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The Good News and The Bad News
By Paula Carpenter - 05/28/2003 - 09:19 AM EDT

With the music industry in crisis, I think it's time to realistically re-evaluate goals as songwriters. I know, I know, this tone sounds a bit negative, but unfortunately, the world of music publishing, recording, and therefore...writing, has forever been changed because of the very tool that enables you to read this column: the internet. For more of a taste of this REALITY-tone, and some info on some Napster lookalikes, read on....

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CD REVIEW: Andy & Denise – “go”
By Stacey Board - 05/20/2003 - 03:58 PM EDT

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CD REVIEW: Sam Hensley – “Run Like Water”
By Stacey Board - 05/20/2003 - 02:58 PM EDT

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CD REVIEW: Shane Simpson – “more electric”
By Stacey Board - 05/20/2003 - 02:57 PM EDT

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CD REVIEW: Mare Lennon – “Warhol Highway”
By Stacey Board - 05/20/2003 - 02:25 PM EDT

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The Emergence of Verses
By Mary Dawson - 05/19/2003 - 02:50 AM EDT

Effective verses immediately engage the listener's mind and clearly "arrive" or "pay off" in the chorus. Join Mary as she explores some ideas for creating verses that will spotlight and set up your Great Hook.

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CD REVIEW: John Balint – Connected
By Ben Ohmart - 05/10/2003 - 07:57 PM EDT

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