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       Brad Landis (hide@address.com)

   Copyright (C) 2005 Brad Landis

   This program is free software; you can redistribute it
   and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General
   Public License as published by the Free Software
   Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
   option) any later version.

   This program is distributed in the hope that it will be
   useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the
   implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
   PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
   for more details.
   You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public
   License along with this program; if not, write to the
   Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth
   Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301, USA.

This PHP program manages and displays lyrics to your users.
It is based on a song, which will have a title, lyrics, 
optional author and copyright. Songs can be organized into
albums and categories.

Albums have an artist, title, and album art. Albums are
meant to be official albums, such as those sold on Amazon.

Categories is like a topical index. Each song can have as
many categories as it wants, and categories can have as
many songs as it wants.

The site also has abilities to have user favorites, and

Favorites are just user list of lyrics that they like the

Attachments are basically used for sheet music, but can
also be mp3's. They allow for pdf, mid, finale, and mp3 file


1. Put the contents onto a webserver. Run install.php on the

2. After following all instructions, delete install.php.
setup.php can be used to change the site name and other
options. Delete setup.php after all options have been set to
be final.

3. Double check that "uploads" and "album_art" are writeable
by the server.

4. If you are able to set up a cron, please run "cron.php"
daily. If you cannot, you will have to run it by hand at
to keep the log clean. How often you need to do so depends
on how fast your log fills up.

5. To change the theme or colors, please use "style.css".

     5a. Create your own header image ("header.jpg"). The
     preferred size is 400x70, give or take some pixels.
     5b. Change the icons if you wish. These icons are
     generic, so they can be used with your site. They are
     located in the "icon" directory.


If you have any problems, support questions, feature
requests, and bug reports can be submitted to the project
page on sourceforge.

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