Readers recommend: songs that sample recycle reinvent

Heard it somewhere before? It’s time to name songs that lift the specific sounds or ideas of others into a new time or context
“The words are the important thing. Don’t worry about tunes.

Source: www.theguardian.com

“The words are the important thing. Don’t worry about tunes. Take a tune, sing high when they sing low, sing fast when they sing slow, and you’ve got a new tune.” Some legendary words of wisdom from an aging Woody Guthrie to a young Bob Dylan on the art of songwriting,  Creativity is the ability to take something that already exist and convert it into something different.  That is why it is important to learn, study and copy successful music and songs.  Music of what we listen to is simply recycled material.  And yet it becomes original when the artist combines many elements to make it unique.

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