For 20 years this book has offered detailed advice to artists and executives, novices and experts alike on how to thrive in these volatile times. This completely revised edition sets out recent developments in record deals, copyright, new technologies and film music. It also offers unique advice on how to navigate your way through the ins and outs of songwriting, music publishing, merchandising and performing. Whether you're a newcomer or an established professional, All You Need to Know about the Music Business is an essential companion.'The definitive text on the business of music written by the man the most talented artists in the world look to for advice' Ron Rubin, co-head of Columbia Records 'Should be required reading for anyone planning or enduring a career in the biz' Rolling Stone. Contains American References.