Jolson To Jay-Z: Covers, Collaboration & Sampling
Techdirt points us to a video that chronicles how a song originated. Producer Tony Rome, who says he inspired by reading James Boyle's The Public Domain, takes a look at how music is collaborative by examing the influences behind Jay-Z's" Empire State of Mind". While this video is unlikely to win awards, it serves as both a musical history trip and important reminder of the need for copyright reform.
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