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You are listening to "I Can See Clearly Now" sung by Jimmy Cliff.
This song was first sung by Johnny Nash (See Below For Both Artist)

 
Visible Time Horizons Are Clear
Near-Event-Booking-Dates-Normally-Rule!
THERE ARE EXCEPTIONS FOR MULIPLE EVENTS & TRADE SHOWS.
 

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"I Can See Clearly Now"
JOHNNY NASH
#1 for 4 Weeks --Top 40 for 14 Weeks
First Charted 10/07/72 -- #1 Adult Contempory 4 Weeks
Bob Marley's Wailer Backing Band -- Solid Gold Sales
-- A MONSTER HIT-- 
 
(covered by)
JIMMY CLIFF
#18 for 1 Week -- Top 40 for 14 Weeks
First Charted 12/04/93
 
There are DJs who know where they are going to be spinning a year from now... even longer.
Some boast of their bookings in self-absorption, others are more cool. 
 
Either way... distant future bookings are normally not for me. 
I hold to a close-in booking policy.  Here's why...
 
I like to work in niches fulfulling the needs of a select segment, in this case, people and events that need a quality DJ entertainment at the relatively "last minute" - and perhaps the literal, last minute! There are many reasons why life events are spontaneously born, besides the one most people talk about.  One such example might be a Marine, about to be shipped into harm's way, needing to protect his/her fiance/e with government benefits, decides to get married, quickly.  I desire to spin at these events, and other near events.
 
I may rather BE in Margaritaville than SPIN "Margaritaville."  And, if this happens, I don't want to have to either return from paradise... or break a contract.  For me, DJ-ing is a "personal services" entertainment, with the emphasis on personal.  My entertainment is not a service where X number of other DJs, carrying a company library, are sitting at-the-ready-to-be-substituted, if necessary.  I work diligently to provide value added services and features to my entertainment.  Perhaps immodestly, I assume that people who initially choose me... want me... not a substitute.

For these and more reasons, I customarily like to see engagements on a time horizon which I view to be about four months... perhaps more if the engagement is in the late spring / summer / early fall when Margaritaville is stiffling hot! 

Despite the above, while not actually booking a distant event, I will "pencil-it-in" with the understandings (1) that it has first dibs on that date/time and (2) that 90 days from the date I will confirm whether I will be able to honor the date.

Inevitably, some one, questioning this policy, asks the question, "Well, don't you miss engagements because of it?" YES I DO.  But then again, I have my own life events, too.

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