Monthly Archives: May 2014

Musical Treasures and RESPECT

The British Invasion and Beatlemania were in the mid-1960’s. The Motown Sound and Surf music were hitting their creative peaks. And guitar legend Wes Montgomery was translating this creative explosion into cool jazz versions of Eleanor Rigby, Windy, California Dreamin … Continue reading

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Science and Ancient Recordings

Music industry reporting is more about technology and business models than music. The focus is on new ways to make money selling recorded music or getting people to buy tickets to a show. Thanks to Alec Wilkinson’s superb “A Voice … Continue reading

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Raise the Minimum Wage for Songwriters?

Senator Orrin Hatch plays piano and writes songs. His 300+ works include a Christmas Eve album and a Hanukkah song. With colleagues Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker he introduced the Songwriter Equity Act of 2014 to go along with the … Continue reading

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