Astronut / The Astronut 2mo+9dy ago
Bill Withers - "Use Me" (1972) Hey Norman, why would you do this? You posted his song under your own copyright, asking for someone to add keyboard. As if Raymond Jackson wasn't already throwing that shit down hard enough already. To Clarify: This is NOT a cover, it's a copy of the original recording with his guitar track slapped on it. https://youtu.be/EZldnP0lhHA


     

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xterrabill   commented 2mo+9dy ago


personally I think we should flag covers that do not have permission from the copyright owner, its cheap and easy to get the rights then post the permission on the song info/description page. just my .02

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Astronut   commented 2mo+9dy ago


Is it a cover if you change the name and claim copyright without mentioning cover or the writer or original artist? And most importantly, it's the original recording with a guitar slapped on top of it. That is NOT a cover.

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xterrabill   commented 2mo+9dy ago


I agree 100% !!!

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xterrabill   commented 2mo+9dy ago


I think you get my meaning tho.

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Astronut   commented 2mo+9dy ago


Yes sir, agreed.

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xterrabill   commented 2mo+9dy ago


it would be nice if management would encourage us to flag this type of user error, until then I sadly I wont until that is made perfectly clear by them that we should, there is an option for copyright violation in the flagging options.

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VocalRun   commented 2mo+9dy ago


Well, it prolly keeps it from gettin a taggin on SC. Just guessin.

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xterrabill   commented 2mo+9dy ago


it was a staple of many cover bands at one time, it is a fun jam tune, did that done there, it sounded great with a sax. just sayin. :)

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sriracha   commented 2mo+9dy ago


huh. Why would anyone do this? That's fucked...and is pretty much the def of plagiarism.

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+9dy ago


hum? rockkid has posted a shite load of orignial rock songs... maybe this was an oversight on his part on how to go about his idea for a redo...? maybe fishing for keys.. before re-recording parts or getting more contributions? His lead line is pretty coo... but yea this is def the wrong path.. step one mechanical license> step two no use of the orginal recording> but could be done... very easy... drums bass keys etc/get RayD for vox...hip song/its got teeth!

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smg179   commented 2mo+9dy ago


yea definately lots of "Cover" songs lately ..ive seen three or four recently started and actively contributed seemingly without regard... and not one lil "peep" so i guess its ok now.?? .if not what is the qualifier to be able to do them without any permissions..? i guess i can just do it and hope someone with some cliqui-ness jumps in and wammo now i got the "*power of the people bro''*..just kidddin ..))its all good.laugh it up...) shheze im guilty of uploading to a few just for practice .. ***seriously this could be one of those "oops wrong file" uploads ..

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Astronut   commented 2mo+9dy ago


That's really stretching it to consider this a mistake or oversight. "Oops, I added guitar to the original recording by Bill Withers, then I uploaded it to a copyrighted project. I also forgot to mention it's a cover. I also forgot to get a license. I also forgot to credit the original artist. I also renamed it."

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smg179   commented 2mo+9dy ago


yea ..)

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+9dy ago


ive seen worse violations... people claiming its their orginal music.. lolololl got busted HARD!

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Moosemind1   commented 2mo+8dy ago


Oh yeah many busted here in KTown doing that 1

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+8dy ago


(((:

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Scottyv   commented 2mo+9dy ago


With recent changes to copyright laws (1976 sonny bono act) how long is a copyrighted work protected? I think it was life + 50 just curious...

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sriracha   commented 2mo+9dy ago


https://www.copyright.gov/help/faq/faq-duration.html

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Moosemind1   commented 2mo+9dy ago


Whhaaaaaat? why?

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+9dy ago


hey moosey!

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Moosemind1   commented 2mo+8dy ago


what up Jojo

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+8dy ago


*_* hangn & makin music!!

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Moosemind1   commented 2mo+8dy ago


I am out more than in these days, age gettin me down man

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+8dy ago


path 2being more in than out is in order!!! (((:

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RickyD   commented 2mo+9dy ago


Oh, the irony of the title of the original song!

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sriracha   commented 2mo+8dy ago


odd thing - I get a "blocked resource" message when I try and post to some of these internal threads. I don't *think* I've done anything to get banned by anyone here, and I can obviously post to the original message. Anyone else see this? If someone's banned me, lol - let me know!

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RickyD   commented 2mo+8dy ago


I was notified that you had commented a few times but when I looked for your comment, it was doing a David Copperfield thing.

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sriracha   commented 2mo+8dy ago


doh -sorry: that was me testing to see if I could or couldn't post to diff threads. Some I can, some I can't. I guess it could be a kompoz bug of some sort.

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RickyD   commented 2mo+8dy ago


Or people are just afraid of what you have to say? Nah, just a bug, you ain't that scary. :)

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sriracha   commented 2mo+8dy ago


oh - I've got a big enough mouth to piss people off no doubt, lol. I just didn't think I'd done so with anyone in this thread...at least not lately. :D

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Moosemind1   commented 2mo+8dy ago


wasn't me hot sauce guy, I have nobody blocked, thick skin ya know

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RickyD   commented 2mo+8dy ago


You're not trying hard enough.

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sriracha   commented 2mo+8dy ago


lol...

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liljoe6string   commented 2mo+8dy ago


well which ones were u unable to post to?? if its mine its a bug!!! I think DOC has gone Stir Bugs!

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m3roadworx   commented 2mo+7dy ago


Astronut, we rarely see eye to eye but this is a good call.