Much of it was later published in Rolling Stone along with a succession of poetry periodicals. And in his championing of poets, from Rimbaud to the Beats to Robert Burns, there’s every chance that Dylan may have done more than anyone to further the profile of poetry since the 60s. Motown And Martin Luther King Jr.’s I Have A Dream Speech, Hemispheres: Prog Rock From Around The World, Best Martin Luther King Songs: 10 Moving Tributes, ‘Happy Birthday’: Stevie Wonder Helps Create Martin Luther King Day, Best David Ruffin Songs: 20 Essential Soul Gems, New Radicals Reunite After 22 Years For Biden-Harris Inauguration Performance, Jon Pardi Wants ‘Tequila Little Time’ As New Single Hits Country Radio, I’m Virtually Going To Graceland: Elvis’ Mansion Launches Online Tours, Gentle Giant Share Early 1970s Denver College Radio Interview, Morgan Wallen’s ‘Dangerous’ Hits No.1 And Breaks Country Streaming Record, the singer-songwriters who should be awarded the Nobel Prize. The thing that sets poetry apart from prose is that its impact depends on a musicality in language and rhythm, much like a song lyric. And the GREASTEST of all time is…GORDON LIGHTFOOT. 4 /5. Paul Simon, Roger Waters, and Billy Joel belong also. Ultimately, the experience of poetry is inextricable from the material dimensions of the poem: how it sounds, how it appears in print, and the ways its imagery commandeers the perceptive organs of its readers. Lennon’s lyrics matured quickly as The Beatles soared to success. I love when that happens. Anushka Chkheidze - +995 2. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The site was launched in 1996, becoming the original online resource for poems, poets' biographies, essays about poetry, and resources for K-12 Two syllables can balm or anchor a life. Harlem Renaissance, a blossoming (c. 1918–37) of African American culture, particularly in the creative arts, and the most influential movement in African American literary history. Here Are Some Musicians Who Are Also Published Poets Oct 4, 2018 | In The Know , The Buzz OK, so it’s technically National Poetry Day in the U.K., BUT that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the musicians we love any day of the year. Deal. “I’m a film-watcher,” she’d say, “so, I don’t read poems, and I don’t look at paintings. Oh! Fania Records: How A New York Label Took Salsa To The World, Pride Of The Opry: Charley Pride Makes Musical And Cultural History, ‘Here Come The Warm Jets’: Bathing In Brian Eno’s Genius, Photo: Spud Murphy © Yoko Ono (John Lennon), James O’Mara (Joni Mitchell). Reading Period: May 1 to Jul 15. My body and its experiences cannot survive in narrow spaces. 1st c Bruce Springsteen. This is is completely useless without having Dylan on it. Who produces Poets.org? As an art critic and aesthetic theorist, he pioneered a view that art was free from the constraints of morality, while also introducing Edgar Allan Poe to the French through his translations. What follows is a selection of highlights from these correspondences, which, like good poetry, challenged me to revise my conception of what exactly writers do when we write. He’d outgrown his extraordinary ability (especially considering his tender age and comfortable background) to write empathetic and universal protest songs (‘Blowin’ In The Wind’, ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’’, ‘With God On Our Side’) and turned his hand to surrealist masterpieces (‘Mr Tambourine Man’, ‘Visions Of Johanna’, ‘Desolation Row’). Your email address will not be published. Smokey Robinson! Viggo Mortensen Academy-Award nominated actor Viggo Mortensen is a true Renaissance Man. If that sounds heavy-going, all this was frequently conveyed with a lightness of touch, compassion and an extraordinary rhythmic flow – qualities that continue to earn him respect as a poet first and foremost. Great poets are known to comment on society and cultural phenomena without losing the soulfulness of their voice. The publication of his final volume of poetry, The Flame, in 2018 proved that until the end he was as concerned as ever with heavenly virtues, deadly sins and a good helping of dry humour – often in the same poem. I read it all the time. Jim Morrison is an absolutely fair point, and has been rightfully added. His song book fills up several of the greatest songs of all time slots. