Category Archives: Music Publishing

See What’s Happening at TuneCore Publishing Administration

We've got lots of songwriter news coming from our Music Publishing Administration office.  Here are just a few of the highlights... Songwriter Highlights Chan-Romero-and-Jamie2TuneCore Music Publishing welcomes legendary early rock and roll icon Robert Lee “Chan” Romero to our growing roster of incredible songwriters. Romero is best known for his seminal 1959 hit, “Hippy Hippy Shake”and is often associated with close contemporary and label-mate Ritchie Valens. Romero’s career skyrocketed after coming to the attention of Paul McCartney, who played the song live at the Cavern Club in Liverpool and the Star Club in Hamburg during the early years of The Beatles.

Stories from Acclaimed Folk Artist Jeff Black

This week we've been highlighting the TuneCore Artists to Watch at SXSW, and now it's time to turn the spotlight to folk singer/songwriter Jeff Black.  A recognized master storyteller (and we think you'll get that just from reading the interview below), he's an artist not to be missed. (So don't miss him, see him live tonight in Austin!)

4 Practical Dos & Don’ts for Different Songwriting Approaches

By Cliff Goldmacher “Which do you write first, the music or the words?” This is the classic question that all songwriters get asked.  In my experience, there’s no easy—or correct—answer to this one.  Sometimes it’s the music, sometimes it’s the lyrics and, often, it’s some mystical, organic combination of the two.  More importantly, there is no one way to write a song. Some of the best (and worst) songs ever written were created using the same techniques.  To that end, I’m going to cover four different ways to approach writing a song, and some of the “dos” and “don’ts” you’ll want to keep in mind as you go through each one...
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10 Reasons to Choose TuneCore Music Publishing Administration

You put a lot of work into writing songs.  And because these compositions form the foundation of your career, you want to make sure they’re being treated properly.  A Publishing Administrator will represent your compositions and make sure you get all of the royalties owed to you from the use of your music around the world.  By getting a publishing deal with TuneCore, you’ll get a top notch team on your side, fighting on your behalf and giving you opportunities to maximize your songwriter royalty collection. Here’s how we’ll do it…

See What’s Going on at TuneCore Music Publishing Administration

The beginning of 2014 has not been without highlights for TuneCore songwriters.  Here's just a taste of the news from our Music Publishing office... Songwriter Highlights TuneCore Publishing has concluded a worldwide administration deal with American singer, record producer and songwriter, Richard Barrett. The deal coversRichie_Barrett_3 early rock and roll standards recorded by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, The Chantels, The Valentines and the Janis Joplin staple “Maybe.” Many consider Barrett to be the number one Doo-Wop hit writer of all time. Andy_Allo_album_coverCongrats to TuneCore Publishing and Distribution artist Andy Allo for her cover page and spotlight in the latest SESAC Magazine! Allo’s latest album, Superconductor, is executive produced by Prince and features performances from James Brown's saxophonist Maceo Parker and virtuoso Trombone Shorty on the smash single “People Pleaser”...