[Bards] Song Books
ladymaggie at justinanimator.com
Tue Jun 5 10:50:46 PDT 2007
At 12:32 PM 6/5/2007, you wrote:
>Amen Padraig! Filk is the especially pernicious liability here. While it
>is true that you may be able to write new words to some existing tune and
>post those new words on line saying "sung to the tune of..." It is another
>thing entirely to post the tune itself. That is a copyright infringement.
>Additionally, any filk that changes only a few words, leaving a majority of
>the original words (like most modern filks), cannot even have the lyrics
>legally posted because that is called "plagiarism."
I guess I have a bit of work cut out for myself, then. Everything is
sung by Baroness Maggie, and I know of several copies already.
Must find out who wrote all these songs, find out which are public
domain, and maybe get permission from a few authors.
Who's husband lives by the copyright laws and would never cut into his paycheck
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