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The Songwriter's Journal
52 Weeks of Songwriting Ideas and Inspiration by Stan Swanson
 

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Songwriting
2nd Edition (The Complete Idiot's Guide) by Joel Hirschhorn
 

Basic Music Theory
How to Read, Write, and Understand Written Music by Jonathan Harnum
 

Songwriting for Beginners
by John Davidson
 

How to Write Songs on Guitar
A Guitar-Playing and Songwriting Course by Rikky Rooksby
 

88 Songwriting Wrongs & How to Right Them
Concrete Ways to Improve Your Songwriting and Make Your Songs More Marketable by Pete Luboff
 

Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure
Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics by Pat Pattison
 

How to Write Songs on Keyboards
A Complete Course to Help You Write Better Songs 
How to Write Songs on Keyboards: by Rikky Rooksby
 

101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them
How to Craft Songs That Sell by Pete Luboff
 

Successful Lyric Writing
A Step-By-Step Course & Workbook by Sheila Davis
 

Off The Record
Songwriters on Songwriting
 

Music Publishing
The Real Road to Music Business Success
5th Edition (Mix Pro Audio Series) by Tim Whitsett
 

Songwriting for Dummies
by Jim Peterik
 

Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting
by Jimmy Webb
 

The Craft and Business of Songwriting
(2nd Edition) by John Braheny
 

Musical Improv Comedy
Creating Songs in the Moment by Michael Pollock
 

The Songwriting Sourcebook
How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs by Rikky Rooksby
 

Writing Better Lyrics
by Pat Pattison
 

Songwriters on Songwriting
by Paul Zollo
 

The Craft of Lyric Writing
by Sheila Davis
 

Melody in Songwriting
Tools and Techniques for Writing Hit Songs (Berklee Guide) by Jack Perricone
 

Successful Lyric Writing
A Step-By-Step Course & Workbook by Sheila Davis
 

Songbook
by Nick Hornby
 

Song: The World's Best Songwriters on Creating the Music That Moves Us
(American Songwriter Magazine)
 

The Frustrated Songwriter's Handbook
A Radical Guide to Cutting Loose, Overcoming Blocks, and Writing the Best Songs of Your Life by Karl Coryat
 

The Songwriters Idea Book
40 Strategies to Excite Your Imagination, Help You Design Distinctive Songs, 
and Keep Your Creative Flow by Sheila Davis
 

Lyrics: Writing Better Words for Your Songs (Songwriting) by Rikky Rooksby
 

The Art of Writing Great Lyrics
by Pamela Phillips Oland
 

Composing Music: A New Approach
by William Russo
 

This Business of Songwriting
by Jason Blume
 

The Craft and Business of Songwriting
A Practical Guide to Creating and Marketing Artistically and Commercially Successful Songs by John Braheny
 

Songwriting: Essential Guide to Rhyming
A Step-by-Step Guide to Better Rhyming and Lyrics (Songwriting Guides) by Pat Pattison
 

6 Steps to Songwriting Success
The Comprehensive Guide to Writing and Marketing Hit Songs by Jason Blume
 

How to Write a Hit Song
The Complete Guide to Writing and Marketing Chart-Topping Lyrics and Music by Molly-Ann Leikin
 

Music Notation
(Berklee Guide) by Mark McGrain
 

Chord Progressions for Songwriters
by Richard J. Scott
 

The Songwriter's Workshop: Harmony by Jimmy Kachulis
 

Writing Music For Hit Songs
Second Edition by Jai Josefs
 

Melody: How to Write Great Tunes
by Rikky Rooksby
 

New Songwriter's Guide to Music Publishing
Everything You Need to Know to Make the Best Publishing Deals for Your Songs by Randy Poe
 

The Essential Songwriter
by Jonathan Feist
 

The Secrets of Songwriting
Leading Songwriters Reveal How to Find Inspiration and Success by Susan Tucker
 

