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2dayin music history
http://datadragon.com
arrow 
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OK GOband videos
http://www.youtube.com


OK GOstory
http://www.npr.org

FREEmusic videos
http://www.findvideos.com

~~~

movie+TV soundtracks+news+reviews
http://www.soundtrack.net


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Real player cloud
4PCs+tablets+smart phones 
(FREE download)
http://www.real.com

AolRadio
200+ stations

http://aolradio.slacker.com


Yahoo! music
https://www.yahoo.com/music

NewRadio
http://newradio.com


top new videos+
interviews+reviews
Note: thr's FREE music downloads
http://www.artistdirect.com


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93.1 Jack FM
http://931jackfm.cbslocal.com


K-tel International
selling albums
http://www.ktel.com

Amazonmusic downloads (FREE)
http://www.amazon.com


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album recommendations+playlists
http://worldmusic.about.com


musicportal
http://www.worldmusiccentral.org


hard 2find recordings 
from around the world

http://www.cdroots.com


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rate
your music
http://www.rateyourmusic.com

reviews
movies+TV+music+games

http://www.metacritic.com

music reviews
submitreviews+gigs+concerts
http://www.music-critic.com

 
Rolling Stone
music+movies+TV+politics+reviews+culture
http://www.rollingstone.com


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musiciansdirectory
http://www.peoplespot.com


music fan clubs+forums+games+discounts
http://www.musicfanclubs.org


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festival+event finder - USA
http://www.festivals.com


finding 2,500 music festivals - North America
http://www.festivalfinder.com


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Yahoo! music search engine
https://ca.music.yahoo.com


music recognition technology
http://www.gracenote.com/music

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Did u no?
Sale of online albums soared 126%
during the 1st half of 2006 while the
sale of individual digital tracks sold
online rose 77% according 2 Nielsen.

~~~


tip: listening 2music we like
_ __gets rid of bad moods+
_ __+enhance good moods
 
MTV (Music Television)
new music videos+TV reality
shows+celebrity news+pop culture
http://www.mtv.com

MuchMusic
new music videos+watch shows online+
shows+entertainment news+celeb gossip

http://www.muchmusic.com

show biz news+gossip 24/7
https://uk.celebrity.yahoo.com

music search+recommendations+videos+reviews
http://www.allmusic.com

buy music CDs+DVDs+blu-ray+books+releases
http://www.towerrecords.com


~~~

Did u no?
In April 2002, it was revealed that
the popular music swapping service,
KaZaa, had induced millions of users
2 install a 2nd piece of software, Fast
Track, designed 2create a 4-profit
peer-2-peer network.

Did u no?
A software mixer - found in any
computer audio or MIDI production -
provides the flexibility of a digital
sound mixer without the faders+
knobs of a typical soundboard.


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Did u no?
MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital
Interface) is a digital protocol 4
musical instruments 2communicate
performance information with each
another via cables inserted in2 MIDI
ports/jacks regardless of the manu-
facturer of the various MIDI compo-
nents:
1. sound generator like a synthesizer,
__drum machine, sound module, 
__sampler
2. MIDI controller that controls all
__MIDI components
3. sequencer which records MIDI
__performances+plays those
__programmed in2 it
4. MIDI computer interface that is
__used 2send/receive MIDI data

arrow
MIDIindex
http://www.midi.com

Computer Music Mag+
associated mags+reviews+tutorials (USA+UK+France)
http://www.musicradar.com/computermusic
 

selling MIDI gear+keyboards
http://www.midicity.com


music software+equipment+FREEware
(Windows+Mac+Linux+iPad+iPhone+Android)
http://www.hitsquad.com


subscription music service
Note: thr's a 30-day FREE trial
http://www.rhapsody.com/freetrial


playing with audio as art
http://www.disquiet.com

electronic music by Positively Dark+music blog
FREE techno music downloads
Note: you can promoted your music

http://www.entropymusic.com


electronic music: news+products+
dealers+forum+(sound+image gallery)

http://www.moogmusic.com


Real Synthetic Audio
play list+blog+forum+links

http://www.synthetic.org



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CoffeeCup ZIP Wizard (FREE)
FREEware 4Web masters
http://www.coffeecup.com


1-4a-Rename: batch file *renaming* utility (FREE)
(320KB) (Win95.98/2K/XP/Vista/7)
http://www.1-4a.com

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Virtual studio makes sweet music - article
http://news.bbc.co.uk

Virtual Studio Systems
4musicians+songwriters+home recording artists
http://www.virtualstudiosystems.com


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CD/DVD Capabilities Viewer:
a CD/DVD device-info utility

(Win98/98SE/ME/2K/XP) (173KB) (FREE)
http://www.bustrace.com

download it+
other 
FREE utilities
http://www.bustrace.com/downloads


