TITLE

Legendary musicians want to put an end to impersonators; Want to amend current copyright legislation

PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Jet;06/08/98, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that musicians are requesting that the copyright legislation should be reformed, to prevent impersonators from copying the acts of legendary entertainers. Who drafted the legislation; Comments from entertainers whose work has be copied; Reference to a news conference held by musicians and singers.
ACCESSION #
724751

 

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