Blinded by the Lyrics
by Brent Mann
 

Inside Classic Rock Tracks
Songwriting and Recording Secrets of 100+ Great Songs by Rikky Rooksby
 

Inside the Music
by Dave Stewart
 

Songwriting: Methods, Techniques And Clinical Applications
For Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators And Students
 

The Studio Business Book
(Mix Pro Audio Series) by Jim Mandell
 

How to Pitch and Promote Your Songs
by Fred Koller
 

How to Be a Hit Songwriter
Polishing and Marketing Your Lyrics and Music by Molly-Ann Leikin
 

The Art of Writing Music
A Practical Book for Composers and Arrangers by John Cacavas
 

The Musician's Guide to Reading and Writing Music
2nd Ed. by Dave Stewart

 

How to Have Your Hit Song Published and Updated
by Jay Warner
 

The Words and Music of Carole King
(y James E. Perone
 

The Complete Singer-Songwriter
A Troubadour's Guide to Writing, Performing, Recording and Business by Jeffrey Pepper Rodgers
 

Songwriting: And the Creative Process
Suggestions and Starting Points for Songwriters by Steve Gillette
 

The Songwriter's and Musician's guide to Nashville
by Sherry Bond
 

Inspiration for Songwriters
Tips and Tricks to Unlocking the Muse by Stan Swanson
 

All About Chords
A Comprehensive Approach to Understanding Contemporary Chordal Structures and Progressions
Through Solid Drills in Suggested Study: ... keyboard drills, and ear-training exercises by Elvo D'Amante
 

How to Get Real with a Fake Book
A Guide for the Piano Arranger
 

Becoming Remarkable
For Songwriters and Those Who Love Song by Harriet Schock
 

The Do's & Dont's of Music Row
by Liz, Hengber
 

The Professional Singer's Handbook
The Complete Guidebook for Becoming a Successful Singer by Gloria Rusch
 

Songwriting
The Words, the Music and the Money by Dick Weissma
 

Your First Cut
A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting There by Jerry Vandiver
 

How to Write Funny Lyrics
The Comedy Songwriting Manual by Michael Pollock
 

Lead Sheet Bible
A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Lead Sheets and Chord Charts
 

American Women Songwriters
A Biographical Dictionary by Virginia L. Grattan
 

Inside Songwriting
Getting to the Heart of Creativity Inside Songwriting: Getting to the Heart of Creativity by Jason Blume
 

Arranging Songs
How to Put the Parts Together by Rikky Rooksby
 

Songwriters Rhyming Dictionary
by Jane Whitfield
 

Get It in Writing
The Musician's Guide to the Music Business by Brian McPherson
 

Rock Troubadours
Conversations on the Art and Craft of Songwriting
Jerry Garcia, Ani DiFranco, Dave Matthews, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon, and More by Jeffrey PepperRodgers
 

The Lyricist's Notebook
Manuscript Paper for Inspiration and Composition by Matthew Teacher
 

The Songwriter's Handbook
by Tom T. Hall
 

The American Idol Audition Book With CD
 

And Then I Wrote
The Songwriter Speaks
 

Money Chords
A Songwriter's Sourcebook of Popular Chord Progressions by Richard J. Scott
 

Jingles
How to Write, Produce and Sell Commercial Music by Al Stone
 

Songwriting Success
How to Write Songs for Fun and (Maybe) Profit by Michael Lydon
 

The Everything Songwriting Book
All You Need to Create and Market Hit Songs (Everything Series) by C. J. Watson
 

The Songwriter's Market Guide to Song & Demo Submission Formats
 

Songwriters Playground
Innovative Exercises in Creative Songwriting by Barbara L. Jordan
 

The Art of Writing Music
A Practical Book for Composers and Arrangers of Instrumental, Choral, and Electronic Music
As Applied to Publication by John Cacavas
 

Songs Without Rhyme
Prose By Celebrated Songwriters
 

The Blues Lyric Formula
by Michael Taft
 

Telling Stories, Writing Songs
An Album of Texas Songwriters by Kathleen Hudson
 

All Area Access
Personal Management for Unsigned Musicians by Marc Davison

 