~~~


tip: offer your music in both CD+
___ cassette format


tip: when replicating CDs, make
___ sure an
ISO-9002 certified
       replication
is used

 
Did u no?
When handling a CD/DVD disc, hold
it
by the outside edge or with a finger
inserted in the hole in the center, hold
the outer edge with a thumb to avoid
covering it with finger-
prints.

It can b put down on a
clean surface
with the label
down, but should go
back in2
its case as soon as possible.

Note: it's that clean, mirror looking
           side of the disc that
the laser
           beam reads so it's
that side
           has 2 remain clean


Did u no?
Do a test burn b4 doing the actual
burning by running
through the whole
laser burning process at the lower

power level 2detect any problems
that might ruin the
writable CD/DVD.


~~~

tip: *not* all DVD drives play DVD,
___ DVD-R, DVD-RW,
DVD-RAM,
___ DVD+R, VCD+SVCD formats
arrow

Did u no?
DVD disks classified as ALL or A
or 1 2 3
will play in any unit.

Those produced in
North America,
Japan, Mexico, Cuba+some
other
countries r considered Region 1;

those produced in most of Europe,
South Ame
rica, Australia+New
Zealand r con
sidered Region 2, etc.)


tip: DVD disks from a *non*-Region 1
___ will require
a video card 2convert
___
PAL +SECAM video formats in2
___
the North American standard NTSC

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Did u no?
At an audition, the music director
wants 2hear how u made a song
your own, *not* a rendition of some-
one else no matter how famous that
person might b: your tempo, which
words u emphasis+how u act when
u r singing the song.


tip: when listening 2singers notice
___
the resonance (twang, crooning)
___
style of their voice

"Music itself is going to become like
_
running water or electricity. You'd
_better be prepared for doing a lot
_of touring, because that's really
_the only unique situation that's
_going to be left."
_- David Bowie, advising young musicians


Music Careers
with articles+section on industry terms
http://www.musiccareers.net

FREE classifieds 4musicians
http://www.themode.com


The Music Yellow Pagesdirectory
http://www.musicyellowpages.com


Apple Farm Music+Arts Center (Salem County, New Jersey. USA)
http://www.applefarm.org


harmonicas+accessories+reed plates,
http://www.suzukiharmonicas.com


books on music
http://www.halleonardbooks.com

.
music learning portal
blog+
FREE lessons+instructional material (USA+Australia+UK+Europe)
http://www.learntoplaymusic.com/store


~~~

"Music is like Mountain Dew for the geek's soul."
_- Chris Pirillo, founder of Lockergnome

techno info portal
(offering Web masters courses)
http://www.lockergnome.com

tech news
http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk

~~~


tip: a well-written song has only 1
_ _  cohesive idea+everything
_ _  supports it (1song = 1concept)

tip: write out in 1sentence what 
_ _  the song is about 4the sake
_ _  
of clarity+focus

~~~

songs with lyrics+largest
searchable lyrics database
FREE music downloads
http://www.lyrics.com

classic rock+R&B+
smooth jazz+gospel+country

download FREE sheet music+FREE toolbararrow
http://www.sing365.com

songwriting...
community of song writers+composers
http://www.songsalive.org

int'l song writing competition
http://www.songwriting.net

songwriter+music royalty+
publishing+licencing+copyright (USA)

http://www.bmi.com

"As an artist representing an 80-year
_
period of black musicianship, I never
_felt that my
copyrights were protected
_anyway."

