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Stalking the Red-Headed Stranger: or, How to Get Your Songs into the Hands of the Artists Who Really Matter Through Show Business Trickery, Underhanded Skullduggery, Shrewdness, & Chicanery as Well as Various Less Nefarious Methods of Song Plugging: a Pra

Stalking the Red-Headed Stranger: or, How to Get Your Songs into the Hands of the Artists Who Really Matter Through Show Business Trickery, Underhanded Skullduggery, Shrewdness, & Chicanery as Well as Various Less Nefarious Methods of Song Plugging: a Pra (Paperback)

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"Stalking the Red-Headed Stranger" is a guide to the art and history of professional song plugging. But this isn't your run-of-the-mill history book/instruction manual. It is an in-depth, up-close look into the real music business by industry insider and Grammy Award nominee Randy Poe, who has represented literally hundreds of the greatest songs in the history of popular music, including "Stand By Me", "Happy Together", "Jailhouse Rock", "Under the Boardwalk", "Hound Dog", "What a Wonderful World", "Spanish Harlem", "Chapel of Love", "Summer in the City", "Love Potion Number 9", and "Kansas City". But wait! There's so much more. Interwoven throughout this entertaining and enlightening book is the hysterical saga of the author as he chases American icon Willie Nelson across Canada - via plane, taxi, rental car, and even ferryboat - in an attempt to pitch a single song to the Red-Headed Stranger. And what happens on Willie's bus doesn't stay on Willie's bus.

"Stalking the Red-Headed Stranger, or How to Get Your Songs into the Hands of the Artists Who Really Matter Through Show Business Trickery, Underhanded Skullduggery, Shrewdness, and Chicanery, as Well as Various Less Nefarious Methods of Song Plugging: A Practical Handbook and Historical Portrait" is the funniest, hippest, longest-titled how-to book you'll read this year.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesMedia, information & communication industriesMusic industryMusic & DanceMusic Books Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation Publication Date: 01/01/2012 ISBN-13: 9781458402745  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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RANDY POE is a recipient of the music industry's Heroes and Legends Pioneer Award; is a Grammy-nominated record producer; and has produced, compiled, and/or written the liner notes for more than 100 albums. He is the former president of the California Copyright Conference and is on the advisory board of renowned folk music publication Sing Out! He is a recipient of the ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award for his book Music Publishing: A Songwriter's Guide. Poe's other books are Squeeze My Lemon: A Collection of Classic Blues Lyrics, featuring a foreword by blues legend B.B. King, and Skydog: The Duane Allman Story. Since 1985, Randy Poe has been the president of Leiber and Stoller Music Publishing in Los Angeles. Prior to his position with Leiber and Stoller, Poe was executive director of the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York.

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