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A Log of our 11th Guest Speaker in the Songwriting Lounge - September 8, 1999
with Creative Career Counselor, JoAnn Braheny.

JoAnn's Bio:
Former owner of Jaffe Music Consulting and founding officer of the Atlanta Songwriter's Association, Joann Braheny, has a wealth of experience in the music industry. Her previous assignments included Billboard magazine, CBS Records, Arista Records, Warner Bros, ATV Music Publishing, Island Music, ABC-TV, NBC-TV, Dick Clark Productions and various entertainment law firms. She is currently a creative career counselor and has conducted creative process seminars for musicians, artists, and songwriters, as well as management level workshops for companies, organizations and schools throughout the U.S. and abroad.

What a wonderful time. :-) JoAnn was a fabulous guest, answering a lot of tough questions with humour and patience. Thanks to all that attended and helped to make the chat such a rewarding one!


-- Log on joann.log started at Wed Sep 08 17:54:57 PDT 1999
JodiMuse Welcome, JoAnn. :-)
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JodiMuse Hi Poet. Welcome.
Poet Hey all!
JoAnn Hi Jodi! Wow, this is soooo cool.
JodiMuse (laugh) I thought you were on here typing with John the last time. You've been here before, right?
IreneJ Hi Poet
JoAnn You bet and loved every minute.
Poet Hey Irene How you?
JoAnn John is here too, by the way.
JodiMuse :-) Glad to hear it! I'm sure it'll be a great time tonight too. Already a good bunch of chatters.
IreneJ I'm just peachy..trying out a voice chat with someone else at the same time...I'm very confused, lol
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JoAnn Hi neon!
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JodiMuse (waves to John too) Hi there! Hi Ralph!
neonralph Hey Folks!!
JodiMuse And our moderator has arrived. Hi Jeff!
Poet Hey Ralph
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JeffM Type I'm HERE again
JodiMuse (grin) Hi Dan & Sara!
danNsara Hi everyone
JeffM Hi everybody
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Lance hello all
JodiMuse Welcome, gemini. Pull up a seat and join us. :-)
JodiMuse Lance, Dan & Sara are in Nashville too.
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IreneJ Hi Alicia :-)
JodiMuse Hi there, Alicia.
Alicia Hi!
Lance ;-)
gemini Type HEREHi
Alicia Is Joanne here yet?
JodiMuse Yup. You can say hi to her right now. :-)
JoAnn I'm here!
Lance Hello!
JodiMuse Jeff, feel free to start things off whenever you feel it appropriate.
JoAnn Hi Alicia and Lance and all
Alicia Can't wait to meet you this weekend!
Poet Hey JoAnn
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JoAnn Me too!
JodiMuse Hi Joy. Welcome.
JoAnn Hi Poet...
JeffM Okay, let's start in 1 minute
Joy Hello
JodiMuse Sure.
Alicia Hi Joy
Poet Hey Joy welcome
Joy Wow..crowded house
Poet More coming too
neonralph :-)
JodiMuse It might get more crowded. ;-) We'll have to see.
Poet I'm here to listen and learn BG
Joy :)
Alicia Joy, r u in Nashville?
Joy Cincinnati..You?
Alicia N CA
danNsara Looks like we have quite a geographical representation
JeffM Ready?
Joy yep
JeffM Okay, everybody, we are pleased to have JoAnn Braheny hear with us tonight.
JeffM We are having a moderated discussion, which means to ask a question raise your hand and wait to be called upon.
JeffM To raise your hand type a question mark... like this:
JeffM ?
Alicia ?
JeffM Yes, like that :-)
JodiMuse (laugh) Good start!
JeffM JoAnn, can you give a little intro about your background for us?
JoAnn Sure, Jeff. I was in the music biz in Atlanta some years ago, started bybeing a DJ on the radio!
JeffM What kind of station?
JoAnn Then got into music publishing and worked happily with songwriters
JoAnn FM "underground" rock and roll
JoAnn Then, some time later, worked forDisney Imagineering here in LA
JoAnn and was faced with working with visual artists instead of musical ones.... so
JoAnn had to quickly transpose those skills and found so many similarities that I
JoAnn started to feel right at home with artists and creative people in every discipline.
JoAnn I learned a lot about the creative process and had to then translate it to the "money" people
JoAnn on the administrative side of the house. Not an easy deal, but it was a great school for me.
