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  Songwriter : Freebase - The World's Database
Born in Rome, Italy, she is the daughter of former Bond girl Barbara Bach and businessman Augusto Gregorini, and the stepdaughter of Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.
Celina González (born 1928) is a Cuban singer and songwriter of musica campesina, traditional music of the Cuban countryside.
Songwriter ("I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream"), author and lyricist, educated in high school and in private music study.
www.freebase.com /view/music/songwriter   (2275 words)

  
 BERKLEE | BERKLEE | Careers in Songwriting
Performing songwriters may work as a solo act, or as a leader of a group featuring their material.
Staff songwriters are hired by music publishers, record companies, producers and other production or recording groups.
Early in a career a writer may have no option other than a "work-for-hire" position, but should take advantage of any opportunity to move to a more attractive long-term strategy to earning a living as a writer.
www.berklee.edu /careers/songwriting.html   (474 words)

  
  Country music singer songwriter. Traditional country music by CJ Hughes.
Songwriters and artist that are labeled ghermers will find the doors of the music business locked more often than those that make an effort to work hard, hone their craft and make true friends within the business that can help them climb the ladder.
When a songwriter has a publishing deal the publisher will take a percentage of the songwriter's publishing royalties, money garnered from airplay and album sales, usually the higher draw you are getting and the more money they are spending, the higher the percentage.
If a songwriter was the sole writer on a song that was played 1 million times on the radio, and the songwriter share was a nickel per spin, the songwriter would make $50,000.00 They would then also make money off of the album sales.
www.cj-hughes.com /cheatsheet.html   (2746 words)

  
  Songwriter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
That is to say, a songwriter is a lyricist, a composer, or both.
Most art songwriting is written for somebody other than the composer to perform, although it is known that Franz Schubert often sang his own songs at private parties, and there have been a number of composers who were also singers and wrote for themselves, Carl Loewe being one example.
Songwriting and publishing royalties can be a substantial source of income, particularly if a song becomes a hit record.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Songwriter   (350 words)

  
 Singer-songwriter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It can be argued that some bands of the era - most notably the Beatles and the wave of artists on both sides of the Atlantic that followed in their wake - fit the definition of singer-songwriters, with most or all of their members taking an active role in the songwriting process.
While there is some debate over the claim, it is worthy to note that many former bandmembers (including Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul Simon, Peter Frampton, and later Don Henley and Glenn Frey) found success as singer-songwriters in their later careers.
Spain is known for the nova canço tradition — exemplified by Joan Manuel Serrat; the Portuguese fado performer and songwriter José Afonso helped lead a revival of Portuguese folk culture, including a modernized form of fado called nova canção.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Singer-songwriter   (1540 words)

  
 Songwriter Connection Billboards: Music publishers, music producers and music industry contacts for songwriters, ...
Songwriter with large backlog of potential hit material seeks young dynamic band (and/or young male/female singer) with star quality to perform them.
Songwriter seeks music publishers and artists/bands seeking new songs for their projects.
Songwriters Resource Network is a trusted news and education resource for songwriters, lyricists and music composers.
www.songwritersresourcenetwork.com /page20.html   (2361 words)

  
 Performing Songwriter
Performing Songwriter was just a humble and heartfelt attempt at creating a place for songwriters to come together in a safe community where they’re understood and supported and heard by those who love music.
Thirteen years later Performing Songwriter has grown into what it is today: a completely independent, smart, beautifully designed and widely distributed publication that informs and connects music makers with music lovers.
Performing Songwriter has seen a lot of changes in the past 13 years in the way music is made and the way it is heard.
www.performingsongwriter.com /pages/about/story.cfm   (883 words)

  
 .: Songwriter Showcase - Good Songs Getting Through :.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Songwriter Showcase will use its reasonable endeavours to notify the Subscriber of any changes or additions to the Service or these Terms.
Songwriter Showcase shall have no liability for any loss of or damage to the same howsoever caused.
4.6 Songwriter Showcase reserves the right not to publish or broadcast the songs if Songwriter Showcase believes that to do so would be in bad taste or would offend moral decency, and in such event reserves the right to charge to the Subscriber a sum up to the amount specified in the Subscription Form.
www.songwritershowcase.co.uk /about_us/terms_and_conditions.php   (1747 words)

