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Creative License

Author
First Name: 
Kembrew
Last Name: 
McLeod
Collaborators: 
Peter DiCola
Subtitle: 
The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling
Publish City: 
Durham and London
Publish Company: 
Duke University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
822348757
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual

How did the Depression-era folk-song collector Alan Lomax end up with a songwriting credit on Jay-Z’s song “Takeover”? Why doesn’t Clyde Stubblefield, the primary drummer on James Brown recordings from the late 1960s such as “Funky Drummer” and “Cold Sweat,” get paid for other musicians’ frequent use of the beats he performed on those songs?

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Creative-License-Culture-Digital-Sampling/dp/0822348756/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1312399305&sr=1-1
Copies available at the Hiphop Archive: 
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Let's Get Free

Author
First Name: 
Paul
Last Name: 
Butler
Subtitle: 
A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
The New Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
15958500
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2009

Paul Butler was an ambitious federal prosecutor, a Harvard Law grad who gave up his corporate law salary to fight the good fight—until one day he was arrested on the street and charged with a crime he didn’t commit. The Volokh Conspiracy calls Butler’s account of his trial “the most riveting first chapter I have ever read.”
 

Pages: 
214
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Lets-Get-Free-Hip-Hop-Justice/dp/1595585001/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1284738741&sr=1-1
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