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About Richard Hamersma


 


"Richard's use of
language and musical sensibility guide his creations. His extensive book of lyrics expertly evokes joy, anger, sadness, compassion and empathy, tenderness, laughter, and the depth of feeling that enrich day to day life."

—David Kozar, Poet


 


Richard’s range of lyrical compositions is incredibly wide—from folk music to R&B and everything in between.

Here’s a sample of his songs you can listen to:

Acoustic/Folk
As Much As I Love You
Canaan

Adult Contemporary
Beautiful Fools
Before the Lovin’ Starts
Blink of an Eye
Don’t Fall in Love Without Me
Fewest Scars
Gypsy Soul
How Close (Is Your Love)
I Waited Too Long
Just Behind Your Eyes
Just Memories of Yesterday
Lookin’ For a Love
Love’s Like That
One More
My Angel in Vain
Sand Angel
Small Mercies in the Night

Blues
Airport Blues
Blue Champagne

Category 5 Blues
Early Mornin' Blues
Eye Candy Blues
If You Were Mine

I’m All Done With the Blues

Liberation Blues
Onliest One
Rockin' Chicago Blues
Stormy With a Chance of Pain
Too Far Gone
The Van Gogh Blues
You Wanted Too Much

Classical Pop/Pop
Blink of an Eye
I Waited Too Long

Contemporary Pop
Carousel
Fewest Scars
Gypsy Soul
How Close (Is Your Love)
I Waited Too Long
One More
Sand Angel
Small Mercies in the Night
Wherever Love Will Take Us

Country/Country Pop
Another Scratch on My Soul
Blue Champagne
Don’t Fall in Love Without Me
Fewest Scars
How Close (Is Your Love)
It's Too Hard to Say Goodbye
I Waited Too Long
Just Behind Your Eyes
Lookin’ For a Love
Love’s Like That
Sand Angel
With You My Love’s No Gamble

Crisis Songs
Mother Earth Is Crying Out

Doo-Wop
Old Romantic Doo-Wop

Indie
Another Scratch on My Soul
Canaan
No Solutions

Inspirational
Pushin’ Through

Jazz
Blue Roses
If Only for Awhile
It's Too Hard to Say Goodbye
Just Memories of Yesterday

There's No Way (I Can Say Goodbye)

Latin Pop
The Avenue

Love Songs
Beautiful Fools
Before the Lovin’ Starts
How Close (Is Your Love)
Love’s Like That
One More
Sand Angel

Pop/Dance
Bad Boy Syndrome
Black Ice
Cinderella Eyes
Cold Affection
Cruel Kindness
Damned If I Know
Dirty Window
Give and Take
How Close (Is Your Love)

How Far Away
Just One Lie
Lip Service
Love and Bullets
Messages
 
No Problem
One Step Closer
Put Me Over
RSVP (Come on)
Sand Angel
So Cute
Someday Baby
Stone Angel
Whenever You're Ready
While the Thrill Is On
You've Got Me Runnin'
Yes, Yes, No

Retro
The Heart of a Woman

R&B
My Angel in Vain
The Heart of a Woman
Your Eyes of Loving Laughter





Lyrics Only

The Madman and the
Monkey People
The Ballad of Anne Frank
and Emmett Till
Wayfaring Pilgrim
 

 

 


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