Frontline provides a fascinating discussion of why the music industry is in such a bad way, and what it takes to “make it” in the business. The Way the Music Died is told through the eyes of four artists: veteran musician David Crosby, Mark Hudson; former member of the Hudson Brothers band; Hudson’s daughter, Sarah, a fledgling artist; and the rock band, Velvet Revolver.
DAVID CROSBY: I started singing in coffeehouses when I was still in high school. It was simply a need to sing. Of course, I didn’t get paid, but for me, it was the big time.
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