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Making Song Lyrics Rhyme

December 3rd, 2013 by

For those of you who like to write songs where the lyrics rhyme, here’s a term you should be familiar with.  ‘Rhyme scheme‘ refers to where the rhyming words occur in a verse or a chorus.  When writing songs it is a good idea to make song lyric rhyme.

Song Lyrics Rhyme - Fifteen Rhyme Scheme Patterns

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Song Lyrics Rhyme Scheme Patterns

Rhyme schemes are simply the pattern of rhymes within a stanza. The rhyme pattern in each verse should match other following verses in the song. But this pattern does not have to be the same in the chorus or bridge. It is usually best to be different than the verses. Songs do not have to rhyme, but the vast majority of successful songs do rhyme. (more…)

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