Vince Melamed

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

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 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, for which he received a Broadcast Music Incorporated Million Air award.[1]

In the early 1990s, he formed the band Run C&W, which comprised 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.