Tips For Guitar Playing Success

tipsforguitarplayingsuccess Marlene Hutchinson

Learn how to quickly boost your guitar playing skills with these easy tips, tricks and helpful hints from successful guitarist, instructor, author and producer, Marlene Hutchinson. Known for her popular Learn to Play Guitar in a Day! program, as seen by millions on PBS, and featured on NPR and CBS, Marlene has a wonderfully simple way of helping you move through your challenges and advance your guitar playing skills. read less


Songwriting Tips From Hitmaker Shelly Peiken
Dec 7 2023
Songwriting Tips From Hitmaker Shelly Peiken
Have you ever heard Christina Aguilera's hit song What a Girl Wants? If so, then you've heard one of the many prolific songs created by Shelly Peiken. And for anyone interested in songwriting, you don't want to miss this show filled with her expertise, tips, fun stories and so much more! In this episode Marlene chats with her special guest Shelly Peiken, hit songwriter and author of Confessions of a Serial Songwriter. In addition to her success with What a Girl Wants and Meredith Brooks' smash hit Bitch, Shelly has written for and with The Pretenders, Miley Cyrus, Keith Urban, Britney Speaks, Selena Gomes, Demi Lovato, Mandy Moore, Plain White T's, Smash Mouth, Bebe Rexha, NSYNC and Backstreet Boys.  Her music has been featured in TV and film including Big Little Lies, Orange is the New Black, The Blind Side, What Women Want, The Good Girl, Bring It On, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, EDtv, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember, What a Girl Wants, The Lizzie Maguire Movie, Raising Helen, Bourne Identity and the teen favorite Disney's Descendants. In 2021, she was voted Songwriter of the Year by Hollywood Music and Media and in 2023, was a She Rocks Award recipient.  She's currently working on two musicals and is a founding member of SONA (Songwriters of America). You can reach Shelly at For Guitar Gifts That ROCK, go to Marlene's Guitar Courses & Learning Resources  Learn to Play Guitar in a Day!  Coaching Sessions Marlene's Tips For Guitar Playing Success book Thursday Tips blog Thank you to our sponsors!   We are a affiliate. So. when you purchase your guitar, guitar gear or anything else you might need from  you are also helping to support this show - thank you!  Available on... @applepodcasts @applemusic @spotify @spotifypodcasts @podbean #ShellyPeiken #WhataGirlWants #ChristinaAguilera #MeredithBrooksBitch #songwriting #songwriter #howto #guitar #learnguitar #playguitar #guitartips #guitarpodcast  Credits: Creator, Host, Producer: Marlene Hutchinson This podcast was made possible in part by: Gator Cases I Create Sound - For help getting your best sound go to