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Things I Think About, by Peter Bowditch

Music

Ambiguous songs – you need more than the title (Part 2)

Copyright does not apply to the titles of artistic or creative works – only to the content. This means that there is no infringement if a song or novel is written which has the same title as another work. Recycling book or film names seems rare, if it ever happens at all, but there are […]

Ambiguous songs – you need more than the title (Part 1)

Copyright does not apply to the titles of artistic or creative works – only to the content. This means that there is no infringement if a song or novel is written which has the same title as another work. Recycling book or film names seems rare, if it ever happens at all, but there are […]

Sad Songs

Today’s musical selection is sad songs – songs that make me sad, songs that should make everyone sad, songs sung by sad people, songs about sad things, and permutations and combinations of these. I’m deliberately leaving out songs that refer to specifically identified people, so you won’t be hearing “Candle In The Wind”, “Wish You […]

Australian Songs for Australia Day

What better way is there to celebrate Australia Day than by listening to Australian music? And what better song to start than this? A radio station ran a poll where people could vote for the best Australian rock song ever. I wanted to vote for this but I was told that it was too old. […]

One Hit Wonders

I occasionally spend Saturday finding related music videos and posting them to Facebook for the entertainment of my numerous (and patient) virtual friends. Today’s music selections will be One Hit Wonders, but with a difference. Some of the works will be from musicians or bands with extensive repertoires but which are only known to the […]