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Old 10-24-2008, 02:37 PM   #16
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Re: Yet Another Reason to Hate Metallica

Originally Posted by firstdown View Post
The sales off records does not only take money away from the band but takes money away from the song writers and others involved with the music. My cousin is married to a man who writes songs along with other stuff and each month he gets a list of his royalties for what he writes. Its pretty neat how he gets a penny here and a penny there each time a song he wrote is plyed on the air. We talked about this and he personaly cans say with modern technology he has seen a decline in his royalties for music he writes.
Great point, FD. People focus on the labels, but ignore the non-performers drawing their salary and livelihood from CD sales.
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:05 PM   #17
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Re: Yet Another Reason to Hate Metallica

Originally Posted by SmootSmack View Post
There's also the people involved that aren't the artists: the people who design the cover art, the people who package the CS, the people who deliver the CDs to the stores, the people who stock the shelves, etc. Compensating them has to be taken into consideration.
Sorry I can't trust you considering the fact that you work for the man. Who are you to tell us we can't have our free downloaded music? Next thing you know you'll be tellin' us to hand over our guns.
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