How to write a hit song...and sell it / Tommy Boyce ; foreword by Melvin Powers.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.
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|Main Library||MT67 .B69 1978||37684000143030||Library Stacks||Copy hold / Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 087980291X
- ISBN: 9780879802912
- Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations, music ; 28 cm.
- Edition: 1978 [i.e. 3rd] edition.
- Publisher: North Hollywood : M. Powers, 1978, ©1974.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Foreword -- Preface -- Who am I? -- Can the amateur songwriter reach stardom? -- How to begin with or without a musical background -- Moods, titles, and melodies -- Where do songs come from? -- Which comes first, the lyrics or the melody? -- Analyzing hit songs -- What makes a hit song? -- Professional song-writing tips for the amateur or the up-and-coming songwriter -- How I created six of my hit songs -- Evaluating your music -- Rewriting before presenting your song -- Promoting your own song -- Copywright, ASCAP, BMI -- The business side of music -- How to sell your song in person or by mail -- A personal word from Melvin Powers -- Directory of record companies -- Directory of music publishers.
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