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Songwriters Museupaper – Volume 7 Issue 8 – August 1992 – Interview: Mare Winningham

Songwriters Museupaper – Volume 7 Issue 8 – August 1992 – Interview: Mare Winningham

Songwriters Museupaper - Volume 7 Issue 8 - August 1992 - Interview: Mare Winningham

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Songwriters Museupaper - Volume 7 Issue 8 - August 1992 - Interview: Mare Winningham

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW –

MARE WINNINGHAM…………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 7

Despite highly-regarded accomplishments in film and television, this former member of the Brat Pack is embarking on a new career with her oldest love. She talks with Angela Taylor about music vs. movies and the new directions music is taking her.

UPBEAT-

ON MANAGERS………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 10

Professional artist manager and publicist Dan Kimpel sheds some

light on the role of the manager In the music business–what they

do and when you need one.

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING – STRIKING THE RIGHT CHORDS–

HOW HARMONIC CHOICE RELATES TO STYLE……………………………………………………. 12

David Cat Cohen gives a chord-by-chord lesson In how to dress

your harmonies appropriately for your musical style,

TOOLS OF THE TRADE –

TOOL BOOKS ………………………………………………………………………… 14

Hank Linderman offers a list of the books no songwriter’s library

should be without,

SPOTLIGHT –

PUTTING YOUR ORIGINAL ACT TOGETHER………………………………………………………….. 18

In an excerpt from Singing For A Living, Marta Woodhull discusses

the importance of finding and relaying your Image as a performer,

MUSICAL NOTES –

STEP ONE: TOUCH SOMEONE …………………………………………………………………………………….. 18

Harriet Schock reminds us that good music starts In the heart, not the wallet.

LASS NEWS
MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS……………………………………………. 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers and a&r reps are this month and good stuff about our members and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………………………………………. 13

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques), Pitch-A-ThonTm (producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

AUGUST 1992 • SONGWRITERS MUSEPAPER 3

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From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 11 – November 1994 – Interview: Gretchen Peters

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 11 – November 1994 – Interview: Gretchen Peters

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 11 - November 1994 - Interview: Gretchen Peters

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Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 11 - November 1994 - Interview: Gretchen Peters

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW –

GRETCHEN PETERS . . ………………………………………….. 7

This outspoken hit writer has a lot to say about songwriting, Nashville, and the music business. Tim Mathews reports from Music City.

SINGING FOR A LIVING –

PREVIEW OF THINGS TO COME…………………………………………….. 8 – 9

All the latest information on panelists, speakers and industry pro’s as LASS presents an all day event for singers and singer-songwriters.

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING –

MUSIC OR LYRICS: WHICH COMES FIRSTS’ ……………………………. 13

There’s not just one way to write a hit song as David “Cat” Cohen explains.

MUSICAL NOTES –

SONGWRITERS SAY IT ALL…………………………………………………….. 14

Songwriter and teacher Harriet Schock reveals how a song’s lyric can reveal much about the song’s writer.

SPOTLIGHT –

GREEN CH RI$TMA$ ………………………………………………………………… 16

Think it’s easy to write a Christmas standard? Ned Treanor uncovers the truth.

LASS NEWS
MEMBERS NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS………………. 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………. 6

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-ThonTm (producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts.)


See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 5 – May 1994

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 5 – May 1994

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 5 - May 1994

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Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 5 - May 1994

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FEATURES

CREATIVITY QUICK QUOTES………………………………………………………… 7

Here’s the second installment of quotes on the creative process

from successful writer/artist/producers taken from previous interviews.

This time its Melissa Etheridge, Alan Silvestri and Don Was.

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING-

WHAT MAKES A GROOVE?………………………………………………………….. 8

An understanding of grooves is essential in contemporary music of all styles. From country to hip-hop, David Cat Cohen makes it easy for you to see how those essential grooves are put together.

TOOLS OF THE TRADE-

INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC PRESS KITS-PART 3………………………….. 10

Simon Higgs continues his step-by-step breakdown of how to use

the latest software to assemble your own unique electronic press

kit for free promotion.

