How to Write Songs on Guitar

ISBN-10: 0879309423

ISBN-13: 9780879309428

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Rikky Rooksby

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So you want to write songs, and you want to write them on guitar. This is the book that shows you exactly how. Taking tips and tricks from classic songwriters, from Bob Dylan to the Beatles to Tori Amos, How to Write Songs on Guitar takes you through the four main elements of a song - rhythm, melody, lyrics, and harmony - and inspires you to combine them in exciting new ways. Packed with wisdom and practical advice culled from over 1,500 songs, How to Write Songs on Guitar will soon have you producing better, more memorable songs.
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 5/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Foreword to the Second Edition
How to use this Book
Songwriting Methods
Chord Dictionary Part 1
Chord Sequences
Developing Sequences
Song Structures
How to Write a Lyric
Chord Dictionary Part 2 Advanced Harmony
Keys and Key Changing
Guitar Resources Part 1
Guitar Resources Part 2 Altered Tunings
Making a Demo Recording
Gallery of Songs
Famous Songwriters on Songwriting
Recommended Albums for Songwriters
Index of Songs
Index of Artists
General Index
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