United States Copyright Office http://www.copyright.gov/
“This site provides all key publications, including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations; a link to online copyright records cataloged since 1978; news of what the Office is doing, including business process reengineering plans, Congressional testimony, and press releases; US Copyright latest regulations; and much more.”
BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) http://www.bmi.com/
“BMI is an American performing rights organization that represents more than 300,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music.”
ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers)
“ASCAP is a membership association of over 200,000 U.S. composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music. Through other societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide.”
CD Baby http://www.cdbaby.com
CD Baby provides internet sales and distribution for independent recording artists. A highly professional organization that truly practices member and customer service.
"Tiny" Jim Dancy http://djtinytx.tripod.com/
DJ "Tiny" Jim Dancy's home page. Most DJ's limit themselves to one or two types of mainstream music. Be it "Oldies", C&W, R&B, whatever. "Tiny" does it all! He plays the music and injects his inimitable showmanship at the same time. Wheather it's a rodeo, a disco or a swing hop, "Tiny" gets the job done in style. Check him out!
Blues Players Group http://BluesPlayers@groups.msn.com/
“This site is designed for practicing Blues Bands and dedicated to the Blues. It is intended for artists, musicians, and all others involved in the business who share a passion for the Blues. The only rule we have is for members to respect each other and be dedicated to their craft.”
The Swinging Tuxedos htt://www.tuxedos.de
One of Germany’s premier Jazz bands. They not only innovatively cover all of the jazz greats, they also compose and record their own music. Check them out!
Peter Scott, Web Master, Blogging The Blues http://www.bloggingtheblues.blogspot.com A powerful Blues Blog Site with a world of information on new and old Blues recordings. Visit him!
Hank Ortega, Tiger Force Reconnaissance Platoon, 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles). http://www.tigerforcerecon.com/ Hank Ortega, a highly decorated former combat Medic, served with Cobra Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry (Airborne), and the 1/327th Infantry (Airborne) “Tiger Force” Reconnaissance Platoon in Vietnam. “This web site is intended to honor the men of one of the most highly decorated small units in the Vietnam war. Our history is one of honor and bravery. No other platoon sized element has been awarded Two Medals of Honor, a Distinguished Service Cross, and as many Silver Stars. From our ranks have risen at least two Generals, including a commander of the 101st Airborne Division, and Supreme Allied Commander of Atlantic Forces (SACLANT). Our noble history is continuing in Iraq, as the Tiger Force carries on.”