Industry Ink Wednesday

Eric Beggs

Rodeowave Adds To Promo Staff
Eric Beggs has joined Rodeowave Entertainment handling Southeast regional promotion. During his 20-plus years in the industry, Beggs has worked promotions for CBS Records, Liberty Records, and Capitol. Rodeowave is busy with “Let’s Get Together,” the current single from flagship artist Phil Vassar. Beggs reports to Bill Macky, VP of Radio Promotion, and can be reached at [email protected] or (603) 244-2022.

Fred Steiner Passes
Fred Steiner, noted TV music composer and father of former Nashville songwriter Wendy Waldman, has died at age 88. Steiner was active from the 1950s-90s, and wrote the themes for Perry Mason and Rocky and Bullwinkle, and also contributed scores for episodes of The Twilight Zone, Star Trek, Gunsmoke, Hawaii Five-O, and Dynasty.

Waldman’s Nashville songwriting successes include the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band classic “Fishing in the Dark,” as well as hits by Crystal Gayle (“Baby What About You”) and The Forester Sisters (“Letter Home”). More on Steiner here.

Leigh Nash

Leigh Nash Joins Vocal Studio
Leigh Nash has joined the team of vocal instructors at Nashville’s Brett Manning Studios. As lead singer of the group Sixpence None The Richer (“Kiss Me,” “There She Goes”), Nash recently completed a new album with the band and is touring. Visit BrettManningStudios.com or call (615) 866-1099.

100 Reasons to Celebrate
Doak Turner’s 3rd Sunday at 3:00 songwriter event will mark 100 months in a row on July 17. The event is held at 701 Brook Hollow Rd., 37205. Details at NashvilleMuse.com or call (615) 354-6400.

CMT Radio Live With Cody Alan recently added its 100th affiliate.

PLA Media Signing
Public relations and marketing firm PLA Media has added DeeAnn Dominy to the roster. The company’s other clients include Lynn Anderson, Chase Rice, Adam Fisher, and Richie McDonald.

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