Current Read From The Peter White Public Library: Learning About The Music Industry

Filed under: Workday Wind Down |
Jacob Slichter Semisonic Book

“So You Wanna Be A Rock And Roll Star” By Jacob Slichter

One great thing about Marquette is the Peter White Public Library.  If you’ve never had a chance to check it out, I most definitely suggest checking it out.  I usually go through times where I don’t go in there, and then I’ll remember that I should probably get in there to check out some books, or music, or movies.

On the suggestion of the newsman (that Walt guy) I checked out the book “So You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star” by Jacob Slichter.  If the name doesn’t ring a bell, the author is the drummer from Semisonic.

If you are interested in music and ever wondered about the music business the book brings to light a lot of the things that go on in the music industry.  Working in radio and playing music it was a bit of surprise to find out about how figures are built on records shipped, and not sold.  Plus, there’s how a song actually becomes a hit or a dud.

I know I returned it last night, so it’s in the library right now.

 

Share Sunny 101.9 WKQS Content with World!
  • Print
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Twitter
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Add to favorites
  • BarraPunto
  • Bitacoras.com
  • Fark
  • LinkedIn
  • Live
  • Mixx
  • MySpace
  • PDF
  • Reddit
  • RSS
  • Slashdot
  • Tumblr

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>