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Songwriter Story: The Life & Struggles of a Pro Songwriter

STORIES FROM THE TRENCHES, LETTERS HOME FROM THE WARS. THE LIFE AND STRUGGLES OF A PRO SONGWRITER.

 by John Capek

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USA Songwriting Competition Winner Hits #1 on Charts, Goes Platinum

USA Songwriting Competition Winner Hits #1 On Billboard Charts

American Authors, the winner of the 18th Annual USA...

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2012 USA Songwriting Competition Radio Podcast

 

Tune in to the 2012 USA Songwriting Competition Podcast, featuring of the winners of the USA Songwriting...

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Singer Songwriter Barry Manilow Fears Songwriting Is History

Singer Songwriter Barry Manilow Fears Songwriting Is History

Veteran singer Barry Manilow fears the art of songwriting...

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Songwriting Tip: Creating in a Group, The Collaborating Game

Creating in a Group – The Collaborating Game

 

Here’s a fun way to get your creative juices flowing. Get two or three,...

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2011 USA Songwriting Competition Radio Podcast

Music Playlist at MixPod.com

 

Tune in to the 2011 USA Songwriting Competition Podcast, this features never...

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Songwriters Tip: Tearing Down Walls With Your Teeth

Tearing Down Walls With Your Teeth by Molly-Ann Leikin

 

Have you looked at the Billboard charts lately, and wondered...

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Songwriting Tip: Creating A Standout Chorus

Creating A Standout Chorusby Danny Arena One of the most common musical traps songwriters fall into is having a chorus...

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Top Songs of The Decade of USA Songwriting Competition

As the decade is winding down, here are the top 10 songs of the USA Songwriting Competition of the past decade:

 

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Kate Voegele Talks About Songwriting

Kate Voegele won first prize in the Pop category of the USA Songwriting Competition in 2005 and became the youngest...

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