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. While pop-song lyrics had been traditionally preoccupied with affairs of the heart, the way Joni Mitchell approached such things was different. Anushka Chkheidze - Sleepers, Walkers, Scientists 4. Also for the money. His lyrics and body of work is amazing. Elements of these were revisited by the surviving Doors in 1978 and released posthumously as An American Prayer. This great Filipino poet is also known by the initials TSB. From awards-laden lyricists to those whose creativity has reached new heights of expression, these musicians could – and should – be considered poets. –Jai Arun Ravine, poet, dancer, and designer, I have a need to express myself variously and to know that I have the capacity to do so. And that is never guaranteed to arrive. Juan Felipe Herrera surely deserves special mention not … They’re right, Lamar’s work is fearless, multi-faceted, perceptive, boundary-smashing and philosophical. It’s good to soak in the weather. From the experimental musical and lyrical interplay of ‘Horse Latitudes’ to subversive hits ‘Light My Fire’ and epic statements such as ‘The End’ and ‘When The Music’s Over’, Morrison brought a poet’s abandonment of the senses to his lyric-writing. So, I started turning [my] poetry into songs, and that got more attention… It is my opinion that I started to rap when I was writing poetry… Rap is poetry, to me.”. Osip Mandelstam (also Mandelshtam, 1891–1938), Russian poet James Clarence Mangan (1803–1849), Irish poet Bill Manhire (born 1946), New Zealand poet and short story writer; inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate (fl. Unless someone rescues them, I predict they’ve already been forgotten. Regardless of whether that’s your thing or not, the late Doors frontman was most certainly a poet. The comment box did not allow me to edit. Marvin was great but Smokey was the best songwriter poet of the past 50 years. John Lennon’s songwriting partner was no lyrical slouch, either. I often think about a wonderful interview with August Wilson in The Paris Review, Art of Theater No. Dyce first travelled there in 1825, a year after the poet Lord Byron’s death. ONE doesn’t turn 70 everyday, and writer Alma Cruz Miclat decided that her 70th birthday was the perfect day to release the second volume of her book celebrating Filipino poets, writers, and artists It was also the origin of contemporary ideas : modern individualism, the vision of nature, the vision of the work of art as an isolated object. By the time of his debut album, Small Talk At 125th And Lenox, Heron had already published a similarly-named collection of poetry, plus a debut novel, The Vulture. The plastic arts will decay or be physically obliterated. A whole load of your favourite songwriters profess to being poets as well as musicians. Poets from English speaking nations such as Great Britain and the United States have penned some of the finest pieces of literature. It influenced the whole vision of art. The more poetry I read, the more I find that an improbable number of good poets are in fact multidisciplinary artists. A native of Tondo, Manila, he was born in 1937 and died in 1997. Dea Bezhuashvili - Monument 3. Female poets Female poets also contributed to the Romantic movement, but their strategies tended to be more subtle and less controversial. Although Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855) was modest about her writing abilities, she Of course, Reed had a change of heart and embarked upon a hugely successful solo career, but his writing retained a unique sensibility that marked his work out as poetry to be reckoned with. I don’t like being practical and most practical people bore me because they make all their life decisions based on a certain set of principles that ties into “the system.” I think we realize really early on in our lives the social pressures of practicality (patriarchy), and some either take that path because it’s easier and others (artists) resist that path and typically suffer, at least a little bit. What is also quite amazing and worthy of note is just how much poetry there is on this recording. Ha. When discussing his admiration for Federico García Lorca’s poetry, Leonard Cohen managed to hit upon the crux of his own appeal: “I think that’s what you look for when you read poetry; you look for someone to illuminate a landscape that you thought you alone walked on.” With his writing, Cohen did exactly that – his gift of insight lit up the lives of readers and listeners, and continues to do so after his passing. Unfortunately, I also struggled with it. Such readership that’s rooted in constant sharing, what Lewis Hyde refers to as the gift economy of artists and poets, is something I also know that Tolbert knows well, as co-editor, with Trace Peterson, of Troubling the Line: Trans Because I am able to work in different mediums, I always have to ask myself whether the medium I’ve chosen is the best one for the project. Poets Born: Before 1400 | 1401-1500, 1501-1600, 1601-1700, 1701-1800, 1801-1900, 1901-1950 | After 1951 See also: Poets by Nationality | Contemporary Poets | Women Poets | African American Poets | Nobel Prize Poets If you truly are an artist you can’t fully help it, it’s beyond yourself, it’s what you do to make life bearable. In other words, art.”