmony, The Hall Family, Northmen, Canada’s Double Portion, Kevin Mabry, Cerrito, Marc Ivey w/Master’s Inn, Theo Mason, Tiffany Sweeley. The Jones, Stephanie Lee “Lady Redneck”, Lori Smith, Circle Of Friends, Heart 2 Heart, The Forgiven Quartet, Elizabeth Vera, Kade Rogers , Matthew Morales, Spring Hill Worship, Assurance Trio and others …

Some of the choir and church performances across the United States: Pleasant View Baptist Church, McQuady, KY., Christian Bible Baptist Church Fort Bonifacio, Beavertown God’s Missionary Church, Shiloh Baptist Church – Villa Rica, GA. Temple Baptist, Cullman, AL, Trinity Baptist Youth Choir, Prescott Choir at The Door Church The Potters House, Open Doors Baptist Church, GA, Southwest Baptist Church, OK. 

Southern Gospel Song Demos:

Bluegrass Song Demos:

Country Demos & Christmas Demos:


Resources for worship songs can be found at

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