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If You Should Take Your Love From Me

I rewrote parts of this song recently. Most of the stuff I write these days tends to be more upbeat and it was quite a struggle to get into…

Started by Paul J Openshaw

5 Oct 15, 2012
Reply by Paul J Openshaw

1969 (A Song for Betty)

Here's one I wrote for my wife and my best friend of over 40 years ... any of you folks old enough to remember those pay photo booths that…

Started by Jud Hair

22 Oct 3, 2012
Reply by Jud Hair

Very Interesting Cross Section of Original Songs

I'm a Member of Musicians Together, a video sharing site and Magazine run by Musicians for independent and unsigned Musicians.  What I do t…

Started by Gil

0 Sep 10, 2012

New Song: "The Fooler is the Fool"

Hello songwriting folk. I've posted a new song on Youtube with the lyrics in the video stream. I will lead by saying I like it generally bu…

Started by Tom Humphreys

0 Sep 9, 2012

On the nature of collaboration.

I have collaborated with a few people on songwriting. Some of the collaborators have been friends and/or family. Quite often it has been ve…

Started by Dave Sterenchock

2 Sep 3, 2012
Reply by Tom Humphreys

10 Tips for Better Lyric Writing

Even though I don't follow a single rule outlined here I thought it was interesting enough to share (I write as it comes to me and never se…

Started by Gil

14 Aug 17, 2012
Reply by Phil Manuel

Nothing to Lose

Here's song written about my move down to the Sonora desert.  It was an interesting adventure.  More on my blog later, as well as a recordi…

Started by Phil Manuel

5 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Jud Hair

Most Difficult Musical Hurdle

Looking back, I think of some of the difficulties I faced in music. A couple have not yet been overcome, but some of them were pretty big h…

Started by Michael S. Jackson

16 Jul 8, 2012
Reply by Andy Getch

"Quito!" - New Song with a Heady Revelation

Here's a new song celebrating a fact I already knew but was brought back to mind on a recent trip to Panama.  In Panama, things aren't alwa…

Started by Walt Pilcher

0 Jun 7, 2012

New Song: Heartache Cafe

Howdy fellow songcrafters. I posted this new one. I don't want to say too much about my thought process in writing it because I want to see…

Started by Tom Humphreys

15 Jun 4, 2012
Reply by Tom Humphreys


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