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Bob Dylan 's Stealing of James Damiano 's Songs
Virtue Publishing ^ | 10/21/18 | Virtue Films

Posted on 10/21/2018 9:07:49 AM PDT by Virtuefilmsltd

Few artists can lay claim to the controversy that has surrounded the career of songwriter James Damiano. Twenty-two years ago James Damiano began an odyssey that led him into a legal maelstrom with Bob Dylan that, to this day, fascinates the greatest of intellectual minds.

As the curtain rises on the stage of deceit we learn that CBS used songs and lyrics for international recording artist, Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan's name is credited to the songs. One of those songs is nominated for a Grammy as best rock song of the year. Ironically the title of that song is Dignity.

Since auditioning for the legendary CBS Record producer John Hammond, Sr., who influenced the careers of music industry icons Billy Holiday, Bob Dylan, Pete Seger, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Ray Vaughan, James has engaged in a multimillion dollar copyright infringement law suit with Bob Dylan.

It is uncontested by Bob Dylan and or Bob Dylan's law firms Manatt, Phelps & Phillips ,Parcher Hayes & Snyder, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Heck Brown and Sherry that Bob Dylan and people in Bob Dylan's entourage have solicited James Damiano's songs and music for over ten years.

Bob Dylan 's Stealing of James Damiano 's Songs

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1 posted on 10/21/2018 9:07:49 AM PDT by Virtuefilmsltd
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Registered in 2012 and makes first-ever post six years later? Hmm.


2 posted on 10/21/2018 9:13:36 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: Olog-hai
Registered in 2012 and makes first-ever post six years later? Hmm.

Fascinates the greatest of intellectual minds...

lol

3 posted on 10/21/2018 9:16:37 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Olog-hai

Dylan has probably said something nice about Pres. Trump.


4 posted on 10/21/2018 9:19:22 AM PDT by jjotto (Next week, BOOM!, for sure!)
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To: Virtuefilmsltd

One of the reasons Bob Dylan had reservations about accepting a Nobel prize. The Swedes are not terribly bright but even they don’t like being fooled by plagiarists.


5 posted on 10/21/2018 9:20:53 AM PDT by allendale (.)
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To: Fightin Whitey

its stoney when you’re riding in your car
its stoney when you take it little far
its stoney when you steal sumbody’s song
its stoney when you’re caught and its wrong

you should not feel so all alone
everybody must get stoned


6 posted on 10/21/2018 9:21:47 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: Fightin Whitey

Well, it’s actually 6½ years later, literally. Wonder what the motivation is?

Maybe we should call for the artist in question to revert to his real last name, Zimmerman, too.


7 posted on 10/21/2018 9:30:18 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: Virtuefilmsltd; Gamecock; SaveFerris; FredZarguna; PROCON
Bob Dylan's law firms Manatt, Phelps & Phillips ,Parcher Hayes & Snyder, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Heck Brown and Sherry

And I thought Sagman, Bennett, Robbins, Oppenheim and Taft was a lot to remember.

8 posted on 10/21/2018 9:35:06 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Virtuefilmsltd; Gamecock; SaveFerris; FredZarguna; PROCON
Dylan would have definitely needed cue cards to remember all those names.


9 posted on 10/21/2018 9:40:48 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Larry Lucido

Saturday Night Live 1980

Dylan & Guthrie

Nurse…..Ann Risley
Woody Guthrie…..David Carradine
Bob Dylan…..Patrick Weathers
[ open on interior, Woody Guthrie’s hospital room, as Guthrie strums his guitar ]
Nurse: [ entering ] Excuse me. Excuse me, Mr. Guthrie, but that young Mr. Dylan is here to see you. Now, would you like me to tell him to leave?

Woody Guthrie: Nahhh. Send the kid in.

Nurse: Okay, okay…

Woody Guthrie: He makes me laugh, you know? It take a lot to laugh. It takes a train to cry.

Nurse: That’s right. [ calling into the hallway ] Okay, you can come in.

[ Bob Dylan saunters in with his guitar ]
Bob Dylan: Hey! Hey, Woody Guthrie, I wrote you a song!

Nurse: Please, please. Quiet, please. This is a hospital.

[ the Nurse exits the room ]
Bob Dylan: Gee whiz! I didn’t mean to upset your nurse none.

Woody Guthrie: Aww, that’s just like a woman, kid! But don’t think twice, it’s alright.

[ Dylan writes these sage words across the top of his guitar ]
Woody Guthrie: What are you doing, writing a book?

Bob Dylan: Don’t mind me, Woody — just keep on a-talking.

Woody Guthrie: Ah, yeah. Well… I’m just blowing in the wind these days. Hell, I feel like I’m a-knock-knock-knocking on Heaven’s door. But I don’t know, I… I just keep hoping I shall be released.

