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Re: Dickens characters fired?
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2021, 04:31:44 PM »
Kinda makes me wonder how much longer it will be before we see the Time Traveler queue music suspended for similar reasons if this is indeed what has been going on. Unless it has indeed for sure been given rights to use.

Thereís a difference between a cover and being lifted.  Also itís been said that those covers will never be sold for profit

Gotcha. So its similar to the "fair use" clause.

For anyone else wondering about this:
https://flypaper.soundfly.com/hustle/how-to-legally-cover-a-song/

"Fair and Transformative" use:
https://www.copyright.gov/fair-use/more-info.html

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« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2021, 12:26:40 PM »
Ending these shows will really cut into the attendance and bottom line at Christmas.  The younger generation may not care but the coasters cant roll in cold weather, the shows were weather proof.  The shows kept the adults happy.  That is very unfortunate.

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« Reply #17 on: June 10, 2021, 01:05:02 PM »
^ There are a few others that should be back like the Fa-La-La Frontier Follies saloon show, the Living Nativity (which really should move back to the Homestead with live animals like it was when it started), Tinker the Talking Christmas Tree and the strolling carolers.  Surely SDC has some other shows they are working on for Christmas.  They can be very good at writing their own shows so that is a doable option.
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Re: Dickens characters fired?
« Reply #18 on: June 10, 2021, 11:13:48 PM »
The fact that the park hadn't licensed these songs is absurd to me. I can't really blame the rightsholders for finally speaking up. How did these shows even last so long?

I really can't imagine them ditching Christmas Carol. They can't find anyone to write a little bit of an original score with a mix of public domain Christmas songs sprinkled in? Dolly wouldn't be willing to help a sister park out?

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« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2021, 01:33:30 PM »
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Music Copyright can be very much policed and there can be really big fines. I know in one of my videos I did for St. Jude - just some regular instrumental music was $1,000 for the right to use it - so we found some free music, but it just didn't have the same feel.

I owned a gym and there were fees just to play music for people hear while working out.

But probably similar to SDC, my local high school had to completely change their Show Choir performance because they couldn't get the rights to some songs. I also filmed a video for the school and we had destroy it because of contested copyright issues.

I just don't know though what constitutes infringement - some popular songs today sample so much from other popular songs - but no credit is mentioned. Just listen to the new Jonas Brother's song Leave Before You Love Me.....and Wham!'s Last Christmas. Way too similar to not give credit to the original writers.

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And also Air Supply "Lost in Love"

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Re: Dickens characters fired?
« Reply #20 on: June 14, 2021, 01:40:06 PM »
Bring back the Frosty Snowman show.

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« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2021, 08:25:34 AM »
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Music Copyright can be very much policed and there can be really big fines. I know in one of my videos I did for St. Jude - just some regular instrumental music was $1,000 for the right to use it - so we found some free music, but it just didn't have the same feel.

I owned a gym and there were fees just to play music for people hear while working out.

But probably similar to SDC, my local high school had to completely change their Show Choir performance because they couldn't get the rights to some songs. I also filmed a video for the school and we had destroy it because of contested copyright issues.

I just don't know though what constitutes infringement - some popular songs today sample so much from other popular songs - but no credit is mentioned. Just listen to the new Jonas Brother's song Leave Before You Love Me.....and Wham!'s Last Christmas. Way too similar to not give credit to the original writers.

Jay

And also Air Supply "Lost in Love"

Not to be confused with being All out of Love.