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andygetch wrote:at least yours had some horsepower
andygetch wrote:By turning a poem into a lyric I presume you mean to establish a meter and identify verse chorus bridge etc.
andygetch wrote:The Julie... lines is what I had in mind for a chorus part but haven't decided on the degree of repetition or variation yet.
andygetch wrote:Probably need to set up with her as the neighbor across the street with a little more detail, maybe in an intro.
andygetch wrote:I have heard more than one songwriter (that I highly respect) say the lyric or story should stand on its own without music so I always take poetry references as a compliment.
andygetch wrote:I literally got the idea walking under the bridge and wrote it there so that was the basis for using it as a connecting point across time from then to now.
pbee wrote: I especially love that 1st line I can hear the clop clop as I write this, almost like a heartbeat. My money would be on the 1st and last verse using the clop clop / heartbeat theme in the chorus to allude to emotion or passage of time.
)jamestoffee wrote:andygetch wrote:I am surprised to see that.....send a link to some sources b/c I've only heard the opposite....
Vic Lewis VL wrote:First thing that came to mind when I tried putting music to it was "Thunder Road" by Springsteen.... don't know if he's on your "top songwriters" list Vic
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