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About scout66

2017 marks the 33rd year of Janet Hansen’s career as a music marketing specialist. With three Grammy award-winning campaigns to her credit, Hansen has also contributed to the legacy of two of history’s most popular songs. “Classical Gas” by Mason Williams is the most-broadcast instrumental tune in history; and “Louie, Louie” by The Fabulous Wailers is the most-recorded rock song in history. In 2009 Hansen launched the unique music platform Scout66 to encourage reviews of live shows from the ticket-buying public. You may contact Janet at Scout66PR@gmail.com for information on consulting, campaigns, and tour support. Please follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/scout66com

Eliza Neals’ 10,000 Feet Below sails into music’s fourth quarter on high praise from media and radio

As she kneels before one of America’s truest art forms with an unconditional passion to give The Blues everything she’s got, Eliza Neals honors the gut wrenching, soul splitting intent the roots of contemporary blues represents with inspired songwriting. NEW … Continue reading

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“Art Is A Holy Pursuit” T Bone Burnett and The Value of Music

Ah, T Bone Burnett! He’s considered the godfather of the Americana movement. He’s the guy who made traditional music from folks like Maybelle Carter and The Carter Family cool in the 21st century. He’s exposed the healthy roots of American … Continue reading

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Wine Not! Blues With The Reds and The Whites at City Winery September 4 in Nashville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 27, 2016 Media Contact: Janet Hansen City Winery Celebrates Labor Day Sunday Sept. 4 With Two Award-Winning Blues Guitarists in the Lineup NASHVILLE, TN –  Nashville’s upscale City Winery is  hosting award-winning blues guitarists Tom Whisenhunt … Continue reading

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Dr. Hunter S. Thompson Didn’t Say…

“The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side.” But I wish he would have.       … Continue reading

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A Legend By Any Other Name: Hal Blaine

When I think back over the three plus decades I’ve worked in music, there are aha moments about the early years I wish I’d paid more attention to. Just finished watching the documentary, The Wrecking Crew which I knew had … Continue reading

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2 Greats, 1 Home. Hendrix And Handel: Neighbours In Time

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Separated by a wall and 200 years are the homes of two musicians who chose London and changed music. ? I wish I could tell you I had dreamed up that line myself. But I…

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Mass Exodus: Now Tell Me About That Copyright Law Again

It’s been a thoroughly interesting week learning about all the changes that are going to make a musician’s life all the more interesting due to copyright.  To date I’ve focused on information from Copyright Officer, Stephen Carlisle, J. D. and … Continue reading

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