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Steve Moore, B.A., J.D. Author Steve has been in the music business for over 30 years! He's worked as a professional musician, producer, and has been involved in almost every aspect of the music business. He's also the author of "The Truth about the Music Business"

Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting!

I haven’t picked up a copy yet, but I can’t wait to get one!  I’m sure that this book will be an amazing READ!

Murphy’s Law On Songwriting is released!

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Ralph Murphy and I met through Keith Sykes back in the early 90’s and subsequently become “flatmates” as he liked to put it…for about three or more years. He was great to have around as he was really NEVER around – as Ralph is one of the HARDEST WORKING people you will EVER meet in the Music Business! But we had a great deal – as he introduced me to some of the biggest players in the Music Industry!

His day would start pretty early as he had his two cups of Tea and then he was out the door – assuming that he was even in town as he traveled the world speaking, doing seminars, attending trade shows, conferences, award shows and more.  In fact, Ralphy was THE MOST “PLUGGED IN” person I’ve ever met in the Music Business!

When he was in town – he’d hit the door running early – and whether it was songwriting appointments, pitching, or even going to his “day job” as ASCAP the day just STARTED for Ralph when everybody else was going home!  Ralph would hit almost EVERY showcase, every writers night he could, every music function you could think of  – you name it – Ralph was there! He is the consummate networker and was out EVERY SINGLE night – It was almost impossible to keep up with him – but that’s how it’s done! His secret – keep your momentum going!  Don’t stop and that’s worked for him and was sage advice for me!

He’s never met a stranger and lights up a room when he walks in as he knows almost everyone and is kind to all – no matter who you were – Ralph would know your name or make an effort to learn it!  In fact, we couldn’t even walk down the Croisette in Cannes without almost every shop owner, restaurant personnel or owner – all shouting – “Monsieur Murphy!”  and of course Ralph was friends with and knew the Heavy Hitters in the music business as well!  So in short, he never lost his humility!

Ralph not only worked hard at being out there meeting and greeting but he kept going until late at night, staying out there to make sure that he didn’t miss a thing.  Why?  Well I’d say it’s because he wanted to stay on top of things and also SHARE that wealth of knowledge with anyone! Ralph continually was helping all songwriters, artists and more – whether you had a hit or not – he always had time for everyone!  He always had encouraging words for anyone aspiring to be in any facet of the music business!

I’m proud of Ralph for getting his book done – as it’s pretty hard to write a book when you’re as busy as Ralph is – and most importantly, I’m extremely proud to call him my Friend!

All the best to you Ralph and I hope this book is as successful as it can be. And since you’re in the “Number One Songwriters Club – over THREE times over now” – I trust this book will provide insightful information and once again, inspire me to make more concerted efforts to write that elusive hit song!

Your friend….as always,

Steve Moore, B.A. J.D. Author

The Truth about the Music Business

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