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Issue 7.4 - July 2004
ISSN 1480-6975

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I n   T h i s   I s s u e :

@-- Editor's Musings
@-- Copyright & Publishing Q&A with Nancy A. Reece from Carpe
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@-- Music Reviews - by Steve Allat & Stacey Board
@-- New Artist Spotlight Additions
@-- Songwriting Book Review - by James Linderman
@-- Musical Notes - Songwriting Contests & Market Info.
@-- Muse's Clues - Songwriting Web sites that inspire - brought
    to you by singer/songwriter & teacher, Irene Jackson.
@-- Featured Article - The Power of Principles: Part 3 / The
                       Credibility Factor - by Mary Dawson
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E d i t o r ' s   M u s i n g s :

Hello for another month, folks!  I hope you're all having a very
productive and fun summer. :)

Once again, there have been some more Artist Spotlights
introduced.  I hope you'll check out the great music they're
producing.  It seems to be the season for songwriting contests.
There are tons out there that you might like to learn more about
and several of them are listed below.  Nancy Reece has some more
Q&A's and Mary Dawson has supplied the latest featured article.
Those of you who are familiar with Mary's writings over the years
here at the Muse's Muse will know just how much of a treat that
is.  Once again, Irene Jackson has a highly useful website for
you to check out.  She's been a staple here in The Muse's News
for just as long as I have!  And she still keeps coming up with a
great column every month.  Thanks so much, Irene!  A series of
books has been reviewed in this issue (thanks to you too, James!)
and if you're a guitar player, you'll find them of particular

We have a new raffle prize this month, too.  Kevin Wicker from
Nashville, Tennessee is the very first winner of a 6 month
subscription to the Onlinegigs (
service.  This valuable service is a powerful tool for musicians,
agents, record companies and managers designed to virtually
automate the administration of booking and promoting a band or
bands.  I think Kevin will get a lot of use out of it and I thank
Jay for allowing me to add this great prize to my monthly raffle.

The other raffle winners are:

* Bryan Zimmerman from Center Valley, PA won the full set of Tim
Gillespie's books that are reviewed below (thanks for your
genosity, Tim!).  If you're interested in improving your guitar
skills, they're *well* worth checking out.

* Megan Lavner from New York, NY who has won a copy of the
"Musician's Toolkit" 
(for details, see 

* Troy Palmer from London, ON has won a copy of VSS's
songwriting organization product, Lyricist (for details and
information on a discount offered, see

I hope you have a wonderful and productive summer! :)

All the best,


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C o p y r i g h t   &   P u b l i s h i n g   Q & A :
        With Licensing executive Nancy A. Reece

Is there any copyright issue regarding using phrases from songs
on apparel for sale, such as on a tee shirt? There would be no
artwork or logos, just a phrase from the song (approx. 4 to 14
words). Thank you for any help you can provide. -- Rich 
Yes.  The "print" right is explicit in the copyright law.  If you
are planning on using the lyric of a song on a T shirt you should
have direct written permission form the publisher.  You can not
copyright a song TITLE but some song titles have been trade
marked and would require permission from that owner.

I have written new Parody Lyrics for a well known song that was
written by Neil Diamond. I have already copyrighted my new
lyrics, however, I believe that I must obtain copyright
permission from the original song writer, before the new song can
be published.  I have not been able to make any progress with
receiving this necessary copyright permission, as I must admit
that I have no clue as to the requirements and proper procedure
involved in procuring copyright permission for a new DERIVATIVE
SONG. What are the requirements and procedures, necessary to
procure this most important, copyright permission? Sincerely; 
-- Gary.
A:  The definitions of parody and derivative can be tricky waters
to travel and you should speak with an entertainment attorney
directly.  In the Digital Web Book, Nashville attorney, Duff
Berschback and I discuss this issue in more depth.  Keep in mind
it is NOT a parody unless you are pointing to the song as the
topic or thing you are 'making fun of'.  Just writing funny
lyrics to an existing melody is a derivative.  


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M u s i c   R e v i e w s :  by Steve Allat & Stacey Board


Reviews by Stacey Board:

* David Aaron
* Arlington Priest
* Mizar
* Robb Bledsoe
* Leslie Clemmons
* Kathy Compton
* Paul Hanover
* Dahlia Wakefield

Reviews by Steve Allat:

* Loretta


For bios on each of the reviewers, see . If you're considering
sending in your own CD for review, you can also view that page to
find out which reviewer reviews your genre. Thanks!

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N e w   A r t i s t   S p o t l i g h t   A d d i t i o n s :  

Great music is only a click away!  
Here is the latest addition to the Artist Spotlight section of
The Muse's Muse at 


The debut single of The Spins, the italian power pop band
featuring Alessia Mattalia, the most celebrated european female
governortea ~ Genre: ELECTRONIC

"a musical drug...electronic pop with classical elegance and
cynical sophistication...sung by a voice that sounds like Bono
with a Michael Hutchence attitude."
Are you interested in an Artist Spotlight on The Muse's Muse?
Check out for more

S o n g w r i t i n g   B o o k   R e v i e w : by James Linderman

Uncle Tim's First Year, Uncle Tim's Book of Chords, & Uncle Tim's
Building Blocks - by Tim Gillespie
As a full time guitar teacher with just over 30 years of teaching
experience, I was skeptical about an academic series of books
written by someone who refers to himself as 'Uncle Tim'. I then
read the promotional information that claims that the series
provides a "complete musical foundation for any guitarist" and my
doubts became almost overwhelming as I thought of how completely
packed these books would have to be to consider themselves a
"complete musical foundation".

At first glance, the thing I liked about these three books was
their comprehensiveness. The claims made by the publisher were
true after all. These books were loaded with most of the stuff I
try to fit into a lesson but often don't find the time for.  Each
page is really well organized and very nicely paced.

Obviously, Uncle Tim's First Year is a beginner's book but it
suffers from neither of the two ailments common in beginners
material: there's nothing dumbed down so that you spend a whole
chapter on a single string, and there's no insulting notion that
a starters book should be a lot of feathers and not much chicken.
For example, there aren't lots of photos of rock stars with none
of the stuff they needed to know to become rock stars. 

"Stuff you would need to know" is what this book is full of.
It's smart and it's fast and it's full but not overwhelmingly so,
at least, not for the ambitious enthusiast. The author
accomplishes this blend of easy yet challenging instruction by
displaying everything as an illustration or photo and then
explaining how it works along with how to make it work really

The book starts out with lots of information about the physical
act of maneuvering around the guitar and getting sound out of it.
There is a brief explanation of the technical differences between
electric, acoustic and classical guitar and a section on how to
get through the main body of the book which features chords and
soloing materials (aka scales) in each key.

At the back of the book there are some pentatonic scales you can
rock (or possibly folk) out on and a "chords in keys" page that
is very nicely laid out for future reference. 

The other 2 books, Uncle Tim's Book of Chords and Uncle Tim's
Building Blocks provide "pretty good guitar players" and "local
legends" with the intermediate and advanced materials needed to
get over a plateau and into some fresh new sounds. 

The chord book has lots of chord boxes but also places chords
into a key to make them more useable.  It also deals with lots of
fingerboard movement in your chord playing, an element sadly
lacking in most contemporary guitarists style. 

I thought of Building Blocks as a book for anyone wanting to
visualize what the fingerboard would look like in every key with
a section on major, minor, pentatonic and chromatic soloing. 

These books would be great companions to a hefty songbook or your
favorite tab site so that you could apply the theories, chord
voicings and soloing boxes to actual songs and subsequently bring
those songs to life with awesome new skills. 

Don't let Uncle Tim's casual name fool you.  The stuff in these
books is as academically sound and as systematically organized as
any university music textbook but as practically useful as years
of jamming with great players.  It only resembles something your
uncle would write if your uncle was Uncle Les Paul, or Uncle Jimi
Hendrix, or Uncle Andre Segovia, or Uncle Eric Clapton, or Uncle
Joe Satriani, or Uncle Eric Johnson, or...well Uncle Tim

You can check out Uncle Tim's books at

James Linderman lives and works at theharmonyhouse, a music lesson,
songwriting and music pre-production facility in Newmarket,
Ontario, Canada. He is the Songwriters Association of Canada
regional coordinator for Newmarket and leads a music workshop
program for Life 100.3 Christian radio. James writes songwriting
articles for The Muse's News web magazine, Canadian Musician
Magazine and Professional Musician Magazine.

