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The Songwriter's Idea Book by Sheila Davis

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STRATEGY THREEA Day, Month or Number Title

The Purpose

This strategy draws again upon the appeal of the specific. As you've just seen in two role-model lyrics, specificity comes naturally to the sensate writer. So, if you're an intuitive, you may need to work a little harder to think in such concrete details as names and numbers. Some suggestions on how to go about it are coming up. First, here are some well-known songs that feature three common specifics:

Some Day TitlesSome Month Titles
Sunday Kind of LoveJune in January
Saturday Night FeverI'll Remember April
Sunday, Monday and AlwaysFebruary Song
Monday, MondayJune Is Bustin' Out All Over
Rainy Days and MondaysApril Showers
Ruby TuesdayCome September
Friday's ChildSee You in September
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