Somebody is making money, but, as is often the case, it isn't the composer.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Songwriters Sing the Blues
This is a perennial subject for musicians: how can we make money? Unfortunately, it seems to be getting harder and harder. The only ones that really seem to clean up are whom we might graciously describe as "singers chosen for their ability to dance." From a recent Wall Street Journal article, "Tuning Music Royalties to the Times," we read this dispiriting news: