Allen Copeland [bigalmusic1]
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
Songwriter/Manager Walton Records production
The musical style is country/Crossover pop/Inspirational/Christian/Adult contemporary
Instrumental Adult Contemporary country
Do you work alone or in a group? If in a group, who are the others you work with?
songwriter Allen Copeland Artist William Ray and Juli Hood
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
Yes there are over fifty websites where the music can be heard and information about the music the writer and artist can be found here is just a few www.willstenner.com/allencopelandwilliamrayjulihood.cfm www.ciriusent.com www.musicdealers.com/artist/allencopeland www.vibedeck.com/williamray www2.mixposure.com/allen_copeland www.indabamusic.com/people/bigalmusic www.soundcloud.com/bigalmusic1 www.myspace.com/allen4169 www.facebook.com/Allen.Copeland.712 www.rhapsody.com/artist/william-ray www.ourstage.com/allencopeland/epk www.soundclick.com/allencopeland www.promofm.com/allen_copeland www.purevolume.com/allencopeland This is just a Partial list of websites to get a complete list please do a search of goggle for www.allencopeland.com
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
None at this time
Please list discography in which you have participated.
The Love I found In You
Down Through The Years (Instrumental)
Down Through The Years (country/crossover)
This Is The Kind Of Love I have Been Looking For
Down Through The Years ( Adult contemporary)
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
When i begin music classes in high school i knew then what God had Plan For me it was music. Of course i have always been a fan of Elvis Presley
What was your musical education?
I took a few music classes but mainly self taught.
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
When i took my first music class in school.
What is your creative process?
My Process is everyday life and watching people.
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
It can come at any time.
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
That is difficult to explain but if you are a writer you get feeling in your spirit you just know.
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
Ii was discover it during my music class. easy listening music
What part of your job is your least favourite?
Getting right at the end of the song and can not find right sound or words to finish of course they do come later.
How often do you practice?
I try to do something everyday.
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
I am just a songwriter/Manager i like to be behind scene.
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
To many to Mention.
List three songs that are key to your life.
There again there are a lot of good ones to many to mention
What should be done to stop piracy?
I don't think it will ever be stopped completely but we can try to appeal to the people who really care about right and wrong to stop it.
What type of music do you detest?
What time did you get up this morning?
There is no certain time.
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
I sell on line we have over fifty websites we are working with the internet Giant Goggle to help promote the music also we have radio stations around the world playing the music we are also working some companies to place the music in TV shows and movies as for record companies representatives i have one in Nashville Walton Records Production that i work great with but have to build trust on both sides.
What other things have you done to make a living?
Factory work ans Security Work
Have you ever played on the street or in the subway? How much did you collect each day?
Who would you play with, without a doubt?
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
This is a tough business to get into i would use what i call the three p"s First be Patience that big break may not come over night the things you see on really TV can be very misleading because for everyone that makes it a thousand more are still trying next you may get turn down a hundred times it only takes one to say yes and pray that God open doors and give you the patience to wait if they don't open up right away and know your music and keep an open mine sometimes it is ok to rewrite.
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