SPOTLIGHT-

BOOK REVIEW: MUSIC, MONEY AND SUCCESS……………………………………… 12

Dan Kimpel reviews a great new book by industry veterans Jeffrey Brabec (v.p. business affairs, Chrysalis Music Group) and Todd Brabec (director of membership, ASCAP) that is a “must buy” for anyone who wants to know how money is made in the music biz.

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS………………………. 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers

and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members

and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………….. 6

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-Thon TM

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 3 – March 1994 – Interview: Jenny Yates

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 3 – March 1994 – Interview: Jenny Yates

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 3 - March 1994 - Interview: Jenny Yates

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Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 3 - March 1994 - Interview: Jenny Yates

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW-

JENNY YATES……………………………………………………………………………….. 7

Jenny Yates has had her good times and bad times but a constant

has always been her love of performing and writing. Three

collaborations with Garth Brooks on his new album are definitely

a richly deserved “up” for her.

UPBEAT-

SHAKIN’ ALL OVER……………………………………………………………………….. 11

Dan Kimpel vents on the crisis opportunists.

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING-

THE BLUES-FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE……………………………………………… 12

Terry Janow gives us some music history and “bluesology.”

MUSICAL NOTES-

THE AMERICA ALBUM CHRONICLE……………………………………………………. 13

Hank Linderman, who assisted on the first America album in ten

years, introduces a daily diary by Dewey Bunnell of the recording

sessions and attendant real-life problems that often intrude in the

process, including the sub-zero Omaha winter.

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

INTERACTIVE ELECTRONIC PRESS KITS-PART 1……………………………………. 16

Our resident multimedia maven, Simon Higgs, gives us a glimpse

of how to get free promotion with an interactive demo and press kit.

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS……………………………….. 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers

and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members

and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE……………………………………………………….. 6

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-Thon TM

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

 

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 2 – February 1994 – Interview: Shai’s Carl Martin

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 2 – February 1994 – Interview: Shai’s Carl Martin

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 2 - February 1994 - Interview: Shai's Carl Martin

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW-

SHAI’S CARL MARTIN ………………………………………………………………….. 7

Dan Kimpel interviews writer/producer/artist Carl Martin whose

group, Shai, is one of the great success stories in recent history.

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR SONGWRITING

BUSINESS FOR THE IRS……………………………………………………………. 11

How long can you write off your songwriting hobby? What can you

deduct? Accountant Robert Klein is back with some nuts and bolts

information to keep you straight with the IRS.

MUSICAL NOTES-

WRITING IN THE MARGINS  ……………………………………………………….. 14

Harriet Shock gives you a look at the kinds of time-consuming

problems successful songwriters face and how to stay organized

and focused while still maintaining a day job and “normal life.”

TOOLS OF THE TRADE-

MICROPHONES  ………………………………………………………………………… 16

Hank Linderman gives you some critically important information on

this most important part of the signal chain.

SPOTLIGHT-

SONGWRITERS PLAYGROUND:

INNOVATIVE EXERCISES IN CREATIVE WRITING. ………………………… 19

Barbara Jordan’s new book, Songwriters Playground, is one of the

best investments you can make to goose your muse. Dan Kimpel

tried it out and testifies.

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS………………………. 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers

and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members

and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………….. 6

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-Thon TM

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

 

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 1 – January 1994 – Interview: Aimee Mann

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 9 Issue 1 – January 1994 – Interview: Aimee Mann

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 9 Issue 1 - January 1994 - Interview: Aimee Mann

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW-

AIMEE MANN……………………………………………………………………………… 7

John Bitzer gets the former Til Tuesday lead singer/writer and now

solo artist to tell music biz war stories just so you don’t get the idea

that once you get the record deal you’ve got it made.

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING-

DEVELOPING A LYRIC STORY LINE…………………………………………… 11

David Cat Cohen continues on the subject of developing a cohesive

story line with a beginning, a middle and end.

ECRANS SONORES SCORES BIG IN FRANCE……………………………… 12

Len Chandler recently covered the Second Annual International

Music and Film Conference in France and lived to bring back the

story. (Some people have all the luck!)