_  - Chuck D



tip: copyright your music
       b4
posting them online


helping independent

artist+songwriters+composers
http://www.taxi.com


resource 4independent
music+film+advertising agencies

http://www.songcatalogue.com

forums 4songwriters+musicians+bog+newsletter
http://www.jpfolks.com

CD duplication+replication+
DVD duplication+replication
http://www.discmasters.com

CD duplication+CD+DVDreplication
Note: they have templates+FREE guides.
http://www.oasiscd.com

CD+audio+blu-ray mastering
Note: there's a forum+blog.
http://www.digido.com

CD duplication+replication
DVD duplication+Disc manufacturing
Note: they offer The Home Studio
        Handbook
FREE.

http://www.discmakers.com

~~~

Did u no?
Windows has an e-z-2-use CD-ROM
drive EJECT COMMAND. Double-
click the My Computer icon to open
it; right-click the CD-ROM drive icon;
click on the the shortcut menu EJECT
COMMAND.


CD ripper (FREE)
http://www.exactaudiocopy.de

disc repair, screen+device cleaner, etc.
http://www.digitalinnovations.com


~~~

Did u no?
The 1st CD pressed in the USA
4commercial release was Bruce
Springsteen's 
Born in the USA.


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Did u no?
U can manually eject the CD/DVD
tray
by inserting a straightened
paperclip
into the emergency
eject hole on the
front of your
drive+pushing it
gently.


tip: every sector of a CD 
___
is 2352 bytes in size


Did u no?
A CD recorder/recoder has 3 numbers,

4example 12x/4x/32x; 12x is the CD-R
recording speed; 4x is the CD-RW
recording speed; 32x is the read-only
speed. 

John Philip Sousacomposer 
of The
Stars+Stripes Forever
http://www.dws.org


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Did u no?
There r 2types of audio cards: wave-
table synthesis+FM synthesis. 

Wave-table synthesis uses actual
recorded
instrument samples rather 
than the
computer-generated tones 
of FM
synthesis.
 
~~~

Did u no?
Extra circuit boards can be installed
in2 the available expansion slots on
the computers main system board
commonly referred 2as the mother
board

For example an audio (sound) board
will
process digitized audio (music+
speed+sound
effects)
instead of the 
CPU (central processing unit)
.

~~~

Did u no?
The sampling rate is the frequency
at which audio+video information is
monitored when it is digitally recorded.

The higher sampling rate the more
accurate the recording,

CD-quality audio is recorded @a 
sampling rate of 44KHz.


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Windows Media Guide 
2Internet radio stations
http://www.windowsmedia.com


~~~


Did u no?
MP3.com was founded by Michael
Robertson in 1998. 

His company was the subject of a 
notoriously large lawsuit initiated 
by the Recording Industry Asso-
ciation of America over copyright 
matters.


~~~


"Flowers are my music."
_ - Dr. Thomas Arnold

Did u no?
An MP3 file includes more than music.
It includes an ID tag that can contain
the artist's name, the song's title/album,
the recording date+other interesting
info.


mp3 Book Helper:
an MP3 audiobook creation program
(Linux KDE/GNOM; Win98/ME/2K/XP) (1.3MB)
(FREE)
http://mp3bookhelper.sourceforge.net

MP3's - 1000s
http://www.epitonic.com

radio+lyrics+songs+playlists+
FREE
MP3 downloads
http://www.mp3.com

~~~

MP3 music downloads
Note: most songs cost $.49
Note: thr's a FREEtrial period
http://www.emusic.com

Asian Classical Music in MP3 Format
http://www.asianclassicalmp3.org


Did u no?
MP3 files have 2b converted 2
much larger WAV files b4 they
can be played by a CD player as
CD players do NOT have MP3
capability.


FREEonline storage
http://www.box.com
http://www.flipdrive.com
http://www.freedrive.com


~~~

"I am just elated. I have dreamed
_of being
in this place my whole life.
_There's nothing
better than living
_out your dream."

