Break Me Down – Matt McCoy (original songwriting)



This is a song I wrote back in 2012 that is one of my favorites I’ve written. It talks about my need for God to move me and my desires out of the way so I can be used by Him. Hope you enjoy it!
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Songwriting: The Process of Collaborating



Rudden+Bridge | Songwriters

Collaborating on their very first song, ‘Calling [March, 2012]

Producer/Songwriter, Stephen ‘Beanz’ Rudden and Singer/Songwriter, Loz Bridge found each other on LinkedIn after Beanz posted a ‘call to action’ to gifted and talented musicians to join him in a collaborative music venture. Loz drove up from Bristol to meet and work with Beanz in his Hertfordshire-based home studio in the hopes of creating something amazing. This isn’t about one person and their songwriting gift, it’s about a collective of musicians and/or singers working together to create something magical. read more

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The Songs of Blind Folk: African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness (Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability)

The Songs of Blind Folk: African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness (Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability)

The Songs of Blind Folk: African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness (Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability)

“Rowden has wedded ethnomusicology and disability studies to offer a fresh approach to the study of African American popular music. The Songs of Blind Folk undermines many of the defining mythologies and tropes of blind musicians, including the perception that they are successful because they compensate for the loss of vision.”
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Songwriting: Composing Smooth Simple Melody



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