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Making it in the Music Business: The Business and Legal Guide for Songwriters and Performers by Lee Wilson

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B. The Songwriters Guild of America Popular Songwriters Contract (model single song agreement)

THE SONGWRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA

NOTE TO SONGWRITERS: (A) DO NOT SIGN THIS CONTRACT IF IT HAS ANY CHANGES UNLESS YOU HAVE FIRST DISCUSSED SUCH CHANGES WITH THE GUILD; (B) FOR YOUR PROTECTION PLEASE SEND A FULLY EXECUTED COPY OF THIS CONTRACT TO THE GUILD.

POPULAR SONGWRITERS CONTRACT

© Copyright 1978 AGAC

AGREEMENT made this ___ day of _____ ,19_, between

_____________________________

(hereinafter called “Publisher”) and

_____________________________

_____________________________

(Jointly and/or severally hereinafter collectively called “Writer”);

WITNESSETH:

Composition (Insert title of composition here)

1. The Writer hereby assigns, transfers and ...

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