The concept of copyright has been around for a long time despite being introduced into legislation in the United States in 1831. In 1575 Queen Elizabeth first doled out a patent on music printing to a composer who wrote mostly for the church, Thomas Tallis. In 1777 the French introduced the concept of performing rights […]
PRESS RELEASE: The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) held its second annual Indie Music Publishing Summit yesterday (June 12) at the 3 West Club in New York City,...
“Independent songwriters and even professional songwriters need to think like they are their own publisher.”
A broad sampling of companies and services that can help songwriters navigate an ever-changing digital world.
As told to PAUL ZOLLO MERLE HAGGARD: I remember writing the first line – “First thing I remember knowing”...