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A Big Win for Songwriters

Songwriters win a big victory: The royalty rate for interactive streams will rise by 44% over the next five years. Big Win for Songwriters Source: DIY Musician Congratulations to songwriters everywhere on this long overdue change to more properly reward … Continue reading

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Nature’s Symphony

Some of you know I began my writing adventure as a lyricist. I thought I’d share one of the songs I wrote a few years ago. Kevin Harris helped me to polish the song and he put music to it … Continue reading

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Many More Opportunites Every Day

I loved this vid, its message, and the looks on the man’s face. I believe you will too. http://www.viralnova.com/homeless-surprise/#.U93CKpLsws8.facebook

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A three year-old performing on the drums with a symphony. His solo is astounding. http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2014/07/to-finish-off-the-evening-the-worlds-best-three-year-old-drummer.php With Love, Russ

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Well Worth the Time I Invested to Watch This Clip

I highly recommend you invest about 3-1/2 minutes of your life to watch the clip linked below. http://www.reshareworthy.com/amazing-quartet-blew-audience-away/#LIzbvcFpRfs UQ8Rk.01 With Love, Russ

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Have Yourself a Merry…

A friend in Nashville named Robin Ruddy played the song and created the attached video. This is being sent for all who celebrate Christmas. For all who celebrate other holidays or simply celebrate life, may this season and the new … Continue reading

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A delightful short video about a piano reacting to people and their reaction to it. http://biggeekdad.com/2013/12/magical-piano/ With Love, Russ

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Making Even Heavy Traffic Fun

http://thoughtcatalog.com/chelsea-fagan/2013/10/this-cute-guy-singing-with-total-strangers-stuck-in-traffic-will-make-your-heart-melt/ I don’t know about the “Cute guy” comments–I’ll leave that to others to decide–but I enjoyed the video and believe that many of you will too.

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The Beating of a Loving Heart

“Of all earthly music, that which reaches the farthest into heaven is the beating of a loving heart.” –Henry Ward Beecher (Source: Ute Lark shared it from Precious World) Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is … Continue reading

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I included a link in a recent post to my song, “Nature’s Symphony” which was co-written with Kevin Harris. Newer readers may not be aware that the song’s genesis was a poem I wrote titled “Enchanted”. I re-worked the poem … Continue reading

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