Learn Songwriting

If you want to learn how to write songs you have arrived at the right place. There is an abundance of resources, lessons and courses available online for songwriters. As a songwriter it is helpful to get guidance to help you write better songs. That is the goal of this site to provide a variety of resources to help teach you how to develop and create great songs. Getting lessons and courses will help you get better.

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5 Musical Elements Hit Songs Have In Common

How do musicians write their hit songs? There are tons of opinions and books out there on this subject, written from songwriters. A majority of these manuals are written by analysts who do not have any songwriting experience but are good at studying patterns. Is there a secret formula out there that can push the aspiring songwriter to overnight stardom?

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Songwriting Tools

These tools were created to help you with your songwriting efforts.  The access any of the tools all you need to do is click on the icon to be taken to the page where the songwriting tools can be found.

Interactive Chord Progression Chart

The Create Chord Progression tool is designed to help you create chord progression that work. This is an interactive tool that is simple and easy to use. Go >>>

Online Rhyming Dictionary

Need help with finding a rhyme for your song lyrics.  This online dictionary will help you find the right word to help you complete that song. Go >>>

rhyme-scheme-button

Use this tool to create common rhyme scheme patterns for your song lyrics. Go >>>

Melody Shape Generator

When composing music for a song, the melody needs to be strong and memorable.  To do this a melody should have a shape contour. Use this tool to create unlimited number of melody shapes Go>>>

Random Rhythmn Generator

The Random Rhythm Generator is an online interactive tool that will provide you with random rhythm patterns.  This is a great starter for creating melody lines or beats to use in your song. Go >>>

Random Title Generator

Are you stuck with finding the perfect title or have writers block and need ideas to get started.  This online interactive song title generator will create a series of random song titles.  Some are silly, but eventually you can come up with a title to start your next song. Go >>>

Songwiritng Idea Prompts

Sometimes you will need a little nudge in order to get your creative juices flowing. This online app will provide songwriting prompts  that will help you get started. Go>>>

Online Thesaurus

This tool will help you find related words. Let’s say you have a word idea for your song but it does not fit the melody or lyric line.  Use this tool to find words with similar meanings. Go >>>

Drum Loops For Songwriters

For some songwriters, writing to a beat can help stimulate song ideas, progressions.  The Songwriters Drum Loops is a series of drum beat that cover a variety of music genre. Go >>>

Random Song Form Structure Generato

Need ideas on how to structure your song.  This online interactive tool will help you build song structures that work.  The tool will create a song structure at random. Go >>>

Songwriter's Flowchart

This info-graphic will show you the flow of writing songs.  Helpful in understanding the process a songwriter goes through to write a song. Go >>>

Get a key signature for your song

Are you tied of writing in the key of C?  Use this tool to find a different key to write.  Writing a different key can stimulate new melody ideas. Go >>>

29 Replies to “Learn Songwriting”

  1. I saw your post and was wondering if you published any songs or put them out there for people to listen to, always love to hear orher people’s work. Thanks Benny

  2. There are a lot of great tools here and you also give lot of wonderful ideas and advice, just in case nobody had said it recently Thanks for all the wonderful tools and help you give, I know I appreciate them and listenbto your info.

  3. What I can’t figure is how John and Paul came up with so many original melodies? Have you written any songs that you put out for others to listen to? If so send me a link would love to check them out!

  4. Hi, Of course, this is just one approach to songwriting but it’s used by many songwriting pros and it works.

  5. Good stuff, great minds think alike right. Flexibility is very important when it comes to song writing. Sometimes you may want to say something, but have to word it differently so it flows with the rest of the song.

  6. I’m amazed, I must say. Seldom do I encounter a blog that’s equally educative and interesting, and
    let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head. The problem is something
    that not enough people are speaking intelligently about.
    I am very happy that I found this during my search for something regarding this.

    1. Good songwriters use song craft to give their songs emotional impact and make them memorable for listeners. The song building tools and techniques we call song craft are

  7. Fantastic Just what I need my poems are fantastic. When it comes to the transition into song im having a hard time! this should surely help.

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    1. Thank you very much Leya, It is our hope that these tool will help songwriters during the songwriting process.

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