This week we welcomed five more songwriters who sent us their answers to our latest songwriting challenge, to write a song with a single chord progression throughout. We got two protest songs, a song about social media, a rather tense relationship, and of course, COVID-19. We were so pleased to receive submissions from all over the world; thanks for sharing!

We talked about:

* How Phil found a neat way to use a simple looper pedal in his studio

* Being clear about your message in a protest song

* Using as few words as possible in your lyrics

* The hosts’ answers to the songwriting challenge

* The first batch of listener’s answers to the songwriting challenge

Download the lyrics to follow along:

* Tracey Dey – Messing with my Head

* Mark Ippolito – Another Mother’s Son

* Jo Faulkner – Give Me Time

* Sunny Zaman – The world has let its children down

* Jeff Putnam – Life is Hard

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