How to Write Songs on Guitar

How to Write Songs on Guitar

[a Guitar-playing and Songwriting Course]

Book - 2009
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Explains how to create songs to be played on guitar, including advice on such basics of songwriting as structure, rhythm, melody, and lyrics.

Hal Leonard
(Book). So you want to write songs, and you want to write them on guitar. This is the book that shows you exactly how. Taking tips and tricks from classic songwriters, from Bob Dylan to the Beatles to Tori Amos, How to Write Songs on Guitar takes you through the four main elements of a song rhythm, melody, lyrics, and harmony and inspires you to combine them in exciting new ways. Now with updated songs and tips on writing trends, it's packed with wisdom and practical advice culled from over 1,500 songs, How to Write Songs on Guitar 2nd edition will soon have you producing better, more memorable songs.

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wis. : Backbeat, 2009
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780879309428
Branch Call Number: 787.61 ROOKS
Characteristics: 240 pages : music ; 28 cm
Notes: Previous edition: London: Balafon, 2000
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Oct 01, 2015

The update to the website is odd. I currently have this book and it says that there are 0 people waiting for it, yet when I try to renew it, it claims to be on hold...

Sep 19, 2012

I needed to buy it and study like a textbook. It has everything one needs to write songs. I am moving onto another Rikky's book.


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