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All the way from Middle Class to Class Action – Legal issues regarding the music of The Turtles.

October 28, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

October 28, 2016 Meeting

The Copyright Society of the South invites you to a luncheon meeting on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 11:30am to 1pm at ASCAP’s Connie Bradley Board Room.

TOPIC:  All the way from Middle Class to Class Action – Legal issues regarding the music of The Turtles.

SPEAKER:   Mark Volman
Mark Volman is a founding member, lead singer and manager of “The Turtles,” who continue to tour over 50 concerts a year.  Their song “Happy Together” has just received a BMI award for 9 million radio air performances and was placed in to the Grammy Hall of Fame. In the 70’s, Mark joined up with Frank Zappa & the Mother’s of Invention where he made 10 albums and wrote and starred in the United Artist’s feature film, “200 Motels.”  Mark has also sung with such notable artists as John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, T.Rex, Todd Rundgren, Stephen Stills, The Ramones, Lou Reed, U2 and many more.  He has written songs for children’s television , such as the Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake and received a Grammy nomination for these works.  Mark has survived in the music business for over 38 years as an on-air radio personality, radio syndication, record producer and writer for national music magazines and network television.  “The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie” continue to be one of America’s most successful touring groups, performing 40 to 60 concerts around the world every year.

He is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Entertainment Industry Studies program in the Mike Curb School for Entertainment and Music Business and before that was a member of the Loyola Marymount University faculty from 1997 – 2003.  Areas of specialization: music business, Entertainment Industry Studies and popular music history.

Mark is a member and conference attendee of the College Music Society, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association, as well as consultant for professional musicians.  He is a member of AFTRA/SAG and Local 47 of the musician’s union.  He is on the Board of Director’s of Leadership Music in Nashville. Mark and has a Bachelor Degree in Communication Arts and Masters of Fine Arts.


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Monday, October 24, 2016

Invitations are individual and non-transferable


October 28, 2016
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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