_- Ruben StuddardThe Velvet Teddy Bear,
_________________ American Idol 2003 Winner


~~~
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Windows Media Player Launcher 1.21 (70KB) (FREE)
http://www.ampsoft.net


Yahoo! Music
https://www.yahoo.com/music


~~~

"Look at everything as though you
_
were seeing it either for the first or
_last time. Then your time on earth

_will be filled with glory."
_-
Betty Smith, folk musician


traditionary+contemporty folk music

with news, reviews, mag, radio, resource center, store
http://www.singout.org

a non-profit music service

Note: thr's an Artist Tools section
http://www.efolkmusic.org
 
Folk Music Index
http://www.ibiblio.org


Folk musicof England+
Scotland+Ireland+Wales+America
http://www.contemplator.com


Celtic music portal
http://www.ceolas.org


~~~

Ultimate Band List
http://www.ubl.com


musicians resource+interviews+
album reviews+FREEdownloads+giveaways

Note: U can profile Ur band
http://www.onlinerock.com

~~~


"I'm a spoiled-rotten, rich rock star
_who is putting his Catholic guilt
_to work."
_- Bono


U2
http://www.u2.com

~~~

Headspinby Goran Kajfes
http://www.emusic.com


Phishpop band
http://www.phish.com


Betty Black
https://bettyblack.bandcamp.com

Bare Naked Ladies
http://www.barenakedladies.com


Tom Maxwell
http://www.tommaxwell.com


Oasisband
albumWhat's the Story
http://www.oasisinet.com


swing (big-band) music+news+culture
http://www.anyswinggoes.com

The Bicyclesentertainment news magarrow
http://www.thebicycles.ca

Eve 6punk-pop rockers
http://www.eve6.com

Red Hot Chili Peppers
http://www.redhotchilipeppers.com


Todd Steed+the Suns of Phere

https://toddsteed.bandcamp.com

Savage Garden Central
Australian band
http://www.savage-garden.net

~~~


Garage Band 4Mac
Note: this music creation studio built in2Mac

http://www.garageband.com


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Pollstar
http://www.pollstar.com

Concert Posters
http://www.posterchild.com

collectibles: vinyl, long playing (LP) 
record albums, books, comics, stamps

http://www.post-age-collectibles.com


~~~


Did u no?
Here's the structure of a song...
1. the intro, a short phrase between
_____
2-8 measures long at the be-
_____ ginning of the song

2. the verse tells the song's story
_____
8-16 measures long (There 
_____
r 3-4 verses in a song.)
3. the chorus is noticeably louder than
_____ the verse+
contains the hook,
_____ a melodic catchy phrase, 4the

_____ song+is between 8-16 bars long
_____ following the verse+it may b 
_____
repeated a few times at the 
_____
end of the song
4. the bridge is between 4-16 bars long
_____ +follows the 2nd
or 3rd chorus+
_____ can contain a vocal phrase or a
_____ solo. 
           Note:
NOT all songs have
_____            bridge sections


Did u no?
The trick 2playing the drums is
2develop a
fluid, relaxed sound+
that comes from
practicing drum
rudiments, sticking
patterns tra-
ditionally used by military
bands+
classical percussionists.


Did u no?

Many rock tunes have an intro 
followed by a verse,
then by a 
chorus, by a 2nd verse+by a 
2nd
chorus (which may be 
repeated), then by a bridge,

which leads in2 a 3rd verse+
finally comes a few
repeats 
of the chorus 2close.

 
drummers' portal
http://www.drummingweb.com

FREEdrum lessons
http://www.drummingweb.com/lesson.htm

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Did u no?
Crosby, Stills, Nash+Young made
their 
debut appearance in Wood-
stock.


"We're all in this together
_if we're in it at all."

_- Johnny Cash, singer+songwriter

Did u no?
A fretted bass guitar is easier 2play
in tune
because the frets cut off the
guitar string right
at the correct note,
whereas on a fretless bass
guitar, 
the fingers are responsible 4finding 
the
correct intonation: a beginner 
should therefore
start with a fretted 
bass guitar.


tip: washing your hands b4 playing
____
your brass guitar will prolong
____the life of your guitar strings


guitar-based newsgroups
arrow
alt.guitar.tab

rec.music.makers.guitar.tablature


Did u no?
The strings of cellos, violins, guitars,
+other string musical instruments r
made from the intestines of sheep
even though the strings r referred
2as catgut.


acoustic+classical guitars+ukulele
http://www.stringletter.com

Acoustic Guitarmag

FREE download: Music Publishing 101
http://www.acousticguitar.com

The Different Types Of Acoustic Guitars, Explained
https://beginnerguitarhq.com/types-of-acoustic-guitars


