Things Every Songwriter Should Know
  ...from the Pros Who've Done it.

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Here’s a fun story about how I started Valiant Records, which became a very successful independent record company responsible for hit songs including Rhythm of the Rain by The Cascades, as well as Cherish, Never My Love, Windy, and Along Comes Mary by The Association. Click the video below to see how it all began.

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The Story of How The Theme from S.W.A.T. Came to be – click here
7 Tips on How to Record a Demo That Gets Results – click here
7 Places you Should be Sending Your Songs to – click here

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We wanted to share another entertaining story of how Barry’s classic, Bless the Beasts and the Children, became a hit and ultimately was nominated for an Academy Award.  Another example of how many things have to fall in place for a song to become a hit.  Click the play button below to hear how it happened from Barry himself.  Enjoy and please feel free to share your thoughts and comments.

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How an Unlikely Background Cue Became a Giant Hit – click here
The Keys to Standing Out in  a Transforming Music Business – click here
Craft Will Save Your Ass – click here

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We wanted to share another entertaining story of how a background cue from the soundtrack of the motion picture Bless the Beasts and the Children became the most important hit of Barry DeVorzon’s career – Nadia’s Theme/Theme from The Young and the Restless. Click the play button below to hear how it happened from Barry himself.  Enjoy and please feel free to share your thoughts and comments.

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If you haven’t already, check out:

The 5 Ways to Connect to Inspiration – click here
How do you Know When you’ve Written a Great Song? – click here
The story of how I got my first hit – click here

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Here’s another story that goes back a few years when songwriting and the music business were very different, but I think you’ll enjoy it.  Please feel free to share your thoughts and comments.

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Here’s another story I hope you’ll find interesting and inspiring on how the Theme from S.W.A.T. came to be.  Enjoy and please feel free to share your thoughts and comments.

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Written by Barry DeVorzon – Follow us on Twitter

Thanks for joining us for the launch of our Songwriter’s blog! Watch the video below to see all we have in store and also check out our first two posts (scroll down):  The 5 Ways to Connect to Inspiration and The Story of How I Got My First Hit. Enjoy!

Written by Barry DeVorzon – Follow us on Twitter

For an interesting and entertaining story of how I got my first hit, check out the video below. Enjoy…

Be sure to check out our most recent article if you haven’t already: The 5 Ways to Connect to Inspiration.

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