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Songwriting News September 6 2017

September 4th, 2017 by

Songwriting News September

Songwriting  Giants Webb And Harnick Write New Books, While David Is The Subject Of A New …

Forbes

Three giants of American songwriting are in the limelight today with new books:  Jimmy Webb and lyricist Sheldon Harnick each have penned one, while lyricist Hal David is the subject of a new biography by his widow, Eunice.

A Sought-After  Songwriter  With A Powerful Pedigree Offers Her Best Tips On Finding Happiness

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Many of us can get pretty myopic about success and happiness. We are convinced we need an exact cocktail of events to occur before we allow ourselves to believe we have achieved success. If only we had that job, car, house. But the reality is that success comes in many forms. You can thrive at any time. The key is to recognize and embrace those riches when they come your way.

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