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Southern California-based songwriter Ron Ovadia has been creating songs for years. He believes music has a powerful purpose and can help connect people to a greater cause and to each other.
Besides the works on his Songs and Videos pages, he has written many other songs — a “prologue” to his current work. The following are some of these other songs of hope and aspiration - or in some cases, pure whimsy.
Words & Music: Ron Ovadia, with Nargues Ovadia; Vocals: Renee Safier – a memorial to her wife’s aunt. I’ve considered writing a version of this for a universal audience, but Nargues says it’s “copyright protected” for her aunt.
Words & Music: Ron Ovadia, with Peter Stougaard; Vocals: Sally Stevens – the featured song in EPCOT’s Spaceship Earth for nearly 10 years.
#2 on the Top 20 Disney Theme Park Songs of All Time
Photo by Ron's wife, Jackie
Music: Ron Grant; lyric: Ron Ovadia; vocals: Dorian Harewood
*To place one of these songs in a film or have it covered, please email Ron from the CONTACT page.
Swiss National Anthem (English Version)
Swiss National Anthem – (English version) - one of the co-writers of the text (lyric) for Switzerland’s updated anthem. Sorry, no recording available.
The late, great Ron Grant
Emmy® & Academy Award® winner
Photo credit: Variety
Working with his songwriting partner Ron Grant (music), Ron (lyrics) has also created many Children’s songs over the years, including:
The Emmy®-nominated title song for the animated television series. Read the lyric.
Vocals: David Pomerantz & Andrea Robinson – this award-winning song uses idioms and other figures of speech (i.e., the tongue of your shoe, the eye of a needle, etc.) to wonder what if these “body parts of speech” came to life. Available for educational use or in a TV show. Read the lyric.
Featuring Connie Kupka – the title song for the children's TV's show
Vocals by Connie Kupka (as Moo-Bossy, the Cow) - song from Magic Music Hall.
Vocals: Angie Jaree – title song for the children's TV show.
The opening song from “Cinderella on Ice.”
In addition, Ron has co-written other songs for motion pictures, television and political satire, including:
Words & Music: Ron Ovadia & Jai Josefs; vocals: Joe Pizzulo – title song for the motion picture.
Music: Ron Grant; Lyric: Ron Ovadia; vocals: Joanne Montana – a Country song.
Music: Ron Grant; Lyric: Ron Ovadia – theme song for an urban lifestyle TV show.
Music: Ron Grant; Lyric: Ron Ovadia – proposed theme song for an off-beat TV show, Scribes.
Ballad of Roy Moore
Words & music: Ron Ovadia – a satirical song for the 2018 midterm senatorial election in Alabama. Vocals: Jimmy Joe Jeter. Sorry, no recording available.
For a CD of Ron's corporate parody song reel, please make your request via the form on the CONTACT page.
Ron is a member of ASCAP and SCL (The Society of Composers & Lyricists).