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I Write Music and Lyrics

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    My Guitar Gently Sleeps

    When I was a child, I was influenced by a number of Hawaiian musicians. One of my neighbors knew Cecilo & Kapono, and they encouraged me to learn the guitar and play. The guitar and ukulele were a big part of my life. We'd sit around the weekend fires, playing, singing, watching...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180 41-45, F Jun 12, 2012

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    Sing+guitar

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRRhot3qzFo&feature=channel   My favorite song by me, and i am just learning guitar. All my songs were for a stupid little fool :[   But yeah! i think ima do an open mike this month! xP Should I???
    ChellieG ChellieG 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 17, 2010

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    First Rap Lyrics

    Any suggestions comment below, This goes to my friend Lloyd "Mocker Knocker' Banks from EP Yo, I remember when we used to be a team, When people looked at us all they saw was a beam, We were unstoppable, We were Royce Da 5’9 and Eminem, We had a rap group called I BAD...
    Beastmode2011 Beastmode2011 13-15, M Dec 3, 2013

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    Shut Me Up

    The bass, the rock The mic, the treble I like my coffee black Just like my metal The bass, the rock The mic, the treble I like my coffee black Just like my metal I can't wait for you to knock me up In a minute, minute In a ******' minute I can't wait for you to...
    SpectrodeMasterYuki SpectrodeMasterYuki 13-15, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Song On A CD

    Got my first song on a CD today! It's a charity CD of all local artists and I was asked to be on it. Absolutely delighted! :-)
    redheadwest redheadwest 31-35, F Feb 20, 2013

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    Flight Of The Valkyries

      For this one I tried to put myself in Wagner's shoes as to how he might have written it today.   http://www.youtube.com/mrjanxspirit42#p/u
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    More Not Coming Soon.

    Anger Angry like an angry gran Angry like a mangina man Angry like a toasted hand Angry like a girl band Angry like a heated fan Angry like a demon man Angry like an actor playin an angry angered angry Woman named Ann. Man! Angry like a fluffed up fly Angry like a broken guy...
    Acchbellon Acchbellon 18-21, M Jan 11, 2013

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    You Took You From Me

    https://www.reverbnation.com/camillesurrett (You took you from me, With our memories, I called your number, Just to hear it ring, Disconnected, try again)   A thousand miles didn't seem so much, When you were my crutch, My last connection to my past, But time...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    I Would Love To Learn How To

    While I've been in and around music in some way on and off over My earlier years, it's actually been over a decade since I've been in any kind of choir, musical theatre production, or anything requiring Me to learn and practice new music. Suffice it to say that lots of...
    aktor1970 aktor1970 41-45, M Oct 20, 2012

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    No Messiah

       All of my life, people have looked to me    For an answer to a question at hand    Thought of me as a counselor    Someone who would understand    They tried to follow wherever I went    Around me they...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 4, 2010

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    Carpe Diem

    What you see isn't always what you get, What is real you never forget, There's always more than meets the eye, It all depends on how hard you try.   Its not wrong to question, Use your best discretion, Choose your words wisely, And never act unkindly...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Best Feeling Ever!

    Back in the crazy time when MySpace was the place to be I was starting a two man acoustic band. We uploaded our songs and to try to get fans we sent invites to everyone. I would spend weekends just seeing who was online and clicking the send friend request button. We did end up...
    hot4you69123 hot4you69123 31-35, M Mar 3, 2013

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    New Song Writer

    Since my husband and I have been having problems, I have started writing songs. Some of them are truely aweful and pathetic, but there are a couple that I think are ok. It gives me a real feeling of release. It's the only thing that makes me feel alive these days. I love it!!
    redheadwest redheadwest 31-35, F Sep 25, 2012

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    I Love Music

     All my material probably sucks but I really love writing music. Sometimes my lyrics are really stupid or weird. But I like my music all the same. It's me and thats what I love about it.  :D
    tootsiekannah tootsiekannah 18-21, F Apr 11, 2009

