Musing for the Day…
“This business is as rotten to its artists at it was 50 years ago… One of the good things about the Internet is that it has helped to lessen the power of the record companies. So there’s a little light at the end of the tunnel – these companies might die, and I hope to be around to attend every funeral.”
Al Kooper, legendary sideman, as quoted in the New York Times, Sunday July 3.
I used to post a lot of these comments about the biz: they were the initial impetus for the site’s Musing section. You can read more search pearls of wisdom here.