The Memphis Horns' Andrew Love Dies

The Memphis Horns' Andrew Love Dies

The Memphis Horns' Andrew Love Dies
Saxophonist Andrew Love, a prominent part of Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients the Memphis Horns, died April 12 following a battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 70. Love got his musical start as a player at Stax Records in the '60s. The Horns went on to become one of the most recognized horn sections in the business and played on recordings by Neil Diamond, Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, James Taylor, and U2, among others. They contributed to 83 gold and platinum albums and 52 No. 1 songs throughout their career, according to a report in The Commercial Appeal. In 2008 the Horns were inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame. (4/13)

Pandora Accounts For 37 Percent Of SoundExchange Revenues
Pandora accounted for approximately 37 percent of SoundExchange's revenues in 2011, up from 23.5 percent in 2010, according to informal figures provided by Live365 attorney Angus MacDonald and reported widely on the Web. Additionally, close to 70 percent of the performance rights organization's year-over-year revenue gains can be attributed to royalties collected from the online radio service. (4/13)

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