Oral History Information
Chuck Tennin began his career as a recording engineer's assistant, which led to his own engineering gigs beginning in the 1960s. Along the way, Chuck learned firsthand the importance of a good song and in encouraging and protecting songwriters and their craft. As a result, Chuck formed the music publishing company Big Fish Music in 1974. Along with supporting songwriters, Chuck takes great pride in educating them on the business, which if not careful could have devastating results on the song and its writer. That is where Big Fish comes in, to manage the process and protect the craft. It's Chuck's passion!