On Songwriting Ep. 1: “Reading”



Hit songwriter Christopher Ward (Alannah Myles, Diana Ross, Hilary Duff, Backstreet Boys) talks about how songwriters can use reading as a source of inspiration and how author Raymond Chandler inspired him while writing the Top 10 Canadian hit “Beautiful Goodbye” for Amanda Marshall.

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Songs referenced in this video:
Amanda Marshall – “Beautiful Goodbye”
Mumford and Sons – “Dust Bowl Dance”
Bruce Springsteen – “Ghost of Tom Joad”
Kate Bush – “Wuthering Heights”
Elton John – “Rocket Man”

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9 thoughts on “On Songwriting Ep. 1: “Reading”

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    Wow. So nice to see this! Wishing continued success to Christopher Ward

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    enjoying the insights that you are sharing with your videos.. thank you :~)

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    Thanks for this pretty didactic video series. Really appreciate. Thumbs up! I'm subscribed now.

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    This is a great broadcast and a fascinating look at songwriting. Thanks Christopher.

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    Hey…I remember the good old days. Feels like yesterday. Still have some slides from old shows. Great to hear back. Cheers. Randi

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    Thanks Randi! And thanks for checking out my website. Yes- much water, many bridges!

  • October 30, 2020 at 12:26 am
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    Hey Christopher….so nice to see your face again. Been years and lots of water under the bridge. Good luck with whatever you are doing and rock on. Randi

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