Mitchell, Gail
January 2002
Billboard;1/12/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p48
Trade Publication
Presents an interview with singer, songwriter and producer Brian McKnight on the anniversary of his tenth year in the popular music industry. His views on the entertainment industry; Changes within the industry since he began recording music; What inspires him to write music; Others.


Related Articles

  • Yusuf a.k.a. Cat Stevens. Newman, Melinda // Performing Songwriter;Mar/Apr2009, Vol. 16 Issue 116, p74 

    An interview with singer Yusuf Islam also known as Cat Stevens is presented. He considers songwriting as a life vocation with songs taken from life experiences. He mentions his experience of mistaken identity with the U.S. Immigration in Bangor, Maine in 2004 that led him to create his album...

  • Songwriters' summit. Silver, Jeff // Electronic Musician;Sep97, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p30 

    Interviews four successful composers, Bonni Haynes for rock, Jason Miles for jazz, Steve Seskin for country and Alvin Singleton for modern classical, to provide a practical guide to composition/songwriting. Artist they composed for; Where they get the ideas when writing/composing a song; Their...

  • WRITER'S NOTES.  // Music Week;12/13/2013, Issue 50, p46 

    The article presents an interview with American songwriter and vocalist David Hodges who shares his first and last written song, the place where he writes songs and his favorite songwriter.

  • WRITER'S NOTES.  // Music Week;11/15/2013, Issue 46, p48 

    The article presents an interview with English singer and songwriter Danielle Senior who discusses her role in writing songs for various artists.

  • The Soul of a Songwriter: India.Arie talks about reading, writing and stoking her creative fires. Cain, Joy Duckett // Black Issues Book Review;Sep2004, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p14 

    This article presents an interview with songwriter India.Arie. It is not surprising to learn that it took India.Arie more than a year to write Video in part, because the message was so important to her that she was determined to get it right. That song became her declaration of independence, a...

  • interview with…steve kilbey. LEMBKE, LOREN; BERRIMAN, MARK // Natural Health & Vegetarian Life;Summer2009, p36 

    An interview with singer/songwriter Steve Kilbey is presented. When asked who influenced him to become a musician, he says his father played the piano and he was not good in football. He adds that Bob Dylan and The Beatles are some of the influences on his songwriting. He admits that the life of...

  • Austin's Shakey Graves takes musical solipsism in unexpected directions. Forman, Bill // Athens News;5/27/2014, pNMF6 

    An interview with Austin songwriter and musician Shakey Graves is presented. He highlights Scott Biram as one of the best one-man band in Austin. He highlights several notable people in the music industry who have different style from him including Paul James, Chief White Lightning and Eagle Eye...

  • When the music takes you: Alison Goldfrapp & Will Gregory of Goldfrapp. Else, Liz // New Scientist;10/29/2005, Vol. 188 Issue 2523, p47 

    The article presents an interview with songwriters Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory. According to Alison Goldfrapp, there are things that have been in a person's mind since childhood. It's a matter of extracting them and regurgitating them in a different shape. According to Will Goldfrapp,...

  • THE BILLBOARD INTERVIEW. Newman, Melinda // Billboard;6/30/2001, Vol. 113 Issue 26, pG-3 

    Presents an interview with songwriter and music producer Glen Ballard. Extent of his formal music training; How his first solo record was released; His first impression of music producer Quincy Jones; What makes a good song; Information on his collaborations with artists including Wilson...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics