ARTISTS  who have recorded and released his songs include:

  1. B.J. Thomas

  2. Brooks and Dunn

  3. Conway Twitty

  4. Neville Brothers

  5. America

  6. Atlantic Starr

  7. The Carpenters

  8. Irma Thomas

  9. Shirley Bassey

  10. Crystal Gayle

  11. Gene Watson

  12. Jane Oliver

  13. Freddy Cole

  14. Tanya Tucker

  15. Alabama

  16. Keith Whitley

  17. Michael Peterson

Successful songwriter, guitarist, music publisher, a&r executive, and copyright consultant - Lewis is all of these.  With recordings by a wide range of artists such as The Carpenters, Seals and Crofts, Conway Twitty, Toby Keith and Brooks and Dunn to name just a few, Lewis has for many years been one of Music Row and the nation’s leading and most respected songwriters and a strong advocate for songwriter’s rights.  His songs have been recorded through the years by a diverse group of artists in country, pop, and r&b.  He is known for crafting compelling, memorable melodies, some of which poignantly examine life.  Though often a co-writer, it is his ability to successfully write a great song alone that make him all the more unique in the music world today. 

Accomplishments in his career include winning eight BMI awards, an NSAI song award, an NSAI President’s award, and the coveted BMI Country Songwriter of the Year award.  In 2004 he also founded Legacyworks LLC to serve the songwriting community in copyright termination, contract, royalty and career issues. 

In addition to writing achievements, Lewis served for five years as exclusive A&R consultant to MCA Records Nashville.  He also opened the first office In Nashville for the Chrysalis Music Group, Inc.  He served on the board of NSAI, the songwriter organization, for nine years and was integral to the changes that modernized and vitalized the organization.

As a creator, Lewis’ songs have been recorded through the years by a diverse group of artists both in country and pop.  Some of his well-known titles include:

  1. Whatever Happened To Old Fashioned Love

  2. Lost In The Feeling

  3. Midnight Fire

  4. Will It Be Love By Morning

  5. Everything There Is To Know About You

  6. One More Time

  7. Somewhere Down The Line

  8. Steam

  9. I’m In The Mood

  10. Christmas Rock

  11. Talking To God

  12. You Turn The Light On  

Lewis began his musical career in his home state of Louisiana, where be began at the age of 16 playing guitar at clubs, fraternities, and concerts from Florida to Oklahoma in various bands, the most notable being Swampfox.  He moved at age 21 to Los Angeles and soon had his first major recordings.

  1. Trick Pony

  2. Wayne Newton

  3. Toby Keith

  4. Mark Collie

  5. Daniel O'Donnell

  6. Tracy Lawrence

  7. Western Flyer

  8. Billy T. Midnight

  9. Tanya Tucker

  10. Lee Greenwood

  11. Lorrie Morgan

  12. The Kendalls

  13. David Houston

  14. Joe Stampley

  15. The Forester Sisters

  16. Jim Horn

  17. The Hard Travelers

  1. Johnny Lee

  2. George Burns

  3. Mickey Gilley

  4. Gerry House

  5. Bobby Bare

  6. Lacy J. Dalton

  7. Helen Reddy

  8. Susie Allanson

  9. Moe Bandy

  10. William Lee Golden

  11. Cedar Creek

  12. The Roys

  13. Tracy Byrd

  14. Larry Stewart

  15. Raybon Bros

  16. Ricky Van Shelton

  17. Rick Trevino

  1. Doug Stone

  2. Kenny Rogers

  3. Pinkard and Bowden

  4. Seals and Crofts

  5. Michael Martin Murphey

  6. T.G. Sheppard

  7. Ginger Weeks

  8. Ronnie Milsap

  9. Steve Wariner

  10. Charly McClain

  11. Pam Tillis

  12. Mark Wills

  13. Mark Chesnutt

  14. The Association

  15. Wade Hayes

  16. Ty Herndon

  17. Lisa Angelle