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Nashville is Songwriter City

I’ve been in the music industry for over 25 years and have seen every type of show and performance. From my time working at record labels traveling around the country, I’ve witnessed the biggest artists in country music, the newest emerging acts, and everything in between. … Continue reading

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How You Treat People

The last music morsel post was about how excellent music always wins, and it does.  However, there is a sure fire way to sabotage a career even if the music is amazing and that is by treating people poorly.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Ridiculously Talented – MUTEMATH

The following words have been used to describe them: Epic, Untouchable, Unique, Genius, Evolving, Experimental, Intense, Mind Blowing, Creative, Incredible……Ridiculously Talented….. Each and every word fits as Mutemath continues to redefine, surprise and yet maintain their own unique brand and … Continue reading

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A Songwriting Perspective

The following is a concise and relevant conversations between Peter Cooper and Carnival Music’s Frank Liddell on the state of songwriting and publishing. Published by Peter Cooper on March 19, 2010 in The Tennessean’s Features Frank Liddell owns Carnival Music … Continue reading

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Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio

  The silence didn’t last all that long. Guitarist Jimmy Olander was outlining his vision for the next Diamond Rio project to the group’s lead singer, Marty Roe. Rather than just another album, Olander thought, perhaps the story of Roe’s struggles … Continue reading

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Keith Urban Brings It

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: How can Keith Urban not be Entertainer of the Year?  Seeing him long ago fronting The Ranch and several times as a solo artist, no one can touch his show.  The … Continue reading

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Good to Great

A short but important piece from Dan Miller’s weekly newsletter.  Find Dan’s blog HERE. There is a PBS special running right now on the music of David Foster (Hit Man – David Foster and Friends). As the hosts asked him … Continue reading

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