  
 The Singing Songwriter: December 2004
Tips, techniques, news, reviews, and resources for songwriters who sing, singers who write songs, and anyone interested in the craft of songwriting and the art of performance.
Based on the SWS Compilation Project, The Blue Diamond Awards are given to the best SWS songwriters and their songs as judged by noted songwriters, producers, and music industry professionals.
Thirty-five SWS songwriters entered 121 songs in this year's competition and all received a blue ribbon for their participation.
singing-songwriter.kennyhart.com /2004_12_01_singsong.html   (1199 words)

  
 Songwriter News
Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin, 86, a Hardin-Simmons University graduate who composed ''Long Black Veil,'' ''One Day at a Time,'' ''Waterloo'' and other country and gospel music hits, died Saturday at her home in...
Songwriter Marijohn Wilkin, who co-wrote the classic ballad "Long Black Veil" and other hits, died at her Nashville home at age 86.
By Ron Wynn, rwynn@nashvillecitypaper.com June 26, 2006 Nashville's emergence as America's premier songwriting city, along with the development of Music Row, is the focus of music journalist and songwriter...
www.topix.net /movies/songwriter?scoring=d   (690 words)

  
 Seth Jackson's Songwriting and Music Business Page
This section is for information and occasional opinion on topics relating to songwriting and the music business.
Links of interest to songwriters, publishers, and others interested in the music business.
Please be as specific as possible about the artist and project, including the style of the artist and the type of song being sought.
www.mindspring.com /~hitmeister/shj.html   (449 words)

  
 Flickr: Photos tagged with songwriter
Songwriter resources from TAXI: a leading independent A&R company helping unsigned bands,...
Kelly Snyder is an indie pop singer songwriter pianist.
I am a country music singer and songwriter, check out my CD and concert dates, I hope to see...
www.flickr.com /photos/tags/songwriter   (129 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk Books: Songwriter's   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary by Sammy Cahn (Paperback - 18 Jun 1984)
Songwriters - We Are Here for You -- The ISA - International Songwriters Association, through the UK-based publication Songwriter Magazine, offers songwriting news, interviews with major songwriters and more.
Songwriter's Notebook: Manuscript Paper for Lyrics and Chords, for Composition & Inspiration by Matthew Teacher (Paperback - 1 April 2003)
www.amazon.co.uk /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Songwriter's&tag=booksandvideo&index=books-uk&link_code=qs&page=1   (328 words)

  
 Songwriting Resources - A Reference Guide for Professional Songwriters (compiled by Jodi Krangle)
He will also offer suggestions on how to better use the gear you already have, and answer questions to those who are perplexed at the sometimes complex array of product choices and the inevitable technical issues that arise.
If you're looking for a way to hook up with songwriters in your neck of the woods, this is the place to check.
If you're looking for a songwriting contest to enter or information on how you can improve your craft, record your demo or attend a seminar, this is definitely the place to look.
www.musesmuse.com /res-pros.html   (1936 words)

  
 North Texas Songwriter's Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The North Texas Songwriter's Association would like to extend a huge thank you to all of our sponsors.
Hastings is also the location for the monthly open mic for songwriter's.
The Silver Spur is also the host for the regular Sunday night Songwriter's Showcase featuring artists of the North Texas Songwriter's Association.
www.ntsongwriters.org /sponsors.htm   (236 words)

  
 BMI Songwriter John Hall Making Run for Congress   (Site not responding. Last check: )
John Hall, best known for co-writing such hits as "Still the One" and "Dance with Me," is running for Congress in New York State.
His stated goals are to restore checks and balances to government, to make healthcare affordable and available for all, and to promote energy independence based on clean alternatives.
As a songwriter and publisher, he is keenly aware of the intellectual property issues facing content owners.
www.bmi.com /news/200603/20060303a.asp   (278 words)

  
 The Songwriter's Beat
Songwriter's Beat Founder/Director and Festival Organizer VALERIE GHENT has dedicated her life to creating music, performing around the world, and encouraging others' creative energy though music events.
Valerie has worked with Songwriter's Hall of Fame inductees Ashford and Simpson since 1989, runs her own independent record label, West Street Records, directs the Songwriter's Beat, founded the World Foundation for Music and Healing, works with several non-profit organizations, is finishing her fourth CD release and has photographs included in various publications.
Her original approach to songwriting and composition defies genre; her music is truly exceptional.
www.valghent.com /swb/festival.html   (1467 words)

  
 SongwriterUniverse - Artist & Songwriter Great Links
We will be launching a new Songwriters & Artists Directory for songwriters and artists to list their website links and contact information.
Each songwriter and artist will be initially listed in alphabetical order, by their name or band.
We request that each artist or songwriter exchange links with us (although it is not mandatory), providing a link to SongwriterUniverse from your site.
www.songwriteruniverse.com /directory.htm   (110 words)

