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Grammys…Where’s the Beef?

I am writing this a day later than usual, because I am still trying to decipher what happened at the Grammys. The worst Grammy show ever was viewed by over 28 million people. Were they tuned in just to see the Paul/Ringo reunion? If so, they had to be sadly disappointed. One thing was very … Continue reading

Album Debuts of Bruce Springsteen and Other Superstars: Past and Present

Bruce Springsteen will be debuting his album in full via CBS.com. The crazy thing is you have to go to the portal for the show The Good Wife to find out. The album debut is apparently not important enough to make the first page of the CBS.com website. How has it come to this? The … Continue reading

Songwriting 101/It is All About the Hook

I am not a songwriter by any stretch of the imagination. I can only play a few chords on the guitar and a few songs on the piano. However, one thing I can recognize is a hit song. As long as I can remember I have always had music in my head. There is always … Continue reading

New Music…What is it Good For?

There was a time when new music made the record industry go ’round. Potentially labels would make more money from a young artist that they “broke” than from established artists on their roster. These acts would get signed relatively cheaply. They were usually tied up for two or three albums with lower recording budgets, smaller … Continue reading