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Timeless Jazz Songwriting with Eleni Naomi

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Eleni Naomi about her music, dubbed Soul Jazz. They talk about the timeless quality of jazz songwriting.

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Seeking God's Kingdom Over Fame with Lisa Hentrich

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Lisa Hentrich about the songwriting story behind "God and My Girlfriends", recently released by Reba McEntire. Lisa encourages writers to seek God's kingdom over fame.

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Anatomy Of A Good Song With Alan Harvey

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Alan Harvey about the anatomy and structure of a good song.

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The Right Time To Release A Song with Tasha Layton

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird podcast, Lydia Walker interviews recording artist Tasha Layton about her new music. They talk about the songwriting process with the new songs, and about the right timing to release a song.

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Putting Music to Lyrics with Karin Simmons

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Karin Simmons about putting music to lyrics. She shares about her passion for making melodies for scriptures and especially the psalms.

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Praise & Worship Songwriting with Daniel Doss

In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Daniel Doss about the craft of praise and worship songwriting.

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Melody Driven Songwriting with Julie Keltonic

Interview with Julie Keltonic on the Rustic Songbird podcast, a show for songwriters who want to improve their craft.

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Building Confidence As A Songwriter with Erskin Anavitarte

My guest on the show today is Erskin Anavitarte, and we talk about building confidence as a songwriter.

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How To Build Up Calluses To Play Guitar

When you're starting to play guitar, it's important to build up calluses. Here are some tips to help toughen up your fingertips.

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Submit your baby pictures for my new lullaby video!

I am putting together a lullaby video slideshow for my new song "Before You Were Formed", and want to include a photo of YOUR sweet baby!

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Hi there, I'm Lydia!

I'm a singer/songwriter and worship leader, and I love to share what I've learned along the way with other musicians.  I'm a wife and new mom, and it's important to me to have a healthy balance of time with family and still have a successful business. Here on my blog, I'll be sharing about the journey and hope you will gain some helpful insights from my experience.

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  1. Timeless Jazz Songwriting with Eleni Naomi

    Nov 12, 18 07:55 AM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Eleni Naomi about her music, dubbed Soul Jazz. They talk about the timeless quality of jazz songwriting.

    Read More

  2. Seeking God's Kingdom Over Fame with Lisa Hentrich

    Oct 29, 18 09:41 AM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Lisa Hentrich about the songwriting story behind "God and My Girlfriends", recently released by Reba McEntire. Lisa encourages w…

    Read More

  3. Anatomy Of A Good Song With Alan Harvey

    Oct 22, 18 07:27 PM

    In this episode of the Rustic Songbird Podcast, Lydia Walker interviews Alan Harvey about the anatomy and structure of a good song.

    Read More

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