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Old August 1st 2013, 12:37 PM
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Default charging to download foofighters covers?

I saw a cover of times like these (not bad really i suppose !) today which would play on the particular site (bandcamp.com) but there appeared to be a charge to download the song! am i a bit niaive or is it a bit naughty to charge anything ie:sell a song that is somebody elses "property"?
the wierd thing was you decide how much you want to pay for it!! lol
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Old August 25th 2013, 03:05 PM
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Default Re: charging to download foofighters covers?

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I saw a cover of times like these (not bad really i suppose !) today which would play on the particular site (bandcamp.com) but there appeared to be a charge to download the song! am i a bit niaive or is it a bit naughty to charge anything ie:sell a song that is somebody elses "property"?
the wierd thing was you decide how much you want to pay for it!! lol
I don't think that is legal, actually.
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Old August 27th 2013, 02:04 AM
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Default Re: charging to download foofighters covers?

People charge money for covers all the time! Most bands at some point release a cover on a single B side or album!

Whether they are licensed to do it in this specific case is a different matter, but the principle is entirely fine.
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