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Sue Ennis is a Seattle songwriter whose songs include Classic Rock radio staples "Straight On", "Even It Up" and "Dog and Butterfly". She has co-written over 70 songs for the rock band Heart and co-wrote the theme from The Golden Child starring Eddie Murphy with James Bond composer, John Barry, Ann and Nancy Wilson. Her songs have also appeared in Thomas and The Magic Railroad, a feature film from 2000. In 2004, she and co-writer Hummie Mann won a Soundie award (Puget Sound Advertising Award) for their jingle for State Roofing. With John Olive, Mann and Ennis co-wrote "A Slaying Song Tonight", a dark comedic musical about a bloody legend in the Minnesota forest.
Sue Ennis is a member of the band The Lovemongers, formed by Ann and Nancy Wilson, in the early 1990s. They recorded two albums, "Whirligig" and "Here is Christmas" and have plans to reunite in the near future.
She co-wrote a musical adaptation of the children's book Art Dog with playwright, John Olive, to be produced in 2013 by the Seattle Children's Theatre. Ennis wrote the music for the 6 1/2 minute, mini-musical presentation in the Great Fire exhibit at the new MOHAI museum (2013) in Seattle.
She teaches classes on songwriting and music business at Shoreline Community College near Seattle, Washington and serves as National Trustee for the Recording Academy for the Pacific Northwest Chapter.
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