Fair Trade Music

Songwriter Desmond Child pledges support for Fair Trade Music

Fair Trade Music was discussed at last night’s ASCAP Centennial Awards in New York City.

“My song ‘Livin’ on a Prayer,’ which I co-wrote with Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora, got six and a half million plays in the first quarter of 2012 and we had to split a check for $110,” producer Desmond Child said. “That’s just enough for a big pizza a piece.” He went on to throw his support behind Fair Trade Music, which labels songs and albums that have been paid for fairly from beginning to end.

Read the complete article on the Rolling Stone Website.

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