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Callie need copyright info - 'Waltzing With Bears' (38) RE: need copyright info - 'Waltzing With Bears' 26 Apr 04

Hi all

My group Touchwood recorded the song a few years ago. The composers we acknowledged were Geissel/Poddany/Marxen. The song is based on the Dr Seuss song but not the same melody and slightly different words. The authors of the song whcih is weel known claim not to have heard Dr Seuss' song when they wrote "Bears" which has to be a load of #%*& because the similarities are too great.

I guess copyright arrangements differ from country to country. in Australia (where we are) once a song has been recorded or published it's open slather (just so long as you acknowledge authorship and pay royalties through the appropriate body - in out case APRA/AMCOSS)

Happy waltzing!


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