What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business: The Myths, Secrets, Lies (& a Few Truths)

What They’ll Never Tell You about the Music Business reveals what most savvy music executives already know-and hope that readers never find out!

This insider guide discloses the hidden dynamics and often unfortunate consequences of what really happens when a deal is prepared, contracts are signed, and promises are made-and alerts musicians, attorneys, songwriters, and anyone else interested in the music business to the potent dangers lurking beneath the surface of this incredibly competitive industry.

Twenty chapters cover virtually every aspect of the music industry, including recording agreements, record royalties, artistic management, music publishing, music marketing and promotion, merchandising, copyright infringement, and the international music business scene. What’s more, the information in this invaluable reference is all explained clearly and concisely with no legal jargon.

For anyone involved in the music business, here is your source of inside information written by an attorney specializing in entertainment and copyright lawwho has represented clients including ABBA, Pat Benatar, The Cars, Miles Davis, The Irish Tenors, Barry Manilow, Simon & Garfunkel, and others.

Hardcover by Peter M. Thall.