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Who is songwriter Pick Purnell?

On soul legend Solomon Burke's critically-acclaimed late-career album Don't Give Up On Me (2002), the closing track is credited to "Pick Purnell." According to Solomon himself, Mr. Purnell was an ...
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Publishing agreement around Beyoncé's song “Sandcastles”

According to this information, why did the song writer Vincent Berry II said that the he couldn't sign the contract because it's a high interest loan? Why is that? From Wikipedia, who quotes an ...
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Aldous Huxley and 5/4 Meter in Music Predating “Take 5”

Background: "Take 5" by Dave Brubeck is one of the more famous jazz standards out there, and one thing any analyst would point out immediately is the tune's 5/4 shuffle, which from what I remember ...
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Did Robbie Williams write any songs for Take That?

The title says it all really. Great writer is our Robbie but I'm wondering if Gary Barlow allowed him to write for Take That.
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What's the correct way to read publishing credits for an album?

I'm in the process of putting together a personal music database and now at the point where I'm adding in publishing credits for albums. What confuses me is the overall format on how they're listed in ...
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What happen to Roxie LS?

So, yeah, what happened to Roxie LS? I like her style and voice. She was supposed to be big. She studied classical music, she is British if I remember correctly. She loved surf culture and she surfs ...
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Is it implied that a publisher also holds the copyright of a song?

I came across an instance in an album booklet where it lists the publishers of a track. What was interesting about this particular booklet was the way it lists its publishers. Before the first ...
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Singing English song as a non-English speaker

I am not that good at English but me and my friends want to add English songs in our new album. 1.How do you think on that? 2.Could someone recommend me a website that we can buy lyrics? Thanks
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Which was first “Stronger” or “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger”?

As it is well known, Stronger by Kanye West features Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger by Daft Punk (https://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/kanye-west-stronger-10-anniversary-2119541). A friend told me ...
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Song “This Loneliness” written by carmine Coppola "

When was the song, "This Loneliness" written by Carmine Coppola?
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Who is the real songwriter of a song?

When I Google a song lyrics, Google usually shows it with songwriters at the bottom. For instance, "post malone paranoid lyrics" Is it possible to find out who took what part in songwriting process? ...
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Songs like “Father and Son” by Cat Stevens [closed]

I heard this song "Father & Son" by Cat Stevens. I really liked it. I liked this fact that Cat used a deeper register for the father while a higher one for the son. What is the genre of this song ...