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Posted By: GUEST,Desi C
06-Feb-11 - 07:34 AM
Thread Name: What makes a person a good songwriter?
Subject: RE: What makes a person a good songwriter?
I certainly wouldn't class Carrickfergus as the boring long winded 'about me' introspective songs I criticised. It's a great classic Irish Ballad, not about the writer him/herself (assuming Dominic Behan did in fact write it) but based on a true story. and the tune isn't over complicated or too long like those I referred to. Anything is good if it's your kind of thing and if you like the introspective 'me' songs well and good. My only point was I don't