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Bridging the Gap: Mash-Up Artists and Copyright Law

In 2003, Danger Mouse, a.k.a. DJ Brian Burton, took music samples from the Beatles’ “White Album” and edited in Jay-Z’s vocals from his “Black Album,” creating the “Grey Album.”  This record became one of the first mainstream mash-up albums, and Rolling Stone Magazine called it “the most talked about musical […]