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Thread #107573   Message #2230975
Posted By: Newport Boy
08-Jan-08 - 06:12 AM
Thread Name: Stolen melodies/Bob Dylan
Subject: RE: Stolen melodies/Bob Dylan
I think the term stolen melodies should only be applied when a writer uses an old melody and claims it as their own. "Trad. arr Fred" or "Fred, from a traditional tune" is fine by me, and gives new life to good tunes.