The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62357   Message #1007377
Posted By: GUEST,Red Rabbie
24-Aug-03 - 02:24 PM
Thread Name: Woody on copyright
Subject: RE: Woody on copyright
Good on him. Music is for passing on and sharing out. Especially folk songs like Woody Guthrie's.

I though when a writer had died his music passed to public domain after 50 years.

Och well, at the end of the day it's always big business that gets their way; but it DOES annoy me when there are limitations put on music for the sake of global profit.

Anybody got a socialist theory about what should be done with music, copyright and all ?

What about CES ? Has he got any ideas ?