Stephanie C Brown
Seasoned Songwriters’ Advice

Covid has changed my life. If not for Zoom, my calendar would be blank. The number of songwriting sessions is about the same as pre-Covid though now they are all Zoom and shorter with no soup and moving around in the house and yard. Song demos have definitely changed with musicians, songwriters, engineers, and invited […]

“Let Me Slip Into Something That Feels Good”

The video is a song from 1971. Jimmy English and I wrote the song. Thirty-nine years ago. Have you ever unexpectely found something from thirty-nine years in your past? Something that was a vague memory. If you are under forty-five, just imagine. Over the years I had not forgetten about the song, but I had […]

Wednesdays and Saturdays

Thank you, my eight followers for being with me from the beginnning. I am fourty-four posts in and getting a sense of what I want this blog to be and a plan for getting there. What can you expect for now? Here’s the plan for now. New post on Wednesday and Saturday A photograph on […]

Songs And A Blog, What’s Next?

Have you ever been at a stage in your life when you knew you needed to take action. You did not want to stay stuck. You wanted to find something that would propel you. I have been there and found what works for me. I have immersed myself in writing. First, I enrolled in Jeff […]

Songwriting With the Best

What a great writing session I had today with Mark Narmore and Will McFarlane. We love the song we wrote, but more important we loved writing it. Gone, at least for now, are the days of being in the same room with coffee, chocolate, and soup, but even in a Zoom room today, we connected […]

Paul Leslie Interviewed Me

Who would have thought I could have stage fright during a phone call? I thank Paul Leslie first of all for wanting to interview me and then for keeping me talking even though my voice was shaky. This interview covers more ground and answers more questions than this blog can in years.

Will McFarlane Facebook Live

Will is featured on the Interesting People page. On the page you can go to past photos, articles, and videos. The below link will give you access to tonight’s Fathers and Sons show at FloBama in Florence, AL (Muscle Shoals) . The band’s other members are talented musicians and dynamic entertainers. Justin Holder, Jamie McFarlane, […]

The Power of Music

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” Bono “It was the moment I realized what music can do to people, how it can make you hurt and feel so good all at once.” Nina LaCour “Can a mere song change a people’s minds? I doubt that it is so. But a song […]

What Options aRE oPEN?

Before this pandemic, I was active in the Muscle Shoals music community and felt good about my contributions. I organized and hosted shows – big and small. My living room was the chosen place for writing songs with my close circle of cowriters. A hug at my door, good coffee, and soup for lunch were […]

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