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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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lyricistlyr‧i‧cist /ˈlɪrɪsɪst/ noun [countable]  APMsomeone who writes the words for songs
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lyricistIn some corners, Barlow, 49, is most famous for his career as a lyricist for the Grateful Dead.He was searching for a complete lyricist who could add flavour to songs he was intending to be covered by bigger artists.As far as I can remember it has always been a hot one, in that season beloved of medieval lyricists.Yet they were faced with a problem, despite some juicy tracks: no vocalist and no lyricist.He often introduces himself to boomer types as the B-string lyricist for that perennial underground cult band, the Grateful Dead.In the past nine days, two new songs have been written, according to lyricist Jim Steinman.
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