. In the decades since his initial run of mould-breaking lyrics, Dylan has demonstrated his versatility as a poet with everything from space- and time-shifting narratives (‘Tangled Up In Blue’, ‘Brownsville Girl’) to ruminations on mortality and morality (‘Not Dark Yet’, ‘Man In The Long Black Coat’), and that’s just scratching the surface. It’s like the difference between telling a story to one friend and then another. I remember feeling validated in my concurrent endeavors, that I wasn’t wasting my time or spreading myself thin until I had no substance. Katie Eristavi feat. Referred to as the Bard of Bengal, Tagore is credited with reshaping Bengali literature and … They have an online community at www.belfastpoets.com, and regularly meet up in various venues in Poetry is an expressive art form that people have been enjoying for centuries. Good list. On awarding the Pulitzer prize for music to Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 third album proper, DAMN., the committee described it as a “virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life”. I’m constantly asked this question and I think I have assembled quite a collage of responses. I am very lucky to come from a family that, though they didn’t necessarily encourage me to be various, didn’t discourage it, either. I don’t consciously switch between mediums. Personally, I want to focus on the primary work itself as much as I can, rather than be reactive to what some external discussion or naming might mean. What are the works of art that demand slowness? I would not have traveled so aggressively and tirelessly if I hadn’t bought a good camera, and all this roaming around has informed my writing profoundly. Required fields are marked *. My camera has goaded me to insert myself into ten thousand unlikely places. Featuring 250,000 artworks by over 45,000 artists. In order to write, or just to be a marginally well-adjusted human, I need to feed my eyes (by photographing clouds in puddles or going to a miniatures store or the Museum of Art and Design) and my brain (by looking at sentence diagrams and reading dictionaries of slang). There are the towering examples, from Michelangelo to Gertrude Stein, Cummings to John Ashbery, who for many years made his living as an art critic, while pretty much refusing to engage in literary criticism. I say improbable because poetry is a difficult enough vocation in itself; its tenuous relationship to both capital and readership means that poets often supplement their writing with editorial or teaching jobs, leaving relatively little room for other pursuits. The Dirtiest Book Ever Published? Rabindranath Tagore was an Indian polymath who contributed greatly to the fields of literature, art, and philosophy. Final set of artists & poets: Lauren Rudolph is an artist based in New York who works are oil on canvas. This is noteworthy because, for many years growing up, teachers and others warned my parents that I had “too many irons in the fire.”. Plenty of his lyrics (‘Penny Lane’, ‘Eleanor Rigby’) came from places in his past; his gift has been to find stories in them and to make them universal. I think there’s a similar sensibility in my poems, photographs and silhouettes. In that first album’s sleevenotes, Heron succinctly summed up himself as “A Black man dedicated to expression; expression of the joy and pride of Blackness”. Despite her music laying the foundations for punk, Smith’s writing couldn’t be further from the thoughtless nihilism (not much poetry there) adopted by her less-talented followers. A master of what many would deem “poetic lyrics”, Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for literature in October 2016, reigniting the long-running debate over whether song lyrics should be considered poetry. We also publish periodical print versions of Able Muse. Within two years of its release, Lamar’s essential 2012 album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, was the subject of an English composition course at Georgia Regents University. Created by Grove Atlantic and Electric Literature. Even within the context of the 60s, The Doors’ musical mix of jazz, blues and lysergic rock, sitting beneath Jim Morrison’s visionary lyrics, was decidedly avant-garde. Widely considered one of the greatest British poets of all time, Lord Byron remains influential as his works are widely read even today. A poet who inspired generations of artists by giving a voice to black protest in the 70s, Gil Scott-Heron was another artist who drifted into music from a background in literature. And I don’t think a poem or drawing can solve or simplify this, but it can detract from it, or for a short while make it so it doesn’t matter either way. Betraying his dour reputation, Cohen’s songs and poetry were wryly humorous; his propensity for self-examination was always served with a knowing wink. The relationship between painters and poets (there were many poets who, themselves, painted, and painters who wrote) is well documented. Discover artworks, explore venues and meet artists. He is also Happy World Poetry Day! Robert Graves by Lady Ottoline Morrell, 1920. While the plea of ‘Please Please Me’ was as straightforward as they came, before long Lennon’s work was ambiguous and seemingly full of several meanings at once (‘A Day In The