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The secrets of songwriting from the legends of music
Song is an enthralling compilation of songwriting wisdom from 100 of the biggest names in music. From country to rock to folk to alternative, this genre-spanning collection of interviews captures the anecdotes, history, and wisdom of the best songwriters around - in their words. An entertaining read as well as an indispensable guide to the art and craft of songwriting, Song is a must-have resource for the aspiring, amateur, or professional musician.
Inside, you'll find entertaining and enlightening interviews from great songwriters such as Smokey Robinson, Willie Nelson, Jewel, Kenny Chesney, Cat Stevens, Jack Johnson, Sheryl Crow, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Ray Charles, Clint Black, Rob Thomas, Dolly Parton, Rufus Wainwright, Bob McDill, Lyle Lovett, Keith Urban, Beck, M. Ward, Lou Reed, Roger Miller, Grant-Lee Phillips, and John Denver.
Over 100 Interviews from Americas Top Songwriters
This edition shares the stories and inspiration behind the art and craft of songwriting. With interviews from a range of popular musicians, including Johnny Cash, Bon Jovi, Dolly Parton, Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffett, Goo Goo Dolls, Toby Keith, Poison, and others, this guide will appeal to songwriters, music lovers, and pop culture enthusiasts alike.