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Million Dollar Mistakes Steering Your Music Career Clear of Lies, Cons, Catastrophes, and Landmines

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ISBN-10: 0879308273

ISBN-13: 9780879308278

Edition: 2005

Authors: Moses Avalon

List price: $19.95
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Everyone knows the success stories of the music industry - how Michael Jackson's Thriller blew the roof off and how Clive Davis helped orchestrate Carlos Santana's stunning comeback. But now you'll find out about people who were dead wrong. This book details some of the most expensive blunders ever made by artists and by record executives, managers and producers who've worked with stars such as Michael Jackson, Christina Aguilera, The Beatles, Madonna, Nickelback, Bob Dylan, Dido, The Rolling Stones, and dozens more. From contract and copyright screw-ups to sheer arrogance and lying, this book includes eye-opening revelations on: the pitfalls of employing a family member * the marketability…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 6/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Selling the dream
Preface : skating on a frozen lake of lies
Everybody lies
You're so cool : or, functioning within dysfunction
Arrogance and logic
Strictly for d'cash : brainwashed by the business
Friendly firings
Massaging the talent
Lawyer lamentations
Copyright con-fiscations
Spousal abuse
The future of music and its enemies : things to consider for a career in the early 21st century music business
Who we are hearing from
A million dollar's worth of mistakes : the top reasons why artists fail