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Alfred Music Publishing Distributes the Secrets of Professional Songwriting Guide

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Thursday, July 01, 2010

Alfred Music Publishing, a leading provider of high-quality music products since 1922, is proud to distribute Makin’ Stuff Up: Secrets of Song-Craft & Survival in the Music-Biz, by Rand Bishop.

Appropriately called “a master class in songwriting,” Makin’ Stuff Up is a witty and to-the-point insider’s guide to writing memorable songs and getting ahead in your music career. Rand has been in the business for 40 years, and has written or co-written songs that have been performed by Tim McGraw, the Beach Boys, Heart, Cheap Trick, David Ball, Richie Havens, and many others. Through the exploration of many of the most important secrets of the trade, Makin’ Stuff Up brings you line-by-line analyses of what can make hit songs, as well as inside information to a business that brought him to the point of co-writing and co-publishing one of the most lucrative country music copyrights of the new millennium.

Makin’ Stuff Up: Secrets of Song-Craft & Survival in the Music-Biz is now available for $14.95. Pick up your copy at a local music retail store, or buy it today at