Rhyme

Kenny Chesney “American Kids”

I once heard someone say there are three kinds of songs: Ballads, Dancers and Anthems. This one is definitely an anthem. "American Kids," written by Rodney Clawson, Shane McAnally and Luke Laird, is...

‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ (II)

Part 2 of the post "Mama's Broken Heart" (I) Written by Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves   Rhyme Scheme & Lyrics   Rhyme scheme in the song is a relatively simple...

“Mama’s Broken Heart” (I)

Three terrific songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves took an age-old story line (mother / daughter "you listen here little missy! Act like a lady!") and found a unique way to...

Rhyme Families: Your Secret Weapon

Using rhyme families effectively can help you not only move through a song, but add nuances to the rhythm, melody and feel or tone imparted. The goal is to find rhymes that don't sound awkward, like...