Songwriter’s Corner is a collection of articles from the archives of both the original newsletter version of Law on the Row and from its online sibling. These articles will be of particular interest to songwriters.
The Plight of the Starving Artist – the CLASSICS Act may provide some relief for pre-1976 sound recordings.
Last Man Standing – Collaborating with other songwriters.
All that glitters is not gold – Tips for ascertaining the legitimacy of online songwriting contests and band contests.
Fair Use is not always “Fair” – A discussion of the “fair use” defense
Sorting out the August 2016 DOJ Ruling – its impact on performance rights
Not Accepting Unsolicited Materials – What songwriters can do to protect their ideas when submitting demo tapes to publishers.
Taming the Big Bad Record Company – Negotiating a record contract