JoAnn I have tremendous admiration for all of you who work with your imagination
JoAnn regardless of the level of experience (I've worked a lot with super stars too) ...
JoAnn You are truly leaders in our culture... how's that??
IreneJ I'll take it :-)
JeffM Great!
danNsara I feel important all of a sudden
JeffM I like the leaders part
Joy .me too
IreneJ lol
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JodiMuse I feel like I should be singing "I Feel Pretty"...
JoAnn I find however that artists share some similar problems and I thought
JoAnn we might address some of those tonight... if you're willing!!
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Joy absolutely
JeffM Sure, let's go to the phones...
JodiMuse Oooo... self-criticism. We *have* to be good at that. ;-)
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Alicia What sort of career guidance do you offer writers? Pub contacts, cowriting arrangements..., or more specific to their craft?
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Liz123 hello
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JoAnn John handles more of the direct contact stuff... I handle the psychological stuff, ok?
Alicia Ok
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Poet ?
JeffM go ahead poet
JoAnn Self criticism is a biggie.
Poet I was interested in the psychological stuff??? LOL
JoAnn There are several ways to handle that.
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Joy ?
JoAnn A simple quickie is to make the Inner Critic voice in your head go away & take a vacation while
JoAnn you're in the process of creativing ... do you do that?
Poet Indeed
JoAnn creating
Lance ?
JoAnn But next, you have to bring it back and listen to its advice ... not easy to hear.
Liz123 How do you start getting a songwriter out into the open.
JodiMuse ?
Poet I call it going to Andromeda and then getting to work
JeffM JoAnn, you can just type "done" when you've wound up a long answer so I'll know
JoAnn Ok Jeff. Getting a songwriter intothe open?
JoAnn done
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JeffM Go joy, (then lance, then jodi)
Liz123 Liz is next.
Joy How does you work with songwriters who can't really write, as in sheet music, but can hear and play the music?
JoAnn I'll try to keep it brief. I want to hear from you all. done.
JoAnn Sheet music is nota requirement these days.
Kenna ?
JoAnn Most songwriters work straight to tape or CD.
JoAnn done
Joy THanks
JeffM Okay, go ahead lance then...
JoAnn Welcome.
Lance I seem to critique other poeple's work and make improvements better than my own stuff, tell me I will grow out of this! Is this Normal?
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JoAnn Funny. Everyone has difficulty getting perspective on his/her own work. In fact, find
JoAnn a good friend who will behonest with you, and who knows what they're talking about. done
Alicia ?
JeffM Go ahead Jodi
JoAnn Hope you don't grow out of anything. We call that a healthy Inner Child. :)
JoAnn done
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Liz123 I can write lyrics with the beats in my head ,but I don't play an instument. Is that a problem?
JoAnn No problem. Find a good collaborator who Does play ... done
JeffM ...Jodi?
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JoAnn Harder to find a good lyricist than a composer ... so you've got an advantage. done
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Liz123 How do I get started .I'm completly new to this game.
JodiMuse Sorry folks- an instant. I'm typing. :)
gemini ?
JodiMuse JoAnn, thanks so much for coming here, first of all. Secondly, what do you find is the biggest problem songwriters have to overcome in order to reac the part of them that can create the songs?
JoAnn Liz, first of all, there are some superb books on the subject, secondly join a local songwriters group.
JodiMuse Sorry - that's REACH. (laugh)
JoAnn done
JoAnn Jodi, thank you so much (and Jeff) for inviting me to do this.
Joy .
JoAnn Biggest problem?
JoAnn Is the fear of failure ... following that is the fear of success!
JoAnn done
JodiMuse Really? What do you mean by the fear of success?
JoAnn It seems that many people have the talent,all the stuff it takes to achieve great success however
JoAnn something in their psychological make-up keeps gets in their way.
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JoAnn It's often easier to find excuses for not being successful
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JoAnn than to just go for it. How many of us have said we just need to buy the right musical equipment?
JoAnn done
Liz123 ?
JeffM Well, we DO!
JeffM :-)
JodiMuse Ah... I see. Thanks, JoAnn. :-)
JeffM Okay, Kenna go
Kenna do you think that self producing is a good idea? the reason i ask is I am 40 and dont look like Shania Twain . people dont take me seriously because of my looks
JeffM then Alicia, then gemini, then joy, then liz
JoAnn And once success is achieved, some people don't believe they deserve to be successful. done
JoAnn Kenna ... looks ain't everything -- did you ever hear of Bob Dylan?
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pjschindel Type HERE
Kenna well yeah of course
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JoAnn Kenna...talent and drive and knowing what you want will beat out looks any day. Keep going!
Kenna i think maybe Lyle Lovett is a better example if you put it that way, but men have it easier than women in that respect
Liz123 I agree
JodiMuse I have to agree as well...
JeffM me too
Joy me too
Kenna wow a consensus!!!
neonralph yes...
Kenna oops spelling
JoAnn In some ways, true. But please don't let that get in the way.
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JeffM Go ahead gemini
Kenna i will just do my own cd and dont put a picture of muyself on it..hehe
gemini Our town is celebrating 100 years. They had a contest for a song. I wrote the winning song . The melody is the same for the verses as the chorus. This has not seemed to matter to the "people" . Are there other examples of this that you know of..
JoAnn Hey, it's been done. Good luck. done
Vance ?
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JeffM alicia's up
JoAnn Gemini ... yes. "Born in the USA" and "Achey Breaky Heart" says John.
Alicia What did you discover from working with entertainment lawyers that might be of interest to us?
gemini ?
JoAnn But those are definitely the exception. Too boring. done
JoAnn Alicia ... I learned that Madonna had one contract that was 80 pages long. I also learned that you
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JoAnn better read every word of a contract. And that sometimes
JeffM I don't like those songs either... had a college roommate who played Born In The USA full-blast all the time...
JoAnn the problem is with what's been left out. !! done
Alicia THANK YOU
danNsara Hey, the BOSS is from my home state :-)
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JoAnn Poor Jeff. They use this torture in China , don't they?
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JeffM Ancient Chinese Springsteen torture
JoAnn The Boss rules.
JoAnn done
JeffM yeah, dude
JeffM Okay, Joy, did you have a question?
Joy Where do you start to get your songs out? I mean, my music has been performed in church, but nobody I know has any clot with anyone in the business
JeffM Then Liz, then vance, then gemini
JoAnn Clotting can be a problem. ;)
Joy :-)
Joy Clout
Joy Better?
JoAnn How to get songs out to the public is a full seminar. Not enought time here.
JodiMuse lol
Joy Sorry
JoAnn Yes, my typong is iffy too.
JeffM No fortune cookie distillation of the seminar?
JodiMuse There's an article by John at http://www.musesmuse.com/articles.html - about how to get a demo out there...
JoAnn I could do a blatant commercial, Joy, and say buy John Braheny's excellent book:
Joy Nothing wrong with that..
JoAnn The Craft and Business of Songwriting ... I hope that helps.
Kenna ?
Joy thank you
Alicia Get a copy of Songwriters Market and look up Christian music publishers
IreneJ It's an excellent book...the only one I've ever bought
JeffM Liz, you're on
Liz123 What books do you reccommend for a good read?
IreneJ lol
JeffM lol
Vance .
Kenna deja vu
JoAnn Yes, Songwriters Market is great, but watch that some material gets outdated ...it's an annual.
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Alicia true
JoAnn For a good read on creativity, try The Artist's Way...
JoAnn Email me for a long list of books I like ... ok?
Joy IreneJ I really would like to get together on it..thanks for the tip on Songwriter's Market
JeffM or we can post it after the chat :-)
Liz123 Alright thanks
Liz123 That's cool too
Joy Oops..sorry..I'm still new to chat
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JeffM Vance is next
JoAnn Jeff, ok..done
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Alicia Have to go, thanks Joann. SO looking forward to NCSA!
JeffM wb Vance, go ahead with your question
JoAnn Thanks Alicia, introduce yourself to me there, ok? done
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JeffM Me too (if I'm there)
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Vance pass to the next one, I need a minute
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JeffM go ahead gemini
gemini Sorry I keep getting disconnecetd. I guess, even tho those two songs mentioned might be boring, I guess the bottom line is that it has been done and that was what I was wondering about. Thanks
JoAnn Jeff... You sent me The Zen in Writing by Ray Bradbury ... another good book. Thanks again.
JeffM you're welcome
Vance and "Edmond Fitgerald" too Gemini
gemini ?
JeffM go ahead gemini
JoAnn Gemini, Springsteen can get away with anything and Achey Breaky took a major marketing effort.done
JeffM then Vance, then Kenna
gemini You mean the long, long song by Canadian....The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
IreneJ Gordon Lightfoot
gemini Is that song also the same all the way through?