  
 American Songwriter Magazine Amateur Lyric Contest (May/June 2007) - Sonicbids
The contest is open to any amateur songwriter, AS defines an amateur as a songwriter who has not earned more than $5,000 from songwriting related royalties, advances, or works for hire.
The American Songwriter Lyric Contest is now offering all who enter 2 or more lyrics...get this...a COMPLIMENTARY 1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION to American Songwriter magazine (a value of $19.95!), the leading music publication covering The Craft of Music since 1984.
American Songwriter magazine is in its 20th year, interpreting both the art and industry of songwriting through in-depth interviews, street-wise columns, departmental features, and extensive coverage of new record releases.
www.sonicbids.com /UpcomingDeadlineClick.aspx?OpportunityId=10571   (403 words)

  
 Christian Songwriter's Network
Our goal is to provide Christian songwriters the best resources available for ensuring success in their songwriting.
Songwriters who wish to be notified of calls for new music simply need to join our 'Seeking Songs Subscriber' Newsletter here (free).
ABOUT US The CSN was founded in 2003 by Christian songwriter James Moore in an effort to link together and promote Christian songwriters.
christiansongwriters.org   (587 words)

  
 Singer/Songwriter Downloads - Download Singer/Songwriter Music - Download Singer/Songwriter MP3s
A singer/songwriter both celebrated and decried for her pointed handling of taboo topics, Janis Ian enjoyed one of the more remarkable second acts in music history; after first finding success as a teen, her career slumped, only to enter a commercial resurgence almost a decade later.
Her first measure of success was as a songwriter; after her friend Ivan Ulz sang Jones' composition "Easy Money" over the phone to Lowell George; the ex-Little Feat frontman included it on his album Thanks I'll Eat It Here.
John and Taupin were hired by Dick James to become staff songwriters at his fledgling DJM in 1968.
www.mp3.com /singer-songwriter/genre/219/subgenre.html   (5244 words)

  
 wmplugins.com - Item Details
The purpose of SongWriter is to let others know what you are listening to when you are playing music in Windows Media Player 9 Series.
SongWriter is a background plugin that 'listens' for a media file to begin playing.
If a media file begins playback, SongWriter outputs the information about the current song.
www.wmplugins.com /ItemDetail.aspx?ItemID=245   (216 words)

  
 SongWriter for WMP   (Site not responding. Last check: )
SongWriter is a Windows Media Player 9 plug-in that lets visitors to your web-page know what you are listening to.
The plug-in outputs media information from the current song to a text or XML file, or to a web page post.
Up to 16 different attributes can be outputted, including album art.
groups.msn.com /SongWriterforWMP   (138 words)

  
 CD Baby: KENNY BUTTERILL: Just A Songwriter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Kenny Butterill's latest album "Just A Songwriter" was officially released to an enthusiastic welcome at MIDEM in Cannes, France in 2003 and quickly generated two Top 10 hits in the European charts.
His talent as a songwriter is well known in the industry and his ability to deliver a strong musical performance has been clearly established with his past CD, "No One You Know".
While his songwriting and producer efforts now consume a large portion of his time, Butterill does continue to be involved with the other entrepreneurial ventures he's long been associated with.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/kbutterill1   (5823 words)

  
 Songwriters Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His first songwriting partner was Albert von Tilzer, an already established composer fifteen years his senior, and in 1912 they had a hit with "I'm The Lonesomest Gal In Town".
In 1916 the pair had another big hit with "If You Were the Only Girl" and in the course of the next few years they had a number of successful songs, one of which, "Give Me the Moonlight, Give Me the Girl", was revived in the 1950s by the popular British singer Frankie Vaughan.
In 1925, Brown and Henderson were joined by lyricist Buddy De Sylva, creating one of the most influential and popular songwriting and publishing teams in Tin Pan Alley.
www.songwritershalloffame.org /exhibit_home_page.asp?exhibitId=55   (699 words)

  
 Songwriters Directory Home
Our Songwriter Listings Data Base is a great place for songwriters and musicians to network and get connected.
Each Songwriter's "Artist Page" is set up to "direct" the visitor to his or her music on the web, wherever it may be.
Songwriters gain exposure for themselves and their songs, and link the world to their music.
www.songwritersdirectory.com   (253 words)

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