Los Angeles, CA – WEBWIRE – Thursday, May 11, 2023
The Anatomy of a Record Company: How to Survive the Record Business has been updated and reissued for continued interest in the music industry. Written by Dr. Logan H Westbrooks and Lance A. Williams, this book provides a historical perspective of the music industry before the era of the Internet and the major disruption in the business aspect of music.
In this revised second edition, readers will find new insights and perspectives from over forty executives interviewed, spanning 50 years of expertise. With the major driving forces today being the Internet, digitized music, and the mobilization of music, this book offers foundational and historical perspectives to the current music industry.
Originally published in 1981, The Anatomy of a Record Company was written as a textbook for a class taught by Logan Westbrooks at California State University, Los Angeles. It was one of the first books of its kind written about the music industry and has become a collectors item.
This book is a must-read for anyone interested in the music industry, including students, professionals, and interested lay people. It offers an account of the music scene in the 60s, 70s, and 80s, and should only be looked at from a historical standpoint.
If you want to gain a basic understanding of the music business, The Anatomy of a Record Company: How to Survive the Record Business is available for purchase on Amazon. Get your copy at https://www.amazon.com/Anatomy-Record-Company-Survive-Business/dp/0692851526/.
The Anatomy of a Record Company: How to Survive the Record Business
Author: Dr. Logan H. Westbrooks
Publisher: Ascent Book Publishing; 2nd edition (March 27, 2017)
Paperback: 364 pages
About the Author
Dr. Logan H. Westbrooks is one of the first African Americans to work as a major label Music Executive. His impact in the music industry is undeniable. Dr. Westbrooks is recognized as a pioneer who paved the way for African American Music Executives of today.