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“A work in the PUBLIC DOMAIN is free to use without asking permission or paying a fee.”

Lots of people know there are valuable musical and literary properties in the Public Domain. We can help you figure out exactly which ones they are. The BZ/Rights Stuff, Inc., a subsidiary of BZ/Rights & Permissions, Inc., a rights clearance service in business for more than 26 years, publishes books that list copyright free music and literature — legally guaranteed to be in the Public Domain in the U.S. Use the music or stories any way you want. Re-write them; re-record them. No need to get permission or pay anyone because no one owns materials in the Public Domain.

The books below include a new, one-of-a-kind resource for PD songs from the 50s & 60s:

THEY NEVER RENEWED: SONGS YOU NEVER DREAMED
WERE IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN

is our newest title! The music is in the Public Domain because the copyrights were never properly renewed — 96 songs from the 50s and 60s that made the Billboard Pop Charts. This is, we believe, a unique book — no one has ever published a list of music which has gone into the Public Domain in the United States because the copyrights were not properly renewed...click here for more. Sheet music sold separately.

Book ISBN: 978-1-884-28606-3     CD ISBN: 978-1-884-28607-0

Book $99.00

CD $99.00 (copy of book text)

Book and CD $149.00

THE MINI-ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC DOMAIN SONGS

music in the Public Domain because the copyrights have expired — 800 well-known, well-loved songs that you are free to use as you choose in the United States. The emphasis of this book is on popular music although some classical music titles are included. The titles range from Take Me Out to the Ballgame, A Pretty Girl is Like A Melody to Auld Lang Syne and the Wedding March. These are song titles that both adults and children know and love, music which is usable in everything from advertisements to TV productions or educational projects. Does not include sheet music.

Book ISBN: 978-1-884 28600-1     CD ISBN: 978-1-884-28605-6

Book $99.00

CD $99.00 (copy of book text)

Book and CD $149.00

If you use a Public Domain song or story you will have saved the thousands of dollars you would spend licensing a copyrighted property. Just flipping through the books might inspire your next project.

So, if you are looking for Public Domain literature, Public Domain music, Public Domain art, Public Domain photographs, Public Domain film & TV clips, The BZ/Rights Stuff, Inc. is the firm to consult and work with. We have over 26 years of experience in the area of Public Domain.

Public Domain Books - Literature

 

Public Domain Christmas


This is a listing of 244
famous titles, including
children’s stories...more
 
A listing of beloved
children’s books and
stories, contains
...more
 
Christmas carols, poems
and stories that are in
the Public...more
Book $65.00

  Book $40.00

  Book $30.00