Who Writes Songs?
bkawak at chartertn.net
Sun Feb 20 17:43:47 CST 2005
>>>Those "wo-wo"'s and "Comin' out to get you"'s all count as separate
>>Never knew that. That's lame, dude.
>>It would be about song rights and royalties, wouldn't it?
> This does offer a bit of insight into how The Who might regard these jams.
> There's been some discussion about whether they try out or develop new
> material during these sessions, but this is indication that these jams ARE
> copyrightable as songs, and they CAN ask for royalties, whether or not
> they ever do anything more with them.
> Also they sometimes credit a particular song, like they've jammed on it as
> a theme, and I'd say in this case they pay the fee for using the song in
> concert. That's "Countryline Special" they sometimes play after "5:15,"
> isn't it?
The reason these names are copyrighted is the Canadian (only) pressing of
Leeds uses them. I'm sure The Who had nothing to do with it.
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