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Brad Hoshaw is an acoustic singer-songwriter from Omaha, Nebraska. He is best known for his heartfelt performances, seductive tenor voice and tear-jerking lyrics. His music has been described as a cross between Neil Young and Bon Iver. You can learn more about Brad on this site as well as where he will be performing and how to purchase his music. Thank you for visiting!


Everyone Can Write A Song: The Basic Elements - Inspiration

I believe that everyone can write a song. Even if you don't play an instrument or sing in public, nothing should hold you back from writing songs. In my opinion, the bare minimum a song requires are these 4 elements.

The 4 basic elements of a song are:
  1. Inspiration
  2. Lyrics
  3. Melody
  4. Song Structure

When approached in these smaller segments, writing a song does not seem so intimidating. 

Definition of Inspiration:
  1. the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to…
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