PROFILES Featuring Don McLean

PROFILES Featuring Don McLean

PROFILES host Mickey Burns interviews legendary singer and songwriter Don McLean. Don McLean’s magnum opus “American Pie,” is a sprawling, impressionistic ballad inspired partly by the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper in the plane crash in 1959. The song popularized the expression “The Day the Music Died,” in reference to this event. His other renowned hits such as “Vincent” and “Crying” are also quite memorable. McLean’s musical accomplishments place him among top singer read more

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How to Write a Hit Song: The Complete Guide to Writing and Marketing Chart Topping Lyrics & Music

How to Write a Hit Song: The Complete Guide to Writing and Marketing Chart Topping Lyrics & Music

How to Write a Hit Song is the only complete guide to composing lyrics and music – and getting your songs on the air. It covers everything aspiring songwriters must know to be successful, from creating memorable lyrics, composing the melody, and crafting song structure to collaborating, finding a publisher, and recording a song. This revised edition includes a new section on marketing your music on the Internet. “Interested in songwriting? Here is a book written with verve, dash and humor that w read more

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Songright

Songright

Songright How to Write Successful Songs for Today’s Music Scene

Great songs get noticed. Perhaps it’s the great hook, perhaps it’s that tune you can’t get out of your head, or perhaps it’s the lyric that speaks right into your soul. More likely, it’s a combination of all these and more. read more

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Stop Picking On Justin Bieber

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop musician, actor, and singer-songwriter. Bieber was discovered in 2008 by American talent manager Scooter Braun who came …

Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop musician, actor, and singer-songwriter. Bieber was discovered in 2008 by American talent manager Scooter Braun who came … read more

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