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Cover of “Bridges” by Charlotte O’Connor

I’m a total chicken – like many singer-songwriters I’m scared to death that someone might not like my music. But this morning I decided to upload my first video on youtube. It’s an interpretation of Charlotte O’Connor‘s song Bridges. Let me know what you think.
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Under your skin: Music Tatoos with Singer-Songwriters

What are the most interesting (or horrible) music tattoos you’ve seen that include references to singer-songwriters? I wonder what lyrics, names, or pictures you like. Singer-songwriters, acoustic, folk, blues preferred.

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Songwriting – The Myth of Perfection

When you write a song, don’t try to be too perfect from the first line. No matter “how good or bad or ugly you think it is”, it can help you move on to writing a better next line, next song, next album. This is a great tip from Jeffrey Pepper Rodger’s book The Complete Singer-Songwriter.
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Lyrics to “Bridges” by Charlotte O’Connor

Here are the lyrics to a song of the singer-songwriter Charlotte O’Connor. I covered this song on youtube.
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These days I just walk with you

Ane Brun’s new album “It All Starts With One” shows the singer-songwriter’s darker side. Accompanied by accentuated drumming and minimalist arrangements, her fragile voice carries you through the melancholic songs with lightness and grace.
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Kiss a sunset pig – why singer-songwriters dream about home


I’ve been wondering why so many singer-songwriters want to go home. Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Carole King – these are just a few on the current rotation of notnicolajames who sing about home in one way or another.

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Mixtape #1: Where love lies waiting – best songs about home

Have you ever been sitting on the train feeling lonely? Too many strangers? Do you just want to head home? Love the life-on-the-road self-pity by singer-songwriters? Need a gift for friend who travels a lot?
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