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How I Write Songs, Why You Can is a book written by Tom T. Hall. It was first published in 1976.


In this practical book about songwriting, Tom T. Hall explains his own process while encouraging aspiring songwriters to follow his lead. The book also includes fifteen of Hall's own songs (several with a detailed analysis from the songwriter's perspective), fifteen photographs, a sample song publisher's contract, and a map of Nashville.