MUSICAL NOTES-

REALITY: THE TRAINING WHEELS……………………………………………… 14

Harriet Schock thinks you should forget writing songs about

subjects you know nothing about and “get real.”

PREPARING FOR TAX TIME……………………………………………………….. 15

Tax accountant Robert Klein tells you what you should be (or should

have been) doing to avoid the hassles of the audit-from-hell or just

save yourself some money on accounting fees.

TOOLS OF THE TRADE-

THE FLEXIBLE COMPRESSOR-PART 2……………………………………….. 16

Hank Linderman concludes his two-part series on getting the most

from your compressor covering compressing a vocal, level

smoothing, ganged compressors, stereo compression and more.

SPOTLIGHT-

NAS SALUTES JIMMY WEBB……………………………………………………… 18

John Braheny covers the Eighth Annual Salute to the American

Songwriter.

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS……………………… 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers

and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members

and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………… 6

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-ThonTM

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 6 Issue 6 – Austin Songwriters Expo – June 1991

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 6 Issue 6 – Austin Songwriters Expo

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FEATURES

SPOTLIGHT –

BMI TRACKS PERFORMANCES ………………………………………………………….. 6

Del Bryant, v.p. performing rights at BMI, explains the tracking

method for collecting royalties for broadcast performances.

PRO • FILE –

JULIE GOLD…………………………………………………………………………………. 7

Harry Styron discusses the lyrical and musical contents of

Julie Gold’s Grammy-winning song, From A Distance.”

MUSICAL NOTES –

POINTS TO VIEW ON VIEWPOINTS – Part 1 ………………………………………… 11

In the first of two parts, Harriet Schock demonstrates some ways

to achieve different viewpoints when writing in or out of character.

AUSTIN SONGWRITERS EXPO…………………………………………………………. 12

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s the second Austin Songwriters Expo

about to descend upon the state of Texas, June 22 & 23! WOW!

 

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING –

ARRANGING BASS LINES WITH SLASH CHORDS……………………………………. 14

Musician/teacher Terry Janow gives us an indepth look at examples

that help to explain the use of slash chords and bass lines.

UPBEAT –

SUMMER SCHOOL…………………………………………………………………………. 17

Dan Kimpel investigates some new books and tools that will

help songwriters make the grade.

TOOLS OF THE TRADE –

SUPERGEAR………………………………………………………………………………… 20

What’s this … supergear with tubes? Hank Linderman gets

to test and review the Drawmer 1960 Stereo Tube Preamplifier

and Compressor and loves every minute of it!

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS………………………………… 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers and a&r reps are this month and good stuff about our members and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………………. 13

Cassette Roulette” (publisher song critiques), Pitch-A-ThonT”

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

 

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 10 Issue 12 – December 1995 – Inteview: Jane Wiedlin

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 10 Issue 12 – December 1995 – Inteview: Jane Wiedlin

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 10 Issue 12 - December 1995 - Inteview: Jane Wiedlin

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW—

JANE WIEDLIN ………………………………………………………………………………. 7

Erich Russek talks with the founding member of the Go-Go’s about

her days with the popular all-female group through her solo career

to her new band, froSTed.

PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES—

SONGWRITERS EXPO 18: THE SONG LIVES ON………………………………… 12-13

Journalist Garfield Bandini attends his first Expo and lives to write the tale.

TOOLS OF THE TRADE-

ATTENTION-GETTING TACTICS TO PROMOTE YOUR

MUSIC (ON A LIMITED BUDGET)………………………………………………………… 14

Author Bob Baker offers some valuable tips in the art of self-promotion.

MUSICAL NOTES—

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT…………………………………………………………………. 15

Harriet Schock examines the idea for songwriters that intent and

expertise make the difference between an artist and an entertainer.

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS—NOTEWORTHY—MUSICAL CHAIRS………………………………… 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers

and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………………… 6

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-Thon TM

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

 

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 8 Issue 2 – February 1993 – Interview: Michael Omartian

Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 8 Issue 2 – February 1993 – Interview: Michael Omartian

Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 8 Issue 2 - February 1993 - Interview: Michael Omartian

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Songwriters Musepaper - Volume 8 Issue 2 - February 1993 - Interview: Michael Omartian

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FEATURES

INTERVIEW –

MICHAEL OMARTIAN…………………………………………………………………….. 7

Songwriter/producer still “Sailing” in the ’90s. Scotty Dugan explores the creative process and history of this multi-faceted artist.

