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WHY SOUNDCLOUD4U? YOUTUBEMUSIC4U?

  When the era of “artist-direct” ended in a bad dream, the tech giants dealt with the music giants and made it so difficult for any music outside their influence to surface. SoundCloud.com and YouTube.com became two of the surviving venues as repositories...

WHY MP34U.com?

Thank you for loving music as much as I do. It’s always been my goal to help the art of music and spread the word.  I got to do that with the help of some gr8 musicians when I entered the music business as Beserkley Records. I got re-encouraged by the digitizing of...

LILY OF THE WEST by DEAD HORSES

First time in 20 years copyrights in the United States will enter the Public Domain.   Bravo! The Milwaukee Record has already gotten a head start on 2019 with their monthly “Public Domain” section. I’ve looked but I couldn’t find if the artists have granted public...
FREE CHRISTMAS MUSIC

FREE CHRISTMAS MUSIC

This is an example of how incorrect copyright notice can allow intellectual property to become owned by the public.  Found and posted at the internet archive by Gerard Arthus, this 1957 collection of Christmas classics was released without any copyright notice as...

WASN’T THAT A TIME, by JESSE JARNOW

This book, “Wasn’t That A Time, The Weavers, The Blacklist, and the Battle For The Soul Of America” is stupendous and well worth your time.  It’s so ***** 5 star, it’s very a soul-satisfying read!! This “music” book is a gr8 biography of band that...