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Steven C. Barr writes:

>Musicians ONLY receive royalties on recordings which are still in
>print in some form and thus generating income from sales...and,
>further, were made under contracts that provided artist royalties
>in the first place (rare before c. 1950)!!

Didn't the ownership of a lot of masters revert back to artists and their estates a few years back? That's certainly one reason the Digital Media Association would like to see most old recordings go into the public domain.

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