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Life's All About The Fix
by nightengale. 05/23/17 09:36 PM
I pity today's DJs
by Phil_Swanson. 05/23/17 08:25 PM
Doorway To Goodbye
by nightengale. 05/23/17 06:10 PM
How many writers does it take to make a "HIT"?
by Ray E. Strode. 05/23/17 04:13 PM
CD baby down sizing again
by Brian Austin Whitney. 05/23/17 03:39 PM
The Music Industry SKY Is Falling!!
by Michael LeBlanc. 05/23/17 02:21 PM
I Don't Drink Cocktails Anymore
by beechnut79. 05/23/17 10:22 AM
Rock it or lose it.
by Travis david. 05/23/17 09:49 AM
Pickin’ And Singin’
by Neil Cotton. 05/23/17 08:37 AM
Welcome To Facebook
by Barry David Butler. 05/23/17 07:46 AM
Shadow Boy
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:55 AM
Honeysuckle Spring
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:50 AM
Edgar
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:45 AM
It's Yesterday Somewhere
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:38 AM
Left Too Soon
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:19 AM
Down On The Burnside
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:13 AM
Yet, Not Yet
by Travis david. 05/23/17 12:09 AM
After All We've Been Through (Daubert)
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:06 AM
Reflection
by Deej56. 05/23/17 12:01 AM
Forty Four Years Ago
by Deej56. 05/22/17 11:58 PM
Go Preds Go
by John Voorpostel. 05/22/17 11:02 PM
Creativity and the Use of BIAB and Loops
by Iggy. 05/22/17 01:39 PM
Children of the Sixties (FAWM #14) Yippee!
by beechnut79. 05/22/17 12:38 PM
What's Right From Wrong. Mackie & Vic
by Mackie H.. 05/22/17 11:14 AM
Fit One More In
by Neil Cotton. 05/22/17 09:08 AM
He Found God At A Holiday Inn
by Barry David Butler. 05/22/17 07:01 AM
RIP Chris Cornell
by MidniteBob. 05/21/17 11:34 PM
Huge Georgia Boots
by nightengale. 05/21/17 11:30 PM
BMI - DOJ litigation info
by Dave Rice. 05/21/17 09:51 PM
New Lyric from Colin - CC Welcome
by Colin Ward. 05/21/17 09:57 AM
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Life's All About The Fix (c) 2017 Geneva Griffin V1 She was her daddys one and only, Became a young mans perfect wife, She found him to be a phony, About the time her daddy died.. V2 She found herself a sorry looser, With no more family or home, Morphed into a boozer before, ...
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Nice song Everett! I agree with you for the most part, at least where commercial radio is concerned. Most of it is pretty boring, lowest common denominator stuff. However, for years now I've been listening pretty exclusively to NPR, or other public radio station like WXPN out ...
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Lyric Feedback Forum 3
Yesterday at 10:10 PM
Thanks Travis, I was trying to be mysterious as to whether she fell asleep in the fifth wheel and dreamed it, or actually went up the mountain and did the things the Anasazi woman told her to do. Not sure how clear it is. Geneva...
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Industry Message Forum
Yesterday at 08:13 PM
Well, For the record. Most Labels want Artists that write their own songs. That way the Label doesn't have to pay the full mechanical rate for outside songs and rarely even pay the Artist the full rate. There was, and maybe still is something called the Composition Clause that ...
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 07:39 PM
Everett, What they are telling you without telling you is that they are no longer interested in being in the CD business unless you are moving mass numbers of units. The economics simply do not work storing CD's that do not turn over regularly (usually anything under 10 times ...
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Industry Message Forum
Yesterday at 06:50 PM
Ray, and everything USED to be in black and white television shows. That USED to be is of NO USE whatsoever. It has no bearing on reality in today's world. Just none; You can still have 100% of whatever you write. And you can have it on your computer and see it never go anywhere....
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 06:21 PM
i rarely buy cd's anymore but i'm always buying albums [second hand].There are lots of folks in my parts who collect used albums so you got to get out there early at those yard sales and flea markets if you want first pickin's.And you'd be surprised how many of them are in great ...
