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It's actually from the broadway stage show, The Sound of Music (1959). As the Movie didn't come out til 1965 it would be a bit of a time warp for Coltrane to have covered it in 61 ;) Song copyright is a tortuous, torturous & sometimes tort-urous game of legalese. Basically, it boils down to "Once a song is written & published it can then be ...


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Of course. The performance itself is immediately copyrighted the moment it's recorded. If it's never recorded, then copyright doesn't really apply, as there's nothing to enforce. The only thing that confuses people is who owns the copyright - that's the owner of the recording, which is not necessarily the same as the person who played it. This even applies ...


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In the United States ... To make a recording of a copyrighted song, one first contacts the rights holder and pays for the mechanical and distribution rights to the song. The cost varies according to the format or formats the song is to be distributed in and the number of copies to be made. A typical agreement can cover all existing formats as well as those ...


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