Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Supernova Permisson (formery I like it)

Kiri W screaminblue88 at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 22 20:41:06 MST 2004

Hi Beth and all,

I too was wondering...who the hell gave this group permission to record and 
destroy this Oil's classic!? Surely it wasn't the "boys"?????

Only heard a 30 second clip, that was enough!


>From: "Beth Curran" <bcurran at columbus.rr.com>
>To: "'Kate Parker Adams'" <kate at dnki.net>,        
><powderworks at cs-lists.cs.colorado.edu>
>Subject: RE: [Powderworks] I like it
>Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 17:46:24 -0500
>Hmm.  What's involved in getting permission to record another artist's
>song?  Clearly, this is different than asking to use the original Oils
>recording.  I can't imagine the Oils' copyright attorney saying:  "you
>suck as musicians and I wouldn't have your CDs within 500 meters of my
>house, so you can't record this Oils classic."  I would think a more
>likely scenario would be that anyone could record their own version of a
>song so long as they didn't play fast and loose with the lyrics and so
>long as the proper royalties were paid.  I would assume the copyright
>lawyers would want a final review as to content

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