Pages Navigation Menu

Start With Something That's True

7 Tips To Write More Songs

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 | Comments Off on 7 Tips To Write More Songs

Most songwriters want to write more songs, more often, but run into blockers like daily life, too much writing and no new ideas and the...

Read More

Lucinda Williams “Car Wheels On A Gravel Road” (Members)

Posted by on Apr 21, 2018 | Comments Off on Lucinda Williams “Car Wheels On A Gravel Road” (Members)

I first heard “Car Wheels On A Gravel Road” well, a while ago. And, at least ten years before that I bought my first Lucinda...

Read More

Brandi Carlile “The Eye”

Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Brandi Carlile “The Eye”

I got a direct message through twitter asking about a Brandi Carlile song called “The Eye” (thanks Helen!). While I’ve...

Read More

Songs Using Allusion: Joel To Swift

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Songs Using Allusion: Joel To Swift

While it’s one thing to know what an allusion is, applying it to your songwriting is easier to grasp if you can study songs using...

Read More

Songwriters’ Notebooks: Nashville Pro Writers

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Songwriters’ notebooks are the holy grail of ideas, titles, hooks and great phrases. Afterall, a¬†songwriter’s notebook is a...

Read More

Joni Mitchell “The Magdalene Laundries”

Posted by on Jun 15, 2014 | 0 comments

On her 1994 album Turbulent Indigo Joni Mitchell has one of the most descriptive, powerful songs you’ll ever hear. She crafts a...

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest