The links below are recommended for anyone interesting in furthering their skills in songwriting.
Lyric Ideas for Songwriters
This site has been designed to help songwriters write song lyrics using new ideas for songs. Whenever ideas for lyrics or song ideas are needed, just log onto this website for inspiration for lyric ideas. What you’ll find here is a valuable list of song lyric ideas for titles, hooks and albums.
TAXI(tm) Independent A&R Company
Songwriting Tips & Techniques
Having trouble finding a word that rhymes to fill in that line in your song. Try these links. It will also help you understand:
End Rhymes (blue/shoe)
Last Syllable Rhymes (timber/harbor)
Double Rhymes (conviction/prediction)
Beginning Rhymes (physics/fizzle)
First Syllable Rhymes (carrot/caring)
FREE Rhyming Dictionary -
Rhymer is an online rhyming dictionary that helps you find rhymes fast and easy.
Online Rhyming Dictionary -
So you're writing a song or a poem and are frustrated from searching for the right rhyme? An automated rhyming dictionary will fix your problem.
RhymeZone rhyming dictionary and thesaurus
A language arts reference tool and comprehensive search engine for words. Includes the functions of a rhyming dictionary, thesaurus, and spelling checker, as well as an integrated full-
SongU.com provides multi-
Gatlinburg TN Songwriters Festival
The Gatlinburg Songwriters Festival is two days of networking opportunities generally held in August. Along with rounds of songwriter song-demos and songwriting class tge evebt celebrates the craft of songwriting.
SONGRAMP is a music community focused on the creative aspects of music and songwriting. The name implies a place where songs and songwriters can advance (ramp) based upon their merit. The mission of SongRamp is to create a thriving, productive environment that encourages an atmosphere of community, respect, collaboration, and growth for musicians and songwriters of all backgrounds and levels.
Performing rights organizations (there are three of us in the U.S.) are businesses designed to represent songwriters and publishers and their right to be compensated for having their music performed in public.
ASCAP. The worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters, composers and music publishers.
The Harry Fox Agency -
In 1927, the National Music Publisher's Association established HFA to act as an information source, clearinghouse and monitoring service for licensing musical copyrights. Since its founding, HFA has provided efficient and convenient services for publishers, licensees, and a broad spectrum of music users. With its current level of publisher representation, HFA licenses the largest percentage of the mechanical and digital uses of music in the United States on CDs, digital services, records, tapes and imported phonorecords.
The Boot -
Read the information about a song or songwriter. Ok, this is a bit of a tabloid-
Songwriting information, articles, news, tips, links to song writing contests, tips, software, and more
A Reference Guide For Professional Songwriters
So you know how to write a great song and you want to make a living at it. Now what? Here are some suggestions on resources within this site that might help you take your songs to that "next level".
Variety of references, magazine, and contests for the songwriter.
Good articles can be found on the blog at Songwriting dot Net
The Songwriting blog includes songwriting tips, news & more
Songsalive! is an international non-