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Can one perform and record older jazz standards with their own lyrics added? These are songs that had no original lyrics. Do...

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Brent Hahn 31st January 2012
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i-v-vi-iv in the key of C = C minor - G minor - A minor - F minor ... correct ? I-V-vi-IV in the key of C = C major - G major -...

Happy Musicfan
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theblue1 31st January 2012
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Hi, This is not really a songwriting question, but I don't know where else to post it since it doesn't fit any of the forum...

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HeimBrent 31st January 2012
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This might be of some interest to others as well, but does anyone know of a guide or website that lists what would be considered...

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jeremy.c. 30th January 2012
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So I'm writing & recording some new songs at the moment and I'd love to work with a string player over the net. I have some...

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marcreeves 30th January 2012
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I wasn't really sure where to post these as they have ceased to be demos, but yeah, any and all feedback welcome. Tiny...

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Butcha 29th January 2012
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Are my songwriting skills any good? I feel so free like a dove gliding in the air Shoot me down and I will Only beg for more...

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Travis3Miller 29th January 2012
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brockorama 28th January 2012
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Ok so I sang my first song yesterday. Recorded. Found "my" key Transposed my track Melodyned it to...

Danny Zuko
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hJocelyn 27th January 2012
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Hey, do you think you are the best as a Musician! Actually, many bands are looking for new talent.

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ml692787 26th January 2012
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Anyone want to collaborate on writing parts for songs? I am hindered in my abilities to play guitar and sing. So, I send you...

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ml692787 26th January 2012
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Do you get it? How do you deal with it?

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Unclenny 25th January 2012
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Sometimes I get stuck in my songwriting. I think all of us do. Here are some things I do to get unstuck: 1) Listen to music I...

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MuzoBlog 25th January 2012
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Since we have the songwriting section today, I guess I'll start with lyric. One of my way of writing is to absorbed into other...

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Wiguan 24th January 2012
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Just an idea... It would be great if we could try to assemble a master list of chord progressions, BPM's, etc from all major...

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Dz7 24th January 2012
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Hi, I have a problem which is hampering my progress. I am not sure what causes it, but am gonna guess there is an unhealthy...

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EmuChicken 23rd January 2012
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After mis-reading Wiguan's thread title, I thought "is there any merit in just bashing out a first draft and rolling with...

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Blast9 22nd January 2012
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How about a thread on songs that have great lyrics? There some songs out there that will never be considered great but have the...

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Murphster 22nd January 2012
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At least for me anyway. I have no problem getting the initial idea. The challenge for me is to create other material that...

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Unclenny 22nd January 2012
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Hello, all! Is there a way of finding out if these chaps are legit? TAXI: record deals, publishing deal, film TV placement,...

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initialsBB 21st January 2012
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Authors and Musicians... I have had some people tell me that composing music is easy, and that anyone can do it. Yes, anyone...

Danny Zuko
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Benprogfuse 21st January 2012
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I wrote this new track. The basic part is a Gmajor to a Cmajor. Pretty much ur basic I to IV pop structure. So I tried a whole...

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Kierkes 21st January 2012
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I like most go through a process before I start writing (although sometimes not!) I normally listen to 3-4 songs to get a vibe...

Danny Zuko
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baskervils 21st January 2012
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Hey guys, My name is Marcus D' Tray, I have produced records for Trey Songz, Maino, Style P, Jeezy, Gorilla Zoe, Sheek Louch,...

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PeteGJ 20th January 2012
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Hey Everyone, I'm doing a research study on people who record their own music. If that's you and you're 18 or over and...

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adampatrickbell 18th January 2012
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Hola songwriters! Producer/songwriter here. Have some tracks that need specific styles of toplines. Please send me a PM with your...

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bossman 17th January 2012
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Hi All! Cool to see that this songwriting forum is here now, this is just something I was looking for. I am interested in...

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- Michael P - 17th January 2012
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Who here writes list-songs? "My Favorite Things," (music: Richard Rodgers, lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein) being a...

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fret_burn 17th January 2012
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uh auw eee-ah Eaeiouuuu! I'm currently doing a very interesting rather intense song writing collaboration in the Prog Metal...

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Blast9 17th January 2012
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Well, if any of you are into Sound Opinions Sound Opinions from WBEZ Chicago Jim and Greg have a bit on their show called...

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SFB 17th January 2012
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Songwriting can take many forms and approaches (obviously). Aside from the metronome, what gear has affected the way you craft...

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Mark Kaufman 16th January 2012
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Hi, I live outside the US or UK and not sure where to start on trying to promote my songs. I did try a couple of things...

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schwapj 16th January 2012
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Captain Beefheart's 10 Commandments of Guitar Playing 1. Listen to the birds. That's where all the music comes from. Birds know...

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Fast Frets 16th January 2012
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Great to see a Song Writing Forum here at GSz Get your work read and critiqued and help when you have the good old writers...

Danny Zuko
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Johnny Favorite 16th January 2012
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Most of what this website is about is science and craft. And that's why we all love Gearslutz as much as we do. But songwriting...

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Johnny Favorite 16th January 2012
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Hi all, I've been working with harmony lines on backing vox recently, but I've stumbled apon this certain harmony that I can't...

Hedley K
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Hedley K 15th January 2012
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Share your secrets for copying sections in an un-obvious, less robotic fashion. Example: You may paste a second chorus but...

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initialsBB 15th January 2012
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Beatles HELP. Where's the chorus?

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creegstor 11th January 2012
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Gearslutz User Reviews! Give-away this January is an sE Munro Egg monitor system! Gearslutz has launched a new User Review...

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Jules 5th January 2012
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So I'm looking at some of the features found on this link Guitar Tab Software I understand the principals of music theory, but...

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