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28079Re: [nwbluegrass] ASCAP / BMI

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  • Bill Martin
    Jan 31 11:56 PM
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Chris" <chance@...>

      > .If the radio station has paid whatever they have to pay . and then the
      > stations is played in a public place .. ie. a bank teller line . then the
      > bank/public place would have to pay too. That doesn't make a whole lot of
      > sense to me.

      The radio station uses the music to sell advertising. The business uses that
      same music to sell a service. If they make money off the music then its only
      fair that the owners of the music get paid for its use. The problem is in
      ASCAP/BMI's 25 lb. meataxe approach.

      Bill
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