In Their Own Words: Twenty Successful Songwriters Tell How They Write Their Songs

Author: Bruce Pollock

Publication date: 1975


A collection of interviews focusing on the songwriting process. Includes an interview with Robert Hunter.

The other interviewees are:

  • Hal David
  • Doc Pomus
  • Gerry Goffin
  • Phil Ochs
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie
  • Pete Townshend
  • Keith Reid
  • Frank Zappa
  • John Sebastian
  • Felice and Boudleaux Bryant
  • Melvin Van Peebles
  • Randy Newman
  • Loudon Wainwright
  • John Prine
  • Melanie
  • Tim Rice
  • Harry Chapin
  • Linda Creed
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