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Beats Better Have My Money - Nigerian Producers Need It.

Nigerian music producers appear to have woken up to the skewed nature of the music business recently, which is just as well as because they had been  1,012 more words



A Performing Right Organizations (PROs) is established to help songwriters and publishers get paid for the usage of their music. They concentrate on collecting one of of the most important forms of publishing revenue better known as performance royalties. 206 more words


Chapter V: What Happened to the Music? 1946-1954.

This chapter begins with the end of the big band era.  In 1945 the networks dropped 12 bands from their regular radio shows.  By December of 1946 Benny Goodman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Jack Teagarden, Woody Herman, and Les Brown dissolved their big bands – although the last two were to reform their bands later.   402 more words

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Chapter IV - As Time Goes By, 1941-1948

With the beginning of World War II, there was a call for songs to help the war effort, just as at the time of World War I, but not as much of a response.   600 more words

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The Barker wielded a stick advertise the icky ick..voice practice of this

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How Streaming Has Changed the Charts

How Streaming Has Changed the Charts

An interesting article about how the music charts have been altered by streaming. It makes the case that diversity has been watered down. 44 more words

Chapter III: Jukebox Saturday Night 1925-1942

Continuing with our summary of the contents of Ben Yagoda’s book “The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song” we encounter, if not the death, at least the final illness of Tin Pan Alley.   613 more words

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