SHARON VAUGHN - LYRICIST

Sharon Vaughn is a songwriter who truly knows no boundaries. An American who owes some of her early fame to the hit “My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys,” Vaughn was nominated for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and is striking gold writing for international pop stars.
— ASCAP Foundation

Sharon Vaughn started her career in music as a recording artist. After moving to Nashville from her hometown, Orlando, Florida, she spent years as a session singer (Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, George Jones and many others) until her first self-penned song became a hit for the Oak Ridge Boys. Vaughn's iconic cut, MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN COWBOYS, was first recorded by Waylon Jennings and subsequently further popularized by Willie Nelson on the OSCAR winning soundtrack of The Electric Horseman film. After writing over 100 recorded songs, Sharon moved to Stockholm, branching into the pop realm with Agnes' worldwide hit, RELEASE ME. Currently residing in Nashville and Orlando, she continues travel to Europe composing all genres of music including scores for musical theater in Europe and the U.S.