Anyone"$ songwriting guide to copyright protection and song-pitching by mail
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Anyone"$ songwriting guide to copyright protection and song-pitching by mail by Sue Friddle

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Published by S. Friddle in Charlotte, Tenn .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Popular music -- Writing and publishing -- United States.,
  • Copyright -- Music -- United States.

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Title on verso of t.p.: Anyone"s songwriting guide to copyright protection and song-pitching by mail.

Other titlesAnyone"s songwriting guide to copyright protection and song-pitching by mail.
Statementby Sue Friddle.
LC ClassificationsML3790 .F735 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2230000M
LC Control Number89083483

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