Copyright/ Music Publishing/ Legal Periodicals
October 17, 2016
AMERICAN SONGWRITER MAGAZINE
1009 17th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
This magazine covers "every aspect of songwriting, from how to write songs to why writers write." Also covers performing right organizations and copyright law and features interviews with publishers, producers, record company executives and prominent songwriters. Available by subscription.
One Astor Plaza
1515 Broadway, New York NY 10036
(800) 745-8922 (subscriptions and information)
(212) 764-7300 (advertising)
One of the entertainment industry's best known publications, Billboard contains information on all facets of current news and trends in the business. The news articles cover domestic and international events. There are charts of top albums and singles in many categories, top video sales and rentals, and top radio play. Photographs of events and personalities are liberally interspersed.
COPYRIGHT PRIMER FOR ORCHESTRA MANAGERS AND LIBRARIANS
Richard G. Green. Washington, DC: American Symphony Orchestra League, 1990.
This booklet defines copyright issues in succinct terms and offers guidelines for those who handle music licensing matters in the orchestral field.
JOURNAL OF THE COPYRIGHT SOCIETY OF THE USA
1133 Avenue Of The Americas
New York, NY 10036
To order: (212) 354-6401
An authoritative US publication on copyright, the Journal is published quarterly and includes articles on all aspects of copyright, summaries of domestic and foreign legislative and administrative developments, and information about court decisions in the US and abroad.
MUSIC BUSINESS DIRECTORY
P. O. Box 120675
Nashville, TN 34212
A comprehensive directory containing listings and information for the Nashville music and entertainment industry.
MUSIC FOR MONEY
Jeffrey and Todd Brabec, ASCAP, 1996.
A brief but thorough pamphlet addressing "Where the bucks come from for writers and publishers," written by ASCAP Executive Vice President/Director of Membership Todd Brabec and Chrysalis Music Senior Vice President of Business Affairs Jeff Brabec. An excellent starting point for anyone seeking to learn more about the many sources of income for songwriters and publishers. A version of this appears in ASCAP's Music Meets Business.
P.O. Box 18930
Denver, CO 80218
Performing Songwriter is an excellent resource for active songwriters who want to stay informed about recent releases, legislative developments, technology tools, and performing rights news. The magazine features many in depth interviews with established songwriters as well as spotlighting new releases from emerging artists.