Lyrics or Melody – Which Is Most Important?

What is the most important element in songwriting… lyrics or melody?! Hit Songwriters Marty Dodson and Clay Mills hash it out and debate this controversial topic! SongTown on Songwriting Podcast Powered by Sweetwater.com – The best place for musical gear on the planet! Join our upcoming Creative Xperience Workshop LIVE in Nashville, TN! Learn pro songwriting tips…

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5 Things I’d Tell My Young Songwriting Self

Does songwriting sometimes cause you anxiety and stress? Hit Songwriter Marty Dodson has been in your shoes! Marty shares 5 things he wishes he could have told his younger self to help elevate these struggles. Learn from Marty’s mistakes and be encouraged to take the next steps towards your songwriting goals! SongTown on Songwriting Podcast…

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6 Questions To Help You Critique Your Own Songs

Do you ever finish a song and wonder if it’s good enough to pitch to an artist or publisher? Hit Songwriter Marty Dodson shares 6 questions to ask yourself to help you critique your own songs and make them stronger and more pitch-able! SongTown on Songwriting Podcast Powered by Sweetwater.com – The best place for musical gear…

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Multi-Platinum Songwriter/Producer Aaron Scherz

Hit Songwriter/Producer Aaron Scherz always knew he was going to do something “different”, but he couldn’t have imagined that “different” would involve a multi-platinum Songwriting career! Aaron shares his musical journey, songwriting process and the magic of chasing a hit song. SongTown on Songwriting Podcast Powered by Sweetwater.com – The best place for musical gear on the…

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The Perils Of Writing Up

How do you break through in songwriting and how do you “write up”?! Hit Songwriters Clay Mills and Marty Dodson discuss how writing up may not always be the best thing to do and how you can break through in your songwriting career in the best, most organic way possible. YOU ARE INVITED SongTown’s 8th…

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Is Writer’s Block A Thing?

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Is writer’s block a real thing?! Tune in and listen as Hit Songwriters Clay Mills and Marty Dodson discuss this popular subject! Clay and Marty also share tips and tricks to help you get and stay inspired when writing songs. YOU ARE INVITED SongTown’s 8th Annual Creative Xperience Workshop & Birthday Bash, LIVE In-Person in…

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Bobby Pinson “The Shave” Inspirational Story

After taking a hiatus from his artistry, Grammy nominated, #1 hit songwriter Bobby Pinson shares his inspirational journey back to writing his own songs and releasing his newest single, “The Shave” which was inspired by his late father. Bobby also gives some great advice for aspiring songwriters! YOU ARE INVITED SongTown’s 8th Annual Creative Xperience…

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Inspirational Songwriter Matt Warren

For most people having “overnight success” in the music business is far from the truth. Having success takes time and patience. Hit Songwriter, 2x ASCAP Award Winner, ACM Song Of The Year Nominee Matt Warren shares his inspirational journey of songwriting and how you should never stop learning or taking opportunities when it comes to…

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Business Mistakes Touring Artists Make – Dean Sams of the band Lonestar.

Touring with a band can be challenging. With 30+ years of touring experience with the band Lonestar, Hit Songwriter/Artist Dean Sams shares advice on how to avoid early mistakes in touring as well as important business details that can help you and your band avoid business conflicts. Write better songs faster! Clay & Marty’s 10-day…

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Dealing With Songwriting Frustrations

Are you frustrated with the ups and downs of songwriting? With a combined 50+ years in the songwriting business, Hit Songwriters Marty Dodson and Clay Mills know just how you feel! Listen in as Marty and Clay talk about common songwriting frustrations and how you can overcome them! Write better songs faster! Clay & Marty’s…

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