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Guest Blog: Songwriters Gave America Much — It’s Time to Return the Favor
Sue Ennis is a nationally-recognized songwriter, educator, and Trustee of The Recording Academy. The Academy’s comments to the Dept. of Justice can be viewed here
Recently, a woman I’d never met before told me I’d had a huge impact in her life.
That might seem odd to most people, but to a songwriter, it’s one of those gratifying moments when you learn the impact that your song –in this case, “Dog & Butterfly” – has had on others. Most songwriters have regular encounters such as this; the songs we put out into the world can help people experience joy, celebrate milestones, and cope through hard times.
But today, many songwriters are coping with hard times more frequently. And this is unlikely to change unless the U.S. Department of Justice takes action.
Sue Ennis is a badass and I’m blessed to know her. Read this!