The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs That Sell

How to Create Hits in Today's Music Industry
Beall, Eric (Book - 2009)
The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs That Sell
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The Billboard Guide to Writing and Producing Songs that Sell unveils the secrets to climbing the charts and reaching success in today's ultracompetitive music industry. Eric Beall supplies his firsthand knowledge of today's record business, as well as interviews with successful writers, producers, and executives from the worlds of pop, hip-hop, country, adult contemporary, and R&B. The result: a proven approach to constructing songs that open doors, create careers, and communicate to listeners around the world. Key areas explored include: •How does a song become a hit? •What makes a song a single? •Is there a formula for creating a hit? Fun and practical exercises provide opportunities to hone skills and expose specific talents, helping songwriters combine their unique voices to the demands of the commercial marketplace. Filled with fresh ideas that will spark beginners and veterans alike, this book will lead the way toward the industry's ultimate challenge: the creation of that chart-topping hit song.
Authors: Beall, Eric
Title: The Billboard guide to writing and producing songs that sell
how to create hits in today's music industry
Publisher: New York : Billboard Books, Watson-Guptill Pub., c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 287 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Eric Beall
Notes: Includes index
ISBN: 0823099547
Branch Call Number: 780.2373 B366b 2009
Subject Headings: Music publishing United States Music Economic aspects Popular music Writing and publishing
Topical Term: Music publishing
Popular music
LCCN: 2008932376
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