Wouldn't you like to be
a singer whose songs are played on the radio? As a former
morning radio personality in Phoenix, Arizona at FM 100 KLZI, I
have such a dream, too.
A number of years ago, I persuaded the famed music mogul Mr.
Clive Davis of RCA Records to listen to the
"Daddy's Christmas Songs" CD
that I made for Christmas, 2005, as a present to family and
friends. "Do You Hear What I Hear?" and my now 8-year-old
daughter's "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" were two of the songs
on the CD.
A number of years ago, inspired by my experience of producing
this CD, I approached the CEOs of the major radio groups,
suggesting they organize a "Karaoke
Christmas on the Radio" promotion for the holiday
season. I suggested that they encourage listeners of all ages to
send recordings of themselves singing classic Christmas songs or
singing their own original Christmas song. These recordings
could then be played during the Christmas season.
Alas, there were no takers. Would you call them Grinches or
Scrooges? Well, you decide.
The sales and marketing campaign for
"Karaoke Christmas on the Radio" unfortunately failed
to interest anyone, from Toy R Us to Target, including all of
the major retailers. Moreover, a large advertisement for
"Karaoke Christmas on the Radio"
appeared in the radio industry trade journal, Radio and Records,
as a way of generating interest from radio stations, to no
avail. Finally, I made an infomercial, which played a couple of
selected markets with minimal success. Oh well. Success is made
with a trail of failures. Here below is the infomercial:
Despite the lack of
interest from retailers, wouldn't it have been great to hear not
only yourself, but also your grandma, grandpa, mom, dad, sister,
brother, aunt, uncle, cousin, boss, co-worker, or neighbor
singing classic Christmas songs on the radio? After all, anyone
can download these audio instructions, so everybody can take
part in "Karaoke Christmas on the Radio."
I still believe in this idea, and this could be YOUR success,
This CD, now available as a free downloadable audio file for
audience participation, truly embodies the Christmas spirit of
giving and sharing.
By "Karaoke" I mean a style
of singing by amateur performers like you. There is no need to
use any actual karaoke music.
The "Karaoke Christmas on the Radio"
CD contains a unique Christmas gift for you year around: special
printed and audio instructions about how to send your own CD of
you singing your classic Christmas song to your local radio
But you can get all of it now for FREE by printing it from the
website and downloading the audio file. This will give you the
best chance of having your CD played. Another possibility is if
the radio station accepts it via email in a .wav or .mp3 format.
It could then be added to the rotation of Christmas songs that
your local radio station will play during this Christmas season.
You can hear and download the professionally produced
"how-to" guide right here on the homepage. Additionally,
there is a printed insert in the CD containing the entire text
of the instructions, printable here now on the website for free.
You will learn all about how to secure permission to use
copyrighted material and how to find out whether a Christmas
song is in the public domain and can be used without charge.
Perhaps this year, the entire Christmas season programming will
be devoted to "Karaoke Christmas on the
Radio" at your local radio station.
Who knows, maybe your classic Christmas song will be enjoyed by
millions in years to come.
You can even dedicate your "Karaoke
Christmas on the Radio" song to a loved one—to Mom or
to Dad, or your spouse, or your son or daughter or a special
Please take a few minutes to look round this site. You can read
my Christmas Message, the letters I have received from Clive
Davis, and the letters I've sent to the CEOs of the major radio
groups, retailers and more to try to bring this CD to the
market. Who knows, maybe it will also spark more entrepreneurs
here in the United States, who in these hard economic times are
Again, you can download the audio file from this site.
Remember the old proverb, "Nothing ventured, nothing gained,"
and give "Karaoke Christmas on the
Radio" a try!
Download the "Karaoke Christmas on the
Radio" audio file and print the instructions here
today and help start a great popular promotion that will be fun
I may not be Santa Claus or even the famed Clive Davis of RCA
Records, so I cannot offer you a recording contract, but
"Karaoke Christmas on the Radio"
CD is my Christmas present to you for FREE here on my website.
Now you and everyone you know can become a singing star, at
least, at Christmastime!
Want a catchy holiday
ringtone for your cell phone?
Click here to download a ringtone of "Do You Hear What I
Hear?" by Steve Mozena.
Creator of the "Karaoke
Christmas on the Radio" CD