NASHVILLE (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — AirPlay Direct announced the establishment of its Nashville office and the appointment of long-time
Music Row songwriter/plugger Raleigh Squires as Operations Manager.
"Raleigh was one of the very first people in our industry to grasp the Internet and the digital platform as a powerful
tool for delivering and promoting songs and artists," said AirPlay Direct CEO Robert Weingartz. "We are pleased
to add his experience and expertise to our growing management team in Nashville."
Raleigh Squires has been a songwriter/plugger/music publisher in Nashville for
over 30 years. He was a staff songwriter and songplugger for the Mel Tillis music
publishing companies before establishing his own independent songplugging
His company was one of the first to pitch songs to the Music Row A&R community
as well as to Los Angeles, New York, and the UK via the Internet. His own songs
have been recorded by artists such as George Strait, Vern Gosdin, Don Williams,
and The Oak Ridge Boys and he has been involved in obtaining cuts on acts like
Alabama, Bonnie Raitt, Patty Loveless, and Brooks & Dunn. His clients have
included Right Bank Music and writers Darrell Brown and Jess Cates along with Matt Lindsey Music and writers Tony Arata and Lee Roy Parnell.
Raleigh can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers