Harry Francis

Harry Francis

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Pop - Rock | Oxford, Pennsylvania, United States
Total Song Plays: 121   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Press Info

"Harry is an extremely gifted songwriter and musician. His new CD is awesome!"
- Johnny B, morning show DJ for 93.7 WSTW in Wilmington DE.

"THIS CD NEEDS TO BE ON A MAJOR LABEL !!"
- Bob Walton, Clearchannel radio Delaware

Similar Artists

Coldplay, Supertramp, Oasis

Influences

Coldplay, Oasis, Billy Joel, Ben Folds

Bio

Though he's been known mostly as the keyboard player for the east coast rock band Mr. Greengenes, Harry Francis is making his own mark on the world. His every growing list of awards and achievements include:

 Five(5) top 10 finishes in the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest(1998-1999)
 1st place finish in the pop category of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest(1999)
 Harry's demo song "Free" spent 4 weeks at #1 on pop/rock charts on Garageband.com(2001)
 Two(2) "song of the year" nominations in Modern Rock and Pop in the Just Plain Folks music awards.(2001)
 "Album of the Year" nomination for the Just Plain Folks music awards.(2001)
 Top 10 finish in the pop category of the 2001 USA Songwriting Contest
 Three(3) “finalist” awards in the 2003 Unisong International Songwriting Contest
 Appeared on the NEW MUSIC WEEKLY “Up and Coming” pop/rock radio charts (July 2003)

Harry has studied songwriting with Rob Hyman, songwriter and keyboardist for the 80's band the "Hooters" as well as songwriter of the Grammy nominated #1 hit by Cyndi Lauper, "Time after Time". Harry has also had the opportunity to work with Grammy nominated producer David Ivory (The Roots, Erica Badu, Patti LaBelle). As a songwriter, Harry is a member of BMI and the LA based independent A+R group TAXI. Being a former teacher, he occasionally speaks and lectures in schools and music camps about songwriting and the music business.