#002 – The Plight of the Songwriter with Guest Aaron Benward

Aaron Benward – Artist / Songwriter. A former member of the Christian recording group Aaron Jeoffrey (achieving 10 #1 Billboard CCM singles, and selling 1 million albums). A former member of Country recording duo “Blue County”, which had numerous hits at country radio including the top 10 hit “Good Little Girls”. Aaron discusses the plight of the songwriter, and how the business has changed over the past few years.

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