Tag Archives: Copyright Law

“Art Is A Holy Pursuit” T Bone Burnett and The Value of Music

Ah, T Bone Burnett! He’s considered the godfather of the Americana movement. He’s the guy who made traditional music from folks like Maybelle Carter and The Carter Family cool in the 21st century. He’s exposed the healthy roots of American … Continue reading

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Mass Exodus: Now Tell Me About That Copyright Law Again

It’s been a thoroughly interesting week learning about all the changes that are going to make a musician’s life all the more interesting due to copyright.  To date I’ve focused on information from Copyright Officer, Stephen Carlisle, J. D. and … Continue reading

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Using Hillary’s Cloth to Wipe The Sins of the Internet Clean

The last three posts here on Scout 66 have focused on the writing of Copyright Officer Stephen Carlisle, J.D. and what is happening with copyright law, common law, and consent decrees which you can read about here http://copyright.nova.edu. It’s all very … Continue reading

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Why Don’t You Go Back To Your Double-Wide and Fry Something?

The snarky essence to introduce this post roars the attitude of the US government toward songwriters, recording and performing artists. It’s a line from the movie, “Sweet Home Alabama,” Candice Bergen’s character, Kate Hennings, chipped out of ice for all … Continue reading

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