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Recent Cheap Cassette Videos – H and PDG

March 23, 2019

Music Music Music! Songs Songs Songs!

RECENT SONG DEMOS:

Grand World
Unabashedly Optimistic Song.

Guitar
Song for Lead Guitarists to Solo

Video
Video protesting videos!

Watching TV
Guitar Instrumental

Basket Girl
Wolves and Hunters here!

From Me To You
Classic Beatle song

Color My World
Classic from Chicago

Backstage at the Fashion Show
Guitar instrumental

Before Going On Stage
The Warm Up Song

Bam! Bam! Bam!
Rhythm and Blues about getting there on time.

Cherry Tree
Instrumental

Blink of an Eye
Bittersweet song of lost loves.

Rock, Paper, Scissors
Hand Dancing. Can you do the moves?

Jingle Jangle Day
Surely one of my happiest songs with the least amount of lyrics.

Road Chorus
Should be played loud while on the road.

Someone Who Loved Me
Two friends or lovers?

Shoo Bop
Song for background singers everywhere.

Cello (a Love Story)
Man falls in love with a Cello player next door.

Goodbye to War
Title says it all.

Lullaby (a Mother Goose Rhyme)
Pure melody and voice – nothing else.

I Was There
Simple instrumental for all your memories.

All the Birds in the World
Synthesizer song – lots of joy in these notes.

Happy Birthday Song
Now you have two choices for birthdays.

AND

TeXas Video Showdown.
This is the ongoing, worst video ever made… for a good reason – to support the music revolution against the 3 CEOs that have ruined it. Thousands have viewed this one over a few years. Join the music revolution by supporting this worst video ever!

Comment:

From January 6th 2017 to July 2, 2018 I have written the music to 225 songs!

That is more than 12 a month for 18 months. Brings my total to over 1,950 songs. The 225 songs are from Song #1730 – #1955.

For comparison, the Beatles wrote about 190 songs total in their career. I did more than that in 18 months, and ten times that in total so far. But are they anywhere as good? Play them and see for yourself!

(March 2019 – 2,070 songs total.)

I had planned to record many of these, but I’m not going to go into a recording studio until the music stops flowing!

So instead I’ve done some, NOT studio recordings, but rough minute demos of some of these 225 songs I call CHEAP CASSETTE DEMOS.

Please go to my youtube channel, listen to any that interest you, and give them a thumbs up (literally just lifting a finger.)
Search TomHendricksMusea or video floor at the big website.

For 150 studio recordings go to the music ‘floor’ on my website tomhendricks.us or see wikipedia.

Tom Hendricks

The Blockers

March 15, 2019

The Blockers.

These are media sources, advocacy groups, etc. that do not talk about progressive music, musicians, or music ideas. Why? Time to ask them! Readers suggest others you think should be on the list.

To get your name off the list, report the news in a way that is fair to all.

1 NPR (radio)
2. Dallas Observer (media)
3 Dallas Morning News (media)
4. KERA (radio)
5. Commercial Stations (radio / tv)
6. KNON (Dallas music radio station)
7. Texas Music Office (gov. org.)
8. KERA (radio)
9. Texas Music Magazine
10. TYT, the Young Turks (media watchdog)
11. Project Censored (media watchdog)
12. FAIR (media watchdog)
13. Texas Standard (radio news.)
14. Takeaway (radio news.)
15. Billboard (music media)
16. Rolling Stone, Spin, etc. (music media)
17. SXSW (music festival)
18. Digital Music News (music media).
19. BBC (and all foreign press.)
20. Pop Culture Happy Hour (radio show)
21. Think (Dallas radio show).
22. All Songs Considered (radio show)
23. KXT ( Dallas music radio station.)
24. The Tech giants (all of them that deal with music.)

Two New Music Videos, Basket Girl, and From Me To You

February 19, 2019

Dear Readers,

Please see my youtube channel page for two new videos.
Basket Girl, is an original with Red Riding Hood overtones.
From Me To You, is the Beatle classic.

For both, I recorded the guitar separately, then sang live, to get a better mix. You will not be surprised to find there is no auto tuned vocals!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrCw_wCm3xVof0YrHQhvvLA

Tom Hendricks,
ed. of Musea

First check

February 1, 2019

My First Music Check

February 1, 2019

This excerpt from my music distributor CD Baby, shows you what is being paid to musicians like me, for both downloading and streaming plays.

This is a small section that showed a mix of some downloads
with high pay, and streaming with small parts of a penny – pay.

I had set my limit for $50. So, after many years of mostly penny plays, I reached that amount and they sent me my first check.

> CD Baby sent you a payment!

> The check was to pay you:
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: 2x I Crossed the Muddy River
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: Coffee
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: Amazing Grace
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: The Spanish Melody, Part 1
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: Spanish Melody, Pt. 2
> $0.66 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Amazon MP3-UK > $0.04 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.01 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $1.51 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through iTunes-Europe > $0.64 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Google Music
> Store
> $0.01 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Muve Music
> $0.64 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Apple iTunes
> $1.27 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Amazon MP3
> $0.03 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Groove
> $0.04 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.03 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.01 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.01 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Spotify
> $0.64 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Google Music
> Store
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Omnifone
> $0.73 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Omnifone
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: Mr. Tambourine Man
> $0.01 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Beats Music
> $0.06 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Groove
> $0.90 for track download of Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog
> Guitar: Hey Joe
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Slacker Radio > $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Google Music
> Store
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Google Music
> Store
> $0.04 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Groove
> $0.02 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Groove
> $0.15 for DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SALES through Google Music


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