Check out "Riding The Brakes" The new EP from Doug!

ABOUT DOUG FOLKINS

Biography

Doug is a signed writer with Nashville publisher Lynn Gann Music Enterprises.  His songs have been recorded by artists in the US and Canada, including radio singles, music videos, and multiple song placements on CNN, OWN, & National Geographic Channel programs.

Doug co-writes with many Nashville hit makers and regularly co-writes with recognized Canadian artists: James Barker, Adam Gregory, Ryan Laird, Codie Prevost, Drew Gregory, Chris Buck, Beamer Wigley and The River Town Saints. Doug has also recorded and released 7 indie CDs of his own material and has performed over a thousand shows. Doug is the Canadian Rep. for Global Songwriters Connection as well as an active FACTOR juror.

Career Highlights

  • Signed Publishing Deal with Nashville publisher Lynn Gann Music Enterprises
  • Winner of "Best Country Song" in the 2018 Canadian Songwriting competition for his song "I Can't Blame Her" (co-written with Keesy Timmer)
  • 50 songs recorded by other artists in Canada and the US including 20 radio singles
  • Song placements on CNN, Discovery, National Geographic and OWN networks
  • Recorded and released 7 indie CDs
  • Won Best Modern Country song at 2016 Josie Radio Awards in Nashville for “Unlove You” co-written and performed by Andrew Frelick
  • Viral hit with ~535k YouTube views for co-written song “When Those Sirens Are Gone” released by Kevin Davison about PTSD for first responders.  Song also placed in the documentary film, “The Other Side of Hero” released in 2017. View video!
  • Co-written with hit writers: Kessy Timmer, Adam Wheeler, Sherie Austin, Steve Dean, Dan Demay, Will Nance, Wil Rambeaux, Alissa Moreno
  • Co-written with label artists: James Barker, River Town Saints, Chris Buck, Colin Elmore (Sony Nashville), Adam Gregory, Ryan Laird, Raquel Cole, Beamer Wigley, Rod Black
  • Canadian Rep for Global Songwriters Connection http://globalsongwriters.com/
  • Seminar speaker and panelist at 2016 BCCM Awards Weekend
  • Selected as FACTOR Juror in 2017

SONGWRITING

Radio Singles

  • "Still Got Hope" Todd Richard  LISTEN
  • "Doin' Alright"  Ryan Lindsay  LISTEN
  • "When All Else Fails"  Andrew Frelick  LISTEN
  • “When I Was Little” Andrew Frelick LISTEN
  • “Half The Bottle” Cole Malone  LISTEN
  • “Spinnin’ Around” Matt Williams  LISTEN
  • “Off Road” Ben Klick  LISTEN
  • “When Those Sirens Are Gone” Kevin Davison LISTEN
  • “Make Love Tonight” Matt Williams & Alyssa Morrissey LISTEN
  • “Unlove You” Andrew Frelick  LISTEN
  • “The Devil’s Deal” Todd Richard LISTEN
  • “I’m A Mess” Kevin Davison  LISTEN
  • “Road Heart” Todd Richard LISTEN
  • “Throwback” Andrew Frelick LISTEN
  • “Spread Some Good Time Around” Andrew Frelick  LISTEN
  • “California Sunrise” Candice Ryan LISTEN
  • “What You Don’t Know” Cynthia Leigh-Ann  LISTEN
  •  “Time Stands Still” Andrew Frelick LISTEN
  • “Without You I’ve Got Nothing” Andrew Frelick  LISTEN
  • “I Don’t Want To Love You Like That” Rick Stavely  LISTEN

 

Album Cuts and iTunes Singles

2017

  • “Safe Harbour” Renegade Station
  • “Whiskey Lie” Alyssa Oeder
  • “Worth My Prayers” Rebecca Lappa
  •  “In Good Hands” Shawn Oates
  •  “Girl Like That” Troy Castellano
  • “Back To Good” Troy Castellano
  • “State I’m In” Troy Castellano
  •  “Reckless Heart” Sean Gristwood
  • “Wrong Way Again” Sean Gristwood
  • “On The Rebound” Sean Gristwood
  •  “Merry Christmas To Me” Beth Marie Anderson
  •  “Song In My Heart” Troy Toma

 

2016

  • “Hustle and Flow” Beamer Wigley
  •  “Big Hearts Small Towns” Campbell and Green

 

2015

  • “You Don’t Know That” Abby Stewart
  •  “Gravity” Kevin Davison
  •  “Little Man” Andrew Frelick
  •  “What You See Aint All You Get” Todd Richard
  • “Longneck Breakdown” Todd Richard
  •  “Dark Somewhere” Todd Richard

 

2014 and earlier

  •  “Shine On” Chris Buck Band
  • “I’ll Find You” Jesse Mast & Nicole Summerlyn
  •  “Merry Christmas To Me” Sherry Lynn
  • “What You Don’t Know” Justine Collins
  • “California Sunrise” Heather Davis
  • “Merry Christmas To Me” Beth Marie Anderson (2012 version)

LISTEN

Here you can listen to a few songs that Doug has written and co-written. Check back as this list can change with new songs as they are written and added to this player.

SHOWS

Here's where Doug is playing next. Come out to a show sometime. Be sure to come up and introduce yourself.

PHOTOS

Here's a few photos of Doug Folkins. Click the image to view the photo album.

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LINKS

Contact Info

Thank you for stopping by my website here at www.dougfolkins.com. Please come by anytime!

Singer Songwriter, British Columbia CA

Doug Folkins
Campbell River BC

CANADA

dougfolkins@gmail.com

Singer Songwriter, British Columbia CA