NYT - Folklorist's Global Jukebox Goes Digital

jinxblues@AOL.COM jinxblues@AOL.COM
Tue Jan 31 11:06:14 EST 2012


Here's something I've never been able to understand... an enormous quantity of 
these recordings were "made for hire" for the Library of Congress, in other 
words, paid for by the U.S. Government, and therefore owned by the citizens of 
the United States.  I don't understand how he, or his heirs, can ever claim 
ownership of this stuff.  

Don't get me started on that, OK?

Just don't get me started down that path . . .

Then we'd have to discuss his hundred CDs on Rounder made from that material . . .

There are "many" of us who believe that the more you know about Alan Lomax, the less there is to like . . .



Dick Waterman
1601 Buchanan Avenue
Oxford, MS 38655



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