Sat. Oct 31st, 2020

Media: Book Reviews |1978-5-13

At last someone has written a book that takes some of the mystery out of today’s music business. How To Make Money In Music is a complete guide, not only for the musically inclined, but for the person who is interested in discovering and understanding the fascinating world of today’s popular music business. The authors cover virtually every aspect of the music business, from planning and executing the actual performance on a stage or in a recording studio to the fine details of contracts and money management. The book provides valuable insight into where, how and when money is made in this industry and outlines a system for analyzing how to use talents and initiative to plan lucrative and logical career moves.

The book also explores techniques to utilize increased knowledge of the markets; it notes procedures and requirements to help reap greater rewards from the music industry. The book shows you how to set realistic and realizable goals and highlights the requirements for success in today’s music business. And it gives details on song-writing, music publishing, royalties, unions and much more. How To Make Money In Music is an uncomplicated and logical book, clearly and simply written, with charts and illustrations to increase understanding. How To Make Money In Music is a unique book that is long overdue. How To Make Money In Music. • Herby Harris & Lucien Farrar • $8.95. • Hardback.

Dick Gregory tells you what a natural diet has done for him and his family. He offers you Mother Nature’s way to cooking and eating for good health. He even shows you how pets and plants can thrive by using nature’s way. Dick Gregory’s Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat: Cookin’ with Mother Nature. Edited by James R. McGraw with Alvenia Fulton. 171 p., Harper and Row, $1.95. Paperback.


This is the story of a Black woman’s life in the South. It tells of her struggles for survival against the forces of bigotry, of her observations and reactions to the system that tried to keep her in her place. It tells of her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and shows how she reached the age of awareness early in life in Mississippi. Coming of Age In Mississippi. An autobiography. Anne Moody. 384 p., Dell, $1.50. Paperback.

Children’s Books:

Nobody Has To Be A Kid Forever. By Hilda Colman. Crown. 117 p. $4.95. Ages 11-14.
A thirteen-year-old girl tries to bring her broken family together again.

Bigfoot. By Hal G. Evarts. Scribner. 190 p. $5.95. Ages 10-up.

This is a fictionalized version of the search for Sasquatch, the big-foot monster.

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