#DISCOVER | THE CONTENDERS, RYAN CORN, JOHN SALAWAY, & MORE

Every weekday we pick one Songspace artist/track to be the featured Daily Discovery on AmericanSongwriter.com. Below is the week of 10.20 - 10.24.14.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20

Name: The Contenders
Song Title: "The Contender"
Hometown: North Carolina / New York

Singer/songwriter Jay Nash and drummer Josh Day (who’s played for both Jennifer Nettles and Sara Bareilles) formed The Contenders back in 2012. Their blend of folk, rock, and country will be on proud display when their debut EP, Meet The Contenders, is released digitally on 11/18. Or you can pickup the vinyl at one of their tour dates.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21

Name: Ryan Corn
Song Title: "Wonderful Things"
Hometown: Scott City, Missouri

Missouri native Ryan Corn's debut album, Wonderful Things', is set to be released later this year and demonstrates his appreciation for a variety of musical styles. Be sure to check out his title track "Wonderful Things".

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Name: John Salaway
Song Title: "Rock N Roll Survivor"
Hometown: S.W., FL

John Salaway recently produced, composed and performed every instrument and vocal on his album The Song in the Air. He has since released a new single, “Rock N Roll”, which features Stuart Mathis from the wallflowers on lead and electric guitars.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23

Name: Count This Penny
Song Title: "Get Your Gun"
Hometown: Oakridge, TN

Country-folk band, Count This Penny, is releasing their latest album, Wolves Are Sheep, on November 4. They also happen to be starting a fall tour on the same day!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

Name: Rose's Pawn Shop
Song Title: "What Are You Waiting For"
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA

Rose’s Pawn Shop’s recently released album, Gravity Well, was produced and mixed by Tedd Hutt (Old Crow Medicine Show, Gaslight Anthem, Dropkick Murphy’s).