“How Am I Supposed To Live Without You?”
BMI Song of the Year
#1 Billboard Hot 100 & Adult Contemporary Charts
Doug James is an award-winning singer/songwriter whose songs have been performed and recorded by artists and producers such as:
Michael Bolton, Dionne Warwick, Laura Branigan, Dan Hill, Joe Cocker, Barry Manilow, Cher, Chaka Khan, Cissy Houston, Angela Bofill, Kelly Clarkson, Barbara Mandrell, Gary Morris, Rita Guerra, Julie Budd, Chuck Jackson, Kenny G, Eric Carmen, Dan Hartman, Irene Cara, Phyllis Hyman, Linda Clifford, The Spinners, The Manhattans, Odyssey, Deodato, Billy Novick, The Uptown Horns, Bill Danoff, Jennifer Rush, Lisa Hartman Black, David Hasselhoff, Carol MacDonald, Vaneese Thomas, Carolyn Mitchell, Charles Bowen, Edward Polochick, The National Symphony Orchestra, Chris Walden, Gavin Spencer, Angela Cappelli, Rachel Cappelli, Eltesa Weathersby, Ada Dyer, Dian Sorel, Alvin Fields, Verlon Thompson, Chrissi Poland, Ashley Lockheed, Brian Becvar, Jason Peterson Delaire, Nelson Braxton, Drew McKeon, Ryan Parrino, Michael Landau, Rob Piltch, Nathan East, Francisco Centeno, Will Lee, George Recile, Carlos Vega, Ed Shockley, Martin Lemaire, Sammy Merendino, Michael Daisey, Nancy Stenger Joseph, Tavares, Klymaxx, The Weather Girls, Stacy Lattisaw, Cheryl Lynn, Seiko, Corky Hale, Vikki Carr, Ronnie Dyson, T. S. Monk, Michael Lington, Lennie Williams, Kim Fetters, Kelly Levesque, Filippa Giordano, Amanda Brown, Sam Fly, In Bliss, Mario Lopez, Kim Fleming, Armand Hutton, Aeone, James Grant, Luke Gambill, Nate Grower, Tim Lorsch, Paul Rucker, Carol Nethen West, Don Hart, Joe Beck, Herb Bernstein, Bert de Coteau, Phil Ramone, Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, Michael Omartian, Don Was, Narada Michael Walden, Ron Nevison, Sir Gant, Humberto Gatica, Jim Ed Norman, Kyle Lehning, Mark Doyle, Carter Cathcart, Doug Frank, Dave Dale, Norman Connors, Sandy Linzer, Michael Zager, Eamon Loftus, Keith Mack, Jeff Silverman, and many more.
His songs include such hits as:
“After You”; “I Fall All Over Again”; “Don’t Tell Me, Tell Her”; “Break It To Me Gently”; “Try Getting Over You;” “I Thought You Would Leave Your Heart With Me;” and the Billboard #1 Hit – and BMI Song Of The Year – “How Am I Supposed To Live Without You.”
Doug works mostly out of New York City and his hometown of Rehoboth, Delaware. A former longtime member of the Delaware Human and Civil Rights Commission (Got discrimination? Get help: 877-54-HUMAN), Doug is an avid human rights – as well as animal rights – advocate and activist.