2001 - 2007 Winners Compilation CDs available at the DSA store
All winning songs are on a CD Compilation that was given out at the Awards Ceremony. To get any 3 double CD's simply make a quarter note donation to DSA through our online store and send us an email to request which 3 years of Cd's you want us to mail you.
To hear the winners go to our myspace page.
Did you know that A and R reps from labels and music publishers are listening to our Myspace page each month?
5-12 Songwriter's Performance Workshop (see DSA events page)
11 Valentine Concert at Melody Ranch (see DSA events page)
14 Free Local Music Tours - Dallas Public Library (see DSA events page)
By Terry Hart -- The following is an excerpt from Brandew Matthews' article, The Evolution of Copyright, which originally appeared in Political Science Quarterly in December, 1890. It traces the "prehistory" of copyright - from ancient Greek and Roman times to the development of the printing press - and gives one explanation for its development.
By Piya Sinha-Roy
By Nekesa Mumbi Moody and Robert Jablon -- James' spirit could not be contained - perhaps that's what made her so magnetic in music; it is surely what made her so dynamic as one of R&B, blues and rock 'n' roll's underrated legends.
By Peter Cooper -- Larry Butler, the only person in Nashville history to win an all-Genre producer of the year Grammy, died of natural causes Friday morning at his home in Pensacola, Fla. He was 69.
By Kesavan Unnikrishnan
By David Padula -- Do you feel as if you're consuming information without discretion? Are you interested in the hyperconnectivity the Internet allows? Are you at all intrigued by the fact that an unknown singer, songwriter or moviemaker can have his work find you from thousands of miles away, regardless of physical distance? Well, PBS' Off Book series took a look at the evolution of music (its business and its art) online, and you'll find it fascinating if you answered 'yes' to any of the questions above.
G.O.P. Candidates Are Told, Don't Use the Verses,
It's Not Your Song
Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are just the latest Republicans to stop using songs at their rallies after songwriters complained that the campaigns had played the pieces without permission.
By Eliot Van Buskirk
By Paul Resnikoff
This Week in the Hot Seat with Authors Todd Brabec, and Jeff Brabec
By Larry LeBlanc -- Twins Todd and Jeff Brabec are co-authors of the influential music industry primer, "Music Money And Success: The Insider's Guide to Making Money in the Music Business" (Schirmer Books), now in its 7th edition.
By Simon Tam -- Once you've decided that you want to and are able to tour (and you've figured out the why's), it's time to plan the how, when, and where's. This is what I do...
Barbe McMillen's blog, The Craft of Songwriting