~~~

"Musicians doN'T retire; they stop
_when there's no more music in
_them."
_- Louis Armstrong

~~~


Did u no?
musical theme is the 
melody
that distinguishes 
1tune from another.

~~~

House Of Blues
Note: thr's a newsletter
http://www.hob.com

Harmonica Lessons
http://www.harmonicalessons.com


~~~

 
the most comprehensive Jazz resource
http://www.allaboutjazz.com


WNUR 89.3 FMJazz, Chicago
http://www.wnur.org

Contemporty Jazz
http://www.contemporaryjazz.com

Blue Note jazz record label - newsgroup
rec.music.bluenote


B.B. King
http://www.bbking.com


Down Beatjazz mag
http://www.downbeatjazz.com

The Golden Age of Jazzphotos
http://www.jazzphotos.com

Gary Burtonjazz musician
http://www.answers.com


The Best of 5th Dimension Japan
http://www.artistdirect.com


~~~

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest
mid-July
http://www.ottawabluesfest.ca
 

TD Ottawa Jazz Festivalmid-June (English+French)
http://www.ottawajazzfestival.com

Burlingtonby Toronto
Discover Jazz Festival
beginning of June
http://discoverjazz.com

TD Toronto Downtown Jazz Festivalmid-June
http://www.torontojazz.com

Beaches Jazz FestivalToronto, mid-July
http://www.beachesjazz.com

FestiBlues international
de Montréal
beginning of August (English+French)
http://festiblues.com

Festival international
de jazz de Montréal
end of June (English+French)
http://www.montrealjazzfest.com

Monterey Jazz Festivalmid-September
http://www.montereyjazzfestival.org


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classical music+composers+operas
http://classicalmusic.about.com


classicalradio station
http://www.beethoven.com


Songs for Teachings
http://www.songsforteaching.com
 
Lara St. JohnCanadian violinist
http://larastjohn.com


Leonard Bernstein
http://www.leonardbernstein.com


~~~

classical music portal
http://www.classical.net


Brioso Recordingsclassical music CDs+DVDs
http://www.brioso.com


Music Scores
classical sheet music
http://www.music-scores.com

~~~

opera fans - newsgroup
rec.music.opera


J.S. Bach
http://www.jsbach.org


Aria Tesolin,
Canada's baby soprano

http://www.babysoprano.com


~~~


Rolandmusical instruments+accessories
http://www.rolandus.com


pianomethods
http://pianoeducation.org/pnomethd.html
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/piano-methods
http://musiced.about.com/b/2005/09/23/top-5-piano-method-books-for-children
http://blog.musikalessons.com/2013/05/ask-a-teacher-the-best-piano-method-for-kids

listen 2pianomusic samples

http://www.pianobrothers.com

saxaphone lessons
videos+live lessons+information+forums
Note: thr r tips+links
http://www.musicplay.com

~~~

Rhinorecords, pop music
Note: it has playlists+album of the day+
           Dr. Rhino's picks+newsletter

http://www.rhino.com


Atlantic Records
Note: it has playlists
http://www.atlanticrecords.com

extensive catalogue of music tracks
http://www.mndigital.com


Concord Music Group
http://concordmusicgroup.com

GNP Crescendo Records
Note: u can browse by music genre
http:/store.gnpcrescendo.com

relaxing (new age) music
http://www.realmusic.com


~~~
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The Museum of Television+Radio
http://www.seeing-stars.com/Museums/MuseumOfTelevision.shtml


Nauck's Vintage Records
Note: items NOT bid on can b
_____
purchased at minimum
___ __
bid price
http://www.78rpm.com


rarevinyl records+CDs+collectible albums
http://www.eil.com


recording industry history
http://www.recording-history.org
http://www.soc.duke.edu/~s142tm01/history.html
http://www.playlistresearch.com/recordindustry.htm
http://www.musicthinktank.com/mtt-open/a-brief-history-of-the-music-industry.html

vintage music
http://www.dismuke.org


Early Recorded Sounds+Wax Cylinders
http://www.tinfoil.com


~~~

"When I first heard Elvis' voice, I
   just knew that I wasN'T going to
  work for anybody and nobody
  was gonna be my boss. Hearing
  him for the first time was like
  busting out of jail."
  - Bob Dylan

Elvis
THE KING! of rock 'n' roll

http://www.elvis.com

Little Richardbio
the
REAL! King of rock 'n' roll
hhttp://www.biography.com/people/little-richard

Dennis Deyoung
http://www.dennisdeyoung.com


Rock+Roll Hall of Fame+museum

http://www.rockhall.com

~~~


Did u no?
The Beatle, John Lennon, autographed
an album 4his assassin just 5hours b4
he was killed outside his Manhattan
home on December 8th 1980.


The Beatles
http://members.tripod.com/jpgr_beatles


~~~

Did u no?
Spaces between the notes r

necessary in order 2create

the melody.


Did u no?
A continuous collection of
notes
without any spaces 
creates noise.

~~~ 


"I always said I'd have to make
  my first million before I was 30.
  So ... done that."
  - Dido, British pop singer

DidoBritish pop sweetheart
http://www.didomusic.com

Spice Girls
http://www.spicegirls.co.uk

Dixie Chicks
http://www.dixiechicks.com


Goo Goo Dolls
http://www.googoodolls.com


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"I transform when I'm in India.
_I wear a robe and turban and let
_my hair grow, and I forget about
_things like wearing underwear."
_- Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin
(English+Spanish)
Note: he sung at the close
___ __
of the Winter Olympics, 
           Torino, 2006

http://www.rickymartinmusic.com


Julio Iglesias (multilingual)
http://www.julioiglesias.com

Carlos Santanabio
http://www.biography.com/people/carlos-santana

Roch Voisine (English+French)
http://www.rochvoisine.com

Daniel Lavoie
(French)
http://www.daniellavoie.ca

Nicola Ciccone (French)
http://www.nicolaciccone.com


Michael Bolton
http://www.michaelbolton.com

Justin Timberlake
http://justintimberlake.com/


Randy Travis
http://www.randytravis.com

Stompin' Tom Connors
http://www.stompintom.com


Tom Jones
http://www.tomjones.com

Engelbert Humperdinck
http://www.engelbert.com


Marc Anthony

http://www.marcanthonyonline.com

Lionel Richie
http://www.lionelrichie.com


Smokey Robinson
http://www.smokeyrobinson.com

Aaron Neville
http://www.aaronneville.com


Brian McKnight
http://www.mcknight360.com
 

Harry Belafonte
http://www.last.fm/music/Harry+Belafonte

Rod Stewart
http://www.rodstewart.com

.
Elton John
http;//www.eltonjohn.com

Céline Dion (English+French+German)
http://www.celinedion.com

Ginette Reno
(French)
http://www.ginettereno.com


Lara Fabian
(French)
http://larafabian.com


Edith Butler (French)
http://www.edithbutler.net


Shania Twain
http://www.shaniatwain.com

Leonard Cohen
http://www.leonardcohen.com


Nelly Furtado
http://www.nellyfurtado.com


Sarah Pacheco 
http://www.sarahpacheco.com


Avril Lavigne
http://www.avrillavigne.com


Alanis Morissette
http://www.alanis.com
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Petula Clark
legendary
English+French UK singer
http://www.petulaclark.net


Madonna
http://www.madonna.com


Britney Spears
http://www.britneyspears.com

Christina Aguilera

http://www.christinaaguilera.com

Beyonce
http://www.beyonce.com

Hilary Duff
http://www.hilaryduff.com

Jessica Simpson
http://www.jessicasimpson.com


Shakira
http://www.shakira.com

Mariah Carey
http://www.mariahcarey.com

Jennifer Lopez

http://www.jenniferlopez.com

Faith Hill
http://www.faithhill.com

Michelle Williams
http://michelle-williams.net

Lee Ann Womack
http:/www.annwomack.com

Deneice Williams 
http://deniecewilliams.com

Tina Turner
http://www.vh1.com

Gladys Knight
http://www.vh1.com

Barbra Streisand
http://barbrastreisand.com


Paris Hilton
http://www.parishilton.com


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Did u no?
On November 28th 1925,the very first
WSM Barn Dancetook place in Nashville,
Tennessee.

Several years later it was
renamed The
Grand Ole Opry
.

 
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"Growing up is NOT being so
  dead-set on making every-
  body happy."
  - Reba McEntire, country music singer+actress

~~~


"My mother told me to keep on
  singing, and that kept me working
  through the cotton fields. She said,
  God has his hand on you. You'll be
  singing for
the world someday."
  - Johnny Cash

Canadian Country Music Association
http://www.ccma.org


country music portal
Note: receive 10 country artist
           WAV. files
by e-mail from
           Monday to Friday
FREE
http://www.angelfire.com


Kentucky's Country Music Capital
http://www.renfrovalley.com


Lisa Dodd, country blues singer
Here Comes TroubleI Got the Blues Again
http://www.reverbnation.com/lisadodd
http://www.angelfire.com/music/lisadodd/neverheard.html

independent music store
http://www.cdbaby.com


Kelly Brock'ssubtle country sound
http://www.tenbc.com/kelly-brock-band

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N*E*R*Dhip-hop
http://www.n-e-r-d.com

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VIBEmag
http://www.vibe.com


~~~

"Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder
  no mind - listen to the birds. And doN'T
  hate nobody."

  - Eubie Blake, musician

Ben Arnold'spop music
Note: his song, Worlds Away,
            has been licensed 4use
            in Miller Lite ads

http://www.benarnold.com

TibetSound Effects+TibetRoyalty-FREE Music
http://www.sounddogs.com


The Movie Sounds Page
http://www.moviesounds.com


468 nature recordings+photography
http://www.naturesongs.com


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Bjork
http://www.bjork.com


Tom Waits
http://www.tomwaits.com


The Gryphon Trio
http://gryphontrio.com

David Lanz
Grammy nominated composer+pianist
http://www.davidlanz.com

~~~


The Internet Chinese Music Archive
http://www.ibiblio.org


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Hindi+Punjabi+Bhangra songs

http://www.bollywoodmusic.com


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Christianmusic
http://www.audiblefaith.com


~~~

Did u no?
Brianna LaHara, a 12-year-old 
New York girl,
has settled with 
the Recording Industry
Asso-
ciation of America a day after 
being
sued 4illegally sharing 
music files
through the Internet 
on September 11th
2003. 

She's the 1st of 261 defendants
2settle their lawsuits with the 
association. 

(She agreed Tuesday 2 pay $2,000,
$2
per song she allegedly shared. 
The suit claimed LaHara
had been 
offering 1,000+ songs over the In-
ternet
using the Kazaa file-sharing 
service.)

(Record companies claim that illegal
music file-trading
is 2blame 4a 31% 
fall in CD sales since mid-2000.)

(However, the sale of CD with single
songs has
gone skyhigh: the music 
industry is quiet
about that.)


Recording Industry
Association of America
Note: there is a music notes blog
http://www.riaa.com

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iTunes
http://www.itunes.com


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hip music
http://www.thesource.com
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