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August Denver NSAI Meeting is Canceled

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Photo: Allen Krehbiel | Hey fellow songcrafters. Both Lauren and I happen to be travelling this coming... Read More → August Denver NSAI Meeting is Canceled

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Dee Snider Rips Kari Lake as ‘fascist moron’ over Twister Sister Hit

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Photo: Dee Snider | By Judy Kurtz, The Hill | Dee Snider is ripping Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari... Read More → Dee Snider Rips Kari Lake as ‘fascist moron’ over Twister Sister Hit

‘I Said, Don, It’s Time for You to Reveal’: 50 Years Later, the Truth Behind American Pie

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Photo: Don McLean (from his website) | By Jim Farber, The Guardian | A long, long time ago – five decades... Read More → ‘I Said, Don, It’s Time for You to Reveal’: 50 Years Later, the Truth Behind American Pie

How Artists Get Paid From Streaming

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By Elio Quinton, Pudding | It is commonly understood that artists make money when their music is played on... Read More → How Artists Get Paid From Streaming

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Songwriter Mike Stoller on How He and Jerry Leiber Wrote Two Dozen Classics for Elvis — Before the Colonel Cut Them Off From the King

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By Chris Willman, Yahoo News | If there were an award to bestow for the most accomplished living American pop... Read More → Songwriter Mike Stoller on How He and Jerry Leiber Wrote Two Dozen Classics for Elvis — Before the Colonel Cut Them Off From the King

DSE Friends Got Problems Galore – Please Help Them Out!

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Photo: Door to Alissa Moreno’s late home | Many of you know our dear friend of the expo, Alissa Moreno.... Read More → DSE Friends Got Problems Galore – Please Help Them Out!

Mariah Carey Gets Sued for “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

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Photo: Mariah Carey (from her Facebook page) | By Alexandra Canal, Yahoo Finance | In a civil lawsuit filed... Read More → Mariah Carey Gets Sued for “All I Want For Christmas Is You”

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Isaac Hayes’s Family Furious Trump Used Song For His Jig At Controversial NRA Speech

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Photo: Isaac Hayes | By Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post | Trump danced to “Hold On, I’m... Read More → Isaac Hayes’s Family Furious Trump Used Song For His Jig At Controversial NRA Speech

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Best Songwriting Partnerships: The Dream Teams That Made The Hits

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Photo: Paul McCartney and John Lennon performing “All You Need Is Love” (Apple Corps; screen... Read More → Best Songwriting Partnerships: The Dream Teams That Made The Hits

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Ed Sheeran Wins Copyright Lawsuit Over 2017 Hit “Shape of You”

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Photo: Ed Sheeran | By Caitlin O’Kane, CBS News | Ed Sheeran has won a copyright lawsuit over his song... Read More → Ed Sheeran Wins Copyright Lawsuit Over 2017 Hit “Shape of You”

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COMBO Announces 9th Annual Songwriting Contest!

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Photo: Paul Iwancio – 2021’s Winner with “Who Took the Donuts Away” — a really... Read More → COMBO Announces 9th Annual Songwriting Contest!

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Announcements and Calendar

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Shout out to Abigail Brooks of Castle Rock! She made it through to Hollywood Week of American Idol. She not... Read More → Announcements and Calendar

Claud Kasiah Started Writing Latest Concert While He Was in Prison // Reenter, Remerg, Return presented by The Playground Ensemble This Friday at 7:00 p.m.

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Photo: Claud Kasiah (from his Facebook page) | By Maggie Donahue, Denverite | “I’m not a victim here. But... Read More → Claud Kasiah Started Writing Latest Concert While He Was in Prison // Reenter, Remerg, Return presented by The Playground Ensemble This Friday at 7:00 p.m.

“The Minions Do the Actual Writing”: The Ugly Truth of How Movie Scores Are Made

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By Mark Rozzo, Variety | The streaming revolution is changing the way film composers get paid and exposing... Read More → “The Minions Do the Actual Writing”: The Ugly Truth of How Movie Scores Are Made

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The Story of Another Singer/SONGWRITER – Miss Peggy Lee

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Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Peggy Lee (1920-2002), known for such hits as “Fever” and... Read More → The Story of Another Singer/SONGWRITER – Miss Peggy Lee

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