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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 10:21 pm
by Sonicade
Great link Chunter, definitely going to give it a read.

PostPosted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 11:33 am
by aGIANTpupafish
am i right in thinking it's legal to cover songs written >50 years ago?
or am i crazy..?

PostPosted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:43 pm
by organic io
I think it's >80 years ago, thus why Chunter cited xmas songs written before the 1920's

PostPosted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 2:48 pm
by agargara
Copyright expiration in the US is currently the author's lifetime + 70 years.

Here's a funny video that's a short primer on copyright:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJn_jC4FNDo