Long Tail, Short Fail: The Give and Take of Music Publishing in the Age of Streaming 

At the start of August, David Crosby – who had enormous success in the 1960s with The Byrds and even greater success in the 1970s with Crosby, Stills & Nash (and occasionally Young) – published on Twitter exactly what his streaming payments were from all the major digital services. He ended his tweet with a sarcastic flourish. “Get your song played a million times and get less than $5,” he wrote. “Seems fair.”

Source: The Long Tail and the Short Fail: The Give and Take of Music Publishing in the Age of Streaming – Synchblog by Synchtank

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