Janet Fisher originates from Kansas City,
Missouri, spent 30+ years in Hollywood, and now resides
in Hawaii. She recently wrote
the song "Fly Manu Fly", sold in US National Parks across the nation. As a writer/publisher, she has over 100 songs in various films and tv shows, three released albums, including a solo artist album, "Bring Aloha", release Septermber 2020.
She grew up writing songs and performing
in clubs across the Mid and Southwest where she opened
for many acts such as
Emmy Lou Harris (Antelope County, CA), Bob Gibson (Chicago, IL), Brewer & Shipley (KCMO). Relocating to California, her association with TASCO Sound, Intl., gave her inside experience with the workings of tours and crews for bands like , Elton John, Ozzy Osbourne, Donna Summer, Black Sabbath and Dire Straights.
Her first encounter with film music was obtained by working at Corman's Concorde/New Horizons studio in Venice, California, assisting the company's music supervisor, Paul Di Franco, and learning the legal as well as technical skills of music supervision, and how to produce on time and within budget.
Janet was an appointed lobbyist to Congress in Washington, D.C., by the Songwriters Guild of America to represent them in the Audio Home Recording Act with the AHRA Coalition. She is a staunch supporter of Intellectual Property Rights.
As a songwriter, her works include more
than 100 songs for HBO, Showtime, MCA, Concorde/New
Horizons Films, and other motion picture companies, as
well as television segments and ads of all varieties. As
a publisher, she places songs into nationally aired film,
television segments, advertisements and special project
uses. Her video productions can be found both on
broadcast television and the web, and
her segments run frequently on Na Leo TV in Hawaii.
Janet served on the board of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Songwriters Guild of America for two decades, where she was active in legal campaigns, protection of intellectual property rights, songwriting classes and special events. She is a guest speaker and reviewer for associations and events like the Billboard Film and Television Expo, the Songwriters Guild, and other national and international organizations.
She oversees live productions and special
events, and was responsible for the final production of
the Millennium Award Presentation Show by the Songwriters
Guild of America, for their Tribute to GEORGE DAVID WEISS
("Wonderful World", "Lion Sleeps Tonight",
"I Can't Help Falling In Love With You", etc.)
in Beverly Hills, California, as well as their "Tribute
to Irwin Drake" ("It Was A Very Good Year, Tiko
Tiko"). Her trio performed at these and other
Her projects represent a variety of icon songwriters, including the "Goodnight Kiss (Records) Songwriter Series: JACK SEGAL", featuring Jack performing some of his classic standards at the piano, and the Songwriter Series Production of "SILVER BELLS" by 3-time Academy Award winners Livingston and Evans.
|Janet is the
Producer for Goodnight Kiss Records label releases.
She is also currently the (music) Publisher, and her label, Goodnight Kiss Records, is the vehicle for the song "FLYING HIGH WITH BROKEN WINGS."
|"MUSIC HORROR STORIES: A
Collection of Gruesome, True Tales As Told By Actual
Innocent Victims Seeking a Career In The Music Business",
(the book) was developed, edited and published by Janet.
|"Blood On The Ceiling: The
Awesom Calamities of Addiction and the Miracle Of
(a survivor's rehab diary) by Nelson Trout, was edited
and published by Janet.
Janet was founder of the vocal group, MAMA SAYS! (with Patti Shannon and Kelie McIver) also known as "Fisher, Shannon & McIver." She also served on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles chapter of the Songwriters Guild of America through the George David Weiss years, along with such greats as Jack Segal, Livingston & Evans, Bobby Troup, and many other icons.
Besides having the word "coffehouse" in her vocabulary, she was also once the door girl at the Troubadour in West Hollywood.
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Janet Fisher is a
longtime professional songwriter and publisher for Film and TV,
author of the pop book, MUSIC HORROR STORIES, owner Goodnight
Kiss Music (BMI).
She also supervises music for film, consults about the music business, teaches songwriting, and produces music videos and television shows that air throughout Hawaii.