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when you write a book and the book has multiple lyrics from different songs. And that book becomes published do you have to pay the artist?

The person in my novel is at a party and everyone is singing is to the song, and I wrote the lyrics in parentheses and italicized the lyrics

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Your publisher would have to receive permission before it could be published

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Yeah... you would be better off making up a song, if you don't you are setting yourself up for a lawsuit.

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i thought you could only get sewed if you don't claim the lyrics to the artist
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it really depends on the artist.. if they don't want you using them in a book or w/e where you are making money they can still sue you.... the only way to be sure not to get sued is to contact the artists' agent before publication and get written permission to use the lyrics. Some artists are very protective of their works I have had youtube vids pulled for using a song, and I DID credit the artist... so they get to decide. With a vid it's not a huge deal though ya know .. YouTube pulls it and done.. but when you are taking having a book published it would be a major disaster to have the artist's lawyers issue a cease and dissist because you'd basically have to recall all the books that have already been printed and... yeah.. that would not be good.
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Footnotes :)

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I have an idea about what footnotes are but I'm not 100% sure. Can you explain? please!
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If the lyrics are in quotes, then you should be fine, or you could give credit to them in the beginning or end of the book.

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Yay! thanks! Hopefully you see my name on the cover of your favorite book in the future
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Yes, you have to pay

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