Contact James at:

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The Muse's Muse Songwriting Resource (online since 1995) now has
a section of Artist Spotlights at where musicians
and songwriters of all genres can strut their stuff.  Newly
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above). Check out for
more details!
M u s i c a l   N o t e s : Songwriting Contests & Market Info.

In the interest of conserving space, I will only be including
changes to this listing in this newsletter.  All other contests
and market information that have already been listed here, are
displayed at & . Please check there
regularly for updates!
JOHN LENNON SONGWRITING CONTEST- Deadline: September 28, 2004 
The John Lennon Songwriting Contest is an international
songwriting Contest that began in 1997. The Contest is open to
amateur and professional songwriters who submit entries in any
one of 13 categories. Your song may be entered in any of the
following categories: Rock, Country, Jazz, Pop, World, Rhythm &
Blues, Hip Hop, Gospel/Inspirational, Latin, Electronic, Folk,
Children's and the new "Lyrics Only" category. Entries will be
judged based upon originality, melody, composition, and lyrics
(when applicable). Instrumental compositions are encouraged. Both
performance and production value will not be considered during
the adjudication process. More than just a contest, the John
Lennon Songwriting Contest offers songwriters one of the most
valuable commodities in the music industry: OPPORTUNITY! For a
complete breakdown for rewards click on Awards & Prizes. Please
visit for more information to get started! 

Offering cash, prizes and real opportunities to new and
developing songwriters around the world. Selected winners will
appear on a special limited edition CD and one Grand Prize winner
will win a trip to write new songs with established professional

Enter by MP3, CD or Cassette! Entry deadline is November 30, 2004
Enter by September 1, 2004 for earlybird discounts! 
Visit for more details.
The New Zealand based "Pacific Songwriting Competition" seeks
excellence in expression. The competition is sponsored by an
Opera Singer with a passion for original music and those who
create it. The cash prizes total $25,000 and 2 i Pods are to be
given away on the 500th and 1000th entry opened. The competition
is open to all nations, genres and both amateur and professional
songwriters. There are neither promises of chances to be heard by
the "big boys" nor product to be given away. The sponsor wished
for an Ad Free Site with occasional quotes and songwriting tips.
Online Artistic Support is available twice a week at varying
times of the day. 
$100,000 in cash and prizes will be shared by 50 winners in 16
categories. All musicians, bands, artists, and songwriters are
invited to enter their songs. Since its inception in 2002, ISC
especially takes pride in its judges and this year is no
exception. ISC 2004 offers both aspiring and established
songwriters the opportunity to have their songs heard by a
prestigious panel of judges that so far includes: Sean "P.Diddy"
Combs, Darryl McDaniels (Run DMC), Aaron Lewis (Staind), Sully
Erna (Godsmack), John Ondrasik (Five for Fighting), Macy Gray,
Scott Kirkland (The Crystal Method), Monte Lipman (President,
Universal Records), Stacey Earle (Americana Artist), Clint Black,
Tracy Gershon (Sr. Dir. A&R/Artist Rel., Sony Records
Nashville/Producer, Nashville Star), Alan Meltzer (CEO, Wind-Up
Records), Kim Stephens (VP of A&R, Lava Records), Peter Furler
(Lead Singer/Songwriter, The Newsboys), Chris Parr (VP of Music
Programming & Talent Relations, CMT), Michael McDonald
(President, ATO Records), Paul Asher (Co-President, Sanctuary
Artist Management) 

More judges will be added soon. 
For more information, an entry form or to enter online, please
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M u s e ' s    C l u e s :  by Irene Jackson

©1998-2004 Moonstone Productions All Rights Reserved. Used By

Theory is what most consider to be the math behind the music, but
as soon as you use the words "theory" or "math", a lot of
people's eyes glaze over.  If you haven't had any formal training
in music and occasionally feel lacking in the theory end of it,
Theory On The Web ( written by Robert J.
Frank, Assistant Professor of Composition and Theory at the
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is an excellent tool to
get you started.  It begins at the beginning, assuming you have
no theoretical background at all, and can be used as "a framework
for a First-Year Music Theory course, as a preparation and/or
review for entry to a college music program, or simply as a means
of deepening one’s knowledge and understanding of music."

