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Copyright Deposit Sets Record Straight on Noted 20th-Century Song

Posted by: Wendi Maloney

The Library’s “Songs of America” online presentation highlights how copyright records can help to shed light on American culture and history. The exhibit draws on hundreds of thousands of pieces of sheet music and sound recordings registered for copyright since 1820 to explore the American experience through song. One copyright record has an especially interesting story. …