Re: Question for Group Lawyers....
"Derek Homsberg" wrote:
Here's a corrolary: Can a songwriter or recording artist prevent a parody
of their song? In other words, does Weird Al need permission from anyone
other than paying the applicable license fees?
It would depend on whether he parodies the work itself, adapts it to parody
something else or, in fact, if it's a parody at all (e.g. "Another one rides
FWIW, I've heard that by getting permission, artists can negotiate a lower
royalty than the compulsory rate.
- New Thread for Copyright Debate (continued from Evolution Ale topic)
... recording a parody without permission continues ... that a song is a legal parody other than getting permission. ...
- Re: To all of you who dont realize that most copyright law is killing the performing arts and music.
... >> Does that relieve you of the need to pay fees? ... on the current FB release) to parody something unrelated to the ... > I would assume he has to get permission, simply because there've been, ... Permission is not needed if a fair use defense applies -- parody is a fair ...
- Re: Jail for lyrics and chords
... >>> Presumably, however, they get permission. ... > what is and is not a "parody" is probably open to discussion. ... However, while he does parodies of WORDS, the MUSIC is most often left ... ARRANGEMENT is ALSO held by the composer or a production/holding ...
- Re: Executive producers on Ono lawsuit
... musicologist work on, say, I Am The Walrus, it most certainly is fair use ... even the tiniest ones -- individually acknowledge that permission has been ... given by the publisher or copyright holder. ... songs before he makes a parody, not because he has to (parody is protected ...
- Re: Song rights info, or how to possibly get that showtune track on to your cd
... with -- applies only to direct covers of tunes, ... IF the recording is covered as parody, ... need to get permission from the performers. ... C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis." ...