Lori Barth

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Lori Barth
Nationality American
Occupation Songwriter, producer, singer, music journalist, guitarist

Lori Barth is an American songwriter who has written many popular songs, as well as a recording artist, record producer, journalist, and the senior editor of The Score for The Society of Composers & Lyricists.[1]

Early life[edit]

Lori Barth was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She studied music and wrote songs at a young age. At age 16, she had a monthly column for Movie Teen Illustrated. After graduating from California State University, Northridge with a degree in history and journalism, she became the Assistant Fashion Editor at California Apparel News.


Barth switched careers, pursuing music full-time as a writer, performer and guitar teacher. As the latter, she coached Barbra Streisand for A Star is Born, Amy Irving for Honeysuckle Rose, Christina Applegate, Beau Bridges, Allison Sudol, David Navarro from Red Hot Chili Peppers among others. Barth had her own music school for over thirteen years with folk artist Bud Dashiell.

After closing the school, she became the editor for the quarterly journal of The Society of Composers and Lyricists called The Score. She earned two Deems Taylor awards for her work with The Score.[2] She also has served on the board of directors for The Society of Composers.

As a songwriter Ms. Barth co-wrote the theme song to Joyeux Noël entitled I'm Dreaming Of Home with composer Phillip Rhombi. It has been performed at many international events including the 2008 Musique & Cinema Festival in Auxerre, France with a 100 voice choir. It was also chosen for the 90th commemoration of the Canadian Battle of Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Hit Songs[edit]

Barth has several worldwide, platinum selling songs including "Mi Cuerpo Pride Mas," "Arena Y Sol," sung by Mi Mundo, "Left of Center" sung by Dewi Pechler, and "I'm Dreaming of Home" the theme song to the film Joyeux Noel and "Gonna Get It Right" by Nikkole.

She has also written songs for Keb' Mo', A.J. Croce, Girlfriend, Sarah Geronimo, Mark Bautista and Claire de la Fuente, and contributing songs featured on the television show Brothers & Sisters, Smallville, and HBO and Lifetime Movies.


Album Artist Role
I'm Dreaming of Home Soundtrack Joyeux Noel Lyricist
Gonna Get It Right Nikkole Hall Songwriter
The Other Team Sweet California Songwriter
Utopia Brooks feat. Hope Songwriter/Vocal Producer
Addicted To The NIght Brooks & Fort feat. Adam Shenk Songwriter/Vocal Producer
Mi Cuerpo Pide Mas Marta Sanchez Songwriter
Puppet Show Mr. Joe Starmarie Songwriter
Made In The U.S.A./Fun In The Sun/Shake It Off Twinkle and Friends Producer & Songwriter
Dancing On The Roof Jason Farol Songwriter
Christmas Girl Sarah Geronimo Songwriter
Till I Get it Right Mark Winkler Composer
Twinkle Time: Twinkle Theme, Best Friends, We Gotta Be A Team... Twinkle and Friends Producer & Songwriter
Aire Luz Rios Composer
Have Mercy Amia Dane Guitar, Producer, Programming, Synthesizer
I'll Be the One Mark Bautista Composer
Noel! Voices of Christmas Various Artists Poetry, Text
Obsession Rachelle Ann Go Composer, English Translations
Becoming Sarah Geronimo Composer, English Translations
Mandi Seekings Mandi Seekings Composer
Dream On Mark Bautista Composer
Lo Mejor de Marta Sanchez Marta Sanchez Composer
Lo Mejor de Marta Sanchez (Universal 2) Marta Sanchez Composer
Serie Top 10 Marta Sanchez Composer
The History of Popstars Various Artists Composer
Garden of Earthly Delights: The Best of Mark Winkler Mark Winkler Composer
In Concert From Bucharest Damian Composer
Sensuel Lori Barth Composer, Guitar, Guitar (acoustic, Primary Artist, Vocals
Steppin Across the U.S.A., Vol. 1 Various Artists Composer
Balla Habibi, Vol. 2 Various Artists Composer
Mejores Anos De Nuestra Vida: Greatest Hits Marta Sanchez Composer
Sandstorm Mera Composer
Brazilicious Ana Gazzola Composer
One Step Closer Marta Sanchez Composer
Portraits of Innocence Sandy Ross Choir/Chorus
Shall We Dance? Baila Composer
Bumpin' in the Basement Bob Leatherbarrow Art Conception, Producer
Serie Millenium 21 Marta Sanchez Composer
Ven a Mover Tu Cuerpo Dulce Material Composer
City Lights Mark Winkler Composer
Common Ground David Tyler Martin Songwriter
Style Vanna Vanna Composer
Momma, Where's My Daddy? Keb' Mo' Composer
Mas Pa'rriba Banda MR-7 Composer
Vamos a Bailar [Polygram] Various Artists Composer
Macarena Dance Various Artists Composer
Mi Mundo Marta Sanchez Composer
Tales From Hollywood Mark Winkler Composer
A Modern Art/lowercase Claire Martin Songwriter
Buddha's Ear/Right Where You Are Terry Wolman Songwriter
I Want More of You Andrea Holdclaw Composer
Mi Cuerpo Pide Mas Marta Sanchez Songwriter
Silent Songs About Things That Don't Happen Christoffer Hoyer Composer
The Deedee Foster E.P. Dee-Dee Foster Composer

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