Song (The World's Best Songwriters on Creating the Music That Moves Us). Edited by J. Douglas Waterman. Book. Softcover. 392 pages. Published by Writer's Digest Books (HL.331749).
ISBN 1582974241. 8.5x8.5 inches.
Song is an enthralling compilation of songwriting wisdom from 100 of the biggest names in music. From country to rock to folk to alternative, this genre-spanning collection of interviews captures the anecdotes, history and wisdom of the best songwriters around – in their own words. An entertaining read as well as an indispensible guide to the art and craft of songwriting, this book is a must-have resource for the aspiring, amateur or professional musician.
Features enlightening interviews with such great songwriters as: Smokey Robinson, Willie Nelson, Jewel, Cat Stevens, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Ray Charles, Clint Black, Dolly Parton, Rufus Wainwright, Beck, Lou Reed and many others.