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Thread #118850   Message #2572790
Posted By: Joybell
21-Feb-09 - 08:19 PM
Thread Name: Irwin Silber on copyright
Subject: RE: Irwin Silber on copyright
So this means that in theory he could prevent someone reproducing his book, either in part, or in its entirety? Sounds fair enough. His attitude to the songs themselves is what interested me.
hildebrand sez, At the beginning of the New Lost City Ramblers songbook (c1963)there is a notice that goes something like:
"These songs are all the property of their writers, and nobody can use them unless they bring a note from their mother."
i forged mine.