giving credit where credit's due was: Re: NBC. Don Imus.

pat boyack pat@PATBOYACK.COM
Mon Apr 16 01:18:56 EDT 2007


Well some things never change, Fred. Rappers do the same thing today. Not 
only do they sample old funk/soul/jazz music but they also steal from 
eachother.

Pat B

On Sun, 15 Apr 2007 20:41:32 -0600, fred dabney <fdabney@nmsu.edu> wrote:

>I don't know enough about Hollywood Fats to be entitled to an opinion,
>but remember that Ralph Peer, A&R at Victor claimed most of the music
>he recorded by black artists in the twenties, Will Hudson and Irving
>Mills in the thirties happily plagiarized all kinds of music from Duke
>Ellington
>and other black bandleaders and composers, and Sidney Frey at Audio
>Fidelity in the fifties and sixties claimed almost everything he recorded
>including "Saints Go Marchin' In".
>
>So, is the case with Fats a matter of someone at the label or the musician
>claiming the stuff?
>
>Fred D.

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