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Zurkey Pens Original Christmas Song; Makes Top 200 List

Zurkey records song in October, releases it for holiday season.

Avon Lake’s Megan Zurkey has penned an original Christmas song and it has reached the Top 200 on an Indie playlist.

The Greatest Gift, written by Zurkey who also co-wrote the music with Patrick Scanlon, was selected for the Top 200 Holiday Playlist on Jango AirPlay

“It is an Indie playlist and I feel honored to have been chosen,” Zurkey, an graduate, said.

Jon Johnson produced the song. Zurkey said the song is a reminder of why Christmas exists.

“I wrote it after being absorbed in ‘holiday’ talk and presents and pressure to find the right gifts,” she said. “Well we can't forget to celebrate the real reason Christmas even exists…it's a birthday.”

Zurkey, 24, was featured earlier this year after being named one of Cleveland’s Sexy Singles and recently featured on , said she wrote the song I 2010 and recorded the song this fall.  

“It was written in Christmas 2010 but recorded October 2011 after finding new producer through a friend from that "voice" competition,” she said. “It’s fun how things work out.”

The song can be heard on Zurkey’s website at www.meganzurkey.com and is available for purchase on iTunes, Amazon.com, eMusic and other online stores.

Carol Murphy December 01, 2011 at 02:05 PM
Congratulations to a very talented lady!

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