Article Title

Hitting the Right Notes: The Need for a General Public Performance Right in Sound Recordings to Create Harmony in American Copyright Law

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Washington University Journal of Law & Policy


The Article discusses the recognition of the public performance right for sound recordings under the U.S. Copyright Law. It states that section 106 of the said law opposes the public performance right, which has lost legality in light of the modern music industry. It mentions the importance of recognizing the Performance Rights Act, which give recording artists the chance to collect royalties when their works are played on the radio.