Can Payola Save the Music Industry? Yes, You Read That Right.

And you’re probably going “WTF? Hasn’t payola–the practice of paying for records to be played ahead of others–been illegal since the late 50s?” Why, yes. Yes, it has. But this documentary suggests that payola’s time as come. (Via FYI Music)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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