Life’, ‘Happiness Is A Warm Gun’, ‘I Am The Walrus’), while his solo work found him capable of great vulnerability (‘Jealous Guy’), vitriol (‘Give Me Some Truth’) and mass communication through universal messages (‘Imagine’). From there, his work has reached new heights of excellence with the staggering To Pimp A Butterfly (its themes including the historical and contemporary treatment of African-Americans in the US, issues of faith, his conflicted relationship with hip-hop culture and fame) and DAMN. Although Poets, Artists, Lovers isn't the sort of book I'd usually pick up, I have to say that I did enjoy it, in a way. The publication of Blackbird Singing: Poems And Lyrics 1965-1999, in 2001, meanwhile, saw previously unseen poems nestle among famous lyrics, suggesting that McCartney had privately been writing poetry for some time. For many, the fact that the success of a song lyric tends to hinge upon on its accompanying music, the voices that sing it and the performance itself means that it cannot be considered poetry. A hard-fought, unfailing optimism is present throughout her work, singing from the page as strongly as it does from her songs. Households were hospitable to all kinds of learned individuals: poets, philosophers, mathematicians and scholars. Heron could be relied upon to speak eloquently and fearlessly about the realities of African-American life; the injustices caused by deep-rooted problems in society, and to call out the failing of the political system in representing black Americans. Many artists on the label have also got some help financially in making their physical copies from applying for national grants or to make it happen via Karolina Fund (like we are doing now). I just watch films. He was also seen hobnobbing with the likes of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sinclair Lewis, and James Joyce, all guests of Stein and Alice B. Toklas's salon gatherings in Paris. In later work, Cohen discussed politics, love and – increasingly – mortality with similar levels of nuance and grace, his words as at home on the page as they were accompanying his melodies. Belfast Poets are a collective of not only brassy and dexterous poets, but also attracts artists and writers of many inks and ilk. The first internationally acclaimed poet of independent United States was Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882). Here is the list of the top 10 most famous English poets and writers of all times now we are going to discuss the top 10 greatest English poets and writers all the time. I say improbable because poetry is a difficult enough vocation in itself; its tenuous relationship to both capital and readership means that poets often supplement their writing with editorial or teaching jobs, leaving relatively little room for other pursuits. This was a mission statement of sorts and one that he’d never stray from over his next four decades of writing. * I’ve concluded that the process of painting needs to become second nature before one can find one’s own voice. Magnetic Poetry Kid Artist Offers. He was also one of the most important personalities of the Romantic Movement. Yet before the written word, poetry was performed and passed on through song. Poets.org is produced by the Academy of American Poets. The lyrics chosen for the collection were “reviewed as works of verse without their music and so in some places are more detailed than how they originally appeared on their album”. With the recent publication of How To Be Invisible, Kate Bush herself took on the task of curating her work. Your email address will not be published. Romanticism was a renewal, a revolution is artistic forms in paintings, literature and theatre. But there’s that ever-present thought when say writing a poem of, What If I’m Wrong, and I don’t mean about the poem or word choice or tone or whatever but About Everything. You missed Smokey Robinson. As for literature: Since language is not static but evolves constantly, any literary work is well on its way to becoming obsolete, thus incomprehensible, as soon as it is made, for meaning is always being leeched from it. ABC and George Harrison even wrote songs about him. Meet The New Generation Of NZ Poets Who Have The World Listening These young artists are using poetry in all its forms — rap, spoken word and essay — to navigate their way through challenging times By Julie Hill Here is the list of the top 10 most famous English poets and writers of all times now we are going to discuss the top 10 greatest English poets and writers all the time. Maybe another friend laughs very easily, so my story becomes funnier simply by hitting her ears. “You could call us erotic politicians,” Morrison once said. The photographing both artists and writers Lee and Roland purchased Farley’s Farm House East Sussex, now housing a gallery hosting for artists and writers alike including famous artist Picasso nineteen fifty-three final piece for Vogue assisting Roland with his written work she finally gave