By DONALD S. PASSMAN

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSIC BUSINESS

10th Edition

Entertainment Industry

All You Need to Know About the Music Business by veteran music lawyer Donald S. Passman – dubbed “the industry bible” by the Los Angeles Times – is now updated to address the biggest transformation of the music industry yet: streaming.

Donald S. Passman

“For more than twenty-five years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its tenth edition, Donald Passman leads novices and experts alike through what has been the most profound change in the music business since the days of wax cylinders and piano rolls. For the first time in history, music is no longer monetized by selling something—it’s monetized by how many times listeners stream a song. And that completely changes the ecosystem of the business, as Passman explains in detail.”

– Barnes and Noble

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You want a successful career in music? Work hard, put in your time, and read this book!

– SIR LUCIAN GRAINGE, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group

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Any creative person who’s considering working in the music business should read this book.

– JIMMY IOVINE,
cofounder of Beats Electronics and Interscope Records

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I highly recommend Don’s book to anyone who has ever been interested n the music business. His experience and insight into the inner workings of the music world make this an indispensable work.

– QUINCY JONES

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I read this book at thirteen and then things turned out Okay for me.

– KATY PERRY,  SINGER AND SONGWRITER

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The definitive text on the business of music written by the man the most talented artists in the world look to for advice.

– RICK RUBIN, Grammy-winning record producer

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“I’ve spent years trying to get Don to open up like this to me. Never has he been so eloquent, so patient, or so thorough. It cost me a fortune to get these diamonds from Don: Now you can have them. For your own. At a fraction of the cost.

– TOM WAITS