The Art of Writing Love Songs
by Pamela Oland
 

500 Songwriting Ideas
by Aschmann Lis
 

Breakin' into Nashville
How to Write and Sell Country Music by Jennifer Pierce
 

Songwriting
A Complete Guide to the Craft by Stephen Citron
 

The Complete Handbook of Songwriting
An Insider's Guide to Making It in the Music Industry, Second Edition (Plume) by Mark Liggett
 

You've Written A Song, So Now What?
A Guide to the business of Songwriting for Songwriters, Musicians and Recording Artists by Aaron Meza
 

Nashville Songwriting by Jerry Cupit
 

The Modern Rhyming Dictionary Edition
by Gene Lees
 

Write Songs from Scratch
(From Scratch) by Christopher Norton
 

You Can Write a Song
(with Audio CD) (You Can)
 

How to Make a Good Song a Hit Song
by Molly Ann Leikin
 

Music with Words
A Composer`s View by Virgil Thomson
 

Songwriting and the Guitar
The Complete Guide (Acoustic Guitar Guides)
 

Essential Songwriting
Everything You Need to Compose, Perform, and Sell Great Songs by C.J. Watson
 

Creating Melodies
A Songwriter's Guide to Understanding, Writing and Polishing Melodies by Dick Weissman
 

MUSIC NOTATION PREPARING SCORES AND PARTS
by Matthew Nicholl
 

Beginning Songwriter's Answer Book
by Paul Zollo
 

Audition Songs For Female Singers 2
 

Selling Songs Successfully
1995 Edition by Henry Boye
 

The Song is Ended
Songwriters and American Music, 1900-1950 by William G. Hyland
 

You Can Teach Yourself Song Writing
by Larry McCabe
 

The Melody Lingers on
The Great Songwriters and Their Movie Musicals by Roy Hemming
 

101 songwriting and composing techniques
by Jack Wheaton
 

Behind The Muse
Pop and Rock's Greatest Songwriters Talk About Their Work and Inspiration by Bill Demain

 

Breakin' in to the Music Business
by Alan Siegel
 

CD-ROM Manuscript Paper
A Variety of Staff Paper for All Your Composing and Arranging Needs
 

Contracts for Songwriters, Series I
(Contracts for Songwriters, 1) by Vito Fera
 

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Songwriting but Didn't Know Who to Ask
by Cliffie Stone
 

Heart and Soul
Revealing the Craft of Songwriting by Chris Bradford
 

How to Get Somewhere in the Music Business
From Nowhere with Nothing by Mary Dawson

 

How To Play By Ear
A Guide to Chords and Progressions for Musicians, Songwriters and Composers by Jack Hatfield
 

How to Write a Hit Song
by Al Kasha
 

Line Finder
by Jim Disney
 

Making Money Making Music
No Matter Where You Live by James W. Dearing
 

Musicians Guide To The Internet
by Gary Hustwit
 

The Nashville Number System
by Chas Williams
 

On Songwriting by Bob Snider
 

The Practical Guide to Songwriting
by Larry Petree
 

Solo: Women Singer-Songwriters in Their Own Words
 

The Songwriter's Guide to Collaboration
by Walter Carter
 

The Songwriter's Guide to Melodies
by Joseph R. Lilore
 

The Songwriter's Handbook
by Harvey Rachlin
 

The Songwriter's Hook Book
by Jon Batson
 

The Songwriters Song
The Discovery of Songwriting and its Origins by Reginald Rodney
 

Songwriting for Music Therapists
Methods, Techniques and Applications by MT-BC Betsey King Brunk M.M.T
 

Songwriting For Your Original Act
by Cat Cohen
 

Songwriting: From Ideas to Royalties
by Joe Keene
 

The Complete Handbook of Songwriting
An Insider's Guide to Making It in the Music Industry by Mark Liggett; Cathy Liggett..






















       

      
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