Re: We have paid song Royalties at Camp Thunder
Cheryl Singhal (csinghal@CAPACCESS.ORG)
Tue, 27 Aug 1996 18:47:34 -0400
On Mon, 26 Aug 1996, Ed Henderson wrote:
> In a message dated 96-08-26 09:42:42 EDT, Bruce Cobern writes back in
> response to my post:
> MY Origional Post quoted by Bruce
> >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
> > Bruce's Response
> Are you kidding? How many boys a week do you have? Over the summer?
> >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
> economic disincentive. >>
> tearing after some unsuspecting Girl Scout Council. All this does is make
Ah, but they received written notice at the end of the 1995
camping season that royalties were due and should be paid for
the 1996 season. That does not leave the GSUA or the ACA in the
category of unsuspecting victims.
> next summer pouring over research in an effort to try and deduce every song
> that we may sing during the summer and send out checks to every recording
> artist group who might be in line to sue us. What I am going to do is watch
You send the check to ASCAP. THEY figure out who gets how much.
> how the AMERICAN CAMPING ASSOCIATION, a major support group for organized
The ACA is on record as recommending its members PAY THE ROYALTY.
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