Re: We have paid song Royalties at Camp Thunder,
Bruce E. Cobern (bec@NYC.PIPELINE.COM)
Mon, 26 Aug 1996 04:01:55 GMT
On Aug 25, 1996 02:55:54, 'Ed Henderson <BigEdBSA@AOL.COM>' wrote:
>The articles on this incident said that a $400 payment would take care of
>this. ARE THEY SERIOUS???? There is no way our camp is going to shell
>those kinds of bucks for that.
Are you kidding? How many boys a week do you have? Over the summer?
Let's see, if you have 400/week for 8 weeks that's 3200 boy weeks.
$400/3200 amounts to 12.5 cents per boy/week. How much do you spend on the
advertising in Scouting magazine for a camp that sells out?
Assuming that the $400 is a blanket fee for unlimited use of ALL ASCAP
protected properties for the summer, I don't see that as any sort of
People seem, once again, to be making mountains out of molehills.
Remember, a Scout is Trustworthy, and I congratulate you on doing the right
thing with the one song, but why does it stop there?
Bruce E. Cobern
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City