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Rock Flashback: “Sugar Sugar”

Much popular music has pretensions to art, and some of it is. But “pop” by its very nature is also marketplace-driven and disposable, designed primarily to capture people’s attention, and their money. If a particular […]

11/17/2011

Don Kirshner Is Dead

No question, Don Kirshner was one of the biggest superpowers of music publishing/promotion in the 50’s and 60’s.  Don worked closely with the Brill Building artists like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Sedaka[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carole King[/lastfm]; controlled […]

01/18/2011

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