donnie barren holtzinger

donnie barren holtzinger

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Pop - Rock | Seattle, Washington, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,778   
Member Since: 2005
   Last Login: 10/13/2017

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Donnie played lead guitar for the LA rock band "City Lights" in the late 1970's/early 1980's, writing songs for the group's single and EP. Donnie ventured out on his own and released the single "I Love My Cat's Meow/Falling In Love" in March 1983, acting as musician/writer/producer/promo-man.

"Cat's Meow" hit #1 on LA's KXLU & KCLU, and then entered KROQ's "Rodney on the Roq's" Top 10 in April, moving to #1 for all of May/June. At the time, KROQ (FM 106.7) was the #1 AOR station in LA and was regarded as the new music trend-setter across the US. We re-released these songs (along with nine other tracks) in 2006 so people could get a taste of Donnie's music.

More recently, Donnie hooked up with the Seattle-based "Indigo Soul", where he played lead guitar for their "More Punch than Punch Line" CD. This led to a renewed interest in recording, and Donnie started writing and laying down tracks for a new collection of rock instrumentals - releasing them on an album titled "Freedom".

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Kevin Winkel posted over 30 days ago to donnie barren holtzinger


Donnie,
You gave a song of mine 5 stars (Haunted Melody) and I appreciate you taking the time to do that. Comments from fellow Broadjammers are always useful, insightful, and welcomed. Best to you! -Kevin


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Mitch Siegal posted over 30 days ago


Hi Donnie, It looks like we've been selected for a listing with Mike Davenport. I was wondering if he has provided any information about when he will be sending out the exclusive contract we are to peruse?
Thanks,
Mitch Siegal
Ps great tune BTW reminded me a little of Allen Parsons meets ELO with a hint of the clash in the pre chorus. nicely done!


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