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 06:17 PM
Some new cars (I think Fords) no longer have CD players available. And of course, cassette players have been gone for twenty years. You can still plug in your iPod or phone and play music but soon it will only be done via Bluetooth and ultimately only streaming services. My tr...
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 05:44 PM
Originally Posted by John Lawrence SchickSame thing happened in the Film Industry in the late 1940's, early 50's. The event of TV hurt ticket sales for the Big Screen. That and McCarthyism and the HUAC. Of course today we know there's room for both TV and the Big Screen. Don't th...
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Industry Message Forum
Yesterday at 05:44 PM
Well, Humm, So, I do understand about the Social Aspects of songwriting, and life. One thing I refused to do anytime was what is known as "Brown Nosing" I have seen it plenty of times. And it works! I just could never do it. However I can see no earthly reason who ev...
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 05:43 PM
Don't they have a streaming & download option Everett? Very few customers want hard copies these days. Best, John ...
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Industry Message Forum
Yesterday at 03:57 PM
Martin, Actually MY PERSONAL INTEREST has nothing to do with the business. This is only one section of an argument I deal with on a daily basis. Most songwriters are solo writers. And that is fine on the outset. Songwriting is theraputic, it is about personal growth and in many ...
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Lyric Feedback Forum 2
Yesterday at 02:22 PM
I am usually not in the habit of responding to my own writings unless somebody else makes a comment first. But just wanted to add that in the real world I have very rarely ever had an actual cocktail, although will have a beer on some occasions. Even though we are said to be in r...
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Industry Message Forum
Yesterday at 01:55 PM
Never seen you write anything that didn't look right. So does this. There is a subset of us who.... Will never be in the business. Have ideosyncratic, quirky viewpoints. Who write for the therapy of it. It puts us in the moment and delivers us to a comfortable place in our imag...
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Lyric Feedback Forum 3
Yesterday at 01:49 PM
Cheers Vic...
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MP3 Feedback Forum
Yesterday at 12:37 PM
Originally Posted by Deej56Neil, you can play a great tune. I really admire the country sounds you create and wish I could play that well. Love the instrumental--really cool and well done. Fun tune that I enjoyed listening too. Write and play on--Deej Thanks Deej I'm so glad ...
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Lyric Feedback Forum 3
Yesterday at 12:18 PM
Good one Travis. Rock it. Vic...
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MP3 Feedback Forum
Yesterday at 11:46 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HARsUCrhRDA&feature=em-upload_owner Words by Harold Hutchings....I LOVE Facebook and am up there all the time. I post my songs in different categories and My Latest Song MY WALK THROUGH ARLINGTON....I'm posting to Military Families and Soldier...
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 10:38 AM
CD Baby down sizing storage again. I have four different recordings stored there that has two (2) copied in storage, they want to have only one of each, so I can pay the cost of getting the extra shipped back to me or have them destroyed. They now only want one CD mailed to them ...
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General Message Forum
Yesterday at 10:24 AM
I heard that cassettes are making a bit of a comeback with bands that play live, mainly because of their compact size, easier to slip a few in your pocket to sell off stage, CDs too bulky....
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Creative Writing Forum
Yesterday at 04:55 AM
I haven't ventured into this forum since joining JPF. I was writing a fair amount of poetry prior to turning my attention back to songwriting this past year or so. But for what it's worth, maybe from time to time I'll post a few things I've posted previously on other sites. Th...
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Creative Writing Forum
Yesterday at 04:50 AM
Frank, This is nicely done and you evoke some great images and compelling emotion. I think there's some opportunity to "plain-enligsh" some of the phrasing--e.g., "And never did I feel as close" to "And I never did feel as close". And maybe "...
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Creative Writing Forum
Yesterday at 04:45 AM
Nicely done, Tammy. Like the reference in the first line, and the second stanza is sweet. Enjoyed the read. Deej...
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Lyric Feedback Forum 3
Yesterday at 04:38 AM
Well done, as usual, Couch. Enjoyed and admired the read. Deej...
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MP3 Feedback Forum
Yesterday at 04:21 AM
Neil, you can play a great tune. I really admire the country sounds you create and wish I could play that well. Love the instrumental--really cool and well done. Fun tune that I enjoyed listening too. Write and play on--Deej...
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