What is BMI& ASCAP?

Answer The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) was founded in 1914 to protect the financial rights of music composers and publishers. Composers were assured that when their musi... Read More »

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Which is better: bmi or ascap?

On One Hand: They Are SimilarBoth the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) monitor television and radio programs and commercials to enforce ... Read More »

How to Become an ASCAP Writer?

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an association made up of more than 400,000 music writers. Members who join ASCAP have the copyrights of their music protected a... Read More »

We live in a small mobile home park governed by a Home Owners Association We have potlucks with live entertainment paid through a freewill donations Do we need to have BMI and or ASCAP licenses?

Live entertainment is performed by people who may or may not be affiliated with a licensing organization. Their business managers will explain what documentation you need, or what terms you must ag... Read More »

What does What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us mean?

It means that who we are and how we act, what we do, mean more then our past or our future. they were our decisions, smart or dumb, but they arent US. or, what we have done, or what we will do in t... Read More »