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News: TV Composer Lydia Ashton Presented with the 2015 John Braheny ‘Excellence in Songwriting’ Award

JoAnn Braheny reports in from this last weekend’s TAXI Road Rally on the presentation of the John Braheny ‘Excellence in Songwriting’ Award to Lydia Ashton.

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Congrats to Lydia Ashton, 2015 winner of the John Braheny ‘excellence in songwriting’ Award at Taxi Road Rally in LA last weekend!With Taxi’s CEO, Michael Laskow & me!

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Proudly sandwiched between Lydia Ashton & Dean Krippaehne, at the Taxi Road Rally (songwriters/music convention) last weekend, in LA. She and he are, respectively, 2015 & 2014 winners of the Taxi John Braheny ‘excellence in songwriting’ Award.Congratulations! [Paul Otten (not pictured) won for 2013, when the award began.] Thank you Michael Laskow!

Watch a live interview with Lydia Ashton and TAXI’s Michael Laskow (1:13:00)

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Archive Highlight: How to Write Better Songs with John Braheny and Michael Laskow via YouTube [Video]

Another interesting piece of John Braheny history from the John Braheny Archives on the Craft and Business of Songwriting.

How to Write Better Songs with John Braheny

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(Note: These numbers are the unique Accession number for each piece in the archives and allows us to quickly locate any item by searching the archive index)

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