2011 – Artists who had hits in 1978 maybe able to claim Copyrights back on This Day in Rock!

2011 – Artists who had hits in 1978 maybe able to claim Copyrights back on This Day in Rock! Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Tom Waits, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan are just a few of the artists who may have rights to their own work from record Companies.
A change in the copyright law in the 70’s allows artists to reapply for the full copyright with a 2 year application before the 35 years are up. Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Loretta Lynn, Tom Waits and Bryan Adams, have already filed to reclaim qualifying works, according to records at the United States Copyright Office.

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