Bob Dylan: Hmm…

Woody Guthrie: It’s like I was saying to Mick Jagger the other day: I can’t get no… satisfaction!

Bob Dylan: Who?

Woody Guthrie: You don’t know him, he’s a complete unknown. He’s like a… rolling stone.

Bob Dylan: Yeah. I can relate to that. I’m a complete unknown, no direction home.

Woody Guthrie: Like a rolling stone?

Bob Dylan: Yeah.

Woody Guthrie: How does it feel?

Bob Dylan: It’s alright.

Woody Guthrie: Hey, that’s right! I said that to Ray Charles just the other day. [ he pauses ] What’d I say?

Bob Dylan: It’s alright.

Woody Guthrie: Yeah! It’s alright! I said it to him a whole BUNCH of times!

Bob Dylan: Yeah. Hey, Woody, uh — listen to this song I wrote for you here. [ he strums his guitar ands sings ] “Hey, hey, Woody Guthrie, I wrote you a song.” What you think?

Woody Guthrie: Well, kid, you may not have much as a writer, but, uh… you got a great VOICE! Listen, do it more like this. Uh — [ strumming and singing ] “Heyyyy, Woody Guthrie, I wrote you a SONG!”

Bob Dylan: [ enunciating ] “I wrote you a SONG!”

Woody Guthrie: Yeah! Yeah!

[ the Nurse re-enters, appalled ]
Nurse: I don’t believe you!

Woody Guthrie: It ain’t me, babe! Oh, no, no, no, it ain’t me!

Nurse: Well, I’m sorry, but it’s time for your sedative.

Woody Guthrie: [ to Dylan ] Ah, you see, kid? They’ll stone you when you’re playing your guitar.

[ Dylan writes this down ]
Nurse: Well, you must not feel so all alone. Everybody must get stoned, as you put it.

Bob Dylan: Hey. Can I stick around and see if he talks in his sleep?

Nurse: Now, look — lights out an hour early tonight. Remember, it’s Daylight Savings.

[ the nurse exits the room ]
Woody Guthrie: Well, kid —

Together: The times, they are a-changing!

[ the camera pulls out on the set, with SUPER: “Coming Up: The Immoral Minority” ] [ fade ]
SNL Transcripts

Author jtranscripts
Posted on October 8, 2018
Categories 1980


10 posted on 10/21/2018 9:41:11 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Virtuefilmsltd

Years ago, Joni Mitchell even called Dylan out by calling him a plagiarist, and saying his voice and his name are fake. Ouch!


11 posted on 10/21/2018 9:41:17 AM PDT by Repealthe17thAmendment
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To: Larry Lucido

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=JUQDzj6R3p4

Weird Al Yankovic-Bob


12 posted on 10/21/2018 9:42:37 AM PDT by Califreak (Take Me Back To Constantinople)
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To: Virtuefilmsltd

That website and article are pretty awful. I lost interest in trying to determine whether there might be something to this before I could get through the article!


13 posted on 10/21/2018 9:44:37 AM PDT by Trump_the_Evil_Left (FReeper formerly known as Enchante (registered Sept. 5, 2001), back from the wild....)
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To: Repealthe17thAmendment

There’s a saying in the pop music business: If you can’t write, copyright.

But Dylan added something special to the songs he was influenced by. You can’t be an island, you have to build on what went before. How much is too much?

Joni Mitchell is a different kind of singer, more original I grant her that.


14 posted on 10/21/2018 9:46:44 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: Virtuefilmsltd
Rodriguez is a Detroit-born musician who has some fantastic music. He first gained popularity in Africa and other foreign markets. It's been speculated that he actually wrote some of Dylan's song. It's highly plausible, listening to his music.

Even back in the day there was question if Dylan wrote all or even much of his lyrics.

15 posted on 10/21/2018 9:48:06 AM PDT by grania ("You don't give power to an angry left wing mob")
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To: Olog-hai

No, no, I was spoofing him, not you.

He used the line about ‘fascinating the world’s greatest intellectual minds’.

Thank goodness that mind isn’t producing lyrics for anybody.

I meant no disrespect to you.


16 posted on 10/21/2018 9:48:08 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe because there are a few lawsuits going on now in this area?


17 posted on 10/21/2018 9:48:41 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: Virtuefilmsltd
Glad to see you finally found something to be passionate about.

Welcome to Free Republic. Finally!

18 posted on 10/21/2018 9:49:35 AM PDT by Delta 21 (.....been here this long you actually expect me to read the article....)
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To: Larry Lucido

Never mind Dewey, Cheatham and Howe.


19 posted on 10/21/2018 9:50:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: raccoonradio

Ohmygosh, that’s hilarious!


20 posted on 10/21/2018 9:50:47 AM PDT by grania ("You don't give power to an angry left wing mob")
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