Vance yep, know all the words
JoAnn That's more of a folk style ...which is a storytelling mechanism and holds our attention without a hook.
JoAnn The story is what keeps us involved.
JeffM As opposed to born in the USA which is one continuous hook :-)
JoAnn done
JoAnn You got that right.
JeffM ready yet, Vance?
Joy :)
Liz123 ?
Vance I'll just listen, thanks
JeffM go Kenna
Kenna I am finding that most of my material tends to be either love songs or what my teenage daughter classifies as "complaint rock". How do you get yourself motivated to a different type sound in writing?
IreneJ lol
Kenna like i would love to write some reggae or something fun
neonralph lol!
JoAnn Kenna, pick a different style of music and immerse yourself in that ... pick subject matter that is
JoAnn outside your normal area of interest. done
Joy ?
Kenna any suggestions?
JeffM get a really loud amp so nobody can hear the lyrics
JeffM oops, sorry
Kenna haaaaaaaaaaaa
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IreneJ ?
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JeffM I'd suggest going in a direction you have some interest in going (but aren't doing now)
JoAnn Watch a good drama on TV, pick out 3 titles suggested by dialogue or story line in the show... done
JoAnn Right...
JeffM good drama on TV? oh, never mind
JoAnn done]
JeffM Go ahead Liz
neonralph I like that one!
Liz123 Where do I find people who are interested in my songs? Any tips?
Joy hehe
Kenna ?
JoAnn Jeff, don't be such a cynic...
JeffM I don't watch TV so I wouldn't know
JoAnn Liz - Do you play in alocal club?
Liz123 No I'm a beginner.
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JoAnn Too early then to start finding people interested in your songs.Write 20 or 30 songs first and
JoAnn get someone you respect to critique them.
JoAnn done
JeffM Or play at an old folks home. They'd love the attention
Liz123 I've done so ,and they likedb the style
JoAnn Haaaaaa.
Joy whatever works...
JeffM I've done so also
JeffM Go ahead Joy
Liz123 I mean other than folks
JoAnn Actually, it's not such a bad idea. There are probably Led Zepplin fans in old folks homes by now. done
Joy Is there any problem that can come up with your music being stylistically diverse?
JeffM and Bob Dillian fans!
JoAnn Joy, only when you're trying to get a record deal as an artist...
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JoAnn but as a writer, it's an asset. done
Joy well, I am also performing my own music
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JeffM Irene's up...
IreneJ I'm coming hang on!!
IreneJ I attended a workshop that John gave a few years back in Vancouver...
IreneJ IT was great! Especially when John recommended listening to "THis Shirt" by Mary Chapin Carpenter...do you ever recommend listening to certain songwriters?
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JoAnn Glad to hear you enjoyed that. We love Vancouver. Other favorite writers are the afore-mentioned Lyle
IreneJ I'm sorry did someone already ask that question? I got the boot and missed some of this
JoAnn Lovett, John Hiatt, Jules Shear, Billy Steinberg (lyricist) and scores more ...
JoAnn done
JeffM No, we were talking about physical beauty then, Irene
neonralph Jules Shear! *sigh*
IreneJ Har, har :-)
JeffM Go ahead Kenna
Kenna now i gotta think of another one Irene
Kenna hehe
IreneJ lol
JoAnn Love the humor...
JeffM Yes, we're humorous cultural leaders!
Kenna I love Hiatt, hes cool. Like any female songwriters?
JoAnn Thank goodness... Beth Neilson Chapman, uh, gimme a minute
JoAnn Paula Cole
JoAnn Shania Twain
JeffM (the afore mentioned)
IreneJ Gees, another afore I missed
JoAnn oh, yes
Kenna she shamed all of country music with that midriff
JoAnn Joni Mitchell
neonralph ...and sold a lot of records as well.
IreneJ Joni Mitchell, sigh
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JoAnn Now we can talk about physical beauty again , aforementioned midriff. done
Kenna lol
JeffM anybody want to be next?
neonralph ?
JeffM go ralpha
neonralph How about a quick fix for a bad writer's block...any suggestions?
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JoAnn A long list, Ralph. But first it's about doing things you don't normally do. Like,
JeffM ...drum roll...
JoAnn walking if you're used to riding, being in a crowd if you're a loner, just shaking up your pattern. Like
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JoAnn learning new chords on a guitar or singing in another style, etc., et Drum roll indeed! done
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neonralph Thanks :-)
JoAnn Welcome ...
