The Everything Songwriting Book: All You Need to Create and Market Hit Songs

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F+W Media, Sep 1, 2003 - Music - 304 pages
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The Everything Songwriting Book provides you with all the tools you need to create, perform, and sell hit songs. In easy-to-follow language, professional songwriter and consultant C.J. Watson gives you tried-and-tested instruction on choosing a song style, getting your story across, and finding the right music to match the words. From developing an idea and creating a hook to recording your songs and getting heard, The Everything Songwriting Book contains all you need to bring your talent to the next level. Features professional advice on how to: find and develop song ideas; formulate a catchy rhyme scheme; incorporate unique phrasing; create colorful imagery and word play; get compositions into the right hands; and much more. Whether you're just starting out or are looking for inspiration, The Everything Songwriting Book is your first step toward achieving songwriting success.

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C.J. Watson is part owner of www.tunesmith.net, the #3 Internet songwriter's forum in the world. He recently put together their first songwriting seminar, which drew songwriters from across the United States and Canada. Mr. Watson's songs have been recorded by such artists as Mustang Sally, James Otto, Pat Webb, and Jason Whitehorn.

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