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Press Release Archive - 2012

American Songwriter, American Songspace, and Martin Guitar announce The Pub Deal

Nashville, TN - American Songwriter, American Songspace, and Martin Guitar have announced The Pub Deal-- a one of a kind contest that will give away a year-long, $20,000 publishing contract with HoriPro Entertainment Group, Inc.

"We're extending this invitation to the Nashville songwriting community and beyond," said American Songspace Creative Director, John Ritchie. "Whether you've had a publishing deal in the past or never had a chance to get your foot in the door... we're excited to reward someone with that title-- "Professional Songwriter."

2012 SURFER Poll Voting Open with New Ways to Vote

Vote via Twitter and Instagram using #SurferPollVote or at

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. - 2012 brings an election year for America and another chance to "elect" the year's top surfers in the 43rd annual SURFER Poll. Each year, SURFER Poll allows readers to cast their vote for their 10 favorite male and five favorite female athletes who will be honored during the exclusive awards ceremony at Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu during the Triple Crown of Surfing. The voting window is now open and extends until October 31st for the 2012 SURFER Poll, a tradition recognized as the only awards in surfing that are completely decided by YOU.

C.F. Martin & Co., Inc. Giving Away New Martin Guitar to Celebrate Musikfest's 29th Anniversary

BETHLEHEM, PA - It's been played by Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, Hank Williams, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. Now the Nazareth-based C.F. Martin & Co., Inc. the largest producer of acoustic guitars in the U.S., is giving one lucky winner the opportunity to win his or her very own Martin D-28 during Musikfest, the 10-day music festival set for Aug. 3-12 in Bethlehem.

Legendary Guitar Maker C. F. Martin & Co. Expands DNA Marking to Guitar Strings and Protects Brand with Botanical DNA

STONY BROOK, N.Y., August 1, 2012 /Market Wire/ -- Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB: APDN)(Twitter:@APDN), 
a provider of botanical DNA-based product verification solutions, announces that celebrated guitar maker C.F. 
Martin & Co. (“Martin Guitar”) has expanded DNA marking to protect and authenticate its guitar strings. Martin 
Guitar produces millions of strings per year, and is one of the leading manufacturers of guitar strings in the world. 
Martin Guitar strings are made in Navojoa, Mexico.

C.F. Martin & Co. Announces Nashville-Based Kate Richardson and Lynn Tinsey of Richlyn Marketing as New Martin Guitar Brand Consultants

NAZARETH, PA – C.F. Martin & Co. is continuing to expand its already deep-rooted relationships in the country music world with the announcement of its new brand marketing consultant Kate Richardson, who runs the well-respected Richlyn Marketing in Nashville with her partner Lynn Tinsey. Martin Guitar selected Richlyn Marketing for its top-tier artist relations and marketing consulting. The firm will focus on strategic partnerships in aligning the Martin brand with artists, events and media outlets and increasing Martin’s brand awareness amongst the music industry in Nashville.

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