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Dr. Logan Westbrooks

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Pioneer of the Music Industry Dr. Logan Westbrooks

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Pioneer of the Music Industry Dr. Logan Westbrooks
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7222972?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:00:00 +0000 Dr. Logan Westbrooks Pioneer of the Music Industry Dr. Logan Westbrooks http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7222972?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WATN real-time closed captioning provided by u.s. captioning local 24 in high definition. this is local memphis live. now, here is your host, amy speropoulos. >>anchor: i am your host chelsea chandler amy is out for the holidays. we want to thank you for working us into your homes. we have a great show for you including our first guest who has been known to pave the way or african-american confessionals into music industry. he is a graduate from college and one of the first african-american is the executive to work at a major label. thank you so much for being with us. >> thank you for enlightening me. >>anchor: you are braving some cold weather today. you have had a great story with industry and knowledge and you have worked with some big names that we might recognize. >> one in particular i worked with elvis presley. >>anchor: wow! >> that was back in chicago and i was in a training program they are in c victor training corps in the record division is a part of the training. one of the artist i was working with was elvis wrestling in a course going back to that your nice, absolutely.e. stood out.tion about it. >>anchor: i love me some elvis. you are on top of that and you have been targeting how the industry changes and you have seen it changed its self. >> years ago, the music industry was in the hands of the major labels. they were the gatekeepers, and that they did not allow you in, you didn't get in. as a result of that, we have so many talented youngsters so they found other means. for now you have the streaming and the youtube and all of that. the cost of technology and the industry has chachanged. it means that now the artist gets a bigger piece of the pie, as in the past, it was just given to them in a small portion. >>anchor: we are singing a lot of artists who have made their own way through social media and platforms. and there's one wrapper that came through for some of the biggest reasons. that is an interesting reversal. and you have books that have mapped out the way the game has changed in your first " the anatomy of the music industry." and now we talk about "the anatomy the music: how to survive the record is nuts. close vote. >> it is based on the historical industry. it was written in the 80s. because of the demand for that book, i revised it and reissued it so it was issued just a few months ago. it is called " the anatomy of the record company ." it is a reissue from a 1,980 book. >>anchor: we have a harvard review which includes the book and tell me about that. >> the harvard report is an interesting book. in the early 70s, cbs commission harvard students to conduct a study on basically how should we, cbs, enter the black using his nest. they conducted the study for six months and came back with a plan to with that they came back with a template for the industry. the black music industry was called cbs and as a result of the same industry, they followed the same pattern. that book, " the harvard report" figured in a lawsuit when a man sued the cbs music. he was saying that basically they set out to put him on a business and he used that book as an exhibit. unfortunately, he lost athe lawsuit. >>anchor: we have the "the anatomy of a record company" does have some comedy. >> you can read that and find your own opinion. >>anchor: were coming find that? >> you can go to amazon.com. >>anchor: this is fascinating and a city full of music lovers and all three books that were a nice read and especially that harvard report. to so much for sharing all of your knowledge and your experience with yesterday. >> thank you for inviting me. >>anchor: coming up into day's show, have an idea to make memphis beautiful, what you will need to get funding for your project. >> commit yourself to commit to good foods that are good for you. chef arthur is here with recipes to inspire you? how to keep your health healthy, things to a local





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