Bob Lefsetz

Bob Lefsetz

Nancy Pelosi

Power

Posted by - November 20, 2018
“No one gives you power. You have to take it from them.” Nancy Pelosi https://nyti.ms/2DNahvF “You have to skate where the puck is going, not where it has been.” Wayne…
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Op-Ed: CMA Ratings Down

Op-Ed: CMA Ratings Down

Posted by - November 16, 2018
34% in the 18-49 target demo, and 29.5% overall. Is it television or is it the music? Both. Let’s start with TV, we no longer live in a monoculture, the…
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Brand Trumps Music

Brand Trumps Music

Posted by - November 13, 2018
Trump has taken this all the way to the Presidency. Ever notice that what he said yesterday doesn’t matter today? Actually, lying is part of his brand, that’s why we…
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Musician

The Post Hit Era

Posted by - November 6, 2018
You’re now a musician. Ignore the hit parade. Spotify Top 50 is a miniscule cult. Yours might be even tinier but own it. If you believe you’re on the road…
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Concert

Audience & Impact

Posted by - November 5, 2018
There’s not an artist alive who prefers money to reach. Unless that person was never an artist to begin with, or is so far over the hill that they’ve got…
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Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

Posted by - November 5, 2018
What kind of bizarre world do we live in where the hype is bigger than the music? Welcome to 2018, when ancient artists depend upon the press to do their…
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Dwight Yoakam

My Night With Dwight

Posted by - October 30, 2018
It didn’t end until 12:30 AM, when they threw us out of the SiriusXM studio. I was disappointed Yoakam arrived late, but as soon as he got there he sat…
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Rihanna Turns Down The Super Bowl

Rihanna Turns Down The Super Bowl

Posted by - October 19, 2018
“I think it’s time we stop, children, what’s that sound Everybody look what’s going down” Maybe music is driving the culture again. I’ve been addicted to the Saudi story. It’s…
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Arm Wrestling

Rock Or Hip-Hop

Posted by - October 18, 2018
My Uber driver was a rapper. Told me about signing with a production company, going to SXSW, buying his beats online. So I told him to play me his tracks.…
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