Sheila Davis The Craft of Lyric Writing

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The Craft of Lyric Writing

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Shows examples of successful songs, describes the three basic songwriting forms, and discusses theme, repetition, wordplay, rhyme, rhythm, and common songwriting mistakes

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"...the classic songwriting tome." -- Billboard Magazine

"...to young lyricists who come to me for advice: Buy THE CRAFT OF LYRIC WRITING. It's all there." -- Sheldon Harnick, Pulitzer Prize Lyricist, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

"Davis has fulfilled a vital need in American popular culture." -- American Music

"Davis's book...is both educational and entertaining. A marvelous piece of work." -- George David Weiss, President, The Songwriter's Guild of America

"Now I know what to say to young lyricists who come to me for advice: Buy THE CRAFT OF LYRIC WRITING. It's all there." -- Sheldon Harnick, Pulitzer Prize Lyricist, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

"Sheila Davis's book deserves not one, but two 'E's for excellence as it is both educational and entertaining. A marvelous piece of work." -- George David Weiss, President, The Songwriter's Guild of America

THE CRAFT OF LYRIC WRITING explains how to combine songwriting talent with various techniques to create lyrics with commercial hit potential. This book also defines more than 100 literary and musical terms and supplies advice and quotes on the creative process from more than 50 experts in the music industry. THE CRAFT OF LYRIC WRITING is a must-read for potential songwriters. -- Song Hits Magazine

THE CRAFT OF LYRIC WRITING is a must-read for potential songwriters. -- Song Hits Magazine

THE CRAFT OF LYRIC WRITING is an exhaustive and thoughtful introduction to the intricacies of song lyrics, and includes analytical insights that are interesting even to those who are not aspiring writers.(International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)) -- International Association for the Study of Popular Music, IASPM

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