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    Freedom In Music

    The only place I can truly be free - to be me, is within the music I create as a singer/songwriter. http://www.soundclick.com/bands/default.cfm?bandID=12378&content=music I have long since forgotten about the naive dreams of 'making it" in the music industry. It's a business and...
    Shadow7 Shadow7 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    Forgotten are the dreams

    that one day you would live Your fake mortality not suffering from consequence Hidden from your scars Try to hide everything you are There's nothing left inside Nothing inside But the remnants of your lies will haunt you in the end Fooled all but now it's out Your legacy infects...
    HerSunMoonStars HerSunMoonStars 31-35, M Apr 8

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    Child Lost

    Child walks out in this world Empty vessel to be filled Looks to parents to fill this void To help him climb life's hills Questions are many, answers are few And the answers are not real Left all alone to discover the world He knows not how to feel Nothing is...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 31, 2010

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    I Write Lyrics

    I have plenty of the lyrics written for songs I will get to eventually... Probably. Anyways I havnt gotten down to writing the music so idk if it'll be hard. I'm only 15 so I got plenty of time to practice before I'm ready to make it big. If anyone wants to talk about music and...
    VeronicaRose1998 VeronicaRose1998 16-17, T Jul 26, 2013

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    Hey there, I have a song on iTunes

    which I wrote and sing. It's called Lifesaver - The Undisclosed. It's also on YouTube. Please check it out and tell me what you think!
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Behind The Mask

    I am a lyricist and this is one of the songs/poems I wrote. I am very shy, but I find my writing this year has helped me and my passion is to share with others also. I hope you may like this and maybe visit my page too, but if not I would still love to share with fellow writers...
    shygirl888 shygirl888 26-30, F Nov 19, 2012

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    Rock N' Roll King

    When I'm feeling lonely, And nothing's alright, Its on these nights, My mind's airtight, Sing me a song, Or play me a tune, With that old guitar, Make me swoon   Make me feel nineteen, Make me sing, We'll dance to your beat, And drink from that...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Heels Over Head (out Of Love Again)

    Heels over head I’m out of love again I need a girl who’ll be my best friend I see her here and there but she fades away And that’s ok…I’ll find her someday   She walks away Another with whom it simply wasn’t right But in...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    Release Your Fear

    I wrote this one in 1996 during my goth phase, so I felt it appropriate to do the video to match. As usual, I used my laptop's onboard mic to record the lyrics and wrote the music with FL Studio. Enjoy!   Rough in texture Deep in sight Make their own way Children of the night...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 8 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    The Only Thing I Really Know How To Do Well.

    I have written songs since I was around 6 years old. I have never had any musical training other than a few piano and cello lessons when i was much younger. I hear the music with each word of the music and then I try to figure out what the notes are using a guitar or keyboard. I...
    lilyofthe lilyofthe 26-30, F Feb 9, 2012

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    Lullaby Child

    Take this, Lullaby child, Hush, hush, no need to be riled, You're safe and sound with me, And that will always be.   Shh, shh don't cry, I'm by your side, Just close your eyes, I'm by your side, Shh, shh don't cry, Just close your eyes.   Sing this...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Ight so I just wrote this on the fly

    and the lack of separation with commas is because it's just one smooth flow Grab my keys so we can hop in my yellow Lamborghini crankin higha like a machine on Soura D erything cartoonie like my homie when we doin persis of straight medical green creatin scenery imaginated...
    YoungRidah YoungRidah 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 19, 2013

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    Mayan Starsurfer

    I just recently started composing music with a program and was hoping for some feedback. Let me know what you think and if you see a way I can improve :) thanks http://www.youtube.com/mrjanxspirit42#p/u
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2010

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    Dreaming The Dreamer

    This is one of my first completed pieces, and the second one used to explore the sitar sound. Please post feedback be it good, bad or indifferent. I'd love to try and improve. Thanks for listening :) http://www.youtube.com/mrjanxspirit42#p/u
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    I Even Preform It!

    My church choir goes on vacation for the summer, so a few years back I volunteerd to sing a solo one week.  I had PLANNED to sing a hymn or something... until a friend got wind of the fact that I write music.  She told the music director, and next thing I knew, I had...
    Geode Geode 31-35, F Jul 11, 2009

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    But there's one thought

    that stays and lingers, the spaces in my fingers are only filled perfectly by your hand. I miss that more than anything.
    Scott126 Scott126 18-21, M Jan 27

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    I Long To Be Discovered One Day.

