Songs talk about “The Beat” all the time. There are so many references that I couldn’t fit them all here, but I’m sure you’ve heard a band or artist mention a beat at some point.
Woody’s old pal Pete Seeger said, “All songwriters are links in a chain.” And who did Pete learn to write songs from? Woody. Who so inspired and enervated a young Bob Dylan that he had to leave his Midwest home, change his name, and head east to start his life? Woody.
It’s true. You can make a professional song that can hang with Charlie Puth’s or Avicii’s on a Spotify playlist. And you don’t have to spend a single penny. That’s right, I said no money. Zippity. Nada. $0. Here’s how you can do it.
Songwriting success is great. Random success isn’t, because it means a lack of consistency.
Nashville songwriter and mentor Mark Cawley shares some tactics for reviving those elusive creative juices when you’ve lost the flow