Herald: Music fee hikes could scuttle WJIB

A. Joseph Ross joe@attorneyross.com
Mon Jan 29 00:24:57 EST 2007

On 28 Jan 2007 at 21:17, Dan Strassberg wrote:

> Think Simon Geller; think WVCA; think classical music. Contrary to the local
> urban legend, Geller was NOT a classical music afficionado. He adopted the
> classical format at WVCA because couldn't afford music license fees and any
> copyrights that might once have existed on the classical music he played had
> long-since expired. Hence he could play it without having to pay license
> fees to ASCAP, BMI, or SESAC. (Every time I see the initials SESAC, I think
> of a popular kids TV program of that era--Beanie and Cecil. Cecil was Cecil
> the Seasick Sea-serpent. I once knew what the initials SESAC stood for, but
> I can no longer remember.)
Ah, Beanie and Cecil.  I actually have an episode of "Time for 
Beanie" on video.

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