101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them

101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them

How to Craft and Sell your Songs

Book - 2007
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Much more than a boiled-down list of do's and don't's, this 101-chapter book by platinum-selling songwriters Pat and Pete Luboff is an enthusiastic and encouraging guide to the craft of combining music and lyrics. The Luboffs cover every angle of the process, from tips, tricks, anecdotes and advice for solo and collaborative songwriters, to the business of copyrighting, recording, pitching and selling a song. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Give Your Songwriting a Competitive Edge

This book takes you on the songwriter's journey from the first inspiration for a song to the collection of worldwide royalties. Experienced songwriters Pat and Pete Luboff point out the stumbling blocks you'll encounter along the way, and how to turn them into stepping stones to songwriting success. In 101 fun and easy-to-read chapters, you'll find tips on:

  • building solid, marketable song structures
  • creating the perfect lyrics accompanied by moving melodies
  • forming productive and profitable collaboration ventures
  • producing effective demos that you can pitch
  • tracking your royalty collection

You'll also discover how new technology is changing songwriting and how to use that to your advantage. Plus, you'll get insider tips on traveling to and living in the songwriting centers of the country–Los Angeles, New York City, and Nashville. Everything you need to live and succeed at the songwriter's life can be found in this great resource.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer Digest Books, c2007
Edition: 2nd ed
Description: 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781582974804
Branch Call Number: 782.4213 Lub


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