4084Re: Dave Ballard
- Dec 11, 2006Thank you for the info. In the New Year, I will contact a patent
attorney and see what can be done. I know the Radio Shows, dealt
with the copy right issues, where each station paid a certain amount
for each show and that could apply to cds... thanks ever... will
keep you posted...
--- In email@example.com, "Cadia Los" <duchess@...>
> In answer to Suzie's original question, I came across the
> bit of information today in connection with an eBay auction for ain
> rare Velvet Underground acetate.
> "I'm a copyright attorney and the law is clear that the copyright
> a sound recording does not travel with the sound recording. Itvarious
> resides either with the person's [sic] on the recording or the
> recording engineers and their company, or both depending on
> facts including the contract, if any, between the engineer and thea
> band. The only thing that is certain is that it does not belong to
> purchaser of the master."it
> Now, this opinion involves original material. However, since Dave
> Ballard's master tapes are inherited, I would guess that the
> copyright issue might not be too complicated after all since CD's
> would technically be a reissue of previously broadcast material.
> Much of the spoken material is in public domain by now. Even if
> isn't, Dave would have obtained recording rights in some form, ifand
> only limited to radio broadcast.
> I don't know whether the 1960s LP recordings were taken directly
> from the radio masters or were fresh recordings. I suspect the
> latter, since I have compared a number of versions of "Vagabond's
> House" and other pieces and have noted differences in inflection
> sometimes in background music.1970s)
> I'm sure that few people remain who were involved in
> presenting "Reflections" on KIXI (through 1971) or KBLE (late
> or even with Lew Lathrop's production facility.recording ...
> A copyright attorney should be able to answer any questions about
> reissuing the recordings as CD's.
> Keith, you've produced CD's from Don Blanding's 1950s
> any opinion here?
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