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Copyrighting: Why You Can't Copyright a Song When You Have Already Written It

April 1, 2011

Leon Bass explains why a band or musician cannot copyright a song which they have already written.  In the process of doing so, he also provides insight about the origins of copyrights and at what point a "copyright" comes into being.  He also details how copyright laws (and the copyright process) are relevant to musicians, and outlines how nuances in copyright laws can provide advantages or disadvantages to musicians holding copyrights. 

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