up photography became a gourmet cook hosting parties In his introduction to How To Be Invisible the novelist David Mitchell makes a perfect case for Bush’s lyrics to be taken seriously as poetry: “These fiercely singular pieces, which nobody else could have authored, are also maps of the heart, the psyche, the imagination. Had he pursued a life away from music in favour of poetry, his writing, you feel, wouldn’t have been much different. One writing project exists as a series of visual images or slides, and another exists as a handmade comic book. And because the artists own their songs Genre: Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction. : Early Poems By Lou Reed shed light on a period in Lou Reed’s life in which the ex-Velvet Underground lynchpin had put rock’n’roll aside in favour of verse. Poets and Artists book. I can enter a room of visual artists and be referred to as “the poet” even though I’m in a gallery exhibiting my visual work. Roughly 160 visual artists, poets and writers from [...] a wide range of age groups lived together at the residence. Moving on. Educator Susan Hern says: Educator Susan Hern says: “People also hate it because poncy poets want to make people think that they—by virtue of the fact that they’re poets – have special insight into feelings, like they’re feeling superheros. They don’t do it because they are in the music business. 2Pac brought a progressive sensibility to his lyrics, discussing social issues with a sensitivity far removed from the gangsta rap of the day. Here, then, is our pick of 11 of lyricists that many would consider poets. This list should totally have Jewel on it, as she started her career out with the first album having a promotional chapbook of her poetry, and then later releasing a full book of her poetry. Jimmy Buffet — he rights about mundane subject matter but puts you smack dab in the middle of it that you can see, hear, feel and taste every single thing that is happening. Before him, pop singers were not expected to deal in brooding contemplation. Rise of the artist depended on a number of non-aesthetic factors. He also published a collection of verse during his lifetime, The Lords And The New Creatures, and made a number of spoken-word recordings before his death. I remember C.D. A distinctly American lyric voice of the colonial period was Phillis Wheatley (1753 – 1784).An African woman sold to slavery, Wheatley became a renowned poet in not only the American colonies but also in England and other nations. She carefully grouped them to suggest thematic threads that have been present in the work of the enigmatic singer-songwriter since she emerged as a 19-year-old prodigy in 1978 with the none-more-literary hit single, ‘Wuthering Heights’. Yet for many poets, writing is just one of multiple creative praxes, proving right one of the most-quoted poetic lines of all time: Horace’s ut pictura poesis, “as is painting so is poetry.”. Britain in particular, has produced many such great minds who have expressed many of their thoughts through hymns and poems. To describe it as ‘a kind of living poem’, however, suggests not just the visual artist’s acute perception of the city’s distinctive appearance, but also a deep sensitivity to the overall tone, history and special atmosphere. My background with improvisation has made me a better poet. So it takes a lot for an artist to really disclose in the public mind and acquire credit for being brilliant.. The most practical thing is to not be an artist at all. Meanwhile, the writer has been locked in a room with nothing but the scream of the butterfly for company… The music is not over…. Paul Simon. However, the exercise of art from each scientists are for different reason. As a nonbinary and mixed-race person of color, multiplicity is a necessary strategy in systems that enforce conformity, invisibility and hyper-vigilance. Whether discussing ecological issues (‘Big Yellow Taxi’), artistic integrity (‘For Free’, ‘The Boho Dance’, ‘You Turn Me On, I’m A Radio’), or the historical suffering of women (‘Sex Kills’, ‘The Magdalene Laundries’), Mitchell’s lyrics are uncompromising but never hectoring. For the same reason that I believe translation brings another dimension to a poet’s voice—which is the only thing that matters in poetry, or song, at the baseline—I believe that engaging deeply in any other discipline can deepen one’s writing practice. The 2018 publication of Do Angels Need Haircuts? Does it work best without images?” I think having to answer that makes me consider what I’m doing and helps me understand my goals. Lyrically as much as musically, Bush’s work has long been synonymous with uninhibited creative expression; setting the words apart from the music allows for extraordinary turns of phrase that may have been overshadowed by musical flourishes to stand on their own. Each of the poets brings an unique voice to this project. The right words can spark curiosity, reignite passion, and create wonder.Artists are well known