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Five Things I’ve Learned About Songwriting from the Masters, courtesy of Cliff Goldmacher 

One of the more daunting things I’ve come to realize in my years of writing songs is that when it comes to getting cuts, you’re not only competing against all the songs being written currently but also against every song that’s ever been written. Fortunately, to balance that out, we also have the opportunity to learn great songwriting from any master who’s ever written a song. To that end, I’ve put together five tips that I’ve learned from some of pop music’s finest writers from any era. Enjoy! 

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