Al Hovden started writing songs as a teenager and has written hundreds of songs over his career.

He and his long-time songwriting partner, Dave Jenneson, wrote many songs for their Vancouver based band The Burner Boys back in the early 1970s.

From there he went on to write for the legendary Bruce Fairburn, producer of Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Yes and many other great acts. He also wrote for and with Terry Jacks who had the #1 world hit Season's In The Sun.

He has had many songs recorded by Canadian acts and has been published by Bruce Allen's Rock Headquarters Publishing (Bryan Adams, Michael Buble, Dianna Khrall's manager)as well as other publishers.

He continues to write and is currently in the process of working on a documentary film based on the story of his band The Burner Boys as told in the novel "A Band Is A Beautiful Thing", written by his former songwriting partner Dave Jenneson.

Latest News

My song about George Harrison, "When You Were Here", written as a favour to a friend, was recently published by Rex Benson. Thanks Broadjam for making this possible!
  • Member Since: 2009
  • Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Aoede
over 30 days ago to Al Hovden

Thanks for coming by and leaving a message on my page, Al. I am infrequently on here, and it is best to connect on facebook-aoedemusemusic or twitter @aoedemuse best-Aoede



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Penny Towers
over 30 days ago to Al Hovden

Hi Al, "Dear John" is beautifully brilliant!

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Al Hovden
over 30 days ago

Thanks Penny! So are you!!

Penny Towers
over 30 days ago

:) !



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Vi: 00110110
over 30 days ago to Al Hovden

Heh Al, Hope the Christmas productions are coming along. I like your new vocalist.

Was gonna send you an email through Broadjam, but for some reason I can't respond to your messages.

Hope you're well.

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