There are three parts and several sections to each part covering
topics such as rhythm, meter and pitch, to a complete discussion
of chords and basic melodic principles.  The methods and
description of creating a good melody is an interesting section,
getting into topics such as rhythm and contour (arch, ramp) and
using examples to demonstrate what works in a melody and what
doesn't.  But most importantly, you'll find out why!  Creating a
great melody is something every songwriter sweats over at one
time or another. 

Audio examples and graphics are used throughout the course (you
will need Quicktime in order to hear the audio) to demonstrate
each topic discussed. It is not a quick read by any means, but it
is relatively easy to understand, using links for all of the
musical terms used and keeping to a simple and straightforward
method of description.  Although you might easily choose to
navigate from one section of the website to another, for those of
you new to theory it makes more sense to read through from the
beginning so that you can learn the terminology and basics as you
go.  Take your time and read a section or two every day so that
you can get the full benefit of this online course.

Theory on the Web is a great way to brush up on your theory too,
and definitely one of those sites that provides content over
flash.  Go to it!  

Irene Jackson is a performing songwriter from Victoria, BC in
Canada. Aside from writing, recording and performing, she also
maintains a website for songwriters that includes tips, articles
and more links of interest.  Her eagerly anticipated CD "Catnip" is
finally here, and her earlier recordings have had attention
everywhere from Japan to South America.

Songwriting Tips:
Songs on MP3:
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F e a t u r e d   A r t i c l e : 

The Power of Principles: Part 3 / The Credibility Factor
- by Mary Dawson © 2004

So far in our series on The Power of Principles, we have learned
that the Music Industry is not looking for talent only, but for
success (Master's Maxim) and that in order to be truly
successful, we must be able to connect with the hearts and
emotions of millions of listeners through our music. This
requires us to have such a mastery of our music skills that we
can focus on the communication rather than on the mechanics of
songwriting and/or performing. (The Greer Guideline)

(You can find these other articles at

But there is another key element that must be present in our
lives and in our music in order for us to achieve the success we
are striving for -- that element is simple credibility. The word,
credibility, basically means that a person, product or
institution can be trusted to be what they seem - that they are
believable and capable of delivering what they promise.
Credibility is clearly related to the standard of excellence that
we demonstrate in performance and writing, but, in my opinion,
credibility goes a few steps beyond mere excellence and must be
present for true success to find us.

Think about how many talented people you have met along the road
in your musical journey. If your experience is anything like
mine, you will be able to name dozens of amazingly gifted
songwriters and artists, most of whom will never be recognized
outside their immediate local audience. It's not because they
have failed to work hard or that they have been unable to really
master their craft -- or even that their talent is "less than"
the talent of nationally or internationally known stars. It is
simply that they lack credibility. They have not demonstrated to
the Music Industry or to the general public that they are as
accomplished or even more accomplished than other recognized
artists. Their light of talent is being hidden under a bushel of

Do you recognize yourself yet? I myself can say that I have truly
"been there and done that." In the early days of my own career I
learned that in order for my songwriting to reach a national
standard, I would have to work very hard and I was willing to do
so. I put in my time….I paid my dues…..I kept studying great
songs and songwriters….and little by little I began to realize
that my writing was becoming really good! I was mastering my
skills and I was becoming able to objectively measure my work. I
knew that not all my songs were "national quality," but many were
- they were simply great songs that the world needed to hear. But
I was still a Nobody in the Grand Scheme of Things (otherwise
known as the Music Industry). I was good, but nobody knew it! I
needed credibility.
The rest of this article can be found at:

Mary Dawson is a prolific, published songwriter and president of
CQK Records ( and Music of Dallas,
Texas. She is also the host of the popular syndicated radio talk
show, "I Write the Songs," which has been designed to inspire and
instruct the millions of aspiring songwriters in the craft and
business of songwriting. Mary's commitment to discovering and
mentoring talented new songwriters has made her a popular seminar
speaker at songwriting events around the country.

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    " O N   S I T E "   F E A T U R E D   A R T I C L E :

Go With The Flow (Of Your Life) - Paula Carpenter

Here's an unlikely topic: I thought I would address the topic of
'sliding out of the saddle' of the music industry...for a bit of
time...because of important successes or demands in other areas
of our lives, and what kind of prominence these situations,
seemingly 'interference in our dreams', should take in our lives.
(NOTE: The next column will deal with GETTING BACK INTO THE
SADDLE, after a brief hiatus or after a postponement of the
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