THEORETICALLY SPEAKING –

VERSATILITY IN SONGWRITING-PART 1 ………………………………………. 11

David Cat Cohen tries his best to blast us out of our “same old same old” patterns with some helpful hints for staying fresh.

TOOLS OF THE TRADE –

PERFECT BACKUP VOCALS………………………………………………………… 12

So you love those big fat background vocal tracks but you have a low budget. Can you still do it? Hank Linderman tells you how.

UPBEAT-

CREATING CUTS………………………………………………………………………… 14

Dan Kimpel offers nine very practical ways to increase your ability to get your songs covered.

PROFILES –

LASS REINTRODUCES LIVE SHOWCASE……………………………………… 15

It’s back by popular demand! John Braheny provides some history on the evolution of LASS and recalls some of the fine songwriters who shared their songs and brought us magical moments. On February 11, LASS LIVE comes to Highland Grounds (see page 2 ad).

MUSICAL NOTES –

SURVIVING RHYME: MEETING THE FAMILY…………………………………… 16

Are you feeling trapped into using clichés by perfect rhyme?

Pat Pattison shows you how to escape with a simple formula that quadruples your options.

PERSONAL PERSPECTIVES –

WHEN BAD GIGS HAPPEN TO GOOD MUSICIANS………………………….. 19

Lis Lewis has some good advice to help you deal with those inevitable nightmare gigs.

LASS NEWS

MEMBER NEWS – NOTEWORTHY – MUSICAL CHAIRS………………………… 4

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members and Pickups.

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE………………………………………………….. 6

Cassette RouletteTm (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-Thon” (producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

 

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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Songwriters Musepaper – Volume 10 Issue 9 – September 1995 – Interview: Kostas

Songwriters Museupaper – Volume 10 Issue 9 – September 1995 – Interview: Kostas

Songwriters Museupaper - Volume 10 Issue 9 - September 1995 - Interview: Kostas

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Songwriters Museupaper - Volume 10 Issue 9 - September 1995 - Interview: Kostas

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INTERVIEW –

 

KOSTAS ……………………………………………………………………………………… 7

 

Janet Fisher corners the Nashville hitsmith to discuss his career,

 

demos, collaboration, the Nashville scene and more.

 

U PBEAT-

 

MARK WINKLER’S TALES FROM HOLLYWOOD………………………………………. 11

 

Dan Kimpel reviews a riveting release from Tinsel Town troubador

 

Mark Winkler.

 

EXPO PREVIEW –

 

SONGWRITERS EXPO 18……………………………………………………………… 12-14

 

It’s back…bigger, longer and better than ever! Check it out!

 

MUSICAL NOTES –

 

COOKIES OR NEWSPAPERS?……………………………………………………………. 15

 

Harriet Schock illustrates how collaborators, friends, publishers and

 

mentors can give feedback that will help a song and a writer become

 

stronger, rather than giving criticism at the muse’s expense.

 

LASS NEWS

 

MEMBER NEWS—NOTEWORTHY–MUSICAL CHAIRS…………………………………. 4

 

News about classes, biz events, where your favorite publishers

 

and A&R reps are this month, good stuff about our Members and Pickups.

 

WEEKLY SHOWCASE SCHEDULE…………………………………………………………. 6

 

Cassette RouletteTM (publisher song critiques) and Pitch-A-ThonTM

 

(producers and record company reps looking for songs and acts).

 

See all Previous Songwriter Musepaper Posts

From the Acting Archivist…

Much like the Songmine columns posted earlier, the archives contain a large collection of Songwriter Musepaper publications. With this posting, I am beginning a project to scan the cover and table of contents of each issue and then OCR (convert the scanned picture to text) the table of contents in order to make it searchable. I don’t yet have the staff necessary to create complete scanned issues of the Museupaper, but if there is interest in a particular article or interview, I can scan that and make it available here.

Douglas E. Welch, douglas@welchwrite.com

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