Chapter Two

Evolution of Song

Throughout most of human prehistory and history, and especially before written language, songs played a critical role in our cultural development. They carried our news and recorded our history. Even today, songs continue to hold a powerful place in our everyday lives.

How can something so simple, you can sing it in the shower, fulfil so many important rolls in our society? How do songs effect so many people in so many profound ways?

Once you’re acquainted with these few basic concepts, they will help guide you to a deeper understanding of the songwriting craft.


Chapter 1: Power of Song

Chapter 2: Evolution of Song

Chapter 3: Song Structure

Chapter 4: Basics of Rhythm

Chapter 5: Intervals

Chapter 6: Identifying Values

Chapter 7: Drama

Coming Soon!

Chapter 8: The Pocket

Chapter 9: Lyric Writing

Chapter 10: Engagement

Chapter 11: Lyric Phrasing

Chapter 12: The Process