In the music business, the key to success lies in knowing how to protect yourself. To do that, you need the best and most up-to-date advice available. Whether you want a career as a performer, writer or executive, Donald Passman's comprehensive guide to the legal and financial aspects of the business is an indispensable tool. This fourth edition is packed with vital information on such subjects as record contracts, managers, music publishing, touring, fees, etc. There are also brand new chapters on the technological advances that are reshaping the business, and how novices and experts alike should manage such changes.