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Q and A: Doug Johnson Digs Into New Role

James Rea of The Producer’s Chair conversation series checked in with Johnson about his new gig at Black River […]

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Blackburn Introduces Bill To Help Songwriters/Publishers

A bill to reinstate the “five year amortization” for publishers and songwriters will be introduced today (11/3) by Tennessee’s U.S. Congressman, Marsha Blackburn. […]

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Sales Report: Blame It On Taylor And Sugarland

Whooooa! Are you feeling dizzy from the slide this week? As a quick look at our graph shows, country YTD sales tumbled from 9.3% ahead last week to a more modest 5.6% now. Why? (…)

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (11/2/11)

Who ARE all you people? The woods are crawling with indies this week. Some of them are downright scary. But others are delightful surprises. […]

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Australia Attracts Growing Number of Country Tours

During 2011 a swarm of country stars ventured out on Australian tours for the first time. Numerous factors are driving the trend explains Jeff Walker, who spearheads many international country music initiatives […]

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Google Reader Update Dumps BossRoss WebRead In Pumpkin Patch

Perhaps it was fitting that Google updated its Reader RSS tool on Halloween Eve, because the results have been positively ghoulish. (…)

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Visiting With Paul Brandt

“Nashville definitely had a huge role in shaping where I am today,” Paul Brandt told MusicRow… “Pete Fisher managed me before he started managing the Opry. The biz was changing then so much, but his great management style set a lot of firm foundations to build the successes that we have accomplished.” (…}

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Bobby Karl Works The Room

On Tuesday evening (10/25), it was all about “giving back” at the Ben Folds Studio on Music Row […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (10/26/11)

Toby, Trace, Blake, Dolly, Merle and more—it’s all stars and no waiting in this week’s column. […]

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Songwriters Share Insight

Songwriters John Oates, Matraca Berg, Jim Lauderdale and Angel Snow teamed for a panel discussion about their craft […]

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Veteran Hit Writer Billy Barton Passes

Barton is best known for “A Dear John Letter” […]

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