Re: Re: Parody of songs - Changing lyrics
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Posted by M Arthur Auslander on January 18, 2002 at 03:48:53:
In Reply to: Re: Parody of songs - Changing lyrics posted by ewerew on January 18, 2002 at 01:20:48:
: : I'm trying to find out the copyright laws pertaining to taking an existing song and doing a parody by changing the lyrics. Basically what Wierd Al Yankovic does. Is permission needed from the copyright holder or is this considered a parody that is exempt?
They copyright on the music is going to be problem.
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