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Submit Your Political Songs to Open Mic

July 29, 2004

All Songs Considered, NPR's online music show, is looking for political songs for its Open Mic feature. Each week, Open Mic brings together groups of songs by unsigned musicians and gives listeners a chance to rate each contestant (like the old Rate a Record on Bandstand). The site is one of NPR's most popular and also mails out weekly e-mailed updates. To enter your song for consideration, follow the instructions on the site. The deadline is August 9. All Songs Considered is looking for songs about the current political scene, particularly those that are satirical in nature.

Posted by Ann VerWiebe at July 29, 2004 5:38 PM


Comments

Thanks for the post - sounds like a great opportunity. That said, call me a stickler, but it drives me nuts when people put apostrophes where none should be. It's simply "All Songs Considered." There's no possesive case, nor is it a contraction for
"Song is." It is simply plural - simply "songs."

Posted by: L.D. Clark at August 3, 2004 12:12 AM

And, I did it twice! Lucky it was you and not my mom who noticed (and would not have failed to send an e-mail). I don't know why I did that (I'm guessing at one point I was going to say All Songs Considered's, but it could also have been that it was late in the day). In any regard, I'm changing it now, because I have the power.

Posted by: Ann E VerWiebe at August 3, 2004 11:37 AM

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