About
Www.beachdogband.com Rik has opened for acts like The Rascals, Smokey Robinson, Mitch Ryder, and has held songwriting workshops with Harry Chapin. Starting at age 14, he has worked in 65 bands. One of his bands had a top 40 record for one week in the metro NY market (whoopee)  and gigged at the Metropole Cafe in Times Square. He’s been to the rodeo. He loves to write.
General Info
 
First Name:
Rik
Last Name:
Shafer
Age:
100
City:
Pompano Beach
Country:
United States
Songwriting Info
 
I am a:
Songwriter
Looking for a:
Lyricist
Preferred collaboration style:
email
Genres:
Blues, Country, Folk, Rock, Singer/Songwriter
I'm strongest at:
lyrics, melodies
Instruments I write with:
guitar, vocals
Sounds like:
God knows
Influences:
Everything.
Songwriting is my:
hobby, current full-time career, part-time job, former career
Songwriting Achievements:
$84 total royalties. Woo hoo.
Personal Songwriting Goals:
Steve Earle. Lol
Collaboration Goals:
sync placement (film, TV, video games), niche/independent artist release, just for fun
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