Mudcat Café message #516164 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #37088   Message #516164
Posted By: Mountain Dog
27-Jul-01 - 02:46 PM
Thread Name: what do you think....I Ain't Got No Home rewrite
Subject: RE: what do you think....
Wasn't it Woody who said, "Plagiarism is basic to culture"? and "I steal from everybody"? From all I've read, he was primarily interested in delivering his message in words and tunes his audience could readily access...and he was usually generous and forthcoming with acknowledgments to his sources when he knew them.