Mentor Williams
American songwriter
Mentor Williams
Mentor Williams is an American songwriter and producer. He is best known for writing "Drift Away", a middle-of-the-road playlist classic performed by Dobie Gray in 1973. He is the brother of famed songwriter Paul Williams.
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Tha Carter IV Lil Wayne (Young Money/Universal) Out of jail, the king of ... - Washington City Paper
Google News - over 5 years
About the only time Wayne comes to life is on “It's Good,” in which he addresses a perceived dis from Jay-Z. On the latter's 2011 single “H*A*M,” he appears to take a shot at Wayne's mentor, Williams, via a line about those with “baby money”—that is,
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Nachruf: Linear Technology trauert um Chef-Entwickler - Channel E
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Er galt als begabter analoger Schaltungstechniker, Designer, Problemlöser, Schriftsteller und Mentor. Williams startete in einer TV-Werkstatt und wechselte dann nach Boston als Techniker beim Apollo-Programm. Obwohl er Autodidakt in der Elektronik war,
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Messenger Shield First XVIII football - Messenger News
Google News - almost 6 years
Patrick Hamden (two goals), Jake Resnais (four), Declan Osborne, Sam Williams (three) and Matt Scharenberg (three) were Immanuel's best. Port Magpies premiership mentor Williams said the side was looking forward to its Shield match against Pembroke
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Former footy stars steer Immanuel on right path - Guardian Messenger
Google News - almost 6 years
Three-time Port Magpies premiership mentor Williams, whose son Jackson is in Year 12, has been appointed the school's First XVIII coach, while champion Adelaide Crows ruckman Rehn will lead its Year 10 side, featuring his son Thomas
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BOREDOM: The Literary History of a State of Mind By Patricia Meyer Spacks. University of Chicago, $16.95. This is not a work to yawn over. The author demonstrates that boredom did not exist as a concept until the 18th century, when an increase in leisure, consumerism and secularism gave rise to the idea. Her ''enthusiasm about boredom, so to speak,
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  • 2015
    Williams built a home overlooking Taos, New Mexico, which he shared with country music singer Lynn Anderson; the two were in a long-term relationship from the 1980s until her death in 2015.
    More Details Hide Details He holds numerous songwriting seminars and lectures at the college level, in an attempt to help up-and-coming writers learn the craft of putting words and music together. He finds inspiration for his music in the New Mexico mountains, riding horses, and from his brothers, Paul Williams, Songwriter's Hall of Fame inductee, and the late John Williams, a former NASA engineer who was awarded their highest honour, the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, in 1969.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1973
    Mentor Williams is an American songwriter and producer. He is best known for writing "Drift Away", a middle-of-the-road playlist classic performed by Dobie Gray in 1973.
    More Details Hide Details He is the brother of songwriter Paul Williams. He has received an award from ASCAP for his 30 years of songwriting, and has earned 17 writer awards. Williams maintained an office at Almo-Irving, in Los Angeles, as staff writer in the late 1960s. He produced for A&M, MCA, RSO and Columbia Records, commuting between Los Angeles, Nashville, and London. He worked at The Record Plant with Paul McCartney and Kenney Jones and at Apple Studios in London with Stealers Wheel and Gerry Rafferty. He produced Kim Carnes, John Stewart, Paul Williams (Mentor's brother), and Dobie Gray, among others. Mentor was a post-production, re-mix engineer for The Muppet Movie, which won a Grammy Award and an Academy Award. He also worked on the Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid soundtrack.
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