In what has been described as perhaps the finest book about songwriting of our time, legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb brings his insider's kwledge and experience to this ultimate guide for aspiring songwriters. Webb, the composer of such legendary hits as By the Time I Get to Phoenix,' 'Wichita Lineman,' and 'MacArthur Park,' to name a few, breaks down the creative process from coping with writer's block, to song construction, chords and even self-promotion to provide the new bible of songwriting.'
A minister's son from Eld City, Oklahoma, Jimmy Webb has been writing songs for over twenty-five years. The only artist to receive Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration, he is a member of the National Academy of Popular Music Songwriters' Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame. According to BMI, his song By the Time I Get to Phoenix is the third most-performed song in the last fifty years, with Up, Up and Away on the same list in the Top Thirty. Jimmy Webb lives in New York State. For more information, visit Jimmy Webb's official website: www.jimmywebb.com.