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Books on the business of music
All You Need to Know about the Music Business by
Call Number: ML3795 .P35 2012
Donald Passman, one of the most trusted music lawyers in the country, offers his sage advice for creating, selling, sharing, and protecting your music in the Information Age in this updated eighth edition of All You Need to Know About the Music Business. Called “the industry bible” by the Los Angeles Times, Passman’s comprehensive guide—which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies over the past twenty years—draws on his unparalleled experience and up-to-the-minute knowledge of industry trends.
Music Money Success 7th Edition by
Call Number: ML3790 .B73 2011
Music, Money and Success: The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Business is the industry bible and the ultimate guide to making money in the music business. Music is a business of money, contracts, decisions and making the most of every opportunity. To succeed - to make money - to have a career - you have to know what you are doing in both music and business.
Rock Your Business by
Call Number: ML3790 .F57 2012
David Fishof has lived at the center of the music business for more than 25 years. From his early successes in reuniting The Monkees and convincing Ringo Starr to launch his All Starr tour, to his current megasuccess as founder and CEO of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp™, Fishof has learned from the leading minds in the music business—and has applied this learning in one entrepreneurial venture after another. Filled with insights from Fishof’s amazing exploits in the music industry and seasoned with business tips from music legends, Rock Your Business provides important and original business insights from an unlikely source—the world of rock and roll.
True North by
Call Number: ML429.F565 A3 2012
One of the all-time greats in Canadian music recounts his life and times in the business from the 1960s to the present. Whether acting as a producer, record label owner, or manager of great singer/songwriters and bands, Bernie Finkelstein, recipient of the 2006 Juno Special Achievement Award, has played a pivotal role in bringing great Canadian music to the rest of the world.
What They'll Never Tell You about the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio by
Call Number: ML3790 .T52 2006
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.