BMI isn't much help...Re: giving credit where credit is due

Steve Hoffman stevehoffman@STARPOWER.NET
Tue Apr 17 09:33:40 EDT 2007


Yes, it is an imperfect system all around.  Point taken.
-Steve H.

c. n. wrote:
> Perhaps sloppiness, but on whose part? One might consider that going 
> to the BMI sight would be helpful in tightening up those sloppy loose 
> ends, but when you go to do a search on "Dust My Broom," this is what 
> you find.  http://tinyurl.com/2gz5ob   chuck
>
>> From: Steve Hoffman <stevehoffman@STARPOWER.NET>
>> I myself have been involved as an A&R consultant for some CD reissues 
>> where the record label (a large one, not a little indie) screwed up 
>> the credits (here I'm referring not to crediting the composer but 
>> crediting those who did the A&R, production, liner notes, and stuff 
>> like that).  At first I was quite pissed, but after checking with an 
>> entertainment lawyer and also with my good friend who was involved 
>> with the label, I learned that such mistakes are very common in the 
>> record business and are a simply matter, in most cases, of sloppiness.
>
> _________________________________________________________________
> Need a break? Find your escape route with Live Search Maps. 
> http://maps.live.com/?icid=hmtag3
>

Blues-L web site: http://www.netspace.org/~blues-l/
Archives & web interface: http://lists.netspace.org/archives/blues-l.html
NetSpace LISTSERV(R) software donated by L-Soft, Inc.   http://www.lsoft.com
To unsubscribe from BLUES-L, send an email with the message UNSUBSCRIBE BLUES-L to: listserv@lists.netspace.org



More information about the Blues-l mailing list