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Lyrics In Books: Your Questions Answered

If a music artist wants to record someone else’s song, there is a set fee for that use, but rights and fees are entirely up to the publisher when it comes to printing lyrics in books. If you don't want to violate US Copyright Code, read on.
Legally quote song lyrics

How to legally quote song lyrics in your book

Authors have been quoting song lyrics in their books for eons, but if you plan to quote lyrics written after 1923, be prepared to do some research — and get out your checkbook — long before releasing your book.

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