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Lyrics - Writing Better Words for Your Songs

by Rikky Rooksby

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CLEARANCE PRICED! Another excellent entry in Rikky Rooksby's songwriting series. This one covers that bane of so many songwriters, lyric writing. He takes you from initial idea to finished song, offering 30 ideas for finding inspiration, exploring the choice of title, imagery and metaphor, avoiding cliches, the right lyrics for a bridge, lots more. Includes many quotes from songwriters on the process of lyric writing and where they find inspiration; plus interviews with Aimee Mann, David Crosby, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Leiber, and others. Also includes a sourcebook of lyric ideas showing how various themes have been used in rock and pop music over the last 50 years. Recommended. 175 pp.

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Another excellent entry in Rikky Rooksby's songwriting series. This one covers that bane of so many songwriters, lyric writing. He takes you from initial idea to finished song, offering 30 ideas for finding inspiration, exploring the choice of title, imagery and metaphor, avoiding cliches, the right lyrics for a bridge, lots more. Includes many quotes from songwriters on the process of lyric writing and where they find inspiration; plus interviews with Aimee Mann, David Crosby, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Leiber, and others. Also includes a sourcebook of lyric ideas showing how various themes have been used in rock and pop music over the last 50 years. Recommended. 175 pp.