You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#311262 - 09/22/15 07:32 AM [User Showcase] Song used in film & TV
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6958
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6958
I opened my mail to find a BMI royalty statement with a check from airplay of one of my songs in a number of TV shows and films. At first I thought several songs were involved but it does appear that all this was from one song in particular.

I remember writing this in a group of several other similar styled songs. It was not, and still isn't one of my favorites in that group, however, apparently, what do I know?

This is the song that was used by film & TV

While the sun shines

Here's the details as I can best determine them. There was one song that was used. It was used, however, in at least 4 different places.

2 Canadian documentary style shows that aired on the HISTORY CHANNEL and also on the H2 channel. The shows are:
10 things you didn't know about civil rights .....and 10 things you didn't know about Texas.

These 2 shows placed over 30 cues between them.

The other shows were on the REELZCHANNEL in the following shows:
Beverly Hills Pawn and Hollywood Hillbillies with 30+ cues between them and in 3 episodes of Hillbillies. Close to 70 total cues placed in these shows.

The cues generated anywhere from 4 cents per play up to $7.63 per cue depending on the length of time the song was played in the show. 60 cents came from Canada and 6 cents from the UK.... go figure....

The song is 100% Real Band tracks mixed in Sonar.


Edited by Guitarhacker (09/22/15 07:33 AM)
_________________________
You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music.


As the sword chooses the warrior, so too, the song chooses the writer.

Top
#311264 - 09/22/15 08:05 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8240
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 8240
Loc: Florida
This is cool, Herb. Thanks for sharing the info.

It is amazing that they only have to pay pennies (basically) for using your song.

And too bad your episodes aren't available on their site (others are) - maybe they will add them later... it would be cool to see (hear) after hearing it here in the Showcase...

http://www.history.com/shows/10-things-you-dont-know-about/episodes

Top
#311266 - 09/22/15 08:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6958
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6958
They will likely add them when next season starts or the series is canceled.

Give it some time and they will all likely end up on netflix.... that's when I'll see them.
_________________________
You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music.


As the sword chooses the warrior, so too, the song chooses the writer.

Top
#311279 - 09/22/15 09:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 05/12/12
Posts: 2610
Loc: South Africa
JoanneCooper Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/12/12
Posts: 2610
Loc: South Africa
Very cool Herb. I like the tune and that is a powerful testimony to BIAB in itself.

Top
#311281 - 09/22/15 09:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 1785
Loc: Victoria, BC
Callie - PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 09/27/06
Posts: 1785
Loc: Victoria, BC
How exciting - Congratulations!!!
_________________________
Callie
Marketing Representative
PG Music Inc.

Top
#311283 - 09/22/15 09:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Herb,

congratulations!

Guenter
_________________________
http://www.21d.de/
Latest Song: What You Desire

Top
#311291 - 09/22/15 10:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 5631
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 5631
Loc: South Carolina
Congratulations. Very authentic to the bluegrass genre and a nice song to boot.

Charlie
_________________________
BiaB Ultra Pak+ 2020:RB 2020 Build 1. Dell Inspiron AIO Desktop; Windows-10-64 bit, 7th Generation AMD A9-9425 Processor Five Core 3100 Mhz and 16GB DDR4 Memory.

Top
#311310 - 09/22/15 01:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 8833
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 8833
Loc: GA USA
Cool for both you and BiaB!

J&B

Top
#311358 - 09/22/15 08:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3076
Loc: wales
Herb,

That is good news, I will look out for those programmes on the History channel and bore every one to death by saying I know who wrote that music grin

Well done, let us hope they pick more of your songs.

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs

My story

Top
#311475 - 09/24/15 06:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Song used in film & TV [Re: Guitarhacker]
Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6958
Guitarhacker Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 6958
Joanne, Callie, Guenter, Charlie, J&B, Alyn....


Thanks.... now we wait for syndication.
_________________________
You can find my music at:
www.herbhartley.com

Add nothing that adds nothing to the music.


As the sword chooses the warrior, so too, the song chooses the writer.

Top


PG Music News
Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows Updated!

If you're using Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Windows along with the DAW Plugin, you're going to love the latest free patch update, which resolves any issues had with multiple instances of program files running that resulted in the DAW Plugin closing.

Learn more about this free update patch (which also includes VST DAW Plugin 2.6.8) and download it here.

#TBT - The Introduction of Xtra Styles PAKs for Band-in-a-Box!

We've just released Xtra Styles PAK 9 for Band-in-a-Box® 2020, and to celebrate we've put ALL of our Xtra Styles PAKs on SALE until June 30, 2020!

Xtra Styles PAKs were first introduced in August 2016, and required the Band-in-a-Box® 2016 and higher UltraPlusPAK, EverythingPAK, or Audiophile Edition.

You may notice that all of our Xtra Styles PAKs require the 'latest' UltraPAK or higher - this is because they utilize our complete (and at the time current) library of RealTracks and RealDrums.

What are Xtra Styles?
Xtra Styles are RealStyles created by our development team. They've taken our existing RealTracks and RealDrums collection and remixed them to make the new and unique arrangements heard with every new Xtra Styles PAK released.

These RealStyles are Band-in-a-Box® styles that only use RealTracks and RealDrums - the result: an incredible band to back you up and perform your songs

Xtra Styles PAKs are on SALE until June 30th!
Purchase the complete Xtra Styles PAKs library with over 1,400 RealStyles for the special price of $199 (reg. $349)

Already have a few of our Xtra Styles PAKs? Top up now - each of our 9 Xtra Styles PAKs are just $29 (reg. $49)!

Learn more about Xtra Styles PAKs for Band-in-a-Box and listen to demos here.

Mac user? Click here for demo and purchase links.

How-to Video: Section Text labels and Lyrics

Check out our special YouTube Channel, PG Music Inc. Support Videos, which is where we share videos our support team makes at the request of a customer, or to help out an existing customer issue.

The latest video, Band-in-a-Box How to: Section Text labels and Lyrics quickly walks you through section text labels and lyrics in Band-in-a-Box for Windows! Watch now...

Want to see a specific video? Share your request here.

#TipTuesday - Band-in-a-Box® Patch Updates

We never stop here at PG Music, so make sure that you check in on your installation of Band-in-a-Box® occasionally - we frequently release free patch updates to enhance existing versions, and fix 'bugs' reported by program users.

Windows program updates can be found here. We have a separate page for Mac updates, here.

You can also setup Band-in-a-Box® to check for updates automatically! Head to the Preferences window in the program, and select "Automatically check for updates every [__] days" (choose your number).

Not sure which "build" you have? Help | About... will bring up a window that will show your exact version number!

Band-in-a-Box® 2020 - Xtra Styles PAK 9 & Loops-with-Style PAK 2 Bundle!

Have you heard? We have NEW Band-in-a-Box Add-ons!

Xtra Styles PAK 9 and Loops-with-Style PAK 2 will SUPERCHARGE your Band-in-a-Box® 2020 UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, or Audiophile Edition!

200 NEW RealStyles have been added with Xtra Styles PAK 9 - 50 Rock-Pop, 50 Jazz, 50 Country, and 50 Folk & Beyond 2!

Loops-with-Style PAK 2 includes 100 NEW Loops and 50 NEW styles, and adds 2 new genres to our Loops-with-Style collection: gospel and funk!

Bundle both the Xtra Styles PAK 9 and Loops-with-Style PAK 2 into one convenient purchase, only $48 until June 30th! Click here to choose your purchase.

Mac user? Click here for your order links.

RealBand 2020 for Windows Updated Harmonies Feature!

The latest RealBand 2020 Update includes enhancements to the harmonies feature, improvements for audio recording, and more!

Click here to review and download this free update patch (build 4).

Video: Band-in-a-Box® - Xtra Styles PAK 9 Overview & Demos

Xtra Styles PAK 9 includes 200 NEW RealStyles for Rock-Pop, Jazz, Country, and Folk & Beyond!

There are 50 new RealStyles for each genre, with MultiStyles included in each genre too!

Learn more about loading and using Xtra Styles PAK 9 in Band-in-a-Box® 2020 and listen to the demos for the 200 new RealStyles in Xtra Styles PAK 9 with our latest video: Band-in-a-Box® - Xtra Styles PAK 9: Overview & Demos.

Add Xtra Styles PAK 9 to your band for just $29 until June 30th! Order here.

Windows user? Click here for Windows purchase links and details.

Forum Stats
32251 Members
65 Forums
64495 Topics
546865 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
smyekelela, Eddy Bee, Cojande, cubemixer, leegeek

32250 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
MarioD 213
VideoTrack 161
Pipeline 155
Janice & Bud 129
Matt Finley 126
floyd jane 105
Scott C 101
furry 101
Jim Fogle 98
rayc 94
Today's Birthdays
Bill Shafer, edsullivan1