Country Songwriting 101: How Do You Write A Song? sat down with some of country music’s biggest songwriters and asked them for tips on writing country songs. Read more at

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How to write a song songwriting tips technique tutorial lesson music guitar lessons Click this link to get a free video lesson on chord changing and fret hand techniques that will blast your chord changing into the stratosphere! Included are tons of killer exercises too! You will also get an eBook with more chord changing exercises, diagrams, and tons of practice exercises and tips – all from Next Level Guitar. read more

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Lennon and McCartney on the Songwriting Process and Songs Written for Others – Beatles Interview

Sgt. Pepper outtakes:

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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! read more

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Songwriting: The Process of Collaborating

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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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Berklee College of Music Guitar and Songwriting Audition


This was my audition for Berklee Collage of Music in Boston for guitar and songwriting. I am now currently attending Berklee. Both are original tunes. If you have any questions about the audition, please feel free to ask it in the comments below and I will get back to you as soon as I can! Thank you for watching! read more

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HOW TO WRITE A SONG: Tip #1 Start With a Title

Watch these step-by-step videos and learn how to write memorable songs that listeners will love. Use your song title as your guide, then develop your lyric and melody. The videos are based on my songwriting books and eBooks. Check them out at read more

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Q&A #1: Eagle’s Landing, Jesse, Sister + Songwriting

My sister and I answer a series of Twitter and Instagram questions that people have asked! The first of many! If I didn’t get to your question, be sure to re-ask next time!

xxo, keep the music alive, gems. read more

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Songwriting: The Blues

This video adds to a songwriting series I began some time ago. Here we learn how to write a simple 12 bar blues.


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