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From Public Domain to Copyright to Public Domain – How We Freed ‘We Shall Overcome’

May 24, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


GUEST SPEAKER:  Dr. E. Michael Harrington

The topic will include how PD works can become copyrighted by means of added original expression, and the legal issues these newly copyrighted works face and will include music by Bach, Dave Brubeck, Paul Simon, Beethoven, Woody Guthrie and others.

He will also discuss some of the specifics of his successful effort to free “We Shall Overcome,” as well as his work to free “This Land Is Your Land.”

You may find Dr. Harrington’s complete profile here:  http://www.emichaelmusic.com/meet-dr-harrington/ .

This is a private event for Society members and their guests.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Copyright Society of the South, please contact us today!


May 24, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Copyright Society of the South
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10 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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