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101 Songwriting Wrongs and How to Right Them by Pete Luboff, Pat Luboff

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ONE PITCH AT A TIME

Don’t pitch to only one potential recording situation at a time

Some songwriters who are new to the game believe they would be cheating somehow if they sent a particular song to more than one prospective user at a time. That’s not the way it works. In the songwriting business, there are no limitations on how many people you can pitch your song to simultaneously.

What do you do if two or three of them respond at the same time and want to use the song? (We should have such problems!) In this case you will have to investigate the nature of each situation. Maybe one is just a publisher who likes the song and wants to give you a single song contract. The second may be a producer who wants to record the song with a new artist. ...

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