Tim Bays is a speaker, humorist and musical presenter who uses songs and stories to entertain, elevate and inspire. He has worked with companies from IBM to At Home Total Care and shared concert bills with artists ranging from Sarah Vaughn to Arlo Guthrie. He is a successful songwriter with recordings by Randy Travis, Peter Paul & Mary and much to his family’s embarrassment, Jerry Springer. In addition he has created ads and motivational themes for such companies as GE, Duke Power and Sara Lee, as well as being a recognizable voice in commercials for companies like Coca Cola, Goodyear and McDonalds. He has appeared on ABC, TNN, PBS, CBS, CMT and in 2005 was featured on the TV special "A Wisdom Christmas - The Gift Of Song" on the DISH Network.
Tim has also been a public school teacher, developed curriculum for and taught songwriting and copyright law and happily, for the occasionally "tough" audience, he is an experienced psychiatric aide!
Born in St. Joseph, MI, Tim received a BA in English & Speech from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. At present he happily resides with his wife Barbara, her mother Irene, two dogs and a perfectly useless cat in Franklin, TN.
Tim's most recent recording is 2006's "The 3-Legged Dog & Other Tales". In 2002 Tim released a CD, "Everyday Magic" following 1996's "Better Than The TV." He is currently at work on a new CD, "Love & Otherwise."
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