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Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting: 126 Proven Techniques for Writing Songs That Sell

Robin A Frederick

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ISBN 10: 0982004001 / ISBN 13: 9780982004005
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Paperback. 290 pages. Dimensions: 10.9in. x 8.3in. x 0.8in.Here are 126 Shortcuts that will take your songs from good to great! Discover the melody and lyric writing techniques of todays top songwriters and learn how you can use the very same secrets to give your songs the power and edge that will make listeners want to hear them over and over again. Youll learn. . . 38 proven strategies for creating powerful, unforgettable lyrics 30 simple ways to make your melody fresh, exciting, and memorable How to use hit songs as ghost songs to get quick results Plus, there are 58 more Shortcuts to help you lay the groundwork, pick the perfect structure, and choose the chords that will give your songs even more hit potential. And there are more than 100 Do It Now exercises to get you started right away! For people serious about writing great songs, its got it all! Kara DioGuardi, BMI Songwriter of the Year, American Idol judge Should be in every songwriters arsenal. Jason Blume, author, hit songwriter with more than 50 million album sales An excellent road map for writers at all levels. This is the songwriters GPS! Ralph Murphy, V. P. ASCAP, Nashville This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780982004005

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Publisher: TAXI Music Books

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Here are 126 Shortcuts that will take your songs from good to great! Discover the melody and lyric writing techniques of today's top songwriters and learn how you can use the very same secrets to give your songs the power and edge that will make listeners want to hear them over and over again. You'll learn...
 
~ 38 proven strategies for creating powerful, unforgettable lyrics
~ 30 simple ways to make your melody fresh, exciting, and memorable
~ How to use hit songs as "ghost songs" to get quick results

Plus, there are 58 more Shortcuts to help you lay the groundwork, pick the perfect structure, and choose the chords that will give your songs even more hit potential. And there are more than 100 "Do It Now" exercises to get you started right away!

"For people serious about writing great songs, it's got it all!" ~ Kara DioGuardi, BMI "Songwriter of the Year," American Idol judge
"Should be in every songwriter's arsenal." ~Jason Blume, author, hit songwriter with more than 50 million album sales
"An excellent road map for writers at all levels. This is the songwriter's GPS!" ~Ralph Murphy, V.P. ASCAP, Nashville

About the Author:

Robin has written and produced more than 500 songs for television, records, theater, and audio products. She is a former Director of A&R for Rhino Records and executive producer of over 60 albums. She is also the author of five top-selling songwriting books, including Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting and Shortcuts to Songwriting for Film & TV.

Robin has shared her knowledge of songwriting with millions around the world through her highly-rated songwriting websites and her Songwriting 101 video series on YouTube. She is known for her easy-to-understand, real world style of communication having successfully mentored dozens of top music industry veterans, helping them communicate their knowledge to aspiring songwriters and recording artists.

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