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Copyrighting your Songs – The US Copyright Process

Why is Copyrighting your songs important? Under international law (Berne Convention), copyright is the automatic right of the creator of the work. This means that your copyright exists the minute you have a tangible version of the music (sheet music, tape, CD, etc.).   So, you’re safe, right? Not really. The problem is this. Although […]

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Getting Your Music Heard – Part One of Two

We thought the Internet would free our souls. Technology had advanced to the point that any songwriter, band, or ‘Average Joe’ with a Casio and Garage Band could make their music ring in every ear, world-wide. The exorbitant cost to get to market had gone and the best music would magically rise to the top […]

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