The ten step Marty Haugen song writing program
This is an old post but it's the first time I've seen it.
Step one:continue at the ox files
Make sure that you write your Marty Haugen song in the right environment and setting. It will really help if you put on a Barbara Streisand or an Andrew Lloyd Webber CD; the inspiration they give will really boost your song writing ability.
Many Marty Haugen wannabes claim that they personally find Kermit the Frog singing Rainbow Connection a real inspiration in their efforts to follow in the song writing footsteps of the Master.
Think about things like your favourite pet. If you don’t have a pet, then think of Lassie or Barney the Dinosaur.
Choose a song structure from the following options:
1. Verse, chorus, verse
2. Chorus, verse, chorus
3. Verse, chorus, verse, bridge