The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #49574   Message #748911
Posted By: Jim Krause
16-Jul-02 - 11:31 AM
Thread Name: WHAT IS THE 'HOOK'?
Subject: RE: WHAT IS THE 'HOOK'?
WYS if you're thinking about writing I'd forget about "the hook" and just write the blamed thing. Honest, in all of the books that I have ever read about the craft of lyric writing, I have never, ever seen even ONE reference to something called a hook. The best songs, traditional or by known composers are able to stand alone on their musical and lyrical strengths. Some examples I am thinking of are: I could go on.