Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Old School Music Piracy

  • January 3, 2013 at 5:56 pm
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    Nice!
    Perhaps someone could clear the air of confusion I have about how the music industry views the use of their product on older TV/Movie productions made by Hollywood. In the old days the studios werent so cautious in using music etc without the authors permission.

    Is there a statute of limitations on copyright infringement? Don't these studios have to keep on record agreements made in the past. Could'nt artists sue studios who havent kept proper records?

    Just a thought… Remeber the theme to SHAFT?

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