“They don’t write like that anymore… no they just don’t write like that anymore.”
Way back in the 70s Greg Kihn band had a hit talkin’ how they don’t write break up songs like that anymore.
He might have well been talkin’ about an endangered species of song forms instead of breakup tunes. If he would have, it’d be a prophetic word for today’s songwriting.
You can’t swing a guitar 306-degrees by its strap without hitting a verse-chorus or verse-chorus-bridge-chorus song.
What about one of the best, in my humble but spot on opinion, song forms ever gracing the ears of listeners?
We used to hear them all the time. The radio was littered with them. Not these days.
Good news though, you can use it to your advantage.
Find out which song form I’m rappin’ ‘bout in July’s Tune Booster.
We’ll talk a bit about what makes it the form it is, and how parts of it differ from other song forms.
We’ll even take some motherly advice… or if not, we’ll see how my accountant’s financial advice is applied to this song form.
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