How Do I Get My Songs Published?

To find the publishing company that's right for you, read Billboard Magazine. If you write country songs, look on the country chart. If you're a pop writer, look on the pop chart. But don't be a gospel writer looking for a music publisher on the rock ‘n roll chart. Music publishers are very specialized and so are their connections.

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Famous Rejections

This appeared in Barney Brantingham’s column in the Santa Barbara News-Press before the publisher went ballistic and fired everybody. I hung this special column on my fridge, and want to share it with all of you.

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A Success Story

A few years ago, I had some free time, and wanted to give something back to the community that had nothing to do with music. I was introduced to a very shy, robust, young woman named Svetlana Barkash, who had just arrived from Latvia with her husband and two young daughters.

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Finding The Perfect Music For Your Perfect Day

Choosing just the right music for your wedding is as important as the love, the ring, and the dress, so it deserves as much care and attention. In the most memorable and beautiful nuptials, no matter how large or intimate, the music has an actual personality that compliments the theme, tone and setting of your event.

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The Scream Team

I get at least ten telephone calls a day, plus an equal amount of e-mail, from writer/artists who have problems with collaborators. I'd like to give you my take on how to handle this in the most constructive, professional way.

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Co-writing Songs

Some of my clients send me lyrics that need music.  Some send me music that needs lyrics.  Others send me finished songs that are maybe 80% there – and when I add the Molly to them, look out – they are potential hits!  

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