Mudcat Café message #4071920 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #67139   Message #4071920
Posted By: Susan of DT
15-Sep-20 - 06:26 AM
Thread Name: Trad songs and copyright issues
Subject: RE: Trad songs and copyright issues
Back in 2004, Uncle DaveO said:

Go to the DT, HERE. If the words you want to use are in the version in the DT, you can use them with impunity.

This is NOT true. While most songs in the DT are traditional, many are more recent and under copyright.