"Istanbul" - New single & video

Scot Free Sessions is proud to release the third single "Istanbul" from their upcoming album "Edmonton Skyline." 

"Istanbul" is a haunting tale of modern romance written by Scot Robinson and Bobby Cameron. Americana storytelling that stains a wounded heart. A two-time finalist in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC) that placed 2nd in the "Lyrics only" category. 

A big shoutout to Geoff Gibbons Music of Blue Cafe Music and Video for his masterful touch. 

Please visit: scotfreesessions.com 

We'd love to hear from you!

Scot Free sessions at breakout west (Calgary)

Scot says....

" Went down to the "Breakout West" Music Conference on the weekend in Calgary with "Scot Free Sessions".  It was a great event and I had a chance to meet up with the "Snotty Nose Rez KIds' who this past year played at the "Junos" and were nominated for an award as well.  A fun night!!! "

NEW RELEASE / GEOFF'S GHOST / SINGLE & VIDEO

Geoff's Ghost

Scot Free Sessions

"Did a son love his mother She left with no hope Inside that suitcase was the ...."

Scot Free Sessions is proud to announce the release of their second single and video "Geoff's Ghost' from their upcoming debut album "Edmonton Skyline".

Scot Robinson, the winner of the 2021 International Songwriting Competition's Lyric Category delivers a

"Did a son love his mother She left with no hope Inside that suitcase was the ...."

Scot Free Sessions is proud to announce the release of their second single and video "Geoff's Ghost' from their upcoming debut album "Edmonton Skyline".

Scot Robinson, the winner of the 2021 International Songwriting Competition's Lyric Category delivers a compelling storyboard of a son, a mother and a suitcase that plays out like a mini-movie.

This hard driving Celtic rocker features Bobby Cameron (Long John Baldry) center stage on guitar and vocals. the incomparable Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Bob Dylan) on drums, James LoMenzo (John Fogerty, Slash) on bass and special guest, Grammy Winner Joel Guzman (Paul Simon, Joe Ely) on accordion.

Big thanks to Geoff Gibbons from Blue Cafe Music and Video for the great work on the video.

Have a listen, turn it up and please sign our mailing list and hit the subscribe button on our YOUTUBE Page as there is a lot more to follow.

Thanks and take care.

SFS

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ISC WINNER / LYRICS ONLY / A MAN SHOULD OWN LAND

Honoured to have been chosen as the winner of "Best Lyrics" in the International Songwriting Competition for "A Man Should Own Land." Grateful to Tom Murray from the Edmonton Journal for his support in covering this story.

DEBUT SINGLE & VIDEO PREMIERE / FORD MOTEL / MAY 20, 2022

Ford Motel

Scot Free Sessions

The debut single from Scot Free Sessions entitled "Ford Motel," is to be released on MAY 20, 2022. Taken from the upcoming album "Edmonton Skyline."

Featuring: Bobby Cameron (Long John Baldry) vocals/guitar. "The L.A. Rhythm Section" Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Bob Dylan) on drums and James LoMenzo ( John Fogerty, Ozzy Osbourne) on bass.

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SOCAN Words and Music

Out of more than 18,000 entries from 140 countries, SOCAN members Jared and Bethany Salte, of the band The Royal Foundry, earned a first-place prize in the Rock category of the 2020 International Songwriting Competition (ISC), for their song, “Okay?”.

Several SOCAN members earned second-place 2020 ISC awards, as follows:

  • Adult Contemporary – Olivia Lunny and AJ Healey, for “Bedsheets” (performed by Olivia Lunny)
  • Lyrics Only – Scot Robinson and Bobby Cameron, for “Burn Bright” (performed by Scot Free Sessions)
  • Unpublished – C.W. Anglin, Andrew Matthews, and Morgan Zwicker, for “777”  (performed by Skeleton Club)

Olivia Lunny also earned a SOCAN Foundation Young Canadian Songwriter Award in 2020.

For a complete list of 2020 ISC winners and honourable mentions, and to hear the winning songs, visit the ISC website. SOCAN congratulates all of our winning members on their achievements!