Ryan Miller discusses winning Jan/Feb 2020 contest song "Asking For A Friend"
American Songwriter has received countless submissions for each 2019 bi-monthly Lyric Contest in hopes of being awarded annual Grand prize -- and the time to make a final decision is fast approaching. The winner will receive:
Abernethy turned the relatively obscure early Dylan song about racial injustice into a tour-de-force, complete with a focused vocal delivery, tight and percussive rhythm, fiery guitar licks and solid harmonica playing.
Congratulations to all our November/December 2019 winners! Click here to enter the January/February 2020 contest! 1st Place "Parallel Universes" by Larry E. Black Asheville, NC Somewhere, someone is kissing a loverthat should've been mine.Somewhere, someone is rocking a babydescended from my line.Somewhere,...
"I’ve tried to be really cognizant about trying to get the most mileage out of each line in a song.”
Lyric Contest Winner Lucy LeBlanc on Co-Writing 200 Songs A Year, Her Idea of a Perfect Song, And More
"I don’t always know where the lyric comes from, unless I have a specific idea in mind."
American Songwriter is happy to premiere this new single, "Farm On The Mountaintop" from the debut album Whatever It Is from art...
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As a New York transplant, songwriter Chris Maxwell, was certain he had moved on from his hometown in Arkansas in every aspect....