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The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs That Sell: How to Create Hits in Today's Music Industry

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"The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell" unveils the secrets to climbing the charts and reaching success in today's ultracompetitive music industry. Eric Beall supplies his firsthand knowledge of today's record business, as well as interviews with successful writers, producers, and executives from the worlds of pop, hip-hop, country, adult contemporary, and R&B. The result: a proven approach to constructing songs that open doors, create careers, and communicate to listeners around the world. Key areas explored include:

-How does a song become a hit?

-What makes a song a single?

-Is there a formula for creating a hit?

Fun and practical exercises provide opportunities to hone skills and expose specific talents, helping songwriters combine their unique voices to the demands of the commercial marketplace. Filled with fresh ideas that will spark beginners and veterans alike, this book will lead the way toward the industry's ultimate challenge: the creation of that chart-topping hit song.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

About the Author

ERIC BEALL, an experienced A&R executive for leading music publishers, including Zomba Music, Sony ATV, and Shapiro Bernstein, has written and produced pop hits for Joey Lawrence, Martha Wash, Diana Ross, and many others.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307875181
Subtitle:
How to Create Hits in Today's Music Industry
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Author:
Beall, Eric
Subject:
Music : Instruction & Study - Songwriting
Publication Date:
20100526
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » Sheet Music
Biography » Composers and Musicians

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