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Music Pirates in Canada (1897)

Check out this article (PDF) from the June 13, 1897 edition of the New York Times. No typo, yo, that’s almost 112 year ago. “Canadian pirates” is what the music dealers call publishing houses across the line who are flooding this country, they say, with spurious editions of the latest copyrighted popular songs. They use … Continue reading Music Pirates in Canada (1897)