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Thread #10084   Message #67984
Posted By: DonMeixner
03-Apr-99 - 11:44 PM
Thread Name: Pete Seeger's pseudonym
Subject: RE: Pete Seeger's pseudonym
Sandy,

I guess I still don't see a problem with copyrighting arrangements to trad songs as long as the words and original meolody are stated as being in the Public Domain.

Bob Dylan, revered as a saint by many is as guilty of this as many in the the last great Folk Song Scare of the 60's.

Don