When you’re setting out to take a song and change it into a totally different song, one important step is to know the ground where you’re starting out. Start with a song that you know by heart- one that you could perform in your sleep, one that you already have a close knowledge of.
Part of a good filk is transforming the song but still staying close enough to the original that other people can see the song you started with- and to do that, you need to really know your original starting point. The words, the tune, the place where that one note quavers
So, start with a song you know…
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