How to Write a Hit Song: The Complete Guide to Writing and Marketing Chart-topping Lyrics & Music

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Hal Leonard, 2000 - Music - 119 pages
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How to Write a Hit Song is the only complete guide to composing lyrics and music - and getting your songs on the air. It covers everything aspiring songwriters must know to be successful, from creating memorable lyrics, composing the melody, and crafting song structure to collaborating, finding a publisher, and recording a song. This revised edition includes a new section on marketing your music on the Internet. "Interested in songwriting? Here is a book written with verve, dash and humor that will tell you what you need to know. Bravo!" - Will Jennings, Academy Award-winning songwriter for "My Heart Will Go On" and "Up Where We Belong"

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Get this book along with her other book "How to Write a Hit Song!" You will not regret it!

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Molly-Ann Leikin is the award-winning songwriter/songwriting consultant who helps good songwriters all over the world become hit songwriters. Whether your work just needs a little rewriting, polishing or some strong connections, Leikin will guide you step by step to the top of the charts. In HOW TO BE A HIT SONGWRITER she offers expert advice and exercises, including "Seven Easy Steps to Writing Hit Lyrics." The book features inside information that can turn your song into a potential hit. What's more, she's interviewed music industry power players who share tips that are essential to all developing artists. Molly-Ann Leikin has a houseful of gold and platinum records, an Emmy nomination and four ASCAP Country Music Awards. She wrote themes and songs for 35 TV shows and movies, including "Eight is Enough" and "Violet;" the latter won an Oscar. Her songs have been recorded by Cher, Tina Turner, Anne Murray, Placido Domingo and hundreds of other top artists.

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