Quotes on Songwriting from Professional Songwriters on The Pitch List Podcast

This weeks post comes courtesy of Dana Rogers and Chris Lindsey at Pitch List podcast. If you haven’t had a moment to listen to this podcast yet, do yourself a favor and follow them. Chris (a hit songwriter himself) interviews pro songwriters who have changed the world with their songs – and their conversations are beyond inspiring.

Here are some golden nuggets of wisdom from some of their episodes, compiled and organized by the amazing Dana Rogers!


“It’s not whether our ideas are too crazy, it’s whether they’re crazy enough.”
– Brett Warren of the Warren Brothers


“(Songwriting) is like anything else in this world. You gotta stop and make it matter.”
– Craig Wiseman


“If you got something that makes you come alive, that you lay in bed awake thinking about, chase it like mad.”
– Brett Beavers


“We all feel lost, and we want to be found. We all feel broken, and we’re looking for healing. We all feel lonely and we’re looking for a friend.”
– Tom Douglas on why people are innately drawn to art and music.


“It’s all about becoming. It’s not about arriving.”
– Bob Dipiero

“If you’re chasing something, you’re always gonna be chasing. You want to be leading.”
– Bob Dipiero

And a funny bonus one from Bob: “Is there gonna be a Track Guy Hall of Fame?”


“It’s hard to beat a guy whose heart’s in it.”
– Chris Lindsey, host of Pitch List Podcast

“It’s a crazy way to make a living when you don’t really know how you do what you do.”
– Chris Lindsey, host of Pitch List Podcast


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Quotes on songwriting from professional songwriters. The Pitch List podcast and SongFancy team up to inspire you with these nuggets of wisdom from the pro-songwriter guests they have on their show! SongFancy.com | Songwriting tips and inspiration for the contemporary female songwriter.

Dana Rogers

Dana Marie is an up-and-coming singer/songwriter based in Nashville, TN. She has been writing songs for about 8 years, blending sounds of indie, pop and singer/songwriter to form her own unique voice and sound. With her first full-length concept album, SHE, released this past April, Dana Marie delivers an honest exploration of love and what it means to be true to oneself. Dana is also the manager of the songwriting podcast Pitch List, hosted by Grammy-nominated songwriter Chris Lindsey. You can find Dana online at: Facebook Spotify YouTube Patreon