Category Archives: Song Lyrics I’ve Written or Co-Written

Lyrics I’ve written or Co-Written

“My Old Friend”

[audio href=’https://russtowne.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/my-old-friend-final-mix.mp3′>My Old Friend-Final Mix<a I mentioned earlier that I was going to more consistently write songs from my heart instead of focusing on a market or industry norms. "My Old Friend" is from my heart, and is my tribute … Continue reading

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“Katie Sue”

Some long-time readers of this blog may recall reading an earlier post about a song called “Katie Sue”. It started out to be a song about a man’s first love that the listeners learned late in the song was actually … Continue reading

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Songwriting Adventure Updates

Three song updates: The Hollywood executive who is pitching “No More Secrets/No More Lies” to the new TV show “Nashville” may also be pitching it as background for a bar scene in a Fox TV show. I plan to put … Continue reading

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“My Old Friend”

I thought some of you would like to see one way that a song project evolves. So, below is my first very rough draft lyric of my latest song. It is written in honor of my dog Duke and all … Continue reading

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Lyric For “No More Secrets/No More Lies”

A reader asked about the lyric for “No More Secrets/No More Lies” so it is below. Lyrics tend to change over time. You might want to consider this a snapshot of what it is today. Please also keep in mind … Continue reading

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How the Meeting with My New Co-Writer Went

The first hour or so of the meeting was spent with my asking questions about the industry and Kevin answering them. Some of the questions were regarding various ways one can make money in the business. (I’m a businessman and … Continue reading

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Day 2 and a Project/Co-Writer Update

Day two of the conference was also excellent, but more for the industry contacts and networking and for hearing some fantastic music and learning, rather than for pick-ups. Our song was presented only once on Sunday and didn’t fit for … Continue reading

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