    I have been writing lyrics and performing songs on guitar for about a year now and I have a band called Kingdom of Rejects and a solo carreer where I call myself, The Hopeful Dreamer. I absolutely love what I do and I would love to share with you guys my music.
    WolfsSoul WolfsSoul 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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    Welcome To The U.S. Of A

    They will kill you if they fear you, They don't want your positive change, You don't choose your leaders, They don't even know your name. Capitalism and greed, Corruption too, Are seeking out me and you, To benefit their own needs.   They don't care about...
    xBnThrRckedThtx xBnThrRckedThtx 18-21, F Jul 19, 2013

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    Glass Slippers

      To everyone that gave their critiques and energies to help make this one happen, Thank you!!! :)  *edit* It never fails...as soon as I get one published online I find 10 or 15 minor things to fix. SO, This should be the final version ;) lol
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M 16 Responses Jun 1, 2010

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    Brody

    We fell in love on the second night I was so nervous but it felt so right At first I thought you where just messin' What am I feeling? Confusion or guilt.. What is this meaning? Chorus I don't know what you want me to do cause it feels so right when I'm with you I already broke...
    Athru Athru 26-30, M Sep 20, 2012

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    Sorry.

    I needed a place to put this :P Read it if you wish. It's probably my worst work yet though     I adore I want to hold you. I want to wrap my arms around you I want to see you I want to stand up on my tippy toes and hug you. I want to...
    Isabellesheart Isabellesheart 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2009

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    Delicate Lucidity

    After a few months of not being able to write anything, the music has returned! http://www.youtube.com/user/MrJanxspirit42#p/u
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 36-40, M Apr 25, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I just wrote something that made me very happy and sad at the same time. The music is a guitar/piano piece that starts with an arpeggio for then to mix with thunder sound effects...
    Ralphael Ralphael 18-21, M Aug 11

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    I always write songs after I was dumped, used, cheated in a relationship... I love music and writing music about my love life is the only way to help me express how I feel and...
    NynnaDavis NynnaDavis 16-17, F Aug 13

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    Before anyone jumps on my choice here, lol ... I have been a DMB fan since the beginning. I was not "over exposed" to them in college (I was out of college when I found them lol...
    ezrasgrl ezrasgrl 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I love that song say something, not because it's a beautiful song to listen to, but because the lyrics feel as though they are reaching inside my heart and pulling old memories out...
    Vickypearl Vickypearl 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Crowbar - Existence Is Punishment Lyrics: I gave my heart and soul to you my friendYou let me fallIf you could only see what's in my heartYou'd take my handI've lived...
    PinkFreud14 PinkFreud14 22-25, M Aug 11

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    "A dream of another existence you wish to die a dream of another world you pray for death to release the soul. One must die to find peace inside, you must get eternal I am a mortal...
    Oldwounds Oldwounds 18-21, M Aug 19

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    I try. I wish I could half the time. Everything just gives me more questions, but at least listening to music helps me think some things through.
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Unfortunately i cant write but im still good listener and reader :)
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F Aug 14

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    For him "you're guilty all the same to sick to be a shame you want to point your finger but there's no else to blame you're guilty all the same"
    killerinstinke killerinstinke 13-15, F Aug 3

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    No one knows what it's like To be the bad man, to be the sad man Behind blue eyes And no one knows what it's like To be faded, to be hated To telling only lies But my dreams aren't...
    hiself hiself 13-15, M Aug 6

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    "It's peanut butter jelly time it's peanut butter jelly time! Peanut butter jelly peanut butter jelly peanut butter jelly and a baseball bat!"
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator 13-15, M Aug 6

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    For every piece of me that wants you, another piece backs away, cause you give me something that makes me scared alright.
    Indigolesbian70 Indigolesbian70 41-45, F Aug 10

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    "Twice as much ain't twice as good and can't sustain like one half could."
    Alto2Soprano Alto2Soprano 16-17, F Aug 13

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    !Break Up Playlist! If you've gone, going through a bad break up, been used, left behind, or you just feel like life sucks: feel free to listen to these songs? They may just help...
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F Aug 15

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