for being inspiring (check out the 9 Mousai blog to learn more about art) so here are 40 inspirational quotes from famous artists that can feed your artist’s soul and rekindle your creative spirit. Oct 23, 2019. Social media also allows poets to connect with readers who live in other countries and wouldn’t be able to attend physical events. Poets, Artists, Lovers: A Novel (English Edition) [Kindle edition] by Tudor, Mira. I don’t listen to music much. In 1718, the poet Richard Savage appeared, claiming to be the abandoned child and that he had been persecuted by his … It’s no stretch at all to compare this poem about his father’s abandonment of his family with similarly soul-baring later song lyrics like ‘Mother’ and ‘Julia’. But I don’t call myself a poetplaywright. But with the publication of In His Own Write and A Spaniard In The Works, in 1964 and ’65, respectively, that’s exactly what John Lennon did. My work in dance, visual art and graphic design influences how I choose to perform or share my writing publicly. Born in 1886, Siegfried Sassoon became one of the best-known - and most controversial - poets and novelists to emerge from the First World War as a result of his increasingly anti-war stance. The literary Internet’s most important stories, every day. I mean, you can move a rock with water or air, the rock doesn’t care. I have more hope for the poems. Applications are open for the 2021 Kresge Artist Fellowships, which offer $25,000 no-strings-attached grants and professional development to Detroit artists. The movement produced a number of significant writers, including Ferlinghetti, Gregory Corso, Philip Whalen, and Gary Snyder; the poet LeRoi Jones had also been part of the Beat circle and published their work in his magazine Yugen, though he broke with the movement in the 1960s. Poetry and Spoken Word Artists Network Fees and Needs Survey March 2015 Short Report We opened the survey on 4th March 2015. Oct 23, 2019 I alone must answer to my own imagination and my own discipline. Discover the singer-songwriters who should be awarded the Nobel Prize. His poetry, much like his lyrics, demonstrated his idiosyncratic worldview, delighting in wordplay and surrealist visions, and often drawing upon deeply personal and traumatic events. But on the flip side, the ancient art is still beloved by many people over the world, including some of our favorite artists. CantoMundo/University of Arizona Poetry Center Cave Canem Center for Art in Wood Center for Asian American Media Center for Craft CERF+ Chocolate Factory Contemporary Arts Center DanceUSA Design Museum of Chicago DiverseWorks Earshot Jazz Eyebeam Fusebox Festival HowlRound I initially thought my most recent book, If the Tabloids are True What are You?, would be a book of poems titled with photographs of miniatures, but I got bored after about seven poems and started making constellations by pricking pins into black paper, which then morphed into making silhouettes and so on. I like every art. I know my name. She also had two children with a man called Richard Savage, the 4th Earl Rivers, one of whom was given away at six months old in 1697. Maybe with one friend we share a special shorthand for certain things, and with another I leave out certain things so I can reveal them later for dramatic effect. Though Tupac Shakur died at the tender age of 25, he left behind a body of work that changed hip-hop and continues to inspire rappers to this day. I guess, for all my work, I’m doing it for myself but with the explicit hope that other people will see it and maybe someone else will identify with it. Poets, when forced, are stunted as well. Photo courtesy of Garrett Hongo . There are many poets who have quite an online following today, which may seem surprising to most people who may assume that poetry has become obsolete with the advent of technology and the internet. She is an art teacher who expresses through her visions and feels connected to her senses from where springs the magic. POETS ARE POSTING CONSISTENTLY AND FREQUENTLY The key to building an audience is to post consistently and frequently on social media: at least three times per week on YouTube and every day on Instagram. That evening, Smith (mentored by Allen Ginsberg) performed her poetry punctuated by blasts from Lenny Kaye’s electric guitar, sowing the seeds for her groundbreaking and inestimably influential 1975 debut album, Horses. With writing poetry, in junior high and high school. In the past I did the two at the same time, on a substantial wooden desk with a big computer monitor (an arm deep) and a pile of beads and baubles on the same surface. Or should it have illustrations? Dylan called him the greatest poet. Rather than distractions or incidental pastimes, their other artistic disciplines may be precisely what makes these poets’ work so consistently inventive. Poetry to me is art, commercial song lyrics, just something to sell in the music business. 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