Sample Lyricist Resume

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A lyricist resume focuses on the job hunter's experience providing the most current list of duties and responsibilities. It is essential for lyricist resumes to include this information if the job seeker hopes to get hired.

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A position as a Lyricist


Creative with words; musical; dependable; team player


Lyricist, 2000 to present:

Shaggy Boys Band. Wrote lyrics for their original musical compositions, including the hit, "I Found You." Also composed lyrics for individual performers, including Baby Jones and Jimmy Constance.

Singer-songwriter, 1998-2000:

Free-lance work composing melody and writing lyrics for songs submitted to various recording companies. One song, "A Touch of Heaven in Your Eyes" made it onto the Top 100 chart in 2000.


B.A. Music Composition, 1997
Big City University, Big City, USA


American Association of Musicians

Outstanding Artist Award 2004

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