Joy Sorry folks..I need to go. Thank you JoAnn!
JeffM Bye joy
JoAnn You're welcome, best of luck.
Joy Bye all!
Liz123 I'll be leaving also Thanks
Vance Bye Joy, Go Reds
JodiMuse Bye guys!
IreneJ lol
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JeffM So, got that, Ralph?
JeffM If you're married, try being divorced, that kind of stuff
neonralph Got it!
IreneJ lol
neonralph ;-)
JodiMuse lol Oh come ON, Jeff. ;-)
Kenna damn Jeff, you are something else
neonralph ?
JoAnn LOL!!!
JeffM go ahead ralph
IreneJ I heard of a guy who used the excuse of having affairs so he could write better songs, lol
danNsara ?
JoAnn We call that "doing research.
JoAnn done
neonralph In working with creative people, do you find that creative output is a finite thing? For example...
IreneJ Or just a lousy excuse, lol
neonralph I put a lot of time in lately on visual creativity...can that detract from my musical creativity in any way?
JoAnn First it probably enhances it. Speaking of Joni Mitchell, she paints (oils) as well as writes and uses
JoAnn them to go back and forth. Gets music ideas when she paints and vice-versa. Also (drumroll)
IreneJ lol
JoAnn remember the Creativity River keeps flowing and it's up to you to choose when and how deep you
JoAnn want to swim. Confucious says ... done
neonralph Again, thanks!
JeffM Hmm... must be the Yangtze, danNsara, go ahead
Vance ?
danNsara This year several of our friends that we moved to town with five or six years ago gave up and left town. Why do some people quit while others hand in there persistently for 10-15 years and ultimately succeed? Is there a psychological reason?
danNsara that's hang not hand
JodiMuse Ooo. That's a good one. I'd love to know that myself.
JoAnn Basically, you have to believe in yourself and want It more than anything else. Otherwise it's just
JoAnn about passion. Some people hang in there because they love doing what they do. done
danNsara yep. thanks.
JeffM Vance, go!
Vance If you have lyrics copywrited, can anyone who wants add their music too it and call themselves a cowriter?
JoAnn Not without your permission, Vance. done.
Vance echange your original melody for example
JoAnn Ditto.
Vance aha, thanks
JoAnn I sense there's a deeper drama here, Vance.
JeffM not on TV though
JodiMuse<--pokes Jeff. ;-)
JoAnn Aforementioned TV.
Vance Nope, just learning
JeffM ....ouch....
JoAnn Glad to hear it. Learn on.
danNsara Do I have to separate the two of you again?
JodiMuse<--whistles innocently...
JeffM Yes, it's stuffy under this blanket
danNsara sigh
JodiMuse (giggle)
JeffM Hey JoAnn, what artists have you worked with?
neonralph<--turns on the lights...
JodiMuse<--pokes Ralph then.
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JeffM<--puts on his shades
JoAnn This will open a big can-o-worms, but lemme see ...
neonralph ow!
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JoAnn BB King, Rod Stewart, Dudley Moore, Barry Manilow, Bee Gees, Paul McCartney, Al Jarreau,
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JodiMuse Dudley Moore? Really?
JoAnn Iron Maiden, Ozzie Osborne, is this enough?
JeffM Anecdotes...we need an anecdote :-)
danNsara quite the diversity
JoAnn Dudley Moore is a total gentleman to work with., Jodi.
JodiMuse What was Dudley Moore like? I'm intensely curious. :-) He's SO talented!
neonralph Wow...Ozzy!
JodiMuse (laugh) I thought of Dudley Moore before Paul McCartney. Ouch. ;-)
JoAnn Anedote? Omygooodness... I nearly got squshed backstage in a crush of groupies for David Bowie.
JeffM Dudley's a better piano player, Jodi
JoAnn Also, different stage, same sqush, with Olivia Newton-John. I'm not big enough for that job! done
JeffM wow!
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JeffM tell us what you'd do for them!
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JoAnn If I tell you more, I'll have to kill you.
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JeffM That's okay, death is unavoidable
JodiMuse lol
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JoAnn I worked for Rogers & Cowan, then the biggest PR firm for celebrities, internationally. You know,
Vance Do any of you live around Nashville?
JoAnn Schwarenegger, Redford, Paul Newman and my fave Jim Henson. done
aceford ?
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JeffM go ahead aceford
aceford was your work at Arista Nashville?
JoAnn I lived in Atlanta, did some music publishing work in N'ville, but never lived there. done
aceford It was in your bio. : ) Sorry.
JoAnn I worked for Arista here in LA. That's true, but a while ago. done
aceford What capacity? done
JoAnn Record promotion. done
JeffM next question? done
JoAnn Lotta respect for Clive Davis, by the way. done.
Kenna ?
neonralph ? cone.
neonralph oops...
JeffM try again ralph
JeffM go ahead Kenna
Kenna are you doing any seminars in the southern US this year?
JoAnn None scheduled yet. We're in the Northeast all of october (Boston, New Haven, D.C., NYC). Will
gemini ?
JoAnn certainly let ya'll know thru Jodi and Jeff when/if we schedule more. Where are you?
Kenna Memphis
Kenna cool town, come on down
JoAnn Want to organize a seminar for us? Email us at NuTunes@aol.com. Thanks. done
JeffM neon?
neonralph Off topic a bit...what does it cost to retain a PR firm?
JeffM Wow ralph, you ARE thinking big!
JoAnn For those celebs, a few years ago, it was around $6,000 per month, plus expenses (photos,
aceford your first born child. : )
JoAnn limos, phonecalls, mailings, etc.) You can get it a lot lot cheaper... and good too. done
JeffM gem?
gemini I live on Canada's East Coast. Any plans to come this way
JoAnn Got a room for us?
gemini Yes, of course . lol
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JodiMuse Hey there, Gemini! Nice to see another Canuck. ;-)
JoAnn Ok, what time should we be there?
gemini Hi to you too
gemini We have some songwriting organizations here. It would be nice to have you at a seminar sometime.
JoAnn I speak French. Does that help?
gemini Sorry, not right where I live.
JoAnn We'd love to visit your part of the world ... let's discuss ... maybe in 2000?
gemini I think the organizations should bring in someone such as yourself.
gemini I'll make the suggestion.
JoAnn We totally agree. This is the fun part of what we do. We'll explore further. Thanks. done
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JeffM Une autra personne? (or something like that)
danNsara very impressive Jeff
gemini lol. done.
JoAnn Wow, Jeff, you are a cultural leader...
JeffM merci
JodiMuse Wow. THAT'S a scary thought... ;-)
Kenna mercy is more like it...hehe
neonralph My refrigerator is also a cultural leader (at least locally)...
JoAnn Folks, we may have to take off ... we're packing our house to move (heavy) and need to
JoAnn get back to the grind. (We're only going 4 miles down the road, but it's still a move.) Any more
JeffM Well, thank you very much for being here!
Kenna those are the worst. Great meeting you.
danNsara Thanks so much for your time Joann
JoAnn I can help you with? I've really enjoyed this ... you're a lotta fun ... ... creative too!!!
gemini Thank you for a great chat!
neonralph Thanks again, JoAnn...hang in there with the move!
JodiMuse This has been a great chat, JoAnn. Thanks so much for coming by.
RollingFrog si, fue muy divertido!
danNsara Yes, good luck with your move
JodiMuse Definitely!
aceford I'd rather string barbed wire than move. You have my sympathies.
JodiMuse lol
gemini lol, aceford
Kenna i'm gone too. done. night everybody
danNsara bye Kenna
JodiMuse Bye Kenna!
JeffM Bye Kenna
gemini Nite Kenna
neonralph Bye Kenna!
RollingFrog Adeiu!
JoAnn Wish we could do more ... Thanks to my two hosts ... merci beaucoup ... Thanks to you all. Bye now!
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JeffM Au reviors JoAnn
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JodiMuse Oh Jeff. You cultural leader you. ;-)
danNsara Thanks for moderating Jeff
danNsara A stellar job as usual
JoAnn Bonne nuit, Jeff & Jodi.
JeffM A bien tot
neonralph Yes, Jeff...
RollingFrog Jeff' I'll sweep the room if you'll fold the chairs...
JeffM I'll roll up the blanket
JodiMuse Awww...
JeffM with Jodi inside it
JoAnn Aforementioned blanket.
JoAnn done.
JodiMuse Ooooof!
JeffM Aforementioned Jodi
neonralph :-)
RollingFrog Thanks, Joanne
gemini I'll empty the coffee pot
RollingFrog minus the e
-- Log stopped at Wed Sep 08 19:42:34 PDT 1999
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