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Artists’ Fight to Control Their Music: From Ma Rainey to Prince and Beyond.

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Musicians have long struggled with how to control, and be compensated for, their music. It's a battle that famous musicians from the "Mother of the Blues," Ma Rainey, dealt with to more recently, Prince. Today, streaming adds new complications to the old issue. 

Guests:

This show originally on June 9, 2016 at 11 a.m.

Event:

The Short North Stage will be presenting August Wilson's play, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, June 2nd-19th. More information can be found at: http://www.shortnorthstage.org/calendar/v/536