Songwriter's market, 1990: where & how to market your songs

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Mark Garvey
Writer's Digest Books, 1989 - Popular music - 522 pages
With more than 16,000,000 songwriters in places from tiny towns to crowded cities, this guide will be especially helpful. Contains 2,000 listings of music publishers, record companies, and other appropriate markets.

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SONGWRITERS MARKET 1991

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Now more than ten years old ( LJ 12/78), this annual is an indispensable trove of commercial listings for both amateur and professinal tunesmiths. The markets section, the publisher's bread and butter ... Read full review

Contents

From the Editor
1
The Business of Songwriting
14
Protecting Your Songs by John Braheny
23
The Markets
29
This busy singersongwriter talks about the importance of finding time for creativity
35
Joey Gmerek Hit Run Publishing
73
Chris Waters Songwriter and Holly Dunn Singersongwriter
99
Buddy Killen Tree International
131
David Kershenbaum Producer This successful Los Angeles producer talks about working with songwriters and offers hints on what a producer listens...
271
Richard Perry Warner Bros Perry advises songwriters to acquire a basic understanding of production and pay close attention to melody
286
Managers and Booking Agents
308
Pamela Phillips Oland Songwriter This staff songwriter discusses targeting your demos making contacts and doing research
329
Jimmy Bowen Universal Records Nashville producer Bowen talks about the things that make a song a classic
367
Advertising AV and Commercial Music Firms
374
Play Producers and Publishers
417
Fine Arts
442

Music Print Publishers
144
Record Companies
150
Tom Vickers Capitol Records
163
Jeff Krys Krysdahlark Records
191
John Hiatt Singersongwriter
213
Thi s On
226
Record Producers
239
Stan Hertzman Hal Bernard Enterprises Managerproducer Hertzman offers his thoughts on improving your writing and pitching your demos effectiv...
246
Mark Rachelski Valley Civic Orchestra Rachelski a chamber orchestra director advises composers on the proper presentation of orchestral works
459
Services Opportunities 463 Organizations
463
Workshops
484
Contests and Awards
492
Publications of Interest
501
Glossary
505
Index
508
Copyright

About the author (1989)

Mark Garvey has worked in publishing since 1988. He is the author of Searching for Mary (Penguin) and an award-winning feature writer. He is also a musician, a music-technology enthusiast, and a former recording engineer. Mark lives in Cincinnati with his wife Deb, son Sam, and daughter Sarah.

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