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Tom Smith Songwriting Workshop 
Every once in awhile I am asked about songwriting, and how I do it. Songwriting is, I've found, an intensely personal experience which differs for every songwriter. Except for the ones who use Mad-Libs -- or, as they say at marketing school, "The Ideal Customer Base".

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2009-01-11 oddaustin
Pure awesome. Yet another great track from the legendary Tom Smith.
2009-01-11 lukeski
Luke Ski genuflects in the presence of the king.
2009-01-11 maxgoof
Bwahahaha!!! Well done!!
2009-01-11 devospice
Oh very nice!
2009-01-11 weirdojace
Okay this is brilliant.
2009-01-12 marcgunn
Outstanding Tom!
2009-01-12 TVsKyle
Yay! The fourth wall is obliterated! This rawks.
2009-01-12 Molakwae
Roses are red, Violets are tan, I love this song, And this comment still doesn't scan.
2009-01-12 djseamus
"And that is my workshop on writing a song, Please, that will be ninety-nine fifty". Ummm...I'll take a rain check on that. In the meantime, you've given me plenty to work with here, Tom. A brilliant peice of music yet again....how DO you do it? Oh wait, you just told us, didn't you. :^) CYA!
2009-01-12 Carrie Dahlby
Oh.... my beloved "songs that describe themselves" genre!!! Love it! <3 <3 <3
2009-01-12 Insane Ian
Fantastic. Makes me happy in a way I never thought a song about songs could. Yay!
2009-01-12 Spaff.com
Classic. I hereby request that you go to MarsCon and sing this.
2009-01-13 maxgoof
Do you realize I spent all day yesterday singing "And try not to make a repetitive chorus, it's wasteful of words and a bore" over and over and over and over???
2009-01-13 ProjectSisyphus
Fantastic! But you forgot one other important detail: never write anything in 3/4 time.
2009-01-14 shoebox
Yeah, but where do you get all your ideas? :)

Oh, and Sisyphus: SHUT UP AND WALTZ!

2009-01-14 mrwompy
That thar wuz a great song!! I'll try to use these instructions in my future masterpieces!
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