Excellent book by Richard Polt
Writing Dream Machine – no distractions

 

All Along the Lee Shore

One of the beauties of all time in “pop song” writing. Click the hyperlink on the song titles. This one provides a lovely slideshow of this great band of artists and their musical artistry.  Some of these fellows spent their earned treasures in the best way:  enjoying life on beautiful islands which sparked great songs like this one for us to live vicariously through them.

Cowgirl in the Sand

Hello, Ruby in the dust
Has your band begun to rust?
(A magnificent solo version. Wow.  Can your song hold up to just YOU?)

Bohemian Rhapsody

Kalamazoola Fibia Tulla – Bibbity Bobbity BOO
Put em together and what have you got?
This is the freaking greatest Sing-ALONG, Rock SONG of ALL TIME!
(And if you can’t sing; damn, I’m so sorry, because this song is the bomb, sing-a-long.)

10th Avenue Freeze Out

1981 tour brought Bruce Springsteen to the Oakland Coliseum. The father of one of my college pals was the head of BASS tickets and scored us 8th row seats. Bruce stood on my chair to sing this one to the crowd. As I looked up in amazement, I kept thinking: “I wanna make people feel good like that.”

A Little Ditty ’bout Jack and Diane

One of several of my Films on 45 scripts.

A few words about Nils Lofgren

 I heard this once before and wish I had listened…

 

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