Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
GUEST,Okiemockbird Dylan's use of Trad music? (101* d) RE: Dylan's use of Trad music? 17 May 00


I get the impression from a document linked above that it's Jean Ritchie who is trying to leverage her copyright to some new lyrics to "Nottamun Town" into a copyright over the Ritchie version of the melody. I don't know how else to account for her reference to having collected royalties from Bob Dylan, though there may be other explanations (e.g. maybe Dylan sometimes performed Jean's words.)

Those of you who, like McGrath and Grandma Marshall (may I call you "Bábushka" ?) and Sandy believe that "Songs are there to be used to make new songs" might want to reply (on or off forum) to this inquiry which was recently posted to the CNI Copyright Forum.

T.


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.