Re: purchasing rights of older music
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Posted by M. Arthur Auslander on June 05, 2001 at 03:41:14:
In Reply to: purchasing rights of older music posted by Judy on June 04, 2001 at 20:49:36:
: How can I find out about older songs that can be bought. You hear all these artists nowadays performing songs of the past (and you hear that they bought the song). How can I do this?
If the song is old enough you can use it. It is in the public domain. If it is not in the public domain you can use it by paying royalties. You can start with ASCAP, SECAC, BMI and other organizations for licences.
M. Arthur Auslander
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