Brett James on songwriting at the 2012 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO



http://www.ascap.com/expo The co-writer of hit country songs like “Jesus, Take The Wheel” and “When The Sun Goes Down”, singer-songwriter and producer Brett James shares his background in songwriting, how he wrote the Kenny Chesney/Uncle Kracker hit “When The Sun Goes Down”, and advice about breaking into songwriting.

The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO puts you in the heart of ASCAP’s community of today’s most successful music creators for three days of education, networking and inspiration. To register, go to: http://www.ascap.com/expo.

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4 thoughts on “Brett James on songwriting at the 2012 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO

  • February 6, 2020 at 4:25 am
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    This is great it goes to the nub. I think song wrting is about letting go and following an untrodden path. Good man

  • February 6, 2020 at 4:25 am
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    This guy had a hit with "Female Bonding." That song is still a line dance staple today.

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