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I created several - each with a different goal - and they all produce the exact results I wanted.
First, there are name brand acts we all know and follow, but they don't follow us back. So I…Continue
Added by Billy Kay on November 3, 2012 at 9:22am — No Comments
We released a new single last week, and were immediately bombarded with emails telling us to submit our “great song” to various Internet radio stations. Apparently, there are over 100,000 Internet radio stations dying to play our song.
The catch? They all CHARGE to listen to the song, with no guarantee of making the radio’s rotation. Anywhere from $5 to $49 to submit a song that may never be played on the air.
My math says that would cost a songwriter between a…Continue
Online Custom T-shirts
One of the perks of our industry is "swag" - the free stuff companies give you in hopes you'll use or help promote them, or have your picture taken with a product (called product placement).
We recently made a cross country trip and everything except my carry-on suitcase, was branded swag used in photo ops. Hec! Even the laptop I'm writing this post with was a freebie.
I was recently hired as a consultant to teach bands how…Continue
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Hailing from Asheville, NC, SUSIE Q is a nurse by day and singer/songwriter by night. Her songs are inspired by life - the good and the bad. Her music is heard and enjoyed by everyone, everywhere. "As my Grandmother said.....'If God…Continue
Added by Billy Kay on September 21, 2011 at 9:18am — No Comments
Bobby Ray Bittle to Participate in Country for a Cause Project
Bobby Ray Bittle was born the son of a preacher man in Black Mountain, NC. He learned early on to appreciate music. It was a part of his recovery and total healing from Cancer at nine months old. He was writing his first songs by age four.
Bobby's voice is filled with emotion.…
Added by Billy Kay on September 20, 2011 at 9:59am — No Comments
but the day is still young :)
When I went public with my music, I had three fantasies - none of which would be normal:
1. To hear one of my song on a jukebox or being played in a club. Check!
2. To have someone other then family or friend to tell me one of my songs moved them or had an affect on them. Check!
3. To actually hear myself on the radio. Not someone else telling me they heard me... but ME actually listening to a…Continue
Added by Billy Kay on May 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Ready... Set... Gone! is a Semi-Finalist in Song of the Year!
The Song of the Year songwriting contest has awarded Billy Kay the Semi Finalist placement in the song contest. Song of the Year receives…Continue
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Mini Mart and Smoke Shop - Las vegas 89147 wrote:Continue
"Hot Delicious cheese pizza awaits for our favorite Mr. Billy Kay...
We love your music and played your CD all day in the store. :) Thanks !!"
Is YOUR songs being played at a mini-mart??? LOL
Added by Billy Kay on April 20, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
MusicRow member Jonathan Quintero was in Las Vegas this weekend, so we decided to have our own Walking Tour... west coast edition :)
Here's 3 pics:
JonQ showing off his winning black chips
Wow! That’s a lot of People Dancing to Ready… Set… Gone!
All My Best,
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