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|Origin||New York, USA|
|Associated acts||Run C&W|
Vince Melamed is an American keyboardist and songwriter who currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born in New York, and moved to Los Angeles at an early age. Vince has appeared with many bands as keyboardist. In addition, Melamed has co-written several songs for other artists, including "Walkaway Joe" by Trisha Yearwood, "What Mattered Most" by Ty Herndon, "Tell Me What You Dream" by Restless Heart, "I'll Take That as a Yes (The Hot Tub Song)" by Phil Vassar, as well as "She'd Give Anything" by Boy Howdy, for which he received a Broadcast Music Incorporated Million Air award.
In the early 1990s, he formed the band Run C&W, whose members comprised Jim Photoglo, Russell Smith of the Amazing Rhythm Aces and former Eagles bandmember Bernie Leadon. He most recently participated as a counselor for the 2005 Rock 'n Roll Fantasy Camp.