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But It Is A GREAT Song?

In Best Practices, Lyrics, Melody, Music, Music Business, nashville, Perspective, Ponder this, Singing, Songwriting, You HAVE to on October 6, 2009 at 10:59 am

surprisedSongwriters in the music industry can be labeled as amateurs or professionals.  The only distinction between the two titles is money.  Amateurs do not get paid and professionals do.  Titles do not make you a good songwriter, but if you want to make a living out of creating songs, you better hope you make it to the professional side of the road.  But how does one turn into a professional songwriter?

Simple, an artist needs to record/cut your song.  That is it.  Sounds easy right?  But the ratio of songs to artists is absolutely in favor of the artist. Not to mention the long line of people between the artist and the songwriter that are allowed and encouraged to voice their opinion.  Your song has to be bullet proof.  Read the rest of this entry »

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