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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
> It is not clear that those will be PD at that time. The key may be 75
years
> after the death of the author or composer, whichever died later. Remember,
> those were original songs. If they are not original compositions, then
have
> they been changed enough to restart the clock?
The songs, of course, won't be...however, MR himself noted:
> Of course, there is compulsory licensing for that aspect of copyright.
which means that the recordings could (barring changes) be reissued in
most countries providing royalties due are paid...
...stevenc