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  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
    American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
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    Blake has always been a favorite, the lyrics, not so much the prophetic books, but I suppose Yeats influenced me more as a young poet, and the American, Robert Frost.
  • Barry Mann
    Barry Mann
    American songwriter and musician 1939-
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    Cynthia's lyrics always expressed the feelings people felt but they couldn't express themselves.
  • Brendon Urie
    Brendon Urie
    American singer, songwriter, and musician 1987-
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    Having a very serious thematic element in the lyrics and then juxtaposing with something really triumphant and just a big beat to dance to is a nice contrast to having a dark message.
  • Buck Owens
    Buck Owens
    American musician, singer, songwriter 1929-2006
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    I found a sound that people really liked - I found this basic concept and all I did was change the lyrics and the melody a little bit. My songs, if you listen to them, they're quite a lot alike, like Chuck Berry.
  • Bryan White
    Bryan White
    American country music singer and songwriter 1974-
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    I grew up with all kinds of music, but my heart was particularly drawn to Country Music because of the guitar playing, the lyrics and of artists like Steve Warner and Vince Gill.
  • Bryan White
    Bryan White
    American country music singer and songwriter 1974-
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    I grew up with all kinds ofmusic, but my heart was particularly drawn to Country Music because of the guitar playing, the lyrics and of artists like Steve Warner and Vince Gill.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
    Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
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    I've been singing about love a long time now, because my kind of love carries a different flavor. My lyrics are not so outrageous as some. You have to think about a lot of different things. You get more mature with what you do - more experience, more capable, you know, the older you get.
  • Billie Joe Armstrong
    Billie Joe Armstrong
    American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and actor 1972-
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    If I look at my old lyrics, they seem to be full of rage, but empty. There was an emptiness in my life.
  • Bruno Mars
    Bruno Mars
    American singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer 1985-
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    In my songs, I'm not saying something that's never been said before. The have lyrics aren't going to blow people away. It's the emotion and the melody that drive it home.
  • Buddy Guy
    Buddy Guy
    American blues guitarist and singer 1936-
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    Listen to the lyrics - we're singing about everyday life: rich people trying to keep money, poor people tying to get it, and everyone having trouble with their husband or wife!
  • Bonnie Tyler
    Bonnie Tyler
    Welsh singer 1951-
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    My father used to tape 'Top of the Pops' for me every Sunday, and I would sit in my bedroom, write down the lyrics of all of my favourite songs, and sing along. I was always singing in my bedroom with a hairbrush.
  • Bert McCracken
    Bert McCracken
    American singer 1982-
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    No matter how many times people try to pick my lyrics apart... nobody will really understand what these songs truly mean to me because I would rather not get into it.
  • Anita Diamant
    Anita Diamant
    American author 1951-
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    Right now, I'm Writing song lyrics. Experimenting with a play. Toying with an idea for a documentary. I hope one of these will eventually be launched into the light of day.
  • Beck
    Beck
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
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    Sometimes I'll have an idea for a story or have a subject, and that will inspire lyrics, but most of the time, hopefully, they already exist somewhere else.
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    Sometimes when I write lyrics there are images in them, usually on a quite simplistic level, like colors. But most often music comes first and then later I sit down with visual people and we chat about what we want to do. I don't look at myself as a visual artist. I make music.
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