What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio by Peter M. Thall
The Myths, the Secrets, the Lies (And a Few Truths)

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Bad news: The music business is packed with hidden agendas. Good news: There’s one indispensable guide that helps songwriters, musicians, executives, lawyers, and managers understand the music business and travel its shark-infested waters safely and confidently. What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business sold more than 20,000 copies in its first edition. This new, fully revised edition presents even more priceless insider information, updated for today’s music scene, plus clear explanations and advice on the new transparency in agreements, the impact of agent-artist agreements, new webcasting opportunities, changes in copyright law, royalty limits, and all the other developments in law and technology, plus advice for songwriters, A&R people, and artists, and much, much more. Packed with real-world ideas and tips, What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated is the must-have guide for creative types and business types—everyone who works in the music industry.

“Intelligent and accessible.”

—David Geffen

From the Hardcover edition.

About Peter M. Thall

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Peter M. Thall, a veteran of more than 30 years of law practice, is a member of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers and the Copyright Society of the United States. He is also a member of the prestigious New York Festival of Song, special counsel to the London Philharmonia’s Millennium Creation series, and was associate producer of the acclaimed PBS special The Papal Concert to Commemorate the Holocaust. He lives in New York City.From the Hardcover edition.
Published June 9, 2010 by Billboard Books. 352 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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