John is a composer/songwriter/ producer and vocalist/and voice-over actor affiliated with BMI Publishing.
John says "In 1986, after the tragic space shuttle loss, I was inspired to write my first copywritten song “America’s Challenge” and collaborated with Berkeley Collage of Music professor songwriter Joe Carrier, who is a well-known arranger and composer with many credits in the music industry. I shared “America’s Challenge” with our past President, Ronald Reagan!" Regan showed his appreciation for this emotional ballad by writing a thank you letter to John directly!
Since then, John has collaborated with fellow composers, Joe Carrier and Rick Britto, and Black Lions on numerous songs. John's songs are mostly in the popular genre of music. The well-known music library company, The Harry Fox Agency contracted three of John's songs " What I Feel For You" Never Let Me Go" And "I Want You" recorded by recording artists The Leadgers . Crucial Music also contracted two different songs of John's / I'm A Boy Watcher" and "Trip Around The World" for debut on the TV reality show "High Society and" Nurse Jackie" both songs were written and produced by John and Joe Carrier and sung by a female vocalist, Wendy Drown. He is now working with rapper Simeon Coleman. Four of John's songs off his 2020 LP have been licensed by Music Supervisor in 2021.
Special thanks to: Clinton Lisboa @ Railroad Park Stuido Westport,MA. Also: Daniel Babai @ Ugly Duck Studios Boston,MA. And last but not least is: Ron Poitras @ Fat Bubba Stuido Freetown MA. Thank you guys for all your help.
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“I'm A Boy Watcher” has also been played on the well-known MTV network show “The Hills”.
Most recently “I'm A Boy Watcher” has again been used by MTV on one of its most well-known TV shows “The A-List" and, Nurse Jacky
The Song of the Year songwriting contest has awarded John Debortoli the Semi-Finalist placement in the song contest. Song of the Year receives entries from all over the world and only the top songwriters receive a Semi-Finalist placement in the songwriting competition.
John can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org