An expanded edition of a classic collection of interviews with the greatest songwriters of our time.. This expanded fourth edition of Songwriters on Songwriting includes ten new interviews--with Alanis Morissette, Lenny Kravitz, Lou Reed, and others. In these pages, sixty-two of the greatest songwriters of our time go straight to the source of the magic of songwriting by offering their thoughts, feelings, and opinions on their art. Representing almost every genre of popular music, from blues to pop to rock, here are the figures that have shaped American music as we know it.
Brain Pickings, 5/26/14 "[An] excellent and extensive treasure trove...[The] insights on songwriting extend to the broader realm of creative work in a multitude of disciplines...A magnificent read in its hefty totality." Brain Pickings, 7/20/14 "[An] impressive interview compendium."