Old Band Members want to continue playing originals I wrote... what would you say?

Discussion in 'The Sound Hound Lounge' started by Mr Deluxe, May 19, 2011.

  1. smallbutmighty

    smallbutmighty Supporting Member

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    Correct choice. :aok
     
  2. Paleolith54

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    Your songs are your property. If that matters to you, you should copyright them as soon as they are written, which puts you in position to control them from then on. If it does not matter to you, forget the copyright business, treat them as public domain, and forget about trying to prove you deserve a cut of whatever some one may make off them later on. Paths between these two extremes make no sense to me.
     
  3. Scott Miller

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    It's pretty easy these days to copyright them, what with online processing and all. Do the whole batch at once, you save money that way.

    There is nothing else you need to do; you cannot legally stop someone from recording them.
     
  4. small axe

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    i would let the band know that they are your songs, copyright them if you want, which i would, and keep writing new stuff and enjoy
     

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