Vince Melamed

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Vince Melamed
Born New York, United States
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Instruments Keyboard
Years active 1980s–present
Associated acts Run C&W

Vincent Edward "Vince" Melamed is an American keyboardist and songwriter who resides in Nashville, Tennessee. He was born in New York, and moved to Los Angeles at an early age. Melamed has appeared with many bands as a keyboardist (Bob Dylan, Eagles, Jimmy Buffett, Dan Fogelberg, Glenn Frey) and has co-written 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, He has received numerous BMI Million Air awards.[1][2]

In the early 1990s, he was part of Run C&W, with fellow musicians Jim Photoglo, Russell Smith of the Amazing Rhythm Aces and former Eagles member Bernie Leadon. He participated as a counselor for the 2005 Rock 'n Roll Fantasy Camp.

He now enjoys a career in VoiceOver featured in 2K Games Mafia III, Nintendo ads, other video and phone games as well as various TV and Radio spots


  1. ^ url= | title=Vince Melamed Receives Million-Air Award | accessdate=2015-08-25 | date=2003-08-10 | work=Broadcast Music Incorporated}}
  2. ^ "Vince Melamed